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, primo die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry North and others; who brought up Two Bills, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. "An Act for the better Observation of the Lord'sday."
2. "An Act for the naturalizing of George Willoughby and others."
Observation of the Sabbath Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better Observation of the Lord's-day."
Box's Freeschool, at Witney, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for fettling of a Free-school in Witney, in the County of Oxon, by Henry Box, Citizen and Grocer of London, deceased."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to these Lords following; videlicet,
Comes (fn. 1) Bollingbrooke.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Bp. Cov. et Lich.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Walsingham, D. of Richmond's Servant, arrested.
The House being this Day certainly informed, "That Mr. Francis Walsingham, a menial Servant of the Lord Duke of Richmond, was arrested, by Richard George, a Bailiff of Westminster, at the Suit of Andrew Johnson and Richard Dragur, the said Walsingham being now a Prisoner in The Fleete:"
George, Johnson, and Dragur, sent for.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Walsingham, George the Bailiff, Johnson, and Dragur, shall personally appear before their Lordships, at this Bar, To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock; and herein they nor any of them may fail, as the contrary will be answered at their Perils.
Bill for transporting Felons.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for transporting of Persons convicted of Felony within Clergy, or for Petty Larceny, beyond the Seas."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the Bill for settling the Free-school of Witney is.
Marq. of Winton's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Conveyances made, or mentioned to be made, in Pursuance of the Award by the King's Majesty, for composing the Differences between John Lord Marquis of Winchester and his Eldest Son Charles Lord St. John."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Wednesday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to hear all Parties concerned.
ORDERED, That the Petition of Mr. Wicherley is referred to the Consideration of the aforesaid Committee.
Meade's Petcomplaining of the Reversal of a Chancery Decree by this House in 1640.
Upon Report of the Earl of Dorsett from the Committee of Petitions, upon the Petition of Fuller Meade, made this Day to the House, wherein the Petitioner complains of reversing of a Decree in Chancery, by Authority of the House of Peers, in the Year 1640:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament (fn. 2) assembled, That this House will take the said Petition into Consideration on the First Day of their Meeting after the next Adjournment of this House; at which Time their Lordships will examine, whether it was by Order, or Judgement that the said Decree was reversed.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 2um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.