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, 3 die Februarii.
E. of Shrewsbury's Bill.
The Earl of Aylisbury reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to enable the Trustees of the Earl of Shrewsbury to dispose of Lands, &c. have considered the said Bill, and, having heard all Parties therein concerned, have made some Amendments therein."
The Earl of Dorset reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill concerning John Knight; and, having received the Consents of all Parties concerned, do think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."
Message from H. C. to return Sir W. Smith's Bill.
To return a Bill which was sent to the House of Commons, with some Amendments, concerning Sir William Smith and others; to which Amendments the Commons agree, excepting to One, wherein they have made some Alteration, and desire their Lordships Concurrence thereunto.
Bill against maiming and wounding.
Next, the House resumed the further Consideration of the Conference with the House of Commons, concerning the Amendments in the Bill to prevent malicious maiming and wounding; and agreed, that in the Place of the Word ["adhere"] in the Second and Third Amendments, to which the House of Commons do not agree, these Words shall be put in, ["that the Lords are not satisfied with the Reasons given by the House of Commons.]
And as to the leaving out the Clause in the Bill from the 6th Line in the Third Skin, to the Word ["Provided"] in the 27th Line, to which the House of Commons do not agree; the Lords are not satisfied with the Reasons given by the House of Commons.
Hereupon the Lords Resolved, To have a Conference with the House of Commons To-morrow Morning, to give Reasons to maintain their Lordships Amendments, and why their Lordships are not satisfied with the Reasons given by the House of Commons for their Alterations.
And the House appointed the Lord Chamberlain, the Earl of North'ton, Earl of Berks, Earl of Essex, Earl of Anglesey, the Lord Newport, Lord Lucas, Lord Holles, and Lord Ashley, to prepare Reasons for this Purpose, and report the same to the House (fn. 1)To-morrow Morning.