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 Mercurii, 20 die Junii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Upon reading the Petition of George Heath Minister:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned, and report to this House.
Dr. Ferne's D.
Upon reading the Petition of Doctor Ferne, and other Ministers sequestered:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of Petitions, to hear all Parties, and to report to this House.
ORDERED, That Mr. Serjeant Glanvill do attend the Committee for Petitions this Afternoon, to give their Lordships his Assistance.
Upon Report, by the Lord Craven, of Mr. Sherlock's Cause, from the Committee for Petitions:
It is ORDERED, That this House confirms the said Report.
Petitions to be first read in the House.
ORDERED, That all Petitions shall be read in this House; and their Lordships possessed of them before they are referred to the Committee for Petitions.
Dr. Dugdale's Petition.
Upon reading the Petition of James Dugdale, Doctor in Divinity:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Petitions, who, having heard both Parties, are to report to this House.
Upon reading the Petition of Wm. Owen Minister:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Lords Committees for Petitions, who are to hear all Parties concerned, and report the same to this House.
Upon reading the Petition of John Chappell, Minister:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties, and report the same.
Orders of References of Petitions to be taken out.
ORDERED, That, in all Cases of Petitions read in this House, and referred by their Lordships Order to any Committee, the Party upon whose Petition the Order of Reference is granted do take out the said Order from the Clerks attending in this House, and bring it to that Committee, or the Clerk attending the same, whereby Cognizance is to be taken of such Petition by that Committee; or else the Petitioner is to have no Benefit of the Reference.
L. Lexington, &c. in Behalf of Col. Hutchinson.
Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Lexinton and others, concerning Colonel Hutchinson:
It is ORDERED, That Consideration of this Petition he had, when the Act of Indemnity is brought from the House of Commons.
Articles, &c. against Dell.
Upon reading a Petition and Articles against Mr. Dell, Minister:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned therein, and to report the same to this House.
E. of Holland's Petition, concerning his Father's Death.
Upon reading the Petition of the Earl of Holland, concerning the Death of his Father:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Privileges, who are to send for such Persons as they think sit, to give them Information therein.
Sir Ja. Bunce's Order.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir James Bunce Baronet:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned, and to report: And in the mean Time that there be a Stop and Stay made of Waste upon the Lands of the said (fn. 1) James Bunce.
Upon Account given to this House, by Sir Wm. Wyld, Recorder of London, "That, according to their Lordships Order, he hath examined Parker; and upon his Oath he hath deposed before him, that the Person by him conveyed away, for which he is detained, was one Wm. Harris, and no other Person whatsoever; and that Colonel Joyce hath not been at his House, nor in his Company, for divers Months last past; and therefore he conceived he ought to be discharged, being in Custody for no other Cause than is alledged:"
It is ORDERED, That the said Parker be released accordingly.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure.
The House was resumed.
Message from H. C. with a Vote for 20,000£ for the Queen; and for restoring Dr. Nicholas.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Holles, &c.; who said, "The House of Commons, out of their Zeal to the Service of His Majesty, have passed a Vote, for Twenty Thousand Pounds to be raised for the Queen's present Occasions, &c." (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
2. A Vote that Doctor Mathew Nicholas be restored to his Mastership and Government of the Hospital of St. Nicholas, near Salsbury.
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Vote be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear both Parties.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to that Vote concerning the Queen. As to the other Vote, concerning Doctor Nicholas, this House will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Marq. of Winton and L. St. John.
ORDERED, That the Cause between the Marquis of Winton and his Son shall be put off till Friday next.
Upon reading the Petition of Henry Gilbert Clerk:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear both Parties, and to report.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Aunsham Clerk:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned, and report to this House.
Marq. of Worcester's Order.
Upon reading the Petition of the Marquis of Worcester:
It is ORDERED, That he be put into present Possession of his Estate, which is not sold; and a Stop and Stay of Waste, and cutting Wood, upon his Land sold; and the Rents to be stayed in the Tenants Hands; and to have a View of the Writings and Evidences which concern him, which are in the Custody of the Trustees at Drury House.
Order to prevent Waste on the Estate of Sir Ja. Bunce.
Whereas the Petition of Sir James Bunce Knight and Baronet, Alderman of the City of London, was this Day read in the House, and referred to the Committee of Petitions:
It is ORDERED, That there shall be no Waste committed upon the Lands, Houses, Wood, Timber, or other Goods, of the said Sir James Bunce; nor that any Timber cut and remaining upon his Lands be removed or taken off the same, until the said Lords Committees have made some Determination in his Cause, and made Report, and the Pleasure of this House be further signified touching the same: And hereto all whom it may concern are to yield Obedience accordingly.
Sharlock and Jessop, concerning the Rectory of Winwick.
Upon Report of the Lords Committees for Petitions, concerning the Case and Petition of Richard Sharlock Clerk, presented to the Rectory of Winwick, in the County of Lancaster:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That Four Parts of Five, Tithes and Glebe, and other Profits, of the said Parish, be, by Authority hereof, secured in the Hands of the Churchwardens or Overseers of the Poor of the said Parish, from the Time of the Death of the last Incumbent; and that the said Richard Sharlock be, and is hereby, authorized to receive the Fifth Part of the Tithes, Glebes, and other Profits, of the said Parish of Winwick, until he the said Richard shall try his Title unto the said Parish of Winwicke against Mr. Jessop, the present Incumbent, by due Course of Law.
Vote for 20,000£. for the Queen.
"Resolved, upon the Question, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament,"
"That the Sum of Twenty Thousand Pounds, for the Queen's Majesty's present Occasions, be charged upon the Act and Ordinance of Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds per Mensem for Three Months, to be paid in Course, after the other Sums already charged upon the said Security be satisfied, to such Persons as the Queen's Majesty shall appoint to receive the same."
Order for the Marq. of Worcester to have Possession of his Estate that was not sold, and to prevent Waste on it.
Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Marquis of Worcester this Day in the House; shewing, "That he hath been dispossessed of his Estate in the late unhappy Wars, and hath undergone many Pressures in the same:"
It is ORDERED, That the said Lord Marquis is, and shall be hereby, restored to the Possession of such Part of his Estate as hath not been sold; and that there be a Stay of all Rents, as also of Waste, in Houses, Lands, Timber, Woods, and Coals, upon the rest of his Lordship's Estate, until further Order: And his Lordship, or his Assigns, shall and may have the View of such Papers, Writings, and Records, as are in the Possession of the late Trustees or their Officers: And (fn. 2) hereof all Parties and Persons, whom this Order doth or may in any wife concern, are hereby to yield Obedience, as the contrary will be answered to this House.
House adjourned till 10a cras.