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 Lunæ, 15 die Julii.
E. of Derby's Bill.
Pory versus Hardy, for taking up the Body of Parker, Archbishop of Cant. and selling his Leaden Coffin.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Pory, Chaplain in Ordinary to the Archbishop of Canterbury; complaining, "That one Mathew Hardy hath taken up the Body of Mathew Parker, sometime Archbishop of Canterbury, out of the Place where he was buried, and hath sold the Lead, and will not discover where the Bones of that Reverend Person are thrown:"
Bill for regulating the Navy.
Message to H. C. with it.
Bill to vest in the King all Monies remaining of the Collections during the late Troubles.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the declaring and settling of all such Monies, Goods, and other Things, in His Majesty, which were received, levied, or collected in the late Times, and are remaining in the Hands or Possession of any Treasurers, Receivers, Collectors, or others, not pardoned by the Act of Oblivion."
Bill to provide Carriages for the King.
E of Cleveland's Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee hath considered of the Earl of Cleveland's Bill, and they are of Opinion, That the same is fit to pass, as it came from the House of Commons, without any Alteration or Amendment."
Hodie 3a 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 his Son."
The Earl of Dorsett reported from the Committee, the Bill for uniting of the Parsonage of St. Andrewes and St. Mary Witton, in the Parish of Droitwich, as fit to pass, without any Amendments or Alterations.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act, enabling Trustees to sell certain Lands, in the Counties of Norff. and Suffolke, for the Payment of the Debts of Richard Gipps Esquire, and providing Portions for his younger Children."
Sir Edward Moseley's Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill concerning Sir Edward Moseley; and they are of Opinion, That the same is fit to pass as it is, without any Alterations or Amendments."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming a Sale, made by Sir Thomas Prestwich and others, of the Manor of Holme, and certain Lands in the Parish of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster, unto Sir Edward Mosely Baronet."
Report concerning the Court of York.
The Earl of Portland reported from the Committee to whom was referred the Consideration of the Petitions of the Noblemen, Knights, Gentry, and Grand Jury, of the Northern Counties, for the erecting of a Court at Yorke, the former Proceedings of the Parliament begun the 16th Year of the late King; and stated the Matter of Fact as was then agitated between the Lords and the House of Commons: And upon the whole Matter it doth appear, "That there are only Votes of both Houses for laying that Court aside, without hearing of the King's Counsel, or the Petitions from the Countries for continuing of it; that there were divers Gentlemen of the Northern Counties with the Committee, that earnestly desired that that Court might be again erected, as conceiving it would much conduce to the Good of those Countries; and that His late Majesty did promise them to restore it. Whereupon the Committee is of Opinion, That it is fit a Bill be prepared for that Purpose, and brought into this House at the next Meeting after the Adjournment."