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, 28 die Aprilis.
Bengworth Bridge Bill.
Bill for bringing Persons to Accompt.
Message to H. C. with Bills.
Tenants of Rannes, &c. Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Confirmation of the Estates of several Tenants and Copyholders of the Manors of Rannes, Irchester, Rushden, and several other Manors, Parcels of the Dutchy of Lancaster."
Tenants of Clitherow, Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Estates of divers of His Majesty's Copyhold Tenants, within the Honour of Clitheroe, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, Parcel of the Dutchy of Lancaster, according unto several Decrees in the Court of Dutchy Chamber of the said County Palatine."
Order to quiet the Possession of the Queen Dowager in Somersham:
Whereas the House was this Day informed, "That, by virtue of a Commission from the Queen His Majesty's Mother that now is, there hath been an Improvement made by Her Commissioners, to Her Majesty's Use, within the Soke or Lordship of Somersham, in the County of Huntingdon, of One Thousand One Hundred Twenty and Five Acres, or thereabouts, divided from the rest of the Wastes belonging to the said Soke or Lordship aforesaid; and that the same were in the Year 1635 inclosed upon Improvement, by Sir Thomas Hatton Knight, Her said Majesty's Surveyor General, and settled by Decree; and then the said Lands were, by several Grants under the Great Seal of England, and under the Seal belonging to the said Queen, settled upon several Persons, with a Reservation of a certain Yearly Rent to Their Majesties, Their Heirs and Successors; which Lands were quietly possessed till the late unhappy Wars; and then the Inclosures were in a tumultuous Manner thrown down and laid open; which being made up again, have been lately by some Persons, in a disorderly Manner, in the Night Time, thrown down again:"
It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Sheriff of the County of Huntingdon, and the several Justices of the Peace next adjoining to the said Lands, shall take special Care to prevent the throwing down the Fences, Ditches, or Mounds, of or belonging to the Premises, within the Soke or Lordship aforesaid; and to prevent all Riots, Routs, and unlawful Assemblies, that shall be had or made in or upon the said Lands, or any of them; and, in such Case of Disturbance, to proceed against the Offenders according to the Laws of the Land: And hereof all Persons are to take Notice, and yield Obedience hereunto, as they will answer the contrary to this House.
Ld. Stafford's Order, concerning Wybaston, &c. confirmed.
Upon the Affidavit of Richard Franke; shewing, "That the Tenants of the Lord Viscount Stafford, of the Manors of Wiboston and Soakes, in the County of Bedford, have been disturbed in their Possessions by some Persons claiming from Sir George Bynnion, contrary to an Order of this House, dated the 25th of June last:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Order is hereby ratified and confirmed in all Points; and that the said Lord Viscount Stafford, his Lessees, and all claiming from him, shall quietly enjoy the said Lands, according to the said Order, during the Privilege of this Parliament: And hereof all Parties concerned are to take Notice, and yield their Obedience hereunto, as the contrary will be answered to this House.
Yates versus Hoskins, in Error.
Upon Report from Mr. Baron Turner and Mr. Justice Windham, in the Cause between Yates Plaintiff and Hoskins Defendant, in a Writ of Error depending in this House; and after hearing Counsel on both Sides at the Bar:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Record is hereby remitted, and the Judgement in the King's Bench is affirmed, that Execution may be taken out according to Course, the said Writ of Error notwithstanding.
Read versus Regem, in Error.
Whereas Reade, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error wherein the King is made Defendant, hath not certified his Diminution, as he ought to have done, by Direction of an Order of this House of the 21th of April Instant:
It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Record is hereby remitted, and the Judgement in the King's Bench is affirmed, that Execution may be taken out according to Course, the said Writ of Error notwithstanding.