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, 2 die Junii.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Crawmond and others; who brought up a Bill for repairing and better preserving the Key of the Port of Wells, in the County of Norfolke; wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
E. of Kent's Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for settling the Lands of the Earl of Kent; and have thought it fit to pass, with some Alterations and Additions, which are offered to the Consideration of this House."
Judges Report concerning Newport's Bill.
The Lord Chief Justice of England reported, "That his Lordship and as many of the Judges as were in Health, and able to go abroad, have met, in Pursuance of the Order of this House, and taken into serious Consideration the Bill referred unto them, to enable John Newport to enter into certain Messuages in Westm.; and they are of Opinion, That, by Force of the Act of Judicial Proceedings, the Fine and Non-claim mentioned in the said Bill is a Bar to the Right of the said John Newport; and that the Proviso in the said Act of Judicial Proceedings doth not aid the said John Newport against this Fine and Non-claim; and therefore the Bill exhibited by the said John Newport is, in Consequence, contrary to the Act of Judicial Proceedings:"
This Day Counsel on both Sides were heard at this Bar, concerning the Matter of Title relating to the River of Wye only, mentioned in the Bill for making Rivers navigable in the Counties of Surrey, Sussex, and South'ton.
Langham and Progers, in Error.
Upon hearing of the Counsel of Progers Defendant, against Langham Plaintiff, in a Writ of Error depending in this House; the Defendant in the said Writ only appearing, but the Plaintiff assigned no Errors, although he had a Day given:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Plaintiff shall lose his Writ, and go without Day; and the Transcript of the Record shall be remitted, that Execution may be taken out according to the ordinary Course in Law, the said Writ of Error notwithstanding; and further, That the Plaintiff in the said Writ shall pay, within Ten Days next after the Date hereof, unto the Defendant, the Sum of Ten Pounds Costs.