House of Lords Journal Volume 11
15 December 1660

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 15 December 1660', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 210-212. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14087 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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DIE Saturni, 15 die Decembris.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

D. of Cumberland.
D. of Richmond.
D. Albemarle.
L. Treasurer.
Marq. of Winton.
Marq. of Dorchester.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Newport.
Comes St. Albans.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Portland.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Marlborough.
Viscount of Stafford.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Midd.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Derby.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Thanett.
Comes Devon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Viscount Mountagu.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Willoughby Parham.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Howard of Charlton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Brudnell.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Herbert of Cherbury.
Ds. Warde.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Crumwell.
Ds. D'acres.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Gerard of Brandon.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Coventrye.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Euers.
Ds. Petre.

Answer from H. C.

The Lord Chief Baron and Mr. Justice Atkins return with this Answer from the House of Commons:

That they agree to the Alterations in the Bill for Attainder of the King's Murderers.

Piedment Collection Bill.

The Lord Viscount Stafford reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for Payment of the Monies to the Protestants of Piedmont; and have thought (fn. *) fit to make some Alterations and Proviso therein, which they offer to their Lordships Consideration."

The said Alterations and Proviso were read Twice, and approved of.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for levying of certain Monies, due upon the Collection for the Protestants of Piedmont."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. about it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Chyld and Doctor Bird:

To let them know, that their Lordships have agreed to the Bill for levying of Monies, due upon the Collection for the Protestants of Piedmont, with some Alterations and a Proviso, wherein their Concurrence is desired.

College Leases Bill.

The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Committee for College Leases have considered of the said Bill; and have thought fit to make some Alterations, and added some Provisos thereunto; which the Committee offer to their Lordships Consideration."

The said Provisos, with (fn. *) another Proviso offered to the House at the Reporting of the Bill, were read Twice, and ordered to be re-committed to further Consideration of the said Committee; to meet this Afternoon; and Mr. Justice Tyrrell and Mr. Justice Browne are to assist their Lordships.

Sir T. Grymes' Bill.

The Marquis of Worcester reported from the Committee, the Bill concerning Sir Thomas Grymes, as fit to pass, with a Proviso; which Proviso was read Twice, and approved: And it is ORDERED, That the said Bill, with the Proviso now read, shall be ingrossed.

Vicarage of Royston Bill.

The Lord Robertes reported the Bill concerning the Vicarage of Royston, as fit to pass as it came from the House of Commons.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Maintenance of the Vicar for the Time being of the Vicarage of Royston, in the Counties of Hertford and Cambridge, and of his Successors, Vicars of the said Vicarage."

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass for a Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Boreel's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for naturalizing John Boreel."

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass for a Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Seats for the Lords.

ORDERED, That it is referred to the Committee for Privileges, to consider of improving of Seats for the Lords in this House, the better to prevent Disorder in the House when they come to voting, for Want of Seats.

E. of Suffolk versus Pepper.

This Day Alexander Peper was brought to this Bar.

And the Lord Chancellor, by the Direction of the House, told him, "That their Lordships do much condemn him, for his scandalous Speeches spoken against the Earl of Suffolk, a Member of this House; but in regard the Act of Oblivion do pardon the Criminal Part of his Offence, yet their Lordships have left the Earl of Suffolke at Liberty to take his Course at Law against him."

Drake's Impeachment.

ORDERED, That Monday Morning next is appointed to take into Consideration the Impeachment of the House of Commons against William Drake.

Bill for due Observation of the Sabbath.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the due Observation and better preventing the Prophanation of the Lord's-day, commonly called Sunday."

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

L. Chamberlain.
E. Portland.
E. Bridgwater.
D. Bucks.
L. Treasurer.
E. Exeter.
E. Derby.
E. Dorsett.
Viscount Say & Seale.
E. Northton.
L. Steward.
E. Lyncolne.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Gerard.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Petre.

Mr. Attorney General to attend the said Committee.

Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Monday next, in the Afternoon, at Three a Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time, as they shall see Cause.

Hatfield Level Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Draining certain Grounds, in Hatfeild Levell, &c."

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

D. of Bucks.
D. of Richmond.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Midd.
Comes Bridgwater.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Sandys.

Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Monday Morning next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.

Maw & al. Petition.

ORDERED, That the Petition of Symon Maw and others is referred to the said Committee (fn. *)

Sir E. Gostwick's Bill.

ORDERED, That the Committee concerning Sir Edw. Gostwick's Bill shall meet on Monday next, in the Afternoon.

Committees to meet.

ORDERED, That all Committees are revived which are sine Die; and are to meet on Monday next, in the Afternoon.

E. of Suffolk versus Pepper.

Whereas Alexander Pepper, under Restraint of this House, was this Day brought to the Bar; and the Lord Chancellor (as Speaker) by Direction of this House told him, "That their Lordships do much condemn him, for his scandalous Speeches against the Earl of Suffolke, a Peer of the Realm, and a Member of this House:" But, in regard the Act of Oblivion doth pardon the Criminal Part of his Offence, it is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Alexander Pepper is, by this Order, released of his present Restraint or Imprisonment; yet their Lordships do leave the said Earl of Suffolke at Liberty to take his Course at Law against the said Pepper, any Proceeding in this House against him concerning the said Earl notwithstanding."

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 10a Monday next, Aurora.

Footnotes

* Deest in Originali.
* Origin. an another.
* Origin. Committee aforesaid.