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 Veneris, 8 die Martii.
Winsteed Manor Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for discharging the Manor of Winsteed, in the County of Yorke, from a Settlement in Taille, and charging other Manors and Lands in the County of Lyncolne, of a greater Value, with the same Uses."
And, upon Debate thereof, it is ORDERED, That there be a Conference with the House of Commons, to desire Reasons why this Bill, being sent down for Rivers in general, should be reduced by these Amendments only to the River of Severn; and the Conference to be To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.
Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.
St. Asaph Church, &c. and appropriating Rectories, Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the appropriating the Rectories of Llanhayader and Mochuant, in the Counties of Denbigh and Mountgomery, and Skewiog, in the County of Flynt, for the Repairs of the Cathedral Church of St. Asaph, and the better Maintenance of the Choir there; and also for uniting several Rectories sine Cura, within the Diocese of St. Asaph aforesaid, to the Vicarages of the several Parishes where the said Rectories are."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling divers Manors, Farms, and Lands, in the County of Hertford, now in the Possession of Francis Shalcross Esquire, and for making Provision for Younger Children, and Payment of Debts."
Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to remind the Lords of the one against Popery.
1. He brought up a Bill, intituled, " (fn. 1) An Act for raising Money, by Poll and otherwise, to enable His Majesty to enter into an actual War against the French King, and prohibiting several French Commodities;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
Message to H. C. with Shalcross's, and St. Asaph Church, &c. Bill.
Poll Bill, and for prohibiting French Commodities.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for raising Money, by Poll and otherwise, to enable His Majesty to enter into an actual War against the French King, and prohibiting several French Commodities."
Graves, Groom of the Chamber, Privilege not allowed.
Upon reading the Petition of Humphrey Graves Esquire, One of the Grooms of the Privy Chamber to His Majesty; praying, "That, according to the Privilege belonging to His Majesty's Servants in Time of Parliament, Sir William Terringham and Mr. Bateman may be ordered to withdraw their Proceedings at Law against him in Time of Privilege;" it appearing to this House, that His Majesty hath given Way that the said Humphrey Graves may be sued, notwithstanding the Privilege by him claimed:
Dennies versus Sir A. Frazier & Dennies.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Alexander Frazier Knight; shewing, "That being required, by Order of this House, to put in an Answer to the Petition of Frances Dennies depending in this House against him by Monday next, he being, in order to putting in his Answer, necessitated to take out new Copies from the Records of the Proceedings upon the Matter complained of, which he cannot so soon do, and therefore prayeth that a longer Time may be allowed him by this House:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Alexander Frazier shall have Time given him till Monday the 18th Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, for bringing in his said Answer to this House.
Smith, in Custody, Leave to attend this Business.
This House being moved, "That Aaron Smith, now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, being a Person formerly employed in the Matter now depending in this House, wherein Sir Alexander Frazier Knight is concerned, may have Liberty to attend the said Business on the said Sir Alexander Frazier's Behalf:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod be, and is hereby, authorized to permit the said Aaron Smith, with a Keeper, to go and attend the said Business, when and as often as the said Sir Alexander Frazier shall desire the Assistance of the said Aaron Smith; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.