House of Lords Journal Volume 11
15 May 1662

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 15 May 1662', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 460-461. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14285 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 15 die Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

L. Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, Speaker this Day.

Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Cov. et Lich.
Epus. Hereford.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Berks.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Newport.
Comes Portland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathon.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynards.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.

PRAYERS.

Message from the King, recommending the Dispatch of some public Bills, &c.

The Lord Treasurer acquainted the House, "That he had a Message in Writing to deliver to their Lordships." Which was read, as followeth:

Charles R.

"Though His Majesty resolved to begin His Journey towards Portsmouth on Friday next; yet, hoping that the Public Bills may in a short Time be ready for His Royal Assent, His Majesty is resolved to defer His Journey till Monday Morning; and in the mean Time desires both Houses of Parliament to prepare and finish the Public Bills now before them; and particularly He doth earnestly recommend to them the Dispatch of the Bills for the Militia, for the Highways, the Poor, and Printing: And, that the Nation may not suffer under the Reproach and Infamy of the Miscarriage in so glorious a Work as the Draining of the Fens, since there is not Time for the passing a Bill that may provide for the several Interests, His Majesty doth earnestly recommend to them the passing such a temporary Bill, for Preservation of those Works, as hath already passed, and is now expired; and when the Parliament meets again, all particular Rights may be provided for. And His Majesty will be at the House on Monday next, to conclude this Session.

"Given at Our Court at Whitehall, the 15th of May, in the Fourteenth Year of Our Reign."

Message to H. C. for a Conference about the Bill for Money for Officers who served the King.

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

To desire a present Free Conference, concerning the Bill for Distribution of Threescore Thousand Pounds amongst the truly indigent and loyal Officers, in the Painted Chamber.

The Lord Treasurer, Lord Privy Seal, Earl of Portland, Earl of Bridgwater, Earl of Bollingbrooke, and the Lord Mohun, were appointed to manage this Free Conference, to consider what is fit to be said at it.

Bill to provide Carriages for the Navy and Ordnance.

The Earl of Bollingbrooke reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for the King's Carriages; and have made some Alterations and Amendments therein." Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for providing Carriages, by Land and Water, for the Use of His Majesty's Navy and Ordnance."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

The Messengers return with this Answer:

Answer from H. C.

That the House of Commons will give a Free Conference, as is desired.

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

Highways Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enlarging and amending the Common Highways."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments and Provisos, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

L. Lexington excused.

The Lord Lexington is excused for his Absence from this House.

Message to H. C. with Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Moundeford Brampston and Sir Toby Wolridge:

To deliver to them these Bills, with the Alterations and Provisos; and desire their Concurrence therein:

1. The Bill for enlarging and amending the Common Highways.

2. The Bill for providing Carriages for His Majesty's Service.

3. To let them know, that this House intends to fit this Afternoon; and to desire the House of Commons would fit likewise.

Committees revived.

ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning Wool and Woolfels, the Committee concerning Leather, and the Committee concerning sheriffs, do all meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.

Middleton released.

ORDERED, That Mr. Middleton, now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher attending this House, upon Breach of Privilege relating unto the Earl of Northumberland, is (at the Desire of his Lordship) released of his said Restraint or Imprisonment, paying his Fees: And this to be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.

Cherry, E. Rivers' Chaplain, arrested.

The House being this Day informed, "That Edward Cherry, a Domestic Chaplain of the Earl of Rivers, was arrested on the Fourth Day of this Month, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament due to the Peers of this Realm, at the Instigation of John George, George Nicholson, Creditors, and John Robinson Attorney, by Thomas Shynn Senior, George Merry, Edward Sage, and William Boggas Bailiffs:"

George, Nicholson, & al. sent for.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled in Parliament, That the said Parties and every of them are to appear before the Lords in Parliament To-morrow Morning, or as soon after as possibly may be, to give an Account of this Matter, as they shall be required; and herein they nor any of them may fail, as they will answer the contrary to this House.

Poole, Bp. of Chichester's Servant, released from an Arrest.

The House being this Day certainly informed, "That John Poole, a menial Servant and Secretary to the Lord Bishop of Chichester, was arrested, and imprisoned in The Marshalsey, contrary to the Privilege due to the Lords of Parliament:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Poole shall be, and is hereby, released of his said Restraint or Imprisonment; and that his Bail or Caution for his true Imprisonment is likewise discharged and taken off, by virtue of this Order: And hereunto all Persons concerned are to yield Obedience, as the contrary will be answered to this House.

Osborne to be attached, for arresting him.

ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall attach the Body of John Osborne, a Marshal's Man, for arresting and imprisoning of Mr. John Poole, a menial Servant to the Lord Bishop of Chichester, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament; and forthwith bring him to this Bar, to answer his said Contempt: And this to be a sufficient Warrant in this Behalf.

Adjourn.

Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in post meridiem hujus instantis diei, 15tum diem Maii, hora quarta, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 15 die Maii, post meridiem.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

L. Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, Speaker this Day.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Hereford.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Newport.
Comes Thanett.
Comes Portland.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ashley.

PRAYERS.

Bill to prevent the Exportation of Leather.

The Lord Mohun reported from the Committee, the Bill against Transportation of Leather, and Raw Hides, with certain Alterations and a Proviso; which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to restrain the Transportation of Leather, and Raw Hides out of the Kingdom of England."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments and Proviso now read, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill to confirm the Acts for draining the Fens.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming and continuing Two Acts, for the necessary Maintenance of the Work of draining the Great Level of the Fens."

Sheriffs Accompts Bill.

The Lord Ashley reported from the Committee, the Bill concerning Sheriffs, with certain Alterations and Provisos; which, being read Twice and debated, and some new Alteration made therein by the House, were Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for preventing the unnecessary Charges of Sheriffs, and for Ease in passing their Accompts."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Alterations and Proviso now read, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Coppleston's Bill.

The Question being put, "Whether the Bill concerning Mr. Coppleston shall be now read?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Walker, Reading Clerk, recommended to the King.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Treasurer is hereby desired specially to recommend Mr. John Walker (the Reading Clerk in this House) to the King's Majesty, that He would be pleased to consider him, for his great Pains and diligent Attendance (during this Parliament) in His Majesty's Service.

Adjourn.

Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 16um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.