House of Lords Journal Volume 11
4 July 1661

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 4 July 1661', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 297-298. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14139 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 4 die Julii.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
Marq. Dorchester.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Exon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westm'land.
Comes Dover.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Newport.
Comes Portland.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlile.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Mountague.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount Campden.
Viscount de Stafford.
Viscount Mordant.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. D'acres.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Crumwell.
Ds. Euers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Grey de Warke.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Powis.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Sir E. Moseley's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming a Sale, made by Sir Thomas Prestwich and others, of the Manor of Holme, and certain Lands in the Parish of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster, unto Sir Edward Moseley Baronet."

Harbin's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act enabling John Harbin Esquire to settle and dispose of several Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, with th' Appurtenances, in the County of Somersett and Dorsett, therein mentioned, for Payment of his Debts, and to make Provision for his Younger Children."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the Bill for confirming Public Acts; to meet this Afternoon.

Orlibear's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the reviving a Settlement of certain Lands on John Orlibeare for Life; the Remainder to the Sons of the said John successively, and the Heirs Males of their Bodies."

Droitwich Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for uniting the Parsonages of St. Andrewe's and St. Mary Witton, in Droitwich, in the County of Worcester."

Bill for confirming Public Acts.

The Earl of Portland reported from the Committee, the Bill for confirming Public Acts, as fit to pass as it is, without any Alteration.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming Public Acts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

He further reported from the same Committee, the Bill concerning the Masters of the Chancery, as fit to pass as it is, without any Alteration.

Masters in Chancery Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for establishing and ascertaining the Fees of the Masters of the Chancery in Ordinary."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Brudnell's Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Portland further reported from the same Committee, the Bill for naturalizing of Francis Brudnell, as fit to pass, with some Alterations and Additions; which, being read Twice, were Agreed unto: And it is ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed, with the Alterations and Additions now read.

Bill to vacate Sir E. Powel's Fines.

This Day the Counsel was heard, to sum up the Evidence in the Cause concerning the Bill for vacating the Fines levied by Sir Edward Powell and his Lady.

And the Question being put, "Whether to proceed at this present in this Business?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following, who are to report the same to this House; (videlicet,)

Dux Bucks.
Marq. Winton.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'on.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Anglessey.
Viscount Hereford.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Berkley de Stratton.
Ds. Ashley.

Any Five; to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.

Ly. Dacres not allowed Privilege, having married a Commoner.

Upon the Report from the Committee of Privileges, to whom was referred the Consideration of the Lady Dacres' Petition to this House, claiming her Privilege of Parliament; and after Debate and Consideration hereof:

This House declared (having received the Opinion of all the Judges now present in Point of Law), That the Lady Dacrees, by marrying Mr. Chute a Commoner, hath forfeited and lost her Privilege of Peerage in Law: And it is ORDERED, That the Trial at Law do proceed, notwithstanding any Claim of Privilege by the said Lady Dacres.

Edney, Crofts, and Ogden, sent for, for sueing Warner and Love, Sheriffs, for releasing Bushel.

Upon the Petition of Francis Warner and William Love, late Sheriffs of the City of London and Middlesex; shewing, "That Mary Edny, one Crofts, and Ogden an Attorney, sued the Petitioners, for obeying an Order of this House, of the 17th of December, 1660, for giving Liberty to Mr. Thomas Bushell to attend the Lords in Parliament, until the Determination of his Cause depending before their Lordships; and the said Parties were sent for, to answer their Contempt; but, by the ending of the Parliament, the Order became void, to the Prejudice of the Petitioners, against whom there is Prosecution still at Law:"

It is ORDERED, That the said Edney, Crofts, and Ogden, shall be summoned to appear before this House within Three Days next after Notice given them to appear, to answer their Offence; else this House will take it for a Contempt.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 5tum diem instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.