House of Lords Journal Volume 11
19 December 1661

Sponsor

History of Parliament Trust

Publication

Year published

1767-1830

Pages

Annotate

Comment on this article
Double click anywhere on the text to add an annotation in-line

Citation Show another format:

'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 19 December 1661', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 355-356. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14186 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


Highlight

(Min 3 characters)

DIE Jovis, 19 die Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. Davids.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'on.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Berks.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Newport.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Portland.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathon.
Comes Carlile.
Viscount Mountague.
Viscount de Stafford.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Mordant.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Berkeley de Berkley.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Powlett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Asteley.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Langdale.
Ds. Crofts.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.

PRAYERS.

Sir A. Brown's Bill withdrawn.

ORDERED, That Sir Anthony Browne hath Leave to withdraw his Bill depending in this House; all Parties therein concerned being agreed.

Bill to regulate Hackney Coaches.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the regulating and restraining the excessive Number of Hackney Coaches."

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

Marq. Dorchester.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'on.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Anglesey.
Bp. London.
Bp. Durham.
Bp. Sarum.
Bp. Exon.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Ashley.

Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet the First Day of Meeting, in the Afternoon, after the Adjournment, in the Prince's Lodgings.

Ly. Wentworth's Nat. Bill.

This Day the Lady Philadelphia Wentworth took the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance, at the Lord Chancellor's Woolsack, before the Second Reading of the Bill for her Naturalization.

Message from the King, concerning a Plot in Agitation:

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That he had a Message to deliver from the King; which was, To let them know, that, besides the Apprehensions and Fears that are generally Abroad, His Majesty hath received Letters from several Parts of the Kingdom, and also by intercepted Letters it does appear, that divers discontented Persons are endeavouring to raise new Troubles, to the Disturbance of the Peace of the Kingdom, as in many Particulars was instanced: Which Matter being of so great Consequence, His Majesty's Desire is, That the House of Commons may be made acquainted with it, that so His Majesty may receive the Advice and Counsel of both Houses of Parliament, what is fit to be done herein; and to think of some proper Remedy to secure the Peace of the Kingdom."

Hereupon this House ORDERED, To communicate this Business presently to the House of Commons, by a Conference; and nominated these Lords following, to meet with a proportionable Number of the House of Commons, to consider of this Message of His Majesty's now delivered by the Lord Chancellor; and what proper Remedies are fit in this Conjuncture of Time to offer to the Houses, for securing the Peace of the Kingdom, with most Ease to the People:

Committee to meet with one of H. C. about it.

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Dux Cumberland.
L. Chancellor.
L. Treasurer.
L. Privy Seal.
Dux Albemarle.
L. Steward.
Epus. London.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Ashley.

Power to the Committee to meet during the Recess, &c.

ORDERED, That this Committee, appointed to join with a proportionable Number of the House of Commons (at this Time, and upon this Occasion, being in the Time of the Adjournment of both Houses of Parliament), have Power to meet on Monday next, being the 23th of December Instant, in the Forenoon, the First Time at the Lord Chancellor's Lodgings in Whitehall, and afterwards at any other Time and Place as the Committee shall think fit; and to dispense with all usual Forms, Ceremonies, and other Things, as they shall find it necessary for the carrying on the Public Service.

Message from the King, about adjourning.

The Lord Chancellor further signified from the King, "That His Majesty, considering what Time of the Year this is (so near Christmas), holds it convenient that there be an Adjournment for a small Time; therefore is willing that both Houses do adjourn To- morrow at Noon, until the next Day after Twelfth Day."

Hereupon it is ORDERED, That this be signified at the next Conference with the House of Commons; and to acquaint them with their Lordships Resolutions to adjourn accordingly at the same Time.

Message to H. C. for a Conference about these Messages from the King.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Justice Tyrrell and Baron Turner:

To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, upon Occasion of a Message from the King.

Message from thence, that they agree to the following Bills;--and for a Conference on the Bill for regulating Corporations.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Duncombe; who brought up these Bills, wherein they agree to the Amendments as they were sent down to them:

1. The Bill to enable the King to make Leases of His Lands belonging to the Dutchy of Cornwall.

2. The Bill for dividing Trynity Church, in Hull, from Hassle.

3. The Bill for confirming of Private Acts.

4. The Bill for enabling Doctor Peyton to sell Part of his Lands, for Payment of Debts.

Also to desire a Conference, concerning the Amendments in the Bill concerning regulating of Corporations.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Answer from H. C.

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

That they will give a Conference, as is desired, concerning the King's Message.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference concerning the King's Message; which being ended, the House was resumed.

Message to H. C. for the Conference on the Corporations Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Wm. Childe and Sir Thomas Birde:

To let them know, that the Lords will give a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Bill concerning regulating Corporations.

The Lord Steward and the Earl of Portland were appointed to report this Conference.

Message from H. C. for the Colestreamers, &c. who served under Gen. Monk, not to be compelled to leave London, on the Proclamation.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir James Smyth and others:

To let their Lordships know, that the Commons had been moved, in the Behalf of the Colestreamers and other Soldiers that served under the Command of the Lord General Monck, at his coming out of Scotland into England, to know their Opinion, "Whether, in their Votes and Address to the King to send the disbanded Officers and Soldiers out of this Town, the said Officers and Soldiers were included?" And the Commons have voted, "That their Intention was not to include "the said Officers and Soldiers;" whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The said Vote being read, and after some Debate: It was Resolved, To have a Conference with the House of Commons, to let them know, that this House is of Opinion, "That the King's Proclamation is according to the Advice of both Houses of Parliament; and if any Officers of the Colestreamers can make their Integrity and good Affections to appear, there is an open and ready Way for them to apply themselves for obtaining Dispensation and Leave for their staying in Town."

The Answer returned by the Messengers was:

Answer.

That the Lords will return an Answer, by Messengers of their own, concerning the Colestreamers.

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, concerning the Bill touching Corporations.

Message to them, for a Conference about the Proclamation.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir William Childe and Sir Thomas Birde:

To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, concerning their Message touching the Proclamation.

Report of the Conference about the Bill to regulate Corporations.

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

And the Earl of Portland reported the Effect of this Conference: "That to some of the Amendments sent down in the Bill concerning Corporations, the Commons do agree with their Lordships; to others, they do not."

Then the said Amendments were read Twice, and Agreed to by the Lords.

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, touching the Proclamation.

Message to them, about the Bill to regulate Corporations.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Wm. Childe and Sir Tho. Birde:

To let them know, that the Lords do agree with them in the Amendments delivered at the late Conference concerning the Bill touching regulating Corporations.

The Lords went to the Conference with the House of Commons; and the House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The Conference being ended; the Lords returning, the House was resumed.

Adjourn.

Ds. Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 20um diem instantis Decembris, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.