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, 14 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with a Bill, and to return Sir Trevor Williams's.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by George Clerke Esquire and others; who brought up Two Bills:
1. "An Act to enable Trustees to sell the Lands of Tanfield Mulso Esquire, late deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for his Children;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
A Bill returned, concerning Sir Trevor Williams; to which the Commons agree without any Amendment.
Sir Tho. Cave's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better enabling the Trustees of Sir Thomas Cave Knight and Baronet, deceased, for the selling of Lands for the Performance of the Will of the said Sir Thomas Cave, and likewise for the vesting and settling of other Lands."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Thomas Plator Gentleman to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts charged upon the same, and reimbursing him such Sums of Money as he hath or shall lay out, in repairing the Breaches made by the Inundations of the Sea, and keeping the Water out."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as Sir Thomas Cave's Bill is.
Lady Zouch versus Nayler.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Katherine Zouche, praying, "That Sarab Nayler may be enjoined to put in an Answer to the Petition of the said Dame Katherine Zouch presented to this House in February 1673;" as also upon reading and considering of the Judgement of this House given upon the Appeal of Sir Allan Zouch deceased, and the said Dame Katherine then his Wife, on the 22th Day of November, 1670:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition of the said Dame Katherine Zouche read this Day be, and is hereby, dismissed.
Payne versus Wallis.
Upon reading the Petition of John Payne and Sarah his Wife, being an Appeal from the Dismission of their Bill of Review, in the Court of Chancery in Hillary Terme last, concerning the Real and Personal Estate of Sarah Wallsall, Grandmother to the Petitioner Sarah, and other Matters in the said Petition set forth; and praying that Elston Wallis and Sarah his Wife, in the said Petition mentioned, may be enjoined to make Answer thereunto:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Elston Wallis and Sarah his Wife may have a Copy of the said Petition, to which they are hereby required to put in an Answer in Writing within One Week next after Notice given them by the Service of this Order on them.
Heywood, E. of Derby's Servant, Privilege.
Upon reading the Petition of the Earl of Derby; shewing, "That, contrary to the Privilege belonging to the Peers of this House, James Chectham, of Turton, in the County of Lancaster, Esquire, did on the Fourth Day of May last, cause Robert Heywood Esquire, his Lordship's Servant, to be arrested, by Jeremy Ainsworth, of Tottington, Richard Aspinall of Bury, Bryan Fawcett John Pilkinton, and Charles Hardman, all of Turton, and John Bury and Abell Turner of Bamford, and detained him Prisoner, refusing to give Obedience to his Lordship's Letter of Privilege, writ, and made known unto them and to Mr. Richard Chew Deputy Sheriff of the County of Lancaster, on the Behalf of the said Robert Heywood; and that the said James Cheetham uttered contemptuous Words against the Privilege claimed by the said Earl of Derby;" which Matters being proved by Oath made at the Bar by Thomas Hodgkinson and Robert Litchford:
Cheetham, Chew, & al. to be attached, for arresting him.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy or Deputies, shall forthwith attach the Bodies of the said James Cheetham, Richard Chew, Jeremy Ainsworth, Richard Aspinall, Bryan Fawcet, John Pilkinton, Charles Hardman, John Bury, and Abel Turner, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for their said Offences; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir George Charnock Knight, Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and to all Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other His Majesty's Officers, to be aiding and assisting in the Execution hereof.
Bill to prevent Minors clandestine Marriages.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, during Pleasure, to consider of the Bill for disabling Minors to marry, without Consent of their Parents or Guardians, &c.
The House being resumed;
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee have proceeded in the Consideration of the said Bill against Minors marrying without Parents Consent, and desire the House would appoint another Day to debate further thereof."
And the House appointed Friday the 21 of this Instant June, to resume the Debate hereof.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 15um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.