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, videlicet, 11 die Julii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Bill for enclosing Ground at Parsons Green.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming of an Enclosure of Land, formerly used for a Common Highway from Parsons Greene to Southfeild in Fulham; and the settling of other Land for a Common Highway there, in Lieu thereof."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass for a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
E. of Dorset's Bill.
The Lord Howard of Charlton desired, "That the Alterations which came from the House of Commons, in the Bill concerning the Earl of Dorsett, might be read."
Which, being read Thrice, were Agreed to.
E. of Cleveland's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Confirmation and Explanation of an Act, for the settling of some of the Manors and Lands of the Earl of Cleveland in Trustees, to be sold, for the satisfying of the Debts of the said Earl, and of Thomas Lord Wentworth."
Poor Irish Protestants.
ORDERED, That the Petition of the poor Protestants of Ireland, formerly referred to the Committee for Petitions, is now transferred to the Committee for the Bill for the Relief of the Poor.
E. of Oxon's Claim to the Office of L. G. Chamberlain.
ORDERED, That the Counsel of the Earl of Oxford are hereby appointed to assign the Errors insisted upon this Day, upon the former Proceedings in this House, concerning the Office of the Great Chamberlain of England; and to deliver the same in Writing into this House on Monday Morning next, the 15th of this Instant July.
E. of Manchester's Order concerning Burnham Waters.
Upon Information given this Day to the House, "That the Earl of Manchester, Lord Chamberlain of His Majesty's Household, is, in the Right of his Countess, seised of the Manor of Burnham, in Essex, and of the sole Right of Fishing in the River of Burnham, alias Walfleete, and Raysands, in Essex; that, in the Year 1641, John Andrewes and others did disturb the Possession of the Premises, by Fishing and dredging Oysters in those Waters, for which there was, in the said Year 1641, an Action at Law brought against the said Andrewes, and came to a Trial at the Common Pleas, in Michaelmas Term, 1641; and, upon full Evidence on both Sides, a Verdict passed against the said Andrewes, on the Behalf of the Predecessors of the Lord Chamberlain; and also, in the Year 1645, another Action was brought, against one George Asser and others, for fishing in the said Waters; and in Trinity, 1645, it came to a Trial again at the Common Pleas Bar, and a Verdict passed against the said Asser and others; and further, there issued out Two several Orders of this House, for the attaching of the said George Asser and others, for their riotous and tumultuous Fishing in the said Waters, contrary to the said Verdicts; who, being thereupon apprehended as Delinquents, were afterwards released upon their Submissions:"
It is therefore ORDERED, That the legal and quiet Possession of Fishing in the said River of Burnham, alias Walsleete, and Ray-sands, in the County of Essex aforesaid, be, and is hereby, continued unto the said Earl of Manchester, a Peer of this Realm, and Member of Parliament, and his Assigns, and all claiming under him, until he shall be evicted by due Course of Law, according to the Verdicts aforesaid, and Orders of this House in that Behalf made, as the contrary will be answered to this House: And hereof all Persons are to take Notice, and yield their Obedience accordingly.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 12um diem Julii instantis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.