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 Lunæ, primo die Julii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Against killing, &c. Deer. Bill.
The Marquis of Worcester reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to prevent the unlawful coursing, hunting, and killing, selling, or buying of Deer, have considered thereof, and have made some Amendments therein, which are offered to the Consideration of the House."
The Amendments were read Twice, and Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with these Amendments.
Jurors returning Bill.
The Earl of Clarendon reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for preventing Abuses in returning Jurors, and have made some Amendments therein."
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed accordingly.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Lands, late of Robert Childe deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and Provision of his Wife and Children."
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 Edward Lowe and Sir John Francklyn:
To deliver them the Bill to enable Trustees to sell Lands late of Robert Childe deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and Provision of his Wife and Children; and desire their Consent thereunto.
St. Ann's Parish Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for making Part of the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields a new Parish, to be called the Parish of St. Anne within the Liberty of Westminster."
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 Morning, in the Lord Chancellor's Lodgings.
Message from H. C. with Bills;--and to return Sir T. Cave's, Fortescue's, and Beaumont and Mose Churches Bills;--and for a Conference on the Amendments to the Supply Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Stringer and others:
1. To return Three Bills sent from their Lordships, to which the House of Commons agrees, without any Amendments:
1. The Bill for the better enabling the Trustees of Sir Thomas Cave Knight and Baronet, deceased, for the selling of Lands, for the Performance of the said Sir Thomas Cave's Will, and likewise for the vesting and settling of other Lands.
2. The Bill for uniting the Churches of Beaumont and Mose.
3. The Bill on Behalf of John Fortescu.
2. Two Bills were brought up, passed by the House of Commons; to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired:
1. "An Act for naturalizing of John Scheppens and others."
2. "An Act for regulating of the Pawn-brokers."
Also to desire a Free Conference, touching the Matter of the last Free Conference.
The Answer returned was:
That their Lordships have taken their Message into Consideration, and do agree to a Free Conference upon the Matter of the last Free Conference; and appoints the same to be To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Painted Chamber.
De la Poole versus Okeover.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, in the Cause upon the Petition of Sir Henry De la Poole and Dame Elizabeth his Wife, being an Appeal from a Decretal Order made in the Court of Chancery, on the Behalf of Rowland Okeover Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, Daughter of the said Dame Elizabeth, concerning some Lands in Norfolke and Suffolke, settled by Sir Thomas Pettus in Trustees, for the Use of the Petitioner Elizabeth, as in the said Petition is suggested; as also the Counsel of the said Rowland Okcover and Elizabeth his Wife, upon their Answer to the said Petition:
After due Consideration had of what was offered on either Part thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Sir Henry De la Poole and Dame Elizabeth his Wife be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 2dum diem instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.