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 Veneris, 25 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas was Speaker again this Day.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday with the Message to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they concur in both the Votes, and will nominate a proportionable Number of their Members to join with the Committee of Lords.
Committee of Privileges.
Lords Committees appointed to take Consideration of the Customs and Orders of the House, and Privileges of the Peers of the Kingdom, and Lords of Parliament; videlicet,
Their Lordships, or any Seven; to meet on Monday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, and so every Monday; and to adjourn themselves to such other Times as their Lordships shall think fit.
Committee for the Journal.
Lords Sub-committees to consider of the Orders and Customs of the House, and Privileges of the Peers of this Kingdom, and Lords of Parliament, and to peruse and perfect the Journal Book:
Their Lordships, or any Three; to meet on Saturday next, and afterwards every Saturday; and have Power to adjourn themselves as they shall think fit, and to peruse what remains unexamined in the Journal Book the last Session.
Bill concerning Grants of Tithes:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling Grants of Tithes, and erecting Tithes where none are payable, to be made to the Parsons and Vicars of the Churches within the Precincts where the Lands do lie."
Committee for Petitions.
Lords Committees appointed by the House to receive and consider of Petitions, and afterwards to make Report to the House.
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet in the Painted Chamber, every Tuesday, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon; and to adjourn themselves to such other Times as they shall think fit.
Committee to attend the King.
The Lord Chamberlain was appointed by this House to attend the King, to know what Time He will please to appoint the Select Committees of both Houses to wait upon Him, to give Him Thanks for His Speech Yesterday.
House to be called.
ORDERED, That this House shall be called on Wednesday next come Sevennight, which will be the Seventh Day of December.
ORDERED, That the Standing Orders of this House shall be read To-morrow Morning.
The Lord Chamberlain gave the House an Account, "That His Majesty hath appointed this Afternoon, at Five of the Clock, for the Select Committees of both Houses to wait upon Him, at Whitehall."
Order to prevent Stoppages in the Streets leading to this House.
Whereas there hath been of late much Interruption, by Carts and Drays, in Kings Streat, in the City of Westminster, so that the Lords and others are frequently hindered from coming to Parliament (to the Disservice of the King and Kingdom, and the Hinderance of the Members of Parliament passing to and from the Houses of Parliament aforesaid): It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Steward of the City of Westm. or his Deputy, together with the Justices of Peace of the said City, shall, by their Care and Directions to the Constables within the said Limits; take special Order that no Cart or Dray make any Stay, more than for disburdening its Carriage, and that no empty Hackney Coach be suffered to make any Stay, between Whitehall and The Old Pallace Westm. aforesaid, from Nine of the Clock in the Morning to One in the Afternoon of the same Day, during all the Sitting of this Parliament; and that no unnecessary Carriages, by Carts or Drays, be permitted to go through the said Streets, between the Hours aforesaid, during the Sitting of both Houses of Parliament: And herein a special Care is to be taken, by the said Justices and their Constables, as the contrary will be answered to this House.
Declaration concerning Protections.
The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in the High Court of Parliament assembled do hereby require every Member of this House, not to grant any Protection or Protections (during this present Session of Parliament) to any Person or Persons that are not, or shall not be, their Lordships menial Servants, or Persons necessarily and properly employed about their Estates: And in case any such be granted by any Member of this House, that he do presently revoke the same, of all which this House will expect a strict Account; and that all Persons that have presumed, or shall presume, to counterfeit the Protection of any Peer of this Realm shall be severely punished.
ORDERED, That the abovesaid Declaration shall be forthwith printed and published.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Sabbati, 26um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.