Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 29 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker this Day.
River Wye Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the keeping, conserving, ordering, governing, and continuing, of the River of Wye navigable, from Guildford, in the County of Surrey, to the River of Thames, and so to London."
Bill for transporting Felons.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for transporting of Persons convicted of Felony within Clergy (or for Petit Larceny) beyond the Seas."
Committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Thursday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Brampston Knight of the Bath, and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the assembling and holding of Parliaments Once in Three Years at the least; and for the Repeal of an Act, intituled, An Act for the preventing of Inconveniencies happening by the Intermission of Parliaments;" wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
Bill to repeal the Act for Triennial Parliaments.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the assembling and holding of Parliaments Once in Three Years at the least, and for the Repeal of an Act, intituled, An Act for preventing the Inconveniencies happening by the long Intermission of Parliaments."
ORDERED, That this Bill shall be read the Second Time when this House sits next.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent with a Message to the House of Commons Yesterday return with this Answer:
That they have delivered their Message.
Committee to consider of the Acts for Highways, for Relief of the Poor, and for regulating Hackney Coaches.
Lords Committees appointed by this House to consider of Three Acts of Parliament passed in the First Session of this Parliament, begun the Eighth Day of May, 1661; the one concerning the Poor; the other concerning the Highways; and the other concerning the Streets and Hackney Coaches; and if there be Defect in any of them, to report it to this House; otherwise, if their Lordships please, to send to the Justices of Peace to attend them therein, or to enjoin them to cause the said Acts to be put into due Execution; and that such Judges as the Lords shall from Time to Time send for, are to assist their Lordships in the Consideration of the said Acts:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them, are to meet on Thursday next, the 31th of this Instant March, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn themselves from Time to Time, as their Lordships shall think fit.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 30um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.