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, 9 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Bridgman, Mil. et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Comes St. Albans.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Arundell de Warder.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
D. of Richmond, Privilege; Bartholomew released.
Whereas Phillip Bartholmewe of Rochester, an Attorney at Law, being in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for sueing Mr. Roger Payne Household Steward to the Duke of Richmond to an Exigent, within the Time of Privilege, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, was this Day brought to the Bar, where he received the Reprehension of the House for his said Offence (having submitted himself to his Grace the Duke of Richmond):
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled (at the Intercession of the Duke of Richmond on his Behalf), That the said Phillip Bartholmewe be, and is hereby, discharged from his present Restraint by Reason of his said Offence, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Robbers of Cloth and King's Stores Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking away the Benefit of Clergy from such as steal Cloth from the Rack, and from such as shall steal or embezzle His Majesty's Ammunition and Stores."
Bp. of Rochester's Charitable Uses Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for settling certain Charitable Uses devised by the late Bishop of Rochester, and have made some Alterations and Amendments therein, which they offer to their Lordships Consideration:"
The said Amendments were read Twice, and Agreed to; and it is ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Stroud's and Countess of Southton's Bill.
The Marquis of Worcester reported, "That the Committee for the Bill concerning the disposing of a House and Lands belonging to the Sisters and Coheirs of Margarett Stroude have considered of the same, and, having heard all Persons therein concerned, do think it fit to pass with some few Alterations and Amendments."
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to, and the Bill is ORDERED to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Thomas Horde Esquire to make Leases of his Estate."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Friday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilb't Gerrard and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Lands, to pay the Debts, and raise Portions for the Younger Children, of Sir Cutbert Heron Baronet;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Rivers in Cornwal, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the making navigable all or any the Rivers and Water-courses in the County of Cornwall into the Sea."
The Lord Eure, the Lord Ward, and the Lord Townsend, are added to the Committee for Sir William Gostwicke's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Sale of Lands, to pay the Debts, and raise Portions for the Younger Children, of Sir Cutbert Heron Baronet."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling Robert Bellamy to sell Lands, for the Payment of his Debts."
Lady Routh's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Lady Routh's Bill do meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Ld. Vaughan Privilege, Morgan versus Davies.
Upon Report made by the Duke of Richmond, from the Lords Committees for Privileges, to whom was referred the Consideration of the Matter of Fact and Privilege mentioned in the Petition of David Morgan Gentleman, complaining against William Davyes and others, who riotously took Possession of a Mill belonging to the Petitioner in the County Borough of Caermarthen, and detain the same from him; and craving the Directions of this House before he proceed to Trial against the said William Davies, in regard of Privilege claimed by the said William Davies, as a menial Servant to the Lord Vaughan, a Peer of this Realm:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said David Morgan may proceed to the said Trial, if the Allegations mentioned in the said Petition be true.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, decimum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.