House of Lords Journal Volume 13
7 March 1677

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 13: 7 March 1677', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 13: 1675-1681 (1767-1830), pp. 63-64. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11432 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 7 die Martii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Lyncoln.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Dux Monmouth.
Dux Newcastle.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntington.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Dover.
Comes Petriburg.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Powis.
Comes Guildford.
Comes Midd.
Comes Feversham.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Vicecomes Newport.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Pawlet.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Wotton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Butler de M. P.

PRAYERS.

Bill to prevent Frauds and Perjuries.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Prevention of Frauds and Perjuries."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill to explain the Act concerning Popish Recusants.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Explanation of an Act, intituled, An Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Dissentiente,

"Stafford."

Message to H. C. with Two Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Samuell Clerk and Sir Miles Cooke; to deliver these Bills, and desire their Consent to them:

The Bill for Prevention of Frauds and Perjuries.

The Bill for Explanation of an Act for preventing the Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants.

Rushout's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for naturalizing of Mrs. Alice Rushout, Daughter of Sir James Rushout Baronet."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to these Lords following:

Marq. Winton.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntington.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Berks.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Dover.
Comes Petriburg.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Guildford.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Halyfax.
Vicecomes Newport.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bath.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Landaff.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Grey de W.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Gerard B.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell Trer.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn themselves as they please; and have Power to add such other Persons as they shall think fit.

Reneu, & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Naturalization of Peter Reneu and others."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the Bill for Mrs. Rushout is.

Libels, concerning the last Prorogation of this Parliament, ordered to be burnt.

This Day being appointed to read the Three Pamphlets reported from the Committee for inquiring after the Authors of Libels, which the Committee found to be seditious and scandalous, and desired the House to give their Judgement on them; the House caused these following to be read:

1. That Book intituled, Some Considerations upon the Question, whether the Parliament be dissolved upon its Prorogation for Fifteene Monthes.

And, after Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, That this House agrees with the Committee, that this Book is a seditious and scandalous Book; and this House declares some Clauses therein to be treasonable; and doth order and adjudge that the said Book be burned, by the Hand of the Common Hangman, in The Old Palace Yard in Westminster, and at The Royall Exchange in London.

Another Book, intituled, The Long Parliament dissolved, was read.

And, after Consideration, it is ORDERED, That this House agrees with the Committee, that this Book is a seditious and scandalous Book; and it is ORDERED and Adjudged, That the said Book be burned, by the Hand of the Common Hangman, in The Old Palace Yard in Westm. and at The Royall Exchange in London.

ORDERED, That the Third Book be read To-morrow Morning; and after that, this House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed in the Consideration of the Bill for the further securing the Protestant Religion.

Gerrards & al. take the Oaths for Naturalization.

This Day these Persons took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy at the Bar of this House, in order to their being naturalized; videlicet,

Charles Gerard.

Laurance Uppendorff.

Elizabeth Gerard.

Michaell Savary.

Dorothie Elizabeth Wheeler.

L. Widdrington's Writ of Summons and Proxy.

This Day the Writ of Summons to Parliament of William Widdrington Chevalier, dated the 13th of February, A° Regis Caroli Secundi 29°, was delivered into the House by the Duke of Newcastle, whom he made his Proxy.

Villiers' Claim to the Title of Viscount Purbeck.

Whereas, upon the reading of the Petition of the Person who pretends to the Title of Viscount Purbeck, praying, "That this House would proceed to the Determination thereof;" the Earl of Denbigh desired Leave till this Day to speak with the Duke of Bucks, in order to putting in an Answer to the said Pretence; and his Lordship now letting the House know, "That the Duke of Bucks humbly desires that, in regard he is concerned with the Earl of Denbigh therein, no further Proceedings may be had upon the said Pretence, till he may be so happy as to be at Liberty to attend this House:"

It is thereupon ORDERED, That there shall be no further Proceedings upon the said Pretence till further Order of this House.

(fn. *) The Lord Delamer, Sir Foulke Lucy, and Mr. Thomas Lucy, have Leave to visit the Four Lords who are Prisoners in The Tower of London, for One Time.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 8um diem instantis Martii, 1676, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* Sic.