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, 6 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes (fn. 1) Rivers.
Comes St. Albans.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. De la War.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Committees to attend the King with Thanks for His Answer concerning Jesuits, &c.
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That he hath attended the King, to know His Pleasure, when the Members of both Houses, that are to give His Majesty Thanks, shall wait upon Him; and His Majesty hath appointed Six of the Clock this Evening, at Whitehall."
Message to H. C. about it.
Hereupon a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Nathaniell Hobart and Sir Toby Wolridge:
To let them know, that His Majesty hath appointed this Evening, at Six of the Clock, at Whitehall, to be the Time when the Members appointed by the Houses shall wait upon Him.
The House to be kept clear during Debates.
Upon Report from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Customs and Orders of the House, and Privileges of the Peers of the Kingdom and Lords of Parliament:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher and his Deputy shall take Care that no Person, who is not capacitated to be present at Debates of Parliament, shall be suffered to be or abide near any of the Doors of the House of Peers; and in particular, that the Lobby next the Prince's Lodgings may be kept clear from all Persons listening there, during the Sitting of the House.
Order concerning the Painted Chamber, &c.
Also upon Report from the Lords Committees for Privileges:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Painted Chamber be kept for the Gentlemen Attendants on the Peers, or the Assistants to the Peers House of Parliament, who are to be uncovered when any Peer is there; and that no Footman or Lackies be admitted in there; and that no Person (except such as have Occasion to speak with some Peer) shall be admitted further than the Painted Chamber. And the Lord Great Chamberlain be desired to move His Majesty, That a Chair and Cloth of State may be set up (as heretofore hath been used) in the Little Committee Chamber, at the Lower End of the House of Peers; and also that the Lord Great Chamberlain do give Charge to the Gentleman Usher and his Under Officers attending on this House, to see that these Orders be from Time to Time duly observed."
E. of Kent's and L. Lucas's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the settling of the Lands of the Earl of Kent and the Lord Lucas, on the Marriage of the said Earl with the Daughter and Heir Apparent of the said Lord Lucas."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following; videlicet,
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Thursday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Glass Bottles Bill.
ORDERED, That the Hearing of the Cause touching the Bill concerning the Manufacture of Glass Bottles is put off until Thursday Morning next.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Norwich and the Lord Viscount de Stafford be added to the Committee against the Stoppage of the Streets by Carts.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Martis, 7um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.