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 Jovis, 21 die Junii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
L. Chief Baron, Speaker.
1 Marq. Winton.
4 Marq. Dorchester.
3 Marq. Newcastle.
2 Marq. Worcester.
5 L. Great Chamberlain.
6 L. Chamberlain of Household.
7 Comes Oxon.
8 Comes Shrewsbury.
9 Comes Derby.
10 Comes South'ton.
15 Comes Suffolke.
32 Comes Dover.
16 Comes Dorsett.
17 Comes Sarum.
37 Comes Portland.
42 Viscount Conway.
38 Comes Scarsdale.
36 Comes Carnarvon.
19 Comes Bridgwater.
43 Viscount Campden.
21 Comes North'ton.
30 Comes Monmouth.
12 Comes Pembrooke.
35 Comes Winchilsea.
29 Comes Cleveland.
20 Comes Leycester.
18 Comes Exon.
34 Comes Stamford.
27 Comes Westm'land.
23 Comes Denbigh.
25 Comes Midd.
39 Comes Leichfeild.
13 Comes Lyncolne.
41 Viscount Say & Seale.
(fn. 1) 45 Viscount Stafford.
11 Comes Bedford.
33 Comes Peterborough.
22 Comes Devon.
14 Comes Nottingham.
(fn. 2) 45 Viscount Fauconbridge.
46 Viscount Mordant.
26 Comes Bollingbrooke.
40 Viscount Hereford.
28 Comes Berks.
31 Comes Rivers.
24 Comes Bristoll.
17 Ds. Howard.
14 Ds. Lovelace.
3 Ds. Darcy.
26 Ds. Lexinton.
21 Ds. Loughborough.
13 Ds. Craven.
16 Ds. Coventrye.
25 Ds. Rockingham.
5 Ds. Wharton.
10 Ds. Mountagu.
6 Ds. Pagett.
7 Ds. Hunsdon.
19 Ds. Seymour.
1 Ds. Abergaveny.
24 Ds. Lucas.
8 Ds. Arrundell.
20 Ds. Leigh.
4 Ds. Stourton.
23 Ds. Widdrington.
15 Ds. Pawlett.
22 Ds. Byron.
18 Ds. Mohun.
9 Ds. Brooke.
12 Ds. Robertes.
11 Ds. Grey.
2 Ds. De la Warr.
Upon reading the Petition of John Heywood, concerning a Donative in the County of Lancaster:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear both Sides, and report to this House.
Upon reading the Petition of George Paske Minister, &c.
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, who, having heard all Parties, are to report to this House.
Upon reading the Petition of Doctor John Cosin and other Ministers:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions; and, having heard all Parties, are to report to this House.
Irons and Honor, Leave to carry away Wood from Wallwood Forest.
Upon reading the Petition of Irons and Honner, concerning Wallwood Forrest; desiring, "they may have Liberty to carry away some Wood thence, which they have bought, and is not the King's, having given Security to restore it if it should prove to be the King's; and that this Wood is not within the Verge of the King's Forest:"
It is ORDERED, That they shall have Liberty to carry away their Wood cut, notwithstanding the general Order of this House concerning that Forest.
Message from H. C. with Orders about Tonnage and Poundage, and the Excise.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Prynn, &c.
That the House of Commons are preparing a Bill of Tonnage and Poundage, to be settled upon the King during His Life; and in regard the Time of the former Grant of it will expire on Saturday next, they have passed Votes for this and the Excise, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. The Vote for Tonnage and Poundage was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)
2. The Vote for the Excise, was read, and Agreed to. (Here enter it.)
The Answer returned was:
This House agrees in the Two Votes now brought up.
Invitation from the L. Mayor, Aldermen, &c. to the Lords, to dine in the City with the King, &c.
This Day Alderman Fowlkes and divers other Aldermen and Common Council were called in, to let their Lordships know, "That they were sent from the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of London, to acquaint this House, That they have attended His Majesty, to give Him humble Thanks, for the many great Favours which they have received from His Majesty; and, for the further Expression of their Thanks and Joy for His Majesty's happy and safe Return to His native Kingdom and City, they have besought His Majesty would be pleased to honour them so far, as to dine at Guildhall at such Time as He should please to appoint. And His Majesty hath pleased to appoint the 5th of July next; and the Duke of Yorke and the Duke of Gloucester are pleased to dine at the same Time. And, to make it the more magnificent, and to express their Duty to this House, they, by Direction of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, and in the Name of the whole City, desire their Lordships would please likewise to dine there at the same Time."
The House took this into Consideration.
Answer to them.
The Aldermen were called in again; and the Speaker told them, "That this House gives them Thanks, for their now Invitation; and their Lordships will attend His Majesty at the same Time at Dinner."
L. Morley excused.
The Lord Morley's Absence is excused.
Lords will attend the King into the City.
The Lord Chamberlain is desired by the House, to acquaint His Majesty with this Invitation from the City; and to know His Majesty's Pleasure, in what Manner He will please to go, that so this House may prepare themselves accordingly to attend Him.
Ly. Hewett's Petition, about her Husband's Death.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Mary Hewet Widow, concerning the Death of her Husband Doctor Hewett, by the illegal High Court of Justice:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee of Petitions, to hear the Business, and report to this House.
Sir T. Slingsby's Petition, about his Father's Death.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Slingsby, concerning the illegal Death of his Father, by a pretended High Court of Justice:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties, and report to this House.
Hyde's D. concerning Sir H. Hyde's Death.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Hyde, &c. concerning the Death of Sir Henry Hyde, by the illegal High Court of Justice:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties, and report the same.
Upon reading the Petition of Edw. Cherry:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned, and to report to this House.
Report concerning Dr. Nicholas.
Upon Report of the Earl of Pembrooke, from the Committee for Petitions, concerning Doctor Nicholas to be Master of St. Nic. Hospitall: This House confirmed the Report.
Profits of sequestered Livings to be secured till Trials.
The House being in Debate concerning the securing of the Profits of Ministers Livings until a Trial at Law be had:
It is ORDERED, That the further Consideration of this Business shall be To-morrow Morning, the First Business.
Dr. Nicholas restored to the Mastership of St. Nicholas Hospital.
Upon Report from the Lords Committees for Petitions:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords assembled in Parliament, That Doctor Mathew Nicholas be from henceforth restored to his Mastership and Government of the Hospital of St. Nicholas, in Harnham, near Salisbury, and to the Rents and Profits thereof.
Order to continue the Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage;
"ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons now assembled in Parliament, That One Subsidy called Tonnage, and One Subsidy called Poundage, and those other Duties called or known by the Name of "New Impost," shall continue to be paid, after the Rates, Rules, and Proportions, by which they are now due and payable, and upon the same Goods and Merchandizes whereupon the same are now le vied and collected, until the 24th of July, which shall be in the Year of our Lord 1660; before which Time, One Act is intended to be passed for the Settlement and Regulation thereof."
and the Excise.
"ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons now assembled in Parliament, That the Imposition of Excise shall continue to be paid, after the Rates, Rules, and Proportions, by which the same is now due and payable, and upon the same Goods and Merchandizes whereupon the same are now levied and collected, until the 24th of July, which shall be in the Year of our Lord 1660; before which Time One Act is intended to be passed for the Settlement and Regulation thereof."
Irons and Honor, Leave to carry Timber from Wallwood Forest.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Irons and Abraham Honor, Citizens and Woodmongers of London, and an Order of the Council thereunto annexed, whereby it appeared that they had entered into Bond of Two Thousand Pounds, with good Security to His Majesty, to be responsible for Timber Trees and Horn Beams, which grew in Wallwood, in the County of Essex, in case the same shall appear to belong to His Majesty; which Wood, notwithstanding, the Petitioners are hindered in taking away and disposing of:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard Irons and Abraham (fn. 3) Horner, and their Assigns, shall and may, notwithstanding an Order of this House dated the Eighth Day of this Instant June, remove and carry away the said Timber Trees and Horn Beams felled in Wallwood aforesaid, to such Place and Places as they shall think fit.
House adjourned till 10a cras.