House of Lords Journal Volume 11
18 June 1660

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 18 June 1660', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 66-68. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13978&strquery=Windsor Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 18 die Junii.

PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

1 Dux Yorke.
2 Dux Gloucester
L. Ch. Baron, Speaker.
3 Dux Bucks.
4 Marq. Winton.
5 Marq. Dorchester.
6 L. Great Chamberlain.
7 L. Chamberlain.
8 Comes Northumb'l.
20 Comes North'ton.
29 Comes Winchilsea.
18 Comes Exon.
24 Comes Westm'land.
41 Visc. Stafford.
32 Comes Portland.
30 Comes Carnarvon.
14 Comes Nottingham.
13 Comes Lyncolne.
17 Comes Sarum.
40 Visc. Campden.
33 Comes Scarsdale.
27 Comes Peterborough.
39 Visc. Conway.
12 Comes Pembrooke.
9 Comes Shrewsbury.
11 Comes Bedford.
15 Comes Suffolke.
19 Comes Bridgwater.
25 Comes Monmouth.
28 Comes Stamford.
31 Comes Newport.
23 Comes Bollingbrooke.
37 Visc. Mountague.
21 Comes Bristoll.
38 Visc. Say & Seale.
16 Comes Dorsett.
26 Comes Rivers.
35 Comes St. Albans.
43 Visc. Mordant.
10 Comes Derby.
42 Visc. Fauconbridge.
34 Comes Leichfeild.
22 Comes Midd.
36 Visc. Hereford.
17 Ds. Robertes.
23 Ds. Fynch.
7 Ds. Darcy.
20 Ds. Coventry.
27 Ds. Loughborough.
24 Ds. Seymour.
10 Ds. Pagett.
26 Ds. Hatton.
21 Ds. Howard.
14 Ds. Arrundell.
25 Ds. Newport.
5 Ds. Sandys.
31 Ds. Lexington.
9 Ds. Willoughby.
18 Ds. Craven.
6 Ds. D'acre.
16 Ds. Grey.
19 Ds. Lovelace.
3 Ds. Berkley.
2 Ds. De la Warr.
4 Ds. Morley.
11 Ds. Chandos.
15 Ds. Tenham.
22 Ds. Herbert.
28 Ds. Widdrington.
29 Ds. Lucas.
1 Ds. Abergavenny.
12 Ds. Petre.
8 Ds. Windsor.
13 Ds. Gerrard.
30 Ds. Gerrard of Brand.

King's Answer to the Petition about His Proclamation against Prophaneness.

The Speaker acquainted the House, "That he had waited upon His Majesty, with the Petition of both Houses, for the issuing out a Proclamation, to have the Proclamation against debauched Persons to be read in Churches. His Majesty thanked both Houses for minding him of it; and said He would take Care of it, and would give Order for a Proclamation accordingly."

Earl of Chesterfield's Goods, &c. seized by Hoare, to be restored.

Upon Report of the Lord Pagett, from the Committee of Privileges, concerning the Earl of Chesterfeild's Case, "That, upon hearing of all Parties, it is their Lordships Opinion, That Mr. Thomas Hoare, High Bailiff of Westm. be, by Order of this House, required to restore unto the Earl of Chesterfeild all the Goods, Books, and Writings, which the said Thomas Hoare and his Assistants seized and took away from the said Earl of Chesterfield in January last past; the Seizure thereof being contrary to Law."

Which Report this House confirmed, and ordered the same accordingly.

Sandeyland's Petition.

Upon reading the Petition of Andrew Sandeyland:

It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned therein, and report to this House.

Lady Capell's Pet. concerning the Death of her Husband.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lady Eliz. Capell, the Widow of the late Lord Capell, touching the Death of her Husband:

It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee of Privileges, to examine the same, and make Report thereof to this House.

Col. Temple to be brought in Custody to this House.

Upon Information to this House, "That Colonel James Temple, One of those that sat in Judgement against the late King, is taken at Coventry, and is now in Custody of the Sheriffs of Coventry, he being intended to escape into Ireland:"

It is ORDERED, That the Sheriff of Coventry shall take Care that the said James Temple be brought up in safe Custody unto this House; and then further Order will be taken for his Disposal.

Parker, who assisted in Col. Joyce's Escape, to be examined.

Upon reading a Letter and Information concerning one Parker, in Barkshire, who hath been guilty in conveying away Colonel Joyce, and is a dangerous Person, and is now at the Door in Custody:

It is ORDERED, That the said Parker shall be examined by the King's Counsel this Afternoon; and, upon Report thereof, this House will give further Order therein: In the mean Time the said Parker is to be carried by the Soldiers in whose Hands he now is to the King's Counsel, and he to be sent to a Justice of Peace to be further secured as they shall see Cause. And this to be in all other Cases upon the like Information.

Knight, for treasonable Words, to be examined.

Upon Information, "That one Michaell Knight, of Westram, in Kent, in or about August, 1657, hath spoken treasonable Words against the late King:"

It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Examination of the King's Counsel; and they, if they see Cause, are to send to a Justice of the Peace, that he may be taken into Custody, and be proceeded in according to Law.

Ld. Windsor introduced.

This Day the Lord Windsor brought in his Patent of Restitution to the Title and Degree of a Peer of this Realm; which was read. And he took his Place as Lord Windsor.

Judges of the late E. of Derby to be sent for.

ORDERED, That the Committee for Privileges shall have Power to send for such Persons as they think fit, that were Judges upon the late Earl of Derby, to appear before them, to answer the Complaint of the Petition of the Countess Dowager of Derby.

L. Vaux's Orders.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Vaux:

It is ORDERED, That he shall have the same Order in his Case as was made in the Case of the Lord Viscount Mountague.

Trustees for Ministers Maintenance.

ORDERED, That the Business concerning the Trustees for Maintenance of Ministers is referred to the Committee for Privileges; to consider of the Business, and make Report to this House.

E. of Derby to have Writings.

ORDERED, That such Writings that are in the Hands of the Trustees at Drury House, or their Clerks, belonging to the Earl of Derby, shall be delivered to his Lordship, or his Assigns.

E. of Lichfield's Order.

ORDERED, That the Estate of the Earl of Leichfeild, in Sutton Marsh, shall be discharged from Sequestration.

L. Gerard's.

ORDERED, That the Estate of the Lord Gerard, in Sequestration, shall be discharged.

L. Langdale's.

ORDERED, That the Estate of the Lord Langdale, in Sequestration, shall be discharged.

E. of Midd's Cause.

ORDERED, That the Business touching the Minister that is put into the Living of the Earl of Midd, be referred to the Committee of Petitions, to hear both Parties.

Peers Recusants Estates.

ORDERED, That all the Estates of Peers, and Dowagers of Peers, seized or sequestered for Recusancy, otherwise than upon Conviction by due Course of Law, be discharged of the said Seizure and Sequestration.

Ministers who have been put out of their Livings.

ORDERED, That the Business concerning such Ministers that have been put (fn. *) out of their Livings and sequestered illegally, and the (fn. †) Fourth Part of the Profits of their Livings to be put into the Hands of Churchwardens, shall be taken into Consideration To-morrow Morning, the First Business.

Order to stay Waste upon the Q. Jointure Lands.

ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That a Stop and Stay be forthwith made, of all Wastes, in any the Houses, Timber, or Woods, standing and being in or upon any the Lands, Part of the Queen's Majesty's Jointure, in whose Hands soever the same are; and that all Wood and Timber, which have been felled off any of the said Lands at any Time since the 25th Day of April last, whether remaining upon the said Lands, or removed off the Lands to any other Place or Places, shall so remain and continue, without further Disposal, till the Parliament shall give special Order therein: And all Persons concerned are required to take Notice hereof, and to observe the same accordingly at their Perils.

Order to stay Waste upon the King's Lands, &c.

ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That a Stop and Stay be forthwith made, of all Wastes, in any the Houses, Timber, or Woods, standing [ (fn. ‡) and being in or upon any the Lands belonging] to the King's Majesty, in whose Hands soever the same are; and that all Wood and Timber, which have been felled off any of the said Lands at any Time since the 25th of April last, whether remaining upon the said Lands, or removed off the Lands to any other Place or Places, shall so remain and continue, without further Disposal, till the Parliament shall give special Order therein: And all Persons concerned are required to take Notice hereof, and to observe the same accordingly, at their Perils.

Order to restore Dr. Wood to the Rectory of Wickham.

Whereas Cutbert Stott Minister, now in the Possession of the Rectory of Wickham, in the Bishopric of Durham, and is willing to surrender the said Rectory into the Hands and Possession of Doctor Thomas Wood, Chaplain in Ordinary to His late Majesty, who was injuriously put out of his said Living:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Doctor Wood be, and is hereby, restored to the said Rectory, with the Premises, in as full and ample Manner as formerly he enjoyed the same; and the said Cutbert Stott is discharged from the said Rectory accordingly.

Order to free the Estate of the E. of Litchfield from Sequestration.

Whereas the House was this Day informed, "That the Estate of the Earl of Leichfeild lies under Sequestration, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, and against the Laws of the Land, he being a Peer of this Realm:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Estate of the said Earl of Leichfeild is hereby freed of and from all Sequestration, and levying of Money out of his said Estate, by any Sequestrator, Sheriff, Bailiff, or any other Person whatsoever: And hereof all Sequestrators, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, and others whom this may concern, are to take Notice, and yield Obedience hereunto, as the contrary will be answered to this House.

Ld. Langdale, D.

Whereas the House was this Day informed, "That the Lord Langdale's Estate was taken in Sequestration, contrary to the Privileges of Parliament, and against the Laws of the Land; he being a Peer of this Realm:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Estate of the said Lord Langdale be and is freed from all Sequestrations, or levying of Monies out of his Estate, by any Sequestrators, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, or other Persons: And hereof all Sequestrators, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, and others whom it may concern, are to take Notice, and yield their Obedience, as they will answer the contrary to this House.

E. Midd's Cause, concerning the Presentation to a Living.

ORDERED, That the Business concerning the Earl of Midd. for the putting his Clerk into a Living whereof his Lordship hath the Patronage, and the outing of the present Incumbent, is hereby referred to the Committee of Petitions; who, having heard all Parties, are to make Report to the House, if their Lordships shall see Cause.

Order to free the Estate of Ld. Vaux from Sequestration.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Lord Vaux this Day in the House; shewing, "That, for many Years last past, he hath suffered under a severe Sequestration of his Estate lying in the County of North'ton, by the Committees and Sequestrators there, upon Pretence of Recusancy; whereas those Payments and Forfeitures were unjustly levied upon him, and contrary to the Laws of the Land; and, besides his Losses by Sequestration of his Lands, there was taken from him by the said Sequestrators to the Value of Ten Thousand Pounds and upwards of his Personal Estate, whereby he is exposed to great Wants, being now very aged:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner, being a Peer of this Realm, ought not to have any Monies levied upon his Estate, by any Sequestrators, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, or others; and that all such Sequestration and Levying of Money out of the Estate of the said Lord Vaux is hereby suspended, taken off, and made void, until the Merits of his Cause be fully heard and determined by due Course of Law; any former pretended Sequestration or Seizure for his Recusancy, or any Ordinance for levying of any Arrears, thereof due, notwithstanding: And hereof all to whom it shall or may appertain are to take Notice, and yield their Obedience hereunto, as they will answer the contrary to this House.

L. Gerrard, D.

Whereas the House was this Day informed, "That the Lord Gerrard's Estate was taken in Sequestration, contrary to the Privileges of Parliament, and against the Laws of the Land, he being a Peer of this Realm:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Estate of the said Lord Gerrard be and is freed from all Sequestrations, or levying of Money out of his Estate, by any Sequestrators, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, or other Persons: And hereof all Sequestrators, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, and others whom it shall concern, are to take Notice, and yield Obedience hereunto, as they will answer the contrary to this House.

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10a cras.

Footnotes

* Deest in Originali.
Origin. Four.
Bis in Originali.