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, 12 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hert. Hunt. &c. Highways Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for repairing the Highways, within the Counties of Hertford, Cambridge, and Huntingdon."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Friday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Message to H. C. with Briscoe's Bill; and that they agree to the following ones.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Childe and Sir Moundeford Brampston Knights:
To deliver them the Bill to empower Sir John Drake and others to make Sale of Lands, for Payment of the Portion of Ellen Briscoe, wherein their Lordships have made some Alterations and Amendments, and desire the Concurrence of the Commons therein.
2. To acquaint them, that the Lords agree to the Amendments and Alterations in the Bill concerning the Marquis of Worcester's Water Engine.
3. To let them know, that the Lords agree to these Bills following, without any Alterations:
1. The Bill for settling the Charitable Gift of John Guest.
2. The Bill against unlawful cutting, spoiling, and destroying, of Wood and Underwood, and young Timber Trees.
3. The Bill to enable Edward Challoner to sell Land, for Payment of his Debts.
Heralds Bill for recording Descents, &c.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have very seriously considered of the Bill for recording the Matches and Descents of the Nobility and Gentry of England, and have made some Alterations and Amendments therein, which are offered to the Consideration of their Lordships."
The said Alterations and Amendments were read Twice.
And, after Debate thereof, it is ORDERED, To be re-committed upon the whole Business.
And the Earl of Bristoll, the Lord Tenham, the Lord Lucas, and the Lord Ashley, are added to the said Committee.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, 13um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.