House of Lords Journal Volume 11
21 December 1660

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 21 December 1660', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 220-222. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14092 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 21 die Decembris.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

D. of Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
D. of Albemarle.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Chamberlain.
Marq. of Winton.
L. Steward.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Bridgwater.
Viscount of Stafford.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Thanett.
Comes Berks.
Comes Devon.
Comes Dorsett.
Viscount Fauconbridge.
Comes Derby.
Viscount Mordant.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Viscount Mountagu.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Cleveland.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Coventrey.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Gerard.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkley of Stratton.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Euers.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Howard of Charlt.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Berkeley of Berkeley.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Crumwell.

Sir Jo. Clark's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Sale of the Manor of Hitcham, &c."

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

L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Berks.
Viscount Stafford.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Howard of Esc.

Their Lordships, or any Two; to meet this Afternoon, at Three a Clock.

Message from H. C. with Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Captain Titus, &c.; who brought up a Bill for the establishing of a Post-office, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Watcher's and Boreel's Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Meares, &c.; who brought up Two Bills of Naturalization, of Watcher and Boreel, sent down to them, wherein they have agreed.

Post-office Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act, erecting a Post and Post-office."

E. of Oxon and E. of Derby, concerning the Office of L. G. Chamb.

A Petition of the Earl of Oxon was read, concerning the Office of Great Chamberlain.

Likewise a Petition of the Earl of Derby was (fn. *) read, claiming Title to the said Office of Great Chamberlain.

These Petitions were laid aside.

Hyde & al. Nat. Bill.

The Lord Robertes reported the Bill for naturalizing Francis Hyde and others, with small Amendments; which were read Twice and Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act naturalizing Francis Hyde and others."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Dethick and Bradborne, in Error.

The Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench brought in a Transcript of a Writ of Error, between Dethick and Bradbourne.

Answer from H. C.

The Messengers return with this Answer to the Message sent to the House of Commons Yesterday:

That they will take the Alterations and Provisos in the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards into Consideration, and will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Message to them with Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Dr. Childe and Dr. Woolrige:

To deliver to them the Bill concerning Confirmation of Marriages, with Alterations; and likewise the Bill concerning naturalizing Francis Hyde and others, with Alterations; and to desire Concurrence therein.

Post-office Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act, erecting a Post and Post-office."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to the [ (fn. *) Committee for the] Bill for Poll-Money; to meet this Afternoon.

Message from H. C. to sit P. M.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Meares, &c.

To desire their Lordships will please to sit this Afternoon.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will sit accordingly.

Sir Tho. Grymes' Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Herbert; who returned a Bill sent unto them, concerning Sir Thomas Grymes, to which they have agreed as it came from their Lordships.

Stationers, &c. Bills for the King, and this House.

ORDERED, That the Stationers and Printers Bills, for furnishing His Majesty and this House with Commodities of Paper, Books, &c. is recommended to the Lord Chancellor, to give Order for the Payment of them out of the Hanaper.

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 4apost meritiem.

post meridiem.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

D. Bucks.
Ds. Cancellarius.

Marq. of Winton.
Marq. of Dorchester.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Chamberlain of the Household.
Comes (fn. *) Lyncolne.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Derby.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Pembrooke.
Viscount Fauconbridge.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Viscount of Stafford.
Viscount Mountagu.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Hereford.
Comes Sarum.
Ds. Howard of Charlt.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Berkley of Berkly.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. D'acres.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Byron.

Hutchins released, and Price sent for, for arresting Nassinbery, E. of Lincoln's Servant.

Thomas Hutchins, that was sent for as a Delinquent, for arresting of Lewis Nassinbery, a menial Servant of the Earl of Lyncolne, was brought to the Bar; and being charged, he confessed the Fact, and desired the Mercy of the House; alledging, "That one Price, the Under Sheriff of Midd. caused him to make the Arrest."

Hereupon the House ORDERED, That the said Hutchins be released of his present Restraint; and ORDERED, That Price shall be sent for, to answer his Offence.

Message from H. C. for a Conference about Three Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Silas Titus Esquire:

To desire a Conference, so soon as it may stand with their Lordships Conveniency, concerning the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards and Liveries, and the Act for confirming of Marriages, and the Act for College Leases.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will give a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, upon the several Particulars desired.

Sir J. Clarke's Bill.

The Bill to confirm the Sale of Land made by Sir John Clarke, was reported from the Committee, as fit to pass, with some Alterations; which, being read Twice, were Agreed to. Then

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to confirm the Sale of the Manor of Hitcham, made by Sir John Clarke, to Charles Doe, &c."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Herbert and others; who brought up an Act for granting unto the King Four Hundred and Twenty Thousand Pounds, by an Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds by the Month, for Six Months, for disbanding the Remainder of the Army, and paying off the Army; and they desire their Lordships Concurrence therein.

The House being informed that the House of Commons were in the Painted Chamber, ready for the Conference:

Hereupon the Lords appointed the Lord Chancellor, the Lord Chamberlain, and the Lord Robertes, to make Report of this Conference.

The House being adjourned during Pleasure, the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.

Report of the Conference concerning the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards;

The Lord Chancellor reported the Effect of this Conference, upon that Part of it concerning the Bill for taking away the Court of Wards; "wherein the House of Commons did not agree in that Proviso concerning taking Recognizances touching Alehouse-keepers; which, the House of Commons (fn. *) say, may be laid aside; and that the House of Commons are of Opinion, that the Proviso concerning the Reservation of the Mean Profits of the Lords Tenures, as it is penned, is contrary to the rest of that Proviso; also they desire that the Proviso concerning the Carriages of Timber for the Navy may be laid aside."

about the College Leases Bill;

Next, the Lord Robertes reported that Part of the Conference concerning the Bill for College Leases; "wherein they have considered the Proviso concerning Sir Tho. Cotton, which they desire may not be insisted upon; and that they could not agree in the Proviso concerning Mr. Chichley; neither could they agree in the Proviso concerning the Visitation of the Universities, because the Scope of that Proviso is against the Body of the Bill."

and about the Bill for Confirmation of Marriages.

Also the Lord Chamberlain reported the other Part of the Conference, concerning the Amendments in the Bill for Confirmation of Marriages; "wherein they desire that the Words ["not elsewhere"] may be left out, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Report shall be taken up To-morrow Morning.

Post-office Bill.

Next, the Committee reported the Bill concerning the Post-office, as sit to pass, with some few Amendments; which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act concerning the Post-master's Office."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edmond Peirce and Dr. Birde:

To deliver to them the Bill concerning Sir John Clarke, and the Bill touching the erecting of the Postoffice; and to desire their Concurrence in the Alterations.

Sheriff of London to be attached, for refusing to release Thoroughton, L. Byron's Servant.

Affidavit was made at this Bar, by Michaell Baker, a Messenger belonging to the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, "That he did carry the Order of this House, dated the 20th of December Instant, to Alderman (fn. *) One of the Sheriffs of London, for the freeing of John Thorroughton, a menial Servant of the Lord Byron, who was arrested contrary to the Privileges of Parliament; but he would not obey the said Order."

Whereupon it is ORDERED, That the said Sheriff of London shall be attached by the Serjeant at Arms, and brought To-morrow Morning to this Bar, to answer his said Contempt.

Bill to raise 420,000£.

Hodie 1a et 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting unto the King's Majesty Four Hundred and Twenty Thousand Pounds, by Assessment of Threescore and Ten Thousand Pounds by the Month, for Six Months, for disbanding the Remainder of the Army, and paying off the Navy."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following; (videlicet,)

L. Treasurer.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Carnarvon.
Viscount of Stafford.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Byron.

Their Lordships, or any Three; to meet To-morrow Morning, in the Prince's Lodgings, at Eight of the Clock.

Adjourn.

House adjourned till 9a hora cras, Aurora.

Footnotes

* Deest in Originali.
* Origin. Lyncolme.
* Deest in Originali.
* Sic.