Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 16 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Bill concerning Quakers.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered again the Bill concerning the Quakers, and have thought fit to make One more Alteration therein, which they offer to the Consideration of the House; and that the Committee are of Opinion, That the Title and the Body of the Bill do not cross one another."
Upon some Debare hereof: It is ORDERED, That the said Bill be re-committed to the same Committee, that it may extend only to Quakers: And the Committee are to meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock; and the Lord Mohun is added to this Committee.
Bill to prevent disorderly Printing.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for preventing the frequent Abuses in printing seditious, treasonable, and unlicensed Books and Pamphlets; and for regulating Printing, and (fn. 1) Printing Presses."
Bp. St. David's Thanks for his Sermon.
The House, by the Lord Chancellor, this Day gave Thanks to the Lord Bishop of St. David's, for his Pains in Preaching Yesterday at the Fast.
Bill to regulate Hackney Coaches.
ORDERED, That the Committee concerning Hackney Coaches do meet this Afternoon.
Oxonbridge, L. Vaughan's Servant, arrested.
Whereas Clement Oxonbridge, being called before this House, did aver, "That he is a Servant of the Lord Vaughan, a Peer of this Realm; and was arrested, by one John Browne, a Serjeant at Mace, at the Suit of Arthur Whitwick, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:"
Browne and Whitwick sent for.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Whitwick and Browne shall, forthwith after the serving this Order upon them, appear before the Lords in Parliament, to shew Cause why they arrested the said Oxonbridge, being a Servant of the said Lord Vaughan as aforesaid.
Order to consider of the one for the Reading Clerk and Door-keepers Fees.
ORDERED, That the Grand Committee for Privileges is to meet on Monday the 20th of this Instant January, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the House; whose Lordships are to consider of Two Orders of this House lately made, for the Lords giving Money to the Reading Clerk and to the Door-keepers, whether the said Orders are according to former Apportionments and Customs of this House; and to report the same.
Vanlor versus Bushell, in Error.
Whereas there is a Writ of Error depending in this House, between Vanlor Plaintiff and Bushell Defendant, wherein the said Plaintiff hath assigned Errors:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Errors shall be argued, at this Bar, by Counsel on both Sides, on Wednesday the 22th of January Instant, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning; and that the Defendant shall join Issue therein in the mean Time, and deliver the same unto the Clerk of the Parliaments, and come prepared with Counsel for the Argument aforesaid: And hereof timely Notice is to be given to the Defendant, who is to attend with his Counsel accordingly.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Veneris, 17um instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.