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, 30 die Augusti.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Yorke.
(fn. 1) Comes Lyncolne.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Dr. Creighton, concerning the Rectory of Penzance.
ORDERED, That the Tithes and Profits of Pensance be secured, in the Hands of David Grosse of Galvall, Joseph Noy of Burrian, Arthur Lavelis of Burrion, until the Title of the said Rectory be determined at Law, between Doctor Creighton and the present Incumbent.
The Lord Chancellor acquainted, (fn. 2) "That the King commanded him to deliver a Bill unto this House; which His Majesty recommends as a Public Good." Which was received.
Bill for draining the Great Level of the Fens.
Hodie 1a et 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the necessary Support of the Work of Draining the Great Level of the Fens."
ORDERED, That this Act be committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time, as they shall see Cause.
L. Lexington's Bill.
The Lord Mohun reported the Bill concerning the Lord Lexington, with some Alterations, which were read Twice; and ORDERED, That the Parties concerned in this Bill shall be heard, by their Counsel, at this Bar, on Monday Morning next.
Dr. Wyld's Cause.
ORDERED, That Doctor Wylde's Business shall be heard, by Counsel, at this Bar, on Tuesday Morning next.
ORDERED, That some of the King's Counsel do attend the Committee this Afternoon, concerning the Bill for the Fens.
L. Roscommon's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to restore to Wentworth Lord Roscomon, of the Kingdom of Ireland, all the Honours, Castles, Lordships, Lands, &c. in Ireland, &c."
And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass as a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edmond Peirce and Doctor Bennett:
To deliver to them the Earl of Derbie's Bill, and the Lord Roscomon's Bill; and to desire their Concurrence therein.
L. Lucas, Leave to be absent.
ORDERED, That the Lord Lucas hath Leave to go into the Country.
L. Arundel's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for restoring Henry Lord Arundell of Warder to the Possession of his Estate."
Marq. of Worcester's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for putting Edward Marquis and Earl of Worcester into Possession of such Part of his Estate as hath been sold or conveyed away, under Colour of several Acts and Ordinances, &c."
ORDERED, That this Bill be committed to the same Committee that other Bills are; who are to meet this Afternoon, at Four a Clock.
Upon Petition of John Eales:
It is ORDERED, That he be released from his present Restraint he lies under by Order of this House.
E. of Arundel's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Restitution of Thomas Earl of Arrundell to the Dignity and Title of Duke of Norfolke."
Bill for draining Fens in Lincoln.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the draining of the Level of Fens, in the County of Lyncolne, &c."
Message from H. C. with Bills and Orders.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Turner Knight; who brought up divers Particulars, wherein their Lordships Concurrence is desired:
1. A Bill for enabling Sir George Booth to make Leases and Sales of Part of his Estate.
2. A Bill for naturalizing of Gerard Vanteythusen, Daniell Demetrius, Theodore Cock, John Cranenburgh, and others.
3. A Bill for the incorporating of the Master and Wardens of the Company of Haberdashers, London, to be Governors of the Free School and Alms-houses in Newport, in the County of Salop, &c.
4. An Order to pay One Thousand Pounds to one Swale. (Here enter it.)
Read, and Agreed to.
L. Willoughby's Order.
5. An Order to pay Two Thousand One Hundred Fifty-five Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence, to the Lord Willoughby. (Here enter it.)
The Question being put, "Whether this Order shall pass or not?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Protest against it.
Memorandum, That, before the putting of the aforesaid Question, the Lord Mohun desired Leave to enter his Dissent, if it were carried in the Affirmative.
The Answer returned was:
Answer to H. C.
That this House agrees in the Two Orders now brought up: As concerning the Three Bills, their Lordships will take them into Consideration.
Sir George Booth's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling Sir George Booth Baronet, to make Leases and Sales out of Part of his Lands."
Sir F. Doddington's Pet.
ORDERED, That the Committee of Petitions are revived, to consider of the Petition of Sir Fra. Doddington, and no other Business; and the Earl of Peterborough and the Lord Howard added to that Committee.
ORDERED, That the Committee for several Bills are to meet this Afternoon; and the Earl of Derby and the Lord Arrundell are added to that Committee.
Prisoners under the Black Rod released.
ORDERED, That all the Prisoners that stand now in Restraint and Custody under the Gentleman Usher shall be released, paying their Fees.
Order for 1000£. to Swale.
ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That One Thousand Pounds, Part of the One Thousand Six Hundred Pounds drawn by several Bills of Exchange, on the Treasurer of the Contingencies of the late Council of State, by the Commissioners lately residing at The Sound, and payable to Robert Swale, of London, Merchant, be charged upon the Receipt of the Excise; and that the Commissioners of the Excise do pay the same to the said Mr. Swale, or his Assigns, out of the Monies coming into the said Receipt, in Course, towards Satisfaction of the said Bills: And this Order, together with the Acquittance of Mr. Swale, or his Assigns, testifying the Receipt thereof, shall be to the Commissioners of Excise a sufficient Warrant and Discharge."
Order for 2155£. 156. 10d. to L. Willoughby.
"ORDERED, by the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, That the Sum of Two Thousand One Hundred Fifty-five Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence, the Residue and Remainder of Three Thousand One Hundred Fifty-five Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence, charged by Ordinance of the Lords and Commons on the Receipt of Goldsmithes Hall, and payable in the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Forty and Six to the Lord Willoughby of Parham, as due to him on his Accompt, be, and is hereby, charged on the Receipt of the Excise, and to be paid by the Commissioners of Excise, in Course, to the said Lord Willoughby of Parham, or his Assigns, in full Satisfaction of the Money due and owing upon his Accompt as aforesaid: And this Order, together with the Acquittance or Acquittances of the said Lord Willoughby, or his Assigns, testifying his or their Receipt thereof, shall be to the said Commissioners of Excise a sufficient Warrant or Discharge."
Upon reading the Petition of John Eales:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament, That the Petitioner, being now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher, is hereby released of his present Restraint, paying his Fees.
Dr. Creighton's Order concerning the Rectory of Pensance.
ORDERED, That the Tithes and Profits of the Deanery of St. Burian be secured, in the Hands of David Grosse of Galvall, Joseph Noy of Burrian, Arthur Lavelis of Burrian, and Thomas Grosse of Pensance, until the Title of the said Rectory be determined by Law, between Doctor Creighton and the present Incumbent.
Prisoners under the Black Rod released.
ORDERED, &c. That the Prisoners that stand now committed to the Gentleman Usher attending this House, for sitting in illegal High Courts of Justice, and an illegal Court Martial, be, and are hereby, discharged of their said Restraint and Imprisonment.
Dr. Wyld versus Rawlinson.
ORDERED, That the Cause between Doctor Wylde and Mr. Rawlinson shall be heard, at this Bar, on Tuesday next, the 3 of September, touching the Rectory of the Church of Lambeth, and securing the Profits thereof: And hereof both Parties are to have timely Notice, and attend the Hearing accordingly.
House adjourned till 10a cras.