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 Saturni, 1 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Tenants of Clitherow, Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning the Honour of Cletheroe do meet this Afternoon.
Collectors, &c. of Public Monies, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Relief of Collectors of Public Monies, and their Assistants and Deputies."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following; videlicet,
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Message from H. C. with the Bill to vacate Sir E J. Powel's Fines.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Gore and others; who returned a Bill formerly sent down to them, for making void certain Fines, levied by Sir Edward Powell and Dame Mary his Wife, wherein the Commons have made certain Amendments, to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
The said Amendments were read.
The Question being put, "Whether to agree with the House of Commons in these Amendments now read?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message from thence, with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Allen Broderick and others; who brought up a Bill, passed by the House of Commons, intituled, "An additional Act touching Matters of Assurance used amongst Merchants;" wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
Bill for Execution of attainted Persons.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Execution of certain Persons attainted of High Treason."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House; and, for the more speedy Dispatch, the House was presently adjourned into a Committee, to debate it.
The House being resumed;
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Committee, upon Consideration of the aforesaid Bill, do find that in the said Bill there are the Names of Six Persons left out, which are included in the Act of Oblivion, and have been since attainted of High Treason: Therefore the Opinion of the Committee is, That there be a Conference with the House of Commons, to acquaint them with this, and desire to know the Reasons that induced them to leave them out in this Bill."
Which this House approved of, and ordered the same accordingly.
Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Moundeford Brampston and Sir Nathaniell Hobart:
To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, concerning the Bill for Execution of some Persons attainted for High Treason.
The Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chamberlain were appointed to manage this Conference with the House of Commons.
ORDERED, That the Duke of Richmond is added to be of the Committee for the Bill concerning disuniting the Two Hundreds from the Country and City of Gloucester.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That the Commons will give their Lordships a present Conference, as is desired.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.
ORDERED, That the Lord Gerard of Brand. is added to the Committee for repealing Acts.
ORDERED, That the Lord Berkley of Berkley is added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Gloucester; and Viscount Fauconberg is added to the Committee for Clitheroe; and the Lord Eure, Lord Ward, and the Lord Langdale, are added to the Committee for Petitions.
Yares versus Hoskins, in Errors:
Whereas John Yates, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error against Thomas Hoskins Defendant, hath not assigned his Errors according to Rule:
It is ORDERED, That if the said Plaintiff shall not assign Errors, according to due Course in Law, within Ten Days next after the Date of this Order, he or his Attorney being timely served herewith, that then the said Plaintiff shall lose his said Writ, and the Transcript of the Record shall be remitted without further Order.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 3um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.