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 Jovis, 2 die Augusti.
Prayers, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Yorke.
D. of Gloucester.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard of Charlt.
Ds. (fn. 1) Craven.
Ds. Berkeley de Stratton.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Berkley of Berkley.
Upon Report from the Committee of Petitions, of Mr. Longe's Case, "That the Committee finds Mr. Longe to have a good Title to his Land, and those that have it in Possession can shew no Title to it: Therefore the Opinion of the Committee is, That Mr. Longe be restored to, and put into present Possession of, his Estate, by the Sheriff of the County."
Which the House ordered accordingly.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act towards the Reparation and Satisfaction to be made unto John Lord St. John, of Basing, Earl of Wilts, and Marquis of Winchester, out of the Manors and Lands of Rob't Wallop Esquire and Sir Thomas Jervoise Knight, deceased, for the Sum of Nineteen Thousand Pounds, and Damages for the same, given unto them by the late pretended Parliament, out of the said Marquis of Winchester's Estate."
And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass as a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
E. of Bristol's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act towards the Reparation and Satisfaction to be made unto George Earl of Bristoll, out of the Manors and Lands of Carewe Raleigh Esquire, for the Sum of Six Thousand and Five Hundred Pounds, which was raised out of the said Earl's Estate, and paid to the said Carew Raleigh, for the Redemption of certain of the said Earl's Lands, given to the said Carew Raleigh by the late pretended Parliament."
Bill of Indemnity.
The House was adjourned into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed in further Consideration of the Bill of Indemnity.
The House being resumed;
Vote for disabling Sixteen Persons from holding Offices.
The Lord Robertes reported, "That the Opinion of the Committee was, That if any of these Persons following, videlicet, William Lenthall Esquire, William Burton, Oliver St. John, Colonel William Sydenham, Colonel John Desborowe, John Blackwell of Mooreclack, Christopher Pack Alderman, Richard Keeble, Charles Fleetewood, John Pyne, Richard Deane, Major Richard Creede, Phillip Nye Clerk, John Goodwin Clerk, Colonel Ralph Cobbett, and John Ireton Alderman, shall hereafter accept or exercise any Office, Ecclesiastical, Civil, or Military, or any other Public Employment, within this Kingdom, Dominion of Wales, Town of Barwick upon Tweede, or Ireland, that then such Person or Persons, as do so accept or execute as aforesaid, shall, to all Intents and Purposes in Law, stand as if he or they had been totally excepted by Name in this Act."
Which this House ordered the same accordingly.
Message from H. C. with Orders; and to remind the Lords of Peck's Order.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Birch; who brought up these particular Orders, wherein they desired their Lordships Concurrence:
1. An Order for a Month's Pay to the Army. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
2. An Order to pay to Sir G. Booth Ten Thousand Pounds.
3. To put their Lordships in Mind of an Order concerning Mr. Pecke, formerly brought up.
The Answer returned was:
That this House agrees to the Order for paying One Month's Pay to the Army: As to the Business of Sir George Booth, their Lordships will send them an Answer speedily, by Messengers of their own: And concerning the other Particulars, their Lordships will take them into due Consideration in Time, and return an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Sir G. Booth's Order.
Ordered, That the Lord Chamberlain do acquaint His Majesty with the Order concerning Sir George Booth.
Message to H. C. about acquainting the King with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Dr. Childe and
To acquaint, that their Lordships finding the Order concerning Sir George Booth to relate to Money which their Lordships conceive is not in the disposing of the Houses without the King, that their Lordships will send to the King, to acquaint Him with (fn. 2) it, who their Lordships doubt not but will consent to it; and then they shall receive a further Answer therein.
Ld. Poulet's Cause.
Ordered, That the Lord Pawlett's Cause shall be heard this Afternoon, and no other Business.
Order to restore Longe to the Possession of his Estate.
Upon the Report from the Lords Committees for Petitions, "That the Lands of Robert Long Esquire, in Gualters, in the County of Yorke, were illegally disposed of, aliened, and sold, without Summons, Hearing, or Conviction of the said Robert Longe, which is contrary to the fundamental Laws of the Land:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the said Dispositions, Alienations, and Sales, be, and are hereby declared to be, null and void; and that the said Robert Longe be, and is hereby, restored to the Possession of the said Lands in Gualters aforesaid, in whose Hands soever the same are: And the Sheriff and all other Officers of the said County are hereby required to take Care that this Order be duly executed, if Occasion shall require: And hereof all Persons whatsoever, whom this Order doth or may any Way concern are to take Notice, and yield Obedience hereunto accordingly.
Order for 40,000£. for the Army.
"Ordered, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament, That Sir Thomas Player, Receiver General of the Three Months Assessment of Seventy Thousand Pounds by the Month, commencing the 24th of June last, be, and hereby is, authorized and required to give forth Assignations upon the Receivers and Collectors for the said Assessment, in the several Counties, for the Sum of Forty Thousand Pounds, towards satisfying a Month's Pay for the Army, and to assign the same upon such Counties where the Forces are quartered, and in such Proportions as shall be limited and appointed by the Committee for the Army; and that the Committee for the Army do take the best Care they can, to make up and compleat the said Forty Thousand Pounds to One full Month's Pay for the Army."
House adjourned till 4a post meridiem.
Prayers, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
L. Chief Baron, Speaker.
Comes (fn. 4) dover .
Ds. (fn. 3) Rockingham.
Ds. Berkley de Stratton.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ld. Poulet to be restored to his Lands, conveyed to Trustees, for the Use of the Town of Lyme.
Upon hearing the Cause between the Lord Pawlett and the Town of Lyme, by Counsel and Witnesses on both Sides, and perusing of some Evidences, but not the original Deeds, which were by Order of this House to be produced at this Hearing; and upon Consideration of the whole Matter;
The Question was put, "Whether a Bill shall be brought in, for restoring the Lord Pawlett and his Heirs to his Lands conveyed by himself and his Father, and their Wives, to the Trustees for the Town of Lyme ?"
And it was Resolved in the Affirmative.
John Ellison, the Mayor of Lyme, confessed, "he was served with the Order of this House, for bringing in the original Writings; and he sent down a Letter to the Corporation, to acquaint them with it; and they sent him a Letter, with a Denial of it. The said Letter was subscribed by Gabriell West, Robert Burridge, John Ayres, and Ignatius Turner."
It is Ordered, That the Mayor of Lyme shall bring in this Letter To-morrow Morning.
Upon hearing of the Cause between John Lord Pawlett Plaintiff, and the Corporation of the Town of Lyme Regis Defendants, by Counsel [ (fn. 5) and Witnesses] on both Sides, this Day at the Bar; and the Lords perusing such Evidences, Orders, and Writings, as were then produced before their Lordships; and upon due and mature Deliberation of the whole Matter by the said House:
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament, That a Bill shall be brought into this House, for the restoring of the said Lord Pawlett and his Heirs unto several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, called or known by the Names of Duntish Parke, or Duntish Farme, with the Appurtenances, in the Parish of Buckland, in the County of Dorsett, and the Suits of Courts and other Royalties belonging to the Manor of Marshwood, and several Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in the Parish of Whitchurch, in the said County of Dorsett, which were formerly conveyed, by the said Lord Pawlett and his Father, and their Ladies, jointly or severally, to Edmond Prideaux Esquire, deceased, and others, Trustees, and their Heirs, for the Corporation of the Town of Lyme Regis aforesaid; any former Conveyances whatsoever, from the said Lords and their Ladies, or any or either of them, in any Wife notwithstanding.
House adjourned till 9a cras.