House of Lords Journal Volume 11
19 December 1660

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 19 December 1660', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 216-217. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14090 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Mercurii, 19 die Decembris.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

D. of Yorke.
D. of Bucks.
L. Treasurer.
D. Albemarle.
Marq. of Dorchester.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Marq. of Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Lyncolne.
Viscount Stafford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Portland.
Comes Berks.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Suffolke.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Mountagu.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Devon.
>Viscount Conway.
Comes North'ton.
Viscount Fauconbridge.
Comes Thanett.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Midd.
Comes Norwich.
Viscount Mordant.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Viscount Hereford.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Brudnell.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Gerard of Brandon.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Gerard.
Ds. Euers.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Howard of Charlton.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Crosts.
Ds. Berkley of Stratton.
Ds. Berkley of Berkley.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Herbert of Cherbery.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Petre.

College Leases Bill.

The Earl of Dorsett reported from the Committee, the Bill for confirming of College Leases, as sit to pass, with some Alterations and Provisos; which, being read Twice, (fn. *) were Agreed to. Then

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Confirmation of Leases and Grants made by several Colleges."

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Alterations and Provisos now read, shall pass for a Law?"

And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Glascock and Mr. Hobart:

To deliver to them the Bill now passed for confirming of Colleges Leases, and desire their Concurrence in the said Alterations and Provisions.

Bill for further Amendment of the Poll Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for further supplying and explaining certain Defects in an Act for the speedy Provision of Money, for disbanding and paying off the Forces of this Kingdom both by Land and Sea."

Message from H. C. with Orders.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Trelanewy; who brought up divers Orders, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

1. An Order for Three Thousand Five Hundred Seventy-one Pounds to Mrs. Dorothy Seymour.

(Here enter it.)

Read and Agreed to.

2. An Order to pay to Sir Ed. Massey Three Thousand Pounds. (Here enter it).

Read, and Agreed to.

3. An Order to pay to Captain Titus Three Thousand Pounds. (Here enter it.)

Read, and Agreed to.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House agrees with the House of Commons in these Orders now brought up.

Excise Bill.

The Lord Robertes reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill of Impositions upon Beer and Ale, &c. And their Lordships do think it fit to pass as it (fn. †) came from the House of Commons, without any Alterations."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for a Grant of certain Impositions upon Beer and Ale, and other Liquors, for the Increase of His Majesty's Revenue during His Life."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill to bring in Arrears of Assessments.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the levying the Arrears of the Twelve Months Assessment commencing the 24th of June 1659, and the Six Months Assessment commencing the 25th of December 1659."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Answer from H. C.

The Messengers return with this Answer from the House of Commons:

That they will send an Answer, by Messengers of their own, to the Amendments and Provisos in the Bill concerning the confirming of College Leases.

Drake's Impeachment.

The House took into Consideration the Impeachment brought up from the House of Commons against Wm. Drake:

The Lords declared, "That if this Parliament shall be dissolved before their Lordships shall have Time to give Judgement against the said Drake therein, that then the King's Attorney General do, in His Majesty's Name, proceed against him at Law, upon the said Offences."

Lords Privileges concerning Impost of Wines.

It being moved, "That this House would take into Consideration the Privileges of the Peers, in the Matter of the Impost of Wines due unto them:"

It is ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Business is referred to the Consideration of the Committee of Privileges, who are to meet this Afternoon.

Officers of the Court of Wards Petition.

ORDERED, That the Petition of the Officers of the Court of Wards is referred to the Consideration of the Committee for the Bill concerning the Court of Wards.

Order for 3000£. to Sir E. Massey.

"ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That in Consideration of the eminent and faithful Services performed by Sir Edward Massey, as well to His late Majesty as to the King's Majesty that now is, and of the great Debt owing to him, and his Charges abroad during his Expulsion from this Kingdom for his Faithfulness to his Trust, the Sum of Three Thousand Pounds be, and hereby stands, charged on the Arrears of the Grand Excise, and paid out of the same, to him or his Assigns, in Course, after the other Sums shall be satisfied which are charged on the Grand Excise by former Orders of this Parliament: And the Commissioners of the Excise for the Time being are hereby empowered and required to satisfy and pay the same accordingly: And this Order, together with the Acquittance of the said Sir Edward Massey, or his Assigns, testifying his Receipt thereof, shall be to the said Commissioners a sufficient Warrant and Discharge."

Order for 3571£. to Mrs. Seymour.

ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, That the Sum of Three Thousand Five Hundred Seventy-one Pounds, due to Mrs. Dorothy Seymour, be, and is hereby, charged upon the Arrears of the Excise, and be paid to the said Mrs. Seymour, or her Assigns, in Course, after the Sums shall be satisfied which are charged on the Grand Excise by former Orders of this Parliament: And the Commissioners for Excise are hereby authorized and required to make Payment thereof to the said Dorothy Seymour, or her Assigns, accordingly; and this Order, together with the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Dorothy Seymour, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be to the said Commissioners of Excise a sufficient Warrant and Discharge."

Order for 3000£. for Capt. Titus.

"ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That, in Consideration of the eminent and faithful Services performed by Captain Silas Titus to His Majesty and the Kingdom, the Debt owing him, and his Charges abroad when he was banished this Kingdom for his Adherence to his Trust, the Sum of Three Thousand Pounds be, and hereby stands, charged on the Arrears of the Grand Excise, and paid out of the same, to him or his Assigns, in Course, after the other Sums shall be satisfied which are charged on the Grand Excise by former Orders of this Parliament: And the Commissioners of the Excise for the Time being are hereby empowered and required to satisfy the same accordingly; and this Order, together with the Acquittance of the said Captain Tytus, or his Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be to the said Commissioners of Excise a sufficient Warrant and Discharge."

Drake to be proceeded against at Law.

The House taking into Consideration the Impeachment brought up from the House of Commons, in the Name of all the Commons of England, against Will'm Drake, Merchant and Citizen of London; the Lords declaring their great Detestation of the Crime, which is already condemned by an Act of Parliament; and their Lordships apprehending that they may not have Time before their Dissolution to proceed in Judicature against him:

It is therefore ORDERED and Declared, by the Lords in Parliament, That the King's Attorney General do, in His Majesty's Name, proceed against the said William Drake, in the Court of King's Bench, upon the said Offences, according to the ordinary Course of Law.

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