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, 7 die Julii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Fielder, Dutchess of Somerset's Servant, Privilege.
This Day Samuell Jones, formerly apprehended for causing George Feilder, a menial Servant to the Dutchess of Somersett, to be arrested at his Suit, and also Michaell Baker, Bailiff, that arrested him, were both brought to this Bar as Delinquents:
And because the House was informed that they had submitted themselves to the Dutchess, therefore it was her Desire that this House would shew Mercy to them.
Jones and Baker released.
Whereupon their Lordships gave them (by the Lord Chancellor) a sharp Reprehension, for infringing the Privileges of Parliament, by this their Offence; with a Caution to be more careful for the future: And thereupon it is ORDERED, That the said Jones and Baker be eleased from their present Restraint concerning this Business.
Daniel, E. of Oxford's Servant, Privilege.
Upon Information to this House, "That Laurance Althorpe, that was apprehended as a Delinquent for arresting William Danyell, menial Servant to the Earl of Oxon, had submitted himself to his Lordship for his said Offence:"
The said Althorp, Under Sheriff of the the County of Nottingham, was brought to the Bar, and had the Reprehension of the House given him for his said Offence, with an Admonition for the future:
And, upon the Desire of the Earl of Oxon, it is ORDERED, That the said Althorpe shall be released from his present Restraint concerning this Business.
Bill to prevent Butchers selling fat Cattle alive.
The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to prohibit the selling of live fat Cattle by Butchers have considered of the same; and their Opinion is, That the said Bill is fit to pass as it is, without any Alteration."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent the selling of live fat Cattle by Butchers."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Edward Seymour Esquire, and others; who brought up a Bill for settling the Profits of the Post-office, and Power of granting Wine Licenses, on his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke and the Heirs Males of his Body; wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
Also to put their Lordships in Mind of the Bill for Encouragement of Trade.
Ly. Jacob, & al. Nat. Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for naturalizing of Dame Elizabeth Jacob and others."
Peters Nat. Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming an Act for naturalizing of Pietre de la Pierre, alias Peters, and John de la Pierre, alias Peters."
Newport's Bill rejected.
The Lord Lexington reported from the Committee, the Bill to enable John Newport to enter into certain Houses in Westm. without any Alterations.
And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Sir Robert Howard's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to confirm the Sale of certain Lands, lying in Shropshire, made by Sir Robert Howard, to raise Money to pay his Debts."
Likewise a Petition of Dame Katherine Howard, and Relict of Sir Robert Howard deceased, and Guardian of Henry Howard Esquire, Son and Heir of the said Sir Rob't Howard, an Instant, was read; desiring to be heard, before the said Bill do pass.
Whereupon the House made this Order following:
Ly. Howard and Hen. Howard, to be heard concerning it.
Upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to confirm a Sale of certain Lands lying in Shropshire, made by Sir Rob't Howard, to raise Money to pay his Debts, and the Petition of Dame Katherine Howard, and Relict of Sir Rob't Howard deceased, and Guardian of Henry Howard Esquire, Son and Heir of the said Sir Robert Howard, an Infant: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Parties herein concerned are, by their Counsel and Witnesses, to be heard, at this Bar, on Monday next, the Thirteenth of this Instant July, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning, upon the Matter contained in the said Bill; at which Time the Parties in this Cause are to attend accordingly."
Zouch & Ux. versus Bedingfield.
Upon hearing of the Cause, upon the Petition of Sir Allan Zouch and Dame Katherine his Wife Plaintiffs, against Anne Bedingfeild Defendant, by Counsel and Witnesses on both Sides at the Bar:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, upon a due and deliberate Consideration of the whole Matter, That the said Petition and the Contents thereof are hereby fully dismissed this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 8um diem instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.