Sabbati, 29o Martii
ALL the Lawyers of the House added to the Committee for the Bill against the Passing over of Recusants Children; and all, that will come, to have Voice.
Mr. Hackwyll reporteth from the Committee for Privileges, the Case of Lewys in Sussex. - No Mayor or Bailiff there, but only Constables. Agreed, the Election to be made by the Inhabitants. Two Indentures returned : Sir Geor. Goring, and Sir Geor. Ryvers, by One: Sir Geor. Goring, and Mr. Stapeley, by another. 2 2, that neither Sir G. Ryvers, nor Mr. Stapeley, well elected; 27 contra. - The Conclusion of the Committee, that Mr. Stapeley well elected, and ought to be returned.
Resolved, To leave the further Debate of this Business till Tuesday Morning next.
The Deputy Clerk of the Crown, called in, acknowlegeth, he received but One Indenture from Mr. Sparkes, as Deputy to the Sheriff; the other, from the Parties.
Secretary Coke reporteth from the Committee from the Lords, that the Alterations delivered; Reasons given. That they answered the ....
A Message from the Lords, by Lord Chief Justice Justice Jones; That they have considered of all the Alterations, and, by Vote of the House, allowed them all; and resolve to send some Lords to the King, to know, when he will be pleased to appoint a Day to receive the Petition; and that they think it fittest, it be by both Houses, not by a Committee.
The Messengers called in again, and Answer returned; That the House, with Thanks for their Lordships good Correspondency, do agree to their Lordships Proposition; and that, when their Lordships have procured a Day from the King, they will be ready with them to attend his Majesty.