Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 7 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Arundell de Warder and the Lord Holles are added to the Sub-committees for Privileges, and the Journal Book.
The Lord Widdrington is added to the Committee for Privileges.
Message from H. C. with a Bill;--to return the Bp. of Durham's; and to remind the Lords of the Writs of Certiorari Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Gower and others; which consisted of these Particulars:
1. To offer to their Lordships Consideration a Bill, intituled, "An Act for exchanging certain Manors and Lands of William Palmes Esquire for other Lands settled upon him and his Issue by Mary his Wife;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
2. Whereas their Lordships sent down a Bill to enable John Lord Bishop of Durham and his Successors to make Leases for Three Lives, of certain Lead Mines, with some Alterations and Amendments, the House of Commons do agree to the said Alterations and Amendments.
3. To put their Lordships in Mind of a Bill formerly brought up, to prevent Abuses in granting Writs of Certiorari.
Bill for banishing the E. of Clarendon.
It was moved, "That the Bill for banishing and disenabling the Earl of Clarendon may be read the Second Time."
And the Question being put, "Whether the said Bill shall be now read the Second Time?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for banishing and disenabling the Earl of Clarendon."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following; videlicet,
Their Lordships, or any Seven; to meet on Monday next, in the Prince's Lodgings, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Bill for taxing Adventurers in the Fens.
Next, the House proceeded to hear the Counsel upon the Matter contained in the Bill for taxing and assessing the Great Level of the Fens; and also the several Petitions relating to the same.
And it is ORDERED, That, upon Monday Morning next, this House will consider of what hath been said by the Counsel at the Bar touching the said Bill.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 9um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.