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, 23 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Ld. Leigh's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Leigh, and Thomas Leigh Esquire his Grandson and Heir Apparent, to sell the Manor of Hampstall Ridward, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Stafford, and all other the Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of Sir Thomas Leigh deceased, lying in Ridward aforesaid, or elsewhere in the said County of Stafford, for raising of Portions for the Daughters of the said Sir Thomas Leigh, and for the Payment of his Debts in this Act mentioned."
Boston and River Trent Navigation Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for improving the Navigation between the Town of Boston and the River Trent."
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Sandys and others; who brought up an Act for the regulating the making of Kidderminster Stuffs, and desire their Lordships Concurrence thereunto.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Harboard Knight and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Elizabeth, Mary, and Letitia Hammond, to sell certain Lands in the Bill mentioned;" and desire their Lordships Concurrence thereunto.
The Lord Viscount Hallyfax, the Lord Coventry, and the Lord Powis, are added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Worcester Gaol.
The Lord Mohun is added to the Committees for Privileges and Petitions.
The Lord Viscount Hallyfax and the Lord Howard of Castle Rysing are added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Sir Clifford Clifton.
The Lord Chandos is added to the Committee for the Lord Viscount Stafford's Bill.
ORDERED, That Bellamie's Bill shall be read To-morrow Morning.
Senior Judge of the King's Bench to bring in Writs of Error.
Whereas His Majesty's several Writs of Error, returnable into the House of Peers in Parliament assembled, are directed to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, requiring him to bring into this House the respective Records of that Court following, wherein several Judgements are entered; videlicet, the Judgement for His Majesty against William Edmonds, the Judgement for Anthony Tutchin against Robert Bellamy, and the Judgement for William Nelson against Sir Martin Noell Knight, Thomas Noell, and George Robinson:
It appearing to this House, that the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench is now sick; it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Senior Judge now sitting in that Court shall bring up the said several Records into the House of Peers, with the respective Transcripts thereof, according to the usual Form.
Sandys versus Nevill.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, in the Cause upon the Petition of William Sandys Esquire, being an Appeal from a Dismission of his Bill in the Court of Chancery; and the Answers of Edward Phyney Gentleman, the surviving Executor of Edward Nevill Esquire, deceased, and of Edward Nevill Esquire an Infant, Son and Heir of the said Edward Nevill deceased, by Henry Champion Esquire, his Guardian, to the said Petition:
After due Consideration had by this House of what was offered by the Counsel on either Part, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of the said William Sandys be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 24um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,