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, 22 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Small Feefarm Rents Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for vesting certain small Rents in Trustees."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Mundiford Brampston and Sir Andrew Hacket.
To deliver to them the Bill concerning the Fee-farm Rents; and to desire their Concurrence therein.
Bill to settle Lands at Portsmouth on His Majesty.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for vesting and settling the Fee Simple of certain Lands on His Majesty, Heirs and Successors, which have been taken into, and spoiled by making new Fortifications about, the Town of Portsmouth."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Three of the Clock, in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Bill for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Relief and Release of poor distressed Prisoners for Debt."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to these Lords following, which were the former Committee for this Business:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet Tomorrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
Stanton versus Holgate.
Upon Report made by the Earl of Dorsett, from the Lords Committees appointed to receive and consider of Petitions, "That their Lordships, having heard Counsel on both Sides, upon the Petition of Penelope Stanton Widow, and the Plea and Answer of John Holgate Esquire thereunto, are of Opinion, That the Matter complained of should be heard at the Bar:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall be heard, at the Bar of this House, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Tuesday the Twenty-eighth Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof timely Notice is to be given by the Petitioner to the Defendant in the said Cause.
Dickenson versus Dean and Chapter of York.
Upon Report made by the Earl of Dorsett, from the Lords Committees appointed to receive and consider of Petitions, "That their Lordships, having heard Counsel on both Parts, upon the Petition of Thomas Dickenson Esquire, and the Plea and Answer of the Dean and Chapter of Yorke thereunto, concerning an Annual Rent of Forty-eight Pounds, payable to the said Dean and Chapter out of the Manors of Kirby Hall, alias Kirby Usburne, and Thorpe Underwood, in the County of Yorke, the said Petition being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery 15° Jacobi, and several subsequent Orders made thereupon concerning the said Rent; it appearing that the Petitioner hath not applied himself to the Court of Chancery for a Bill of Review concerning the Matter complained of in the said Petition:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petion of the said Thomas Dickenson be, and is hereby, dismissed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 23um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.