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, 4 die Januarii
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for exchanging of Lands of Benedict Hall, and, having heard all Parties therein, and finding it to be a Bill only for Change of Lands, do think it fit to pass, with some few Amendments"
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for an Exchange and Sale of Lands, for Payment of the Debts of Benedict Hall Esquire"
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Sir P Howard's and Watson's Bill
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting to Sir Phillip Howard and Francis Watson Esquire the sole Use of a Manufacture, Art, or Invention, for the Benefit of Shipping"
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to these Lords following
Then Lordships, or any Five or more of them; to meet on Saturday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings
E of Lincoln's Bill
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Ed ward Earl of Lyncolne to settle a Jointure"
Manors of Ramsey and Wardboys Bill
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for vacating a Decree, for settling the Boundary and Extents of the Manors of Ramsey and Wardboyes, in the County of Huntingdon"
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative
Message to H C with Hall's and Sir W Smith's Bill
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Nathamell Hobart and Mr Beversham
To return them the Bill concerning Benedict Hall, and the Bill concerning Sir William Smith and others, with Amendments made by this House, to which the Lords desire Concurrence
The Earl Rivers is added to the Committee concerning the Hamborough Company, and to the Committee for the Bill concerning John Knight
The Earl of Essex is added to the Committee concerning the Hamborough Company
Pitt versus Pelham
It was moved, "That the latter Part of the Order of the 17th Day of December last, made in the Cause between Put and Pelham, might be altered, and that it might run in the Words following
"And that therefore the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, of the Lord Chancellor, for the Time being, be, and is hereby, directed to set aside the said Dismission And their Lordships do further adjudge, That the Heirs at Law to William Sherley, the Testator in the said Petition mentioned, shall forthwith, by good Assurance in Law, convey the said Testator's Lands in Blandford to the Petitioner Robert Pitt and his Heirs, and the Court of Chancery are to compel them so to do"
ORDERED, That this House approves and allows of this Alteration
Ly Delawar's Privilege
Upon reading the humble Petition of Walcott Briscoe (now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, for sueing the Lady Dowager Delawarr to the Outlawry, contrary to the Privilege of Peerage) expressing his Sorrow for his said Offence, and praying the Pardon of this House, and that he may be discharged from his present Restraint; it appearing that he the said Walcot Briscoe hath used what Means possible he could to make his Submission to the said Lady Delawar for the same; but cannot obtain Admittance to her Presence:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Walcott Briscoe (who this Day at the Bar received the Repre hension of this House for his said Offence) be, and is hereby, discharged from any further Restraint by reason thereof, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, quintum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.