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 Jovis, 5 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Additional Bill against Importation of Foreign Cattle. Ly. F. Savill's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An additional Act against Importation of Foreign Cattle."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better securing of a Portion of Five Thousand Pounds to and for the Lady Francis Savil, an Infant Daughter of Thomas late Earl of Sussex, deceased, out of the Estate of James Earl of Sussex, also an Infant, in Pursuance of the Will of the said Thomas Earl of Sussex."
King to be attended with the Address about Foreign Nobility.
The Lord Chamberlain gave this House an Account, That, according to their Lordships Command Yesterday, he hath waited on the King, to know what Time this House should wait on Him, to present the humble Petition and Address of the Peers of this Kingdom, concerning Foreign Nobility. And His Majesty hath appointed To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, at Whitehall, for that Purpose."
Sir T. Leventhorpe's Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill concerning Sir Thomas Leventhorpe; and do think it fit to pass as it is, without any Amendment."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling certain Manors, Lands, and Tenements, of Sir Thomas Leventhorpe's Baronet, in the Counties of Essex and Hertford."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
House to attend the King.
It was appointed, that the Peers do meet in the Gallery at Whitehall To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, to attend His Majesty with the Address.
Bill against Atheism, &c.
ORDERED, That on Tuesday Morning next the Bill against Atheism and Prophaneness shall be taken into Consideration, by a Committee of the whole House.
Accompts of Administrators Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Accompts of Administrators shall be read the Second Time on Saturday Morning next.
Ravenserost versus Sir J. Lenthall.
Upon reading and considering of the Petition of Sir John Lenthall, in Answer to the Petition of Thomas Ravenscrost and Dorotby his Wife:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall be heard, at the Bar of this House, upon the Matter of Complaint in the Petition of the said Thomas Ravenscroft and Dorotby his Wife, mentioned on Tuesday the Tenth Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof timely Notice is to be given to the said Sir John Lenthall, to the End he may be prepared for the said Hearing accordingly.
Ly. Drummond, Sir A. Bateman, & al. versus Hamburgh Company.
Upon reading and considering of the Petition of Dame Dorotby Dromond, Sir Anthony Bateman Knight, Peter Salmon Doctor of Physic, Daniell Wayte, Robert Garter, Edmond Arnold, Robert Hembricke, John Young, and William Swanley, Creditors of the Fellowship of Merchant Adventurers of England, commonly called or known by the Name of Hamborough Merchants:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Fellowship of Hamborough Merchants shall put in their Answer in Writing to the said Petition, on Thursday the Twelfth Day of March Instant, by Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the giving of timely Notice to the Governor of the said Fellowship, by the serving of this Order on him, shall be a sufficient Service, to the End they may not fail therein.
Middmay and Cheeke, concerning the Barony of Fitzwalter.
Whereas, by Order of this House, dated the Twentieth of February last, Counsel was appointed to be heard, at the Bar, for making out the Title which Benjamine Mildmay Esquire pretends to the Barony of Fitzwalter, set forth in his humble Petition to the King's Majesty, and by His Majesty referred to the Hearing and Determination of this House:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall be heard, concerning the said Matter, on Wednesday the First Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof timely Notice is to be given to His Majesty's Attorney General, to the End he may then also be heard on His Majesty's Behalf.
Morley and Grenvile versus Elwes.
ORDERED, That this House will proceed to consider what Judgement to give, in the Cause between Cutbert Morley, and Bernard Grenvile Esquires Plaintiffs, by Petition, against Jeremy and Henry Elwaies Defendants, on Monday the Ninth Day of March Instant, upon this Point; (videlicet,) "Whether, upon the whole Matter, Relief is to be given to the Petitioners by this Court?"
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 7um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.