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, 31 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas sat Speaker this Day, in the Absence of the Lord Keeper.
Sir A. Hacket's Bill.
The Amendments brought Yesterday from the House of Commons, in the Bill concerning Sir Andrew Hacket, were read Twice, and Agreed to; and then they were read the Third Time.
And it is ORDERED, That this House agrees to this Bill, with the said Amendments.
Sir W. Clark's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling the Manor of Shabbington, for Payment of the Debts of Sir William Clarke Baronet."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell the Manors, Lands, and Leases, of Sir Thomas Ogle Knight, deceased, for raising a Portion and present Maintenance for his Daughter and Heir, and for Payment of his Debts."
Bill for taking Accompts of Money given to indigent Officers.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking the Accompt of Sixty Thousand Pounds, and other Monies, given to the loyal and indigent Officers."
Sam's Charitable Uses Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling Lands intended by John Sams for Charitable Uses."
Deledique & al. Nat. Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill for naturalizing John Deledique shall be read the Second Time To-morrow Morning.
Bill to explain the D. of York's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill for explaining a Proviso concerning the Post-office shall meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Bills of Midd. &c.
ORDERED, That on Wednesday Morning next, this House will take into Debate the Report concerning Proceedings at Law upon Bills of Midd. and Ac etiams.
No new Private Business to be received.
ORDERED, That no new Private Business shall be brought into this House until the Public Businesses now depending shall be determined by this House.
Ly. Wortley versus Vyner & al.
Upon hearing of Counsel on both Parts this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition of Dame Frances Wortley, late Wife of Sir Francis Wortley Baronet, deceased, being an Appeal for reversing a Decree made in the Exchequer Chamber, on the Behalf of Edmond Staresmore Esquire, concerning certain Lands and Tenements in Frowlesworth, in the County of Leicester, which Lands and Tenements were since the said Decree purchased by Sir Robert Vyner Baronet; and upon the Answer of the said Edmond Staresmore and Sir Robert Vyner put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what hath been offered by Counsel on either Part thereupon, it is Resolved and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of the said Dame Frances Wortley be, and is hereby, dismissed this House,
Sir J. Reade's Appearance respited.
Upon Oath made at the Bar, by Thomas Farmer, That on Wednesday last, at Dunstew, in Oxfordshire, he spake with and acquainted Sir John Reade with the Order of this House, for his personal Appearing at the Bar that Day, which he acknowledged the Receipt of; and that he the said Sir John Reade being weak and infirm said, He would make what Haste he could to attend this Honourable House:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of this Business be respited till Monday next.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, primum diem Aprilis, 1671, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,