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 Veneris, 10 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Toomes versus Etherington, in Error.
ORDERED, That Counsel shall be heard, to argue the Errors, in the Writ of Error between Toomes and Etherington, on Friday the 17th Day of this Instant April.
Accompts of Administrators Bill.
The House considered further of the Proviso offered Yesterday to the Bill for the due ordering of the Accompts of Administrators; which, being read, was Agreed to: And afterwards some Alterations were made at the Table in the Body of the said Bill, to make it agreeable to the said Proviso.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the due ordering of the Accompts of Administrators."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it; and that the Lords have passed Two others.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir William Childe and Dr. Crofts; which consisted of these Particulars:
1. To deliver the Bill for the due ordering of the Accompts of Administrators; and desire their Concurrence therein.
2. To return them the Bill concerning Sir Thomas Hebblethwayte; to which this House agrees, leaving out the last Proviso.
3. To acquaint them, that this House hath passed the Bill for indemnifying the late Sheriffs of London, and the Warden of The Fleete, touching the Escape of Prisoners, and other Matters occasioned by the late Fire.
Bill against Atheism; &c.
ORDERED, That on Monday Morning next the Bill against Atheism and Profaneness, &c. shall be taken into further Consideration, by a Committee of the whole House.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Devon, the Earl of Anglesey, the Earl of Aylsebury, and the Lord Colepeper, are added to the Committee concerning the Hamborough Company and their Creditors.
Sir D. Gawden, and Stephens, &c. versus Paston and Tenants of Horton Bill.
This Day the Counsel of Sir Thomas Stephens and Sir Denis Gawden were heard what they could offer, in Behalf of themselves and others, against the passing of a Bill, intituled, "An Act to confirm an Agreement between William Paston Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Horton, and the Tenants of the said Manor, for the Enclosure of Part of the Wastes of the said Manor, for the Preservation and Growth of Wood and Timber; the Petitioners alledging they had Right of Common in the said Manor."
And afterwards the Counsel of the said William Paston were heard, in Defence of the said Bill.
It is ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to these Lords following; with this Recommendation and Directions, that they take Care that there may be a Saving of the Petitioners Right they now have of Common in the said Manor of Horton added to the said Bill, that so they may receive no Prejudice by the passing this Bill:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Wednesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 11um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.