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, 26 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. of Manchester's Bill.
The Earl of Dover reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to enable Rob't Earl of Manchester to sell Lands have considered the said Bill, and having heard all Parties therein concerned, do think fit the same be engrossed, with some few Amendments, which the Committee offers to the Consideration of the House."
The said Amendments were read Twice, and Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Fishing, to preserve, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Preservation of the Fishing in several Rivers of this Kingdom."
Hundreds of Cirencester Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming an Agreement concerning the Execution and Return of Writs within the Seven Hundreds of Cyrencester, in the County of Gloucester."
Vacat per Ordinem 13tii Novembris, coram
P. Bath & Wells.
North & Grey.
King's Answer to the Address concerning the Convocation.
The Committee for the Bill concerning the Earl of Alesburye's Bill are to meet on Thursday Morning next at Nine of the Clock.
The Lord Treasurer reported to this Effect:
"That his Lordship and the other Lords with White Staves have presented the humble Address of this House to His Majesty concerning the Convocation. And His Majesty is pleased to return this Answer, That He will give Command that the Places vacant in the Convocation be filled up; and that they meet frequently, and go on upon the Work which is proper for them to do."
Sheriffs, &c. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Sheriffs and other Officers to plead the General Issue in some Cases."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn themselves as they please.
ORDERED, That those Committees which are appointed to meet To-morrow, shall meet on Thursday next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, primum diem Martii, 1676, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.