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, 6 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Partition between Joint-Tenants Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for more easy Partition between Joint-Tenants."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Wood and Timber for preserving Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the planting and preserving of Wood and Timber."
King's Answer about a Treaty with The States.
The Lord Keeper reported, "That the Houses waited on His Majesty Yesterday, with their humble Advice for a Treaty, in order to a speedy Peace; to which His Majesty was pleased to give this Answer: That the best Way of expressing His Thanks for their good Advice, was by following of it, which He intended to do very speedily; and if any Difficulty should chance to arise, His Majesty did not doubt but the Parliament would stand by Him in it, and enable Him to go through with it."
Christ's Hospital versus Grocers Company and Cholmley.
Whereas, by Order of this House, dated the Third Instant, Margaret and Elizabeth Cholmeley were appointed to put in their Answer to the Petition of the Governor of Christ's Hospitall, on Saturday the Seventh Instant:
It appearing this Day upon Oath, "That Notice was given thereof but Yesterday, and that therefore they pray a longer Time;" it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Margaret and Elizabeth Cholmeley shall have Time to put in their said Answer, till Thursday the 12th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Ld. Brudenell et al. E. of Shrewsbury's Trustees, versus D. of Bucks, and Count. of Shrewsbury.
The House resuming the Debate this Day of the Petition and Complaint of Francis Lord Brudenell and others, against George Duke of Buckingham and Anna Maria Countess of Shrewsbury:
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said George Duke of Bucks shall not converse nor cohabit with the said Anna Maria Countess of Shrewsbury for the future; to which Order the said Duke of Buckingham engaged himself upon his Honour to give Obedience.
And it is likewise ORDERED, That the said Duke of Buckingham and Countess of Shrewsbury shall respectively enter into Security to the King's Majesty, in the Sum of Ten Thousand Pounds apiece, for that Purpose.
And it is further ORDERED, That it be referred to these Lords following, to advise and consider of the Nature and Conditions of the said Security, and report the same to this House:
E. of Denbigh.
E. of Bristoll.
E. of Berks.
E. of Dover.
E. of Carlile.
E. of Shaftsbury.
Bp. of London.
Bp. of Rochester.
|Ds. Gerard of Brand.|
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock in the Prince's Lodgings, and the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Judge Wylde are hereby appointed to assist their Lordships therein.
Upon Consideration had by this House, of the Petition of Francis Lord Brudnell and others, complaining against George Duke of Bucks, and Anna Maria Countess of Shrewsbury:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it is referred to the Earl Marshal of England, or his Deputy, to examine the Matter of Fact alledged in the said Petition, concerning the Burial of the Child therein mentioned; and make Report thereof unto this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 7um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.