House of Lords Journal Volume 11
17 December 1661

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 17 December 1661', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 352-354. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14184 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Martis, 17 die Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Capit. Justic. de Com. Placit. Speaker.

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Archiep. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. Davids.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bristoll.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Northumb'l.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'on.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Berks.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Newport.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Portland.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathon.
Comes Carlile.
Viscount Mountague.
Viscount de Strafford.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Asteley.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Langdale.
Ds. Crofts.
Ds. Berkeley de Str.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.

PRAYERS.

Bill to raise 1,260,000£.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the granting to the King's Majesty Twelve Hundred and Three Score Thousand Pounds, to be assessed and levied by an Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds by the Month, for Eighteen Months."

ORDERED, That this Bill shall be read the Third Time this Afternoon.

D. of Norfolk's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming of Thomas Earl of Arundell, Surrey, and Norfolke, to the Dignity and Title of Duke of Norfolke."

ORDERED, That this Bill be read the Third Time this Afternoon.

D. of Somerset's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming an Act for restoring of the Marquis of Hertford to the Dukedom of Somersett."

ORDERED, That this Bill be read the Third Time this Afternoon.

Bill to prevent melting Silver Coin.

The Earl of Bridgwater reported the Bill against melting of Silver Coin, wherein the Committee have thought fit to make some Amendments, which are offered to the Consideration of the House.

The Amendments were read Twice, and Agreed to, and ordered to be engrossed.

Bill concerning Quakers.

The Earl of Bridgwater reported the Bill concerning the Quakers, with some Amendments, which are offered to their Lordships Consideration; which Amendments were read Twice.

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be re-committed?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That this Committee shall meet about this Business the First Thursday after Twelfth Day, videlicet, the 9th Day of January next, in the Afternoon.

Bill to regulate Corporations:

Next, the House was entering into Consideration of the Amendments in the Bill concerning Corporations; and a Proviso was offered, to be added thereunto.

Which Proviso being read and debated;

The Question being put, "Whether this Proviso shall be added to the Amendments in the Bill?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then the Amendments in the said Bill were read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether to agree to these Amendments to the Bill touching Corporations?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Memorandum, That, before the putting the aforesaid Question, some Lords desired Leave to enter their Protestation, if the aforesaid Question was carried in the Affirmative.

And accordingly the Earl of Bollingbrooke entered his Protestation, upon these Reasons:

Protest against it.

"1. That these Amendments to the Bill touching Corporations, he conceives, are against the Privileges granted by the Great Charter, in the 9th and 29th Chapter, by many several Acts confirmed.

"2. That the Powers herein granted are against Judicial Trials, which proceed by Oath.

"Bolingbrooke."

Message to H. C. for a Conference about the Bill to regulate Corporations;--with Bills; and to remind them of Two.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Bennett and Sir Toby Wolridg:

To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Bill concerning Corporations.

2. To deliver to them Three Bills, which came from the House of Commons:

1. The Bill concerning confirming of certain Private Acts, with Additions in Parchment, according to their Desires.

2. The Bill to enable Dr. Peyton to sell Part of his Lands, for Payment of his Debts; and to desire Concurrence in some Amendments made by their Lordships therein.

3. The Bill for dividing Trynity Church, in Hull, from Hassle; wherein the Lords have made some Amendments, and do desire the Concurrence of the House of Commons therein.

3. To put the Commons in Mind of the Bill for preventing Vexations and Oppression in the Law, and of the Bill concerning Lyndsey Levell.

ORDERED, That the Lord Treasurer, Lord Chamberlain, Earl of Portland, and the Bishop of London, are appointed to manage this present Conference with the House of Commons.

Answer from H. C.

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

That they will give a present Conference, as is desired.

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

New Bill to prevent disorderly Printing.

ORDERED, That His Majesty's Attorney General do bring in a new Bill for regulating of Printing; which is to be presented to this House at the Meeting immediately after the Adjournment.

Adjourn.

Ds. Capitalis Justiciarius deCom. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in post meridiem hujus instantis diei, videlicet, diem Martis, 17 Decembris, hora quarta, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Post meridiem.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Capit. Justic. de Com. Placit. Speaker.

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. St. Davids.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bristoll.
Duke Bucks.
Duke Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Northumb'land.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'on.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathon.
Comes Carlile.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Langdale.
Ds. Crofts.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.

PRAYERS.

Bill to raise 1,260,000£.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the granting to the King's Majesty Twelve Hundred and Three Score Thousand Pounds, to be assessed and levied by an Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds per Month, for Eighteen Months."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

D. of Norfolk's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming an Act for Restitution of Thomas Earl of Arundell, Surrey, and Norff. to the Dignity and Title of Duke of Norfolke."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

D. of Somerset's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming an Act, for restoring of the Marquis of Hertford to the Dukedom of Somersett."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Gifford versus Ld. Mohun.

ORDERED, That the Report concerning the Lord Mohun's Privilege, in the Case of Mrs. Gifford, shall be made on the Eleventh Day of January next.

Adjourn.

Ds. CapitalisJusticiarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 18um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.