Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 8, 1660-1667. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Veneris, 13 die Decembris, 13° Car. Regis:
Confirming private Acts.
Resolved, upon the Question, That this House doth agree to the First Amendment, being in the 1 Skin, 2 Line, after the Word "Lords," and before the Word "and," put in these Words, "Spiritual and Temporal;" and to the Third, for leaving out, after the Word "Wife," in the 1 Skin, and 31th Line, all the Words to the Word "and," in the 30th Line of the 2d Skin.
And the Second Amendment, being in 1 Skin, after the Word "others," in the 27th Line, and before the Word "and," in the 28th Line, to insert these Words, "one other Act for the Naturalizing of Dorothea Helena Countess of Derby, Wife of the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Derby; and Emelia, called Countess of Ossery, Wife of the Right honourable Thomas Butler, called Earl of Ossery, Son and Heir-apparent of the Right honourable James Marquis of Ormond, and Earl of Brecknocke; and Margarett Lady Culpepper, Wife of the Right honourable Thomas Lord Culpepper, Baron of Thorsway; and the Right honourable Charles Kirkhoven, Lord Wolton, and Dame Emilia his Sister, Children of Catharine Stanhop, Countess of Chesterfeild, by John Kirkhoven, Lord of Hemflett: One other Act for restoring to Charles Lord Gerard, Baron of Brandon, all his Honours, Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, whereof he was in Possession, on the 20th Day of May 1642, or at any time sithence: One other Act for restoring Henry Lord Arundell of Warder, to the Possession of his Estate;"
Resolved, That a Conference be desired with the Lords touching the same: And Mr. Solicitor General, Mr. Pryn, Sir Anth. Irby, Attorney of the Duchy, Serjeant Keeling, Sir Robert Atkins, Sir William Lewis, Mr. Goodrick, and Mr. Thurland, are to manage the said Conference.
The Eleventh Proviso being, "Provided always, That a Verdict, and a Judgment thereupon had, in the Court of Common Bench, during this present Session of Parliament, by Joseph Crowther, Doctor in Divinity, Parson of the Rectory of Tredington in the County of Wigorn, or his Under Lessee for the said Rectory, against *
Durham Clerk, is not intended, nor shall be in any sort impeached, or made invalid; but that the same shall remain, continue, and be in full Force and Effect; this Act, or any thing therein contained, to the contrary thereof notwithstanding: And that the said Dr. Crowther, according to his said Judgment, be, by the Sheriff of the said County, put into the actual Possession of the said Rectory, so recovered, as aforesaid;" the same was twice read.
And the Twelfth Proviso being, "Provided also, and be it enacted, That the Commissioners appointed by the Act, intituled, An Act for the Confirming and Restoring of Ministers, or any Three or more of them, are hereby authorized to put in Execution any Clause or Power of the said Act, until the First Day of March next ensuing, so as they do nothing contrary to the Intent and Meaning of this present Act; the same was also twice read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Words "of the said," in the 3d Line of the said Proviso, be put out; and that there be inserted, instead thereof, these Words, "in the said former Act, or in this present Act contained:" And that the Words "March next ensuing," in the same Line, be also put out, and "July 1662," inserted, instead thereof.
The Thirteenth Proviso being, "Provided also, and be it Enacted, That neither this Act, nor the said Act, intituled, An Act for the Confirming and Restoring of Ministers, shall extend to confirm any Person in any Rectory, Benefice, or other Ecclesiastical Promotion, who was not ordained, according to the Rites and Constitutions of the Church of England, before the 25th Day of December, in the Year of our Lord 1660; or who hath omitted to administer the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, in his Parish Church, for Two Years last past together;" the same was also twice read.
Resolved, upon the Question, That the Words "was not ordained, according to the Rites and Constitutions of the Church of England, before the 25th Day of December, in the Year of our Lord 1660," in the Third Line of the said Proviso, be put out; and that there be inserted, instead thereof, these Words, "hath not been, or shall not be, ordained, by some Archbishop, or Bishop, of the Church of England, Scotland, or Ireland, before the 25th Day of March, in the Year of our Lord 1662:" And that the Words following the Word "Church," in the last Line of the said Proviso, be left out; and that there be inserted, instead thereof, these Words, "or Chapel, according to the Form of the Liturgy of the Church of England, for one whole Year last past."