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 Mercurii, 11 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
ORDERED, That the Archbishop of Yorke is added to the Committee for the Bill concerning the Accompts of Administrators.
Sir J. Weld's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Security and Satisfaction of a Debt due to Sir John Weld, from the late Earl of Cleveland."
Paston's and Tenants of Horton Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to confirm an Agreement between William Paston Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Horton, and the Tenants of the said Manor, for an Enclosure of Part of the Wastes of the said Manor, for the Preservation and Growth of Wood and Timber."
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Vaughan and others; who brought up Two Bills, to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired:
1. "An Act to indemnify the late Sheriffs of the City of London, and the Warden of The Fleete, touching the Escapes of Prisoners, and other Matters occasioned by the late Fire."
2. "An Act for proceeding to Judgement on Writs of Error brought in the Exchequer."
Sheriffs and Warden of The Fleet, Indemnity Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to indemnify the late Sheriffs of the City of London, and the Warden of The Fleete, touching the Escapes of Prisoners, and other Matters occasioned by the late Fire."
Writs of Error in the Exchequer Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for proceeding to Judgement on Writs of Error brought in the Exchequer."
Minors sitting in the House.
This House being moved, "That their Lordships would please to give some Directions to the Subcommittee for Privileges, as to their proceeding for perusing, perfecting, and signing the Journal Book of this House, according to the usual Manner, wherein the Lords Sub-committees have not as yet proceeded, in regard of some Passages relating to Minors:"
It is ORDERED thereupon, That the said Lords Subcommittees are hereby appointed to proceed to the perfecting and signing of the said Journal Book, as it now stands.
Vernon versus Sir J. Lenthall.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Grace Vernon, complaining against Sir John Lenthall Knight, Marshal of the King's Bench Prison, for the Escape of George Farington, a Prisoner under Execution, in the Custody of the said Sir John Lenthall:
After Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir John Lenthall shall put in his Answer in Writing to the said Petition and Complaint, on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of March Instant, by Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the leaving of this Order with the said Sir John Lenthall, or his Deputy, at the King's Bench Prison, shall be a sufficient Notice for that Purpose.
Search to be made about sending to H. C. to put them in Mind of a Bill sent to them.
This House being moved, "To send a Message to the House of Commons, to put them in Mind of a Bill some Time since sent down hence, and now depending in that House:"
It is ORDERED, That it be referred to the Committee for Privileges, to search whether there be any Precedents, before the Year 1640, for putting the House of Commons in Mind of Bills depending before them, which have been sent from this House; and to make Report thereof unto this House.
ORDERED, That To-morrow Morning the Messenger belonging to this House shall give an Account what he hath done concerning the attaching Bolingham, according to the Order of this House.
Ly. F. Savil's Bill.
The Committee for the Bill concerning the Lady Francis Savil is put off until Tuesday next, in the Afternoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 12um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.