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, 18 die Julii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas Speaker this Day.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Bill for restoring Advowsons, &c. taken away upon Compositions.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the restoring of all such Advowsons, Rectories Impropriate, Glebe Lands, and Tithes, to His Majesty's loyal Subjects, as were taken from them, upon their Compositions for Delinquency, by the late usurped Powers."
Bill for restoring Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Explanation of a Clause contained in an Act of Parliament made in the Seventeenth Year of the late King Charles, intituled, An Act for Repeal of a Branch of a Statute Primo Eliz. concerning Commissioners for Causes Ecclesiastical."
Bill for preserving Deer.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent the unlawful coursing, hurting, or killing of Deer."
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord St. John and others; who brought up these Bills following:
1. To return a Bill sent down to the House of Commons, concerning the Lord Abergaveny; to which they have agreed.
2. To return the Bill for naturalizing the Countess of Shrewsbury and Mr. Brudnell; wherein the House of Commons do agree with their Lordships.
3. "An Act declaring the sole Right of the Militia to be in the King; and for the present ordering and disposing the same;" wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
4. "An Act for confirming and continuing an Act for the necessary Maintenance of the Work of draining the Great Level of the Fens;" wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
Bill to confirm the one for draining the Great Level.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming an Act for the necessary Maintenance of the Work of draining the Great Level of the Fens."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act declaring the sole Right of the Militia to be in the King; and for the present ordering and disposing the same."
ORDERED, That this Bill shall be read again To-morrow Morning.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act, enabling Trustees to sell certain Lands and Tenements, in the Counties of Suffolke and Norff. for the Payment of the Debts of Richard Gipps Esquire, and providing Portions for his Younger Children."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to these Lords following:
L. Privy Seal.
Their Lordships, or any Three; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
ORDERED, That Mrs. Briscoe's Bill shall be read the First Time To-morrow Morning.
Bill for regulating Corporations.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the wellgoverning and regulating Corporations."
ORDERED, That this Bill shall be committed.
Next, this Question was put, "Whether the Consideration of this Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House ?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the aforesaid Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Seven; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight a Clock in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 19um diem instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.