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, 21 die Decembris.
Sir Jo. Clark's Bill.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Message from H. C. with Bills.
Watcher's and Boreel's Bills.
E. of Oxon and E. of Derby, concerning the Office of L. G. Chamb.
Likewise a Petition of the Earl of Derby was (fn. 1) read, claiming Title to the said Office of Great Chamberlain.
Hyde & al. Nat. Bill.
Dethick and Bradborne, in Error.
Answer from H. C.
Message to them with Bills.
To deliver to them the Bill concerning Confirmation of Marriages, with Alterations; and likewise the Bill concerning naturalizing Francis Hyde and others, with Alterations; and to desire Concurrence therein.
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to the [ (fn. 2) Committee for the] Bill for Poll-Money; to meet this Afternoon.
Message from H. C. to sit P. M.
Sir Tho. Grymes' Bill.
Stationers, &c. Bills for the King, and this House.
ORDERED, That the Stationers and Printers Bills, for furnishing His Majesty and this House with Commodities of Paper, Books, &c. is recommended to the Lord Chancellor, to give Order for the Payment of them out of the Hanaper.
Marq. of Winton.
Marq. of Dorchester.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Chamberlain of the Household.
Comes (fn. 3) Lyncolne.
Viscount of Stafford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard of Charlt.
Ds. Berkley of Berkly.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Hutchins released, and Price sent for, for arresting Nassinbery, E. of Lincoln's Servant.
Thomas Hutchins, that was sent for as a Delinquent, for arresting of Lewis Nassinbery, a menial Servant of the Earl of Lyncolne, was brought to the Bar; and being charged, he confessed the Fact, and desired the Mercy of the House; alledging, "That one Price, the Under Sheriff of Midd. caused him to make the Arrest."
Message from H. C. for a Conference about Three Bills.
To desire a Conference, so soon as it may stand with their Lordships Conveniency, concerning the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards and Liveries, and the Act for confirming of Marriages, and the Act for College Leases.
Sir J. Clarke's Bill.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Herbert and others; who brought up an Act for granting unto the King Four Hundred and Twenty Thousand Pounds, by an Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds by the Month, for Six Months, for disbanding the Remainder of the Army, and paying off the Army; and they desire their Lordships Concurrence therein.
Report of the Conference concerning the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards;
The Lord Chancellor reported the Effect of this Conference, upon that Part of it concerning the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards; "wherein the House of Commons did not agree in that Proviso concerning taking Recognizances touching Alehouse-keepers; which, the House of Commons (fn. 4) say, may be laid aside; and that the House of Commons are of Opinion, that the Proviso concerning the Reservation of the Mean Profits of the Lords Tenures, as it is penned, is contrary to the rest of that Proviso; also they desire that the Proviso concerning the Carriages of Timber for the Navy may be laid aside."
about the College Leases Bill;
Next, the Lord Robertes reported that Part of the Conference concerning the Bill for College Leases; "wherein they have considered the Proviso concerning Sir Tho. Cotton, which they desire may not be insisted upon; and that they could not agree in the Proviso concerning Mr. Chichley; neither could they agree in the Proviso concerning the Visitation of the Universities, because the Scope of that Proviso is against the Body of the Bill."
and about the Bill for Confirmation of Marriages.
Also the Lord Chamberlain reported the other Part of the Conference, concerning the Amendments in the Bill for Confirmation of Marriages; "wherein they desire that the Words ["not elsewhere"] may be left out, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence."
Message to H. C. with Bills.
Sheriff of London to be attached, for refusing to release Thoroughton, L. Byron's Servant.
Affidavit was made at this Bar, by Michaell Baker, a Messenger belonging to the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, "That he did carry the Order of this House, dated the 20th of December Instant, to Alderman (fn. 4) One of the Sheriffs of London, for the freeing of John Thorroughton, a menial Servant of the Lord Byron, who was arrested contrary to the Privileges of Parliament; but he would not obey the said Order."
Bill to raise 420,000£.
Hodie 1a et 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting unto the King's Majesty Four Hundred and Twenty Thousand Pounds, by Assessment of Threescore and Ten Thousand Pounds by the Month, for Six Months, for disbanding the Remainder of the Army, and paying off the Navy."
Viscount of Stafford.