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 Veneris, 4 die Maii.
L. Sandys's Case, concerning his Peerage.
And his (fn. 1) Lordship said, "That upon Search made in the Office of the Petty Bag, in the Pawns there of Record, that in a Parliament held the Third of November, in the 21th Year of King H. VIII. William Sandys, of The Vyne, Chevalier, was summoned up by Writ of the said King, bearing Date the 9th Day of August, in the said Year.
The like Writs were directed to Thomas Lord Sandys, both in the 6th and 7th Years of the (fn. 3) said King Edward.
Upon this, it is ORDERED, That the Records be searched against To-morrow Morning; and then the Heralds are to attend, and give their Lordships Satisfaction herein, and in the Point of Place where the said Lord Sandys is to sit in this House as a Peer; the House being satisfied of his Lordship's Title to the Honour.
Answer from the H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons, to give them Notice that their Lordships do intend to send Six Lords to wait upon His Majesty, to deliver Him the Letter from this House, (fn. 2) return this Answer, That the House of Commons conceive it needs no Answer.
Marquis of Winton's Order, for staying Waste on his Lands.
ORDERED, That a Stop be made for the Lord Marquis of Winchester's Lands and Woods to be delivered unto any Person by the Sheriffs; and that no Waste in any Kind be made upon the Premises, until the Pleasure of this House be further known; and that the Rents of those that are in Possession shall be staid in their Hands.
Judgement against the E. of North'ton, and Eight more Lords, to be vacated.
It is ORDERED, That the Earl of Lyncolne, Earl of Dorsett, Viscount Say & Seale, and the Lord Craven, do presently meet, and draw up an Order, to repeal, null, and make void, the said Judgement, and report the same to this House presently; and the Lord Chief Baron Wyld do assist their Lordships.
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Lords Committees for Petitions, and by them to be reported to this House. (fn. 4)
Lords that were at Oxford.
Babington and Gunn, concerning Greenwich Park.
ORDERED, That the Petition of Mr. Uriah Babington, concerning the Park as well as of the House of Greenwich, be recommitted to the Committee for Petitions; and that Gunn, and all other Persons therein concerned, are to be heard; and that the Order of this House, made for the said Babington the 3d of this Instant May, be suspended from any Execution thereof until further Order of this House.
Order against Riots in London.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament, That the Lord Mayor and other the Officers of the City do take Care, that for the future no such Riot or Violence be committed against such Inhabitants who live quietly, and give no Disturbance to the Authority of the Civil Magistrate.
Order for vacating the Judgement against the E. of North'ton, and Eight more Lords, in 1642.
"That Spencer Earl of Northampton, William Earl of Devon, Henry Earl of Dover, Henry Earl of Monmouth, Charles Lord Howard of Charlton, Robert Lord Rich, Charles Lord Grey of Ruthen, Thomas Lord Coventry, Arthur Lord Capell, shall not sit or vote in the Lords House during this present Parliament.
"Now, upon serious Debate and Consideration had by the Lords now assembled in Parliament, of the said Judgement or Award, and of the Matters and Things therein contained, they do declare, ordain, and adjudge, That the said Judgement or Award, and every Matter therein, shall be repealed, adnulled, and made void; and the same is hereby repealed, adnulled, and made void, to all Intents and Purposes, as if no such Judgement had been therein."
Woodnet, a Pass to Holland.
Sir Wm. Compton, Ditto.
E. Strafford, Leave to be absent.
Antonio Vas, to be demanded of the Portugueze Ambassador.
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament, That the said Petition be shewed to the Portugall Ambassador, by the Gentleman Usher attending this House; and that the said Antonio be demanded of the said Ambassador, unless the said Ambassador shall shew Cause to the contrary to this House.