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 Martis, 15 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Charles Barnsley Esquire, and Gilbert his Son and Heir Apparent, to sell Lands, for the Payment of the Debts of the said Charles Barnsley the Father."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Harding versus Pight, in Error.
ORDERED, That the Cause between Harding Plaintiff and Pight Defendant, upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, shall be argued, by Counsel on both Sides, at this Bar, on Saturday the 19th of this Instant April, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning; whereof the Defendant or his Attorney are to give Notice timely to the Plaintiff or his Attorney; and then bóth Parties are to attend the said Argument accordingly.
Hoskin versus Yates, in Error.
ORDERED, That the Cause between Hoskins Plaintiff and Yates Defendant, upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, shall be argued, by Counsel on both Sides, at this Bar, on Saturday the Nineteenth of this Instant April, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning; whereof the Defendant or his Attorney are to give timely Notice to the Plaintiff or his Attorney; and then both Parties are to attend the said Argument accordingly.
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by William Mountague Esquire and others; who brought up these Bills:
1. "An Act to restrain the Exportation of Leather, and Raw Hides out of the Realm of England;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
2. "An Act to enable the Bishop of London to make Leases of the Houses which are built upon the Site of his Palace;" which, being formerly sent down, is now returned with some Alterations and a Proviso, to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
The said Alterations and Proviso, being read Thrice, were Agreed to.
The Lord Berkley of Berkley reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for reforming Abuses in the false Packing of Butter; and are of Opinion, That it be passed as it is, without any Amendment."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reforming of Abuses committed in the Weight and false Packing up of Butter."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
The House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to take into further Consideration the Bill for settling the Forces of this Kingdom; and, after some Debate, the House was resumed; and ORDERED, That the further Debate of this Business shall be resumed To-morrow Morning.
Marq. of Winton's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Marquis of Winton's Bill, being now sine Die, shall meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
Order for quieting Lord Crofts's Possessions in Wembury, Plymton, &c.
The House was this Day informed, "That the Lord Crofts, a Peer of this Realm, and Member of Parliament, hath the Possession of his Manors and Lands, called Wembury, Plymton, Yampton, and Plymouth, in the County of Devon, which he holdeth in the Right of his Lady, disquieted and molested by some Persons, by making of Entries upon the said Lands, and forbidding the Tenants to pay any more Rents unto the said Lord Crofts, or to his or his Lady's Use, contrary to the Privilege of the Peerage of this Realm:"
It is ORDERED, That all Persons whatsoever shall hereafter forbear to trouble, molest, or disturb, the quiet and peaceable Possession of the said Lord Crofts, in any of the Manors, Lands, or Premises, or any other Manors or Lands whereof he standeth seised in the Right of his Lady, by making of Entries, or by forbidding his Tenants, or any of them, to pay their Rents to the Use of the said Lord Crofts or his Lady, or by any other Means; and hereof all Persons any Way concerned, are to take Notice, and yield Obedience hereunto, as the contrary will be answered to this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 16um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.