Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 27 die Februarii.
L. Audley's Bill.
Message to H. C. with it; and that the Lords have agreed to the Northern Borders Bill.
Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery.
Dean of St. Paul's Bill.
St. Asaph Church, &c. and to annex Rectories, Bill.
Hodie, 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the appropriating the Rectories of Llanhayader, in Mochuant, in the Counties of Denbigh and Mountgomery, and Skewiog, in the County of Flint, for Repairs of the Cathedral Church of St. Asaph, and the better Maintenance of the Choir there; and also for the uniting and annexing several Rectories Sine Cura, within the Diocese of St. Asaph aforesaid, to the Vicarages of the several Parishes where the said Rectories are."
Fines and Recoveries Bill.
Creditors to recover Debts of Executors, &c. Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Thomas Thynne, of Longleate, in the County of Wilts, Esquire, to settle a Jointure on a Wife, of certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, therein mentioned."
Sir Ralph Bankes' Bill.
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill concerning the Estate of Sir Ralph Bankes deceased; wherein their Lordships have made some Amendments, which are offered to the Consideration of the House."
L. Morley, Leave to be absent.
L. Cullen's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Francis Brend Esquire, the surviving Son and Issue Male of Sir Mathew Brend Knight, deceased, to sell certain Lands, for the raising of Three Thousand Pounds, for the Portions of Frances and Elizabeth Brend, the Daughters of Thomas Brend Esquire, deceased, late Elder Brother of the said Francis Brend."
Servants and Apprentices Bill.
Deputy Steward of Westm. to attend, for not keeping the Street leading to this House clear.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Deputy Steward for the City of Westminster be; and is hereby, required to attend this House To-morrow at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to answer to a Complaint of not executing an Order of this House, dated the 22th Day of this Instant February, for preventing the Interruption made in the Passages to the Parliament by Hackney Coaches, Carts, and Drays, and directed to the High Steward of the City of Westminster, or his Deputy, for that Purpose.
Committee for Prisons to send for Persons.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees appointed to examine the State of the Security of the Prisoners in the Prisons of The King's Bench and Flcete, &c. have hereby Power given them, by their Order, to send for Prisoners in either of the said Prisons (with their Keepers, and such other Persons and Witnesses as their Lordships shall from Time to Time think fit) for their fuller Information concerning any of the Matters committed to them.