House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 28 August 1660

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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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 28 August 1660', in Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666, (London, 1767-1830) pp. 145-146. British History Online [accessed 20 April 2024]


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DIE Martis, 28 die Augusti.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

D. Yorke.
D. Gloucester.
D. Albemarle.
L. Treasurer.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Northumb'land.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Lyncolne.
Viscount Hereford.
Comes (fn. 1) Scarsdale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Banbury.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Carnarvon.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Westm'land.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Portland.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Newport.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Devon.
Comes Berks.
L. Chancellor.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Finch.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Coventrye.
Ds. Langdale.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Pawlett.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. D'acre.
Ds. Lexinton.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Gerard of Brandon.
Ds. Berkeley of Stratton.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Crumwell.
Ds. Hatton.

Sheppard versus Bond, concerning the Rectory of Mawgon.

ORDERED, That the Order of this House, of the 23th of June, 1660, granted to Thomas Sheppard Clerk, to secure the Tithes and Profits of the Rectory of Mawgon, in Mencage, in the County of Cornwall, in the Hands of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor, is hereby confirmed, to stand in Force until the Title be tried at Law, notwithstanding any Thing to the contrary.

Anniversary Thanksgiving Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for a perpetual Anniversary Thanksgiving on the 29th Day of May."

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass as a Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

L. Clifford's Bill.

The Marquis of Dorchester reported the Bill concerning the Lord Clifford as fit to pass, with some few Amendments; which, being read Twice, were Agreed to, and ordered to be ingrossed accordingly.

E. of Derby's Bill.

The Earl of North'ton reported from the Committee the Earl of Derbie's Bill as sit to pass, with some Amendments and Alterations; which were read Twice, and ordered, That this Bill be engrossed with these Amendments and Alterations.

Message from H. C. with the Bill of Indmnity;-- to expedite some Bills;-- and to sit P. M.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Serjeant Glyn, &c. who brought up the Bill of Indemnity with the Amendments, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

2. To put their Lordships in Mind of the passing several Bills which lie here undispatched: As, the Bill for confirming the Laws and Privileges of Parliament; the Bill for an Annual Thanksgiving; the Bill against Usury; the Bill of indemnifying Officers of Courts of Justice.

3. To desire their Lordships would please to sit this Afternoon.

The Answer returned was:


That this House will send a speedy Answer concerning the Bill of Indemnity.

That the Lords have passed the Bill for Judicial Proceedings, the Bill for an Annual Thanksgiving; the Bill against excessive Usury; and a Private Bill for Naturalizing of La Pierre, which are ready to be offered to the King.

As to the Sitting this Afternoon, the Lords conceive it will not be convenient, in regard the Bills passed are to be inspected by the King this Afternoon.

Message to H. C. for a Conference about the Bill of Indemnity.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edmond Pierce and Doctor Bennett:

To desire a Free Conference, touching the Bill of Indemnity, presently, in the Painted Chamber.

Heads for it.

The Lords formerly appointed to manage the Free Conferences touching the Bill of Indemnity, shall manage this Free Conference, to receive an Account of those Persons who came in upon the Proclamation; and to let them know the Reason why it will be inconvenient to sit this Afternoon, because the Bills that have passed both Houses are to be sent to the King this Afternoon, for His Perusal; and then to desire His Majesty would please to come to this House, and pass them To-morrow Morning.

The Messengers return with this Answer:

Answer from H. C.

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

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

E. of Sterling & al. versus Levinston.

ORDERED, That the Cause between Earl Sterling and others, against Levinston, shall be further heard, at this Bar, on Friday next, in the Morning.

Bill to prevent the Exportation of Money.

ORDERED, That the King's Counsel do prepare a Bill to prevent the Transportation of Money out of this Kingdom, and present the same to this House with all convenient Expedition.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Denzell Holles Esquire, &c.:

To let their Lordships know, That they do concur with their Lordships concerning Mr. Cary; and so they have perfected the Bill of Indemnity; and they desire His Majesty may be moved, That He would be pleased To-morrow to pass all the Bills that their Lordships mentioned; and that His Majesty may be informed, that they intend at the same Time to present Him with the Bill for Poll-money.

The Answer returned was:


That His Majesty shall be moved to come To-morrow, to pass these Bills.

E. of Sterling & al. versus Levinston.

ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Cause between the Earl of Sterling and others Plaintiffs, and Thomas Levingston Esquire and his Wife and others Defendants, shall be further heard, at this Bar, by Counsel on both Sides, on Friday, the One and Thirtieth of this Instant August, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning, at which Time all Parties are to give their Attendance accordingly.

Carrington's Order.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Carrington, One of His Majesty's Chaplains in Ordinary:

It is ORDERED, &c. That the former Order of this House, for the sequestering of the Tithes into the Churchwardens Hands, shall stand in Force as to the Petitioner, until the Right touching the said Tithes shall be determined by due Course of Law.


House adjourned till 9a cras.


  • 1. Origin. Scrarsdale.