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, 10 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Brampston and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Bill against Conventicles.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles."
Message from H. C. that they agree to the Vote about the Union:
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Clifford and others:
To acquaint their Lordships, that the House of Commons have concurred in the Vote sent down to them, concerning the Union between the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland.
The King to be attended with it.
ORDERED, That both Houses do attend the King, to present Him with this Vote; and the Lord Steward and the Lord Chamberlain are appointed by this House to wait upon His Majesty, to know His Pleasure, when both Houses may attend Him to that Purpose.
Upon Report made by the Earl of Essex, from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Beckham Gentleman to sell Lands, to pay his Father's Debts, and to raise Portions for his Younger Brothers," stands committed, "That, upon Consideration of the said Bill, they find that one William Watts, a Prisoner for Debt in the Prison of The King's Bench, is so far concerned therein, as that his appearing before their Lordships is necessary:"
Watts, a Prisoner in the King's Bench, to attend about it.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That a Copy of the said Bill shall be sent to the said William Watts, and that the Marshal or Keeper of The King's Bench Prison, or his Deputy or Deputies, be, and are hereby, authorized and required to bring the said William Watts, in his or their Custody, to attend the said Lords Committees, in the Lord Keeper's Lodgings near the House of Peers, on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, and return him again to the said Prison in safe Custody: And this shall be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
Lord Roos's Bill.
Whereas the Debate concerning the Lord Roos's Bill was adjourned to this Day:
It is now ORDERED, That the Debate of the said Business is adjourned to Thursday the 17th Day of this Instant March.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, undecimum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.