House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 6 November 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: 6 November 1660', in Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666, (London, 1767-1830) pp. 176-177. British History Online [accessed 12 April 2024]


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DIE Martis, 6 die Novembris.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

D. of Yorke.
L. Chancellor.
Duke of Cumberland.
D. of Albemarle.
Marq. of Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
Marq. of Dorchest.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Dorsett.
Viscount Stafford.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Banbury.
Comes Midd.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Newport.
Comes Berks.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Nottingham.
Viscount Conway.
Viscount Mordant.
Comes Strafford.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Cleaveland.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Coventrey.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Euers.
Ds. Berkley of Berkly.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Arrundell.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Brudenell.
Ds. Howard de Cha'lt.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Berkley of Stratton.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Culpeper.

The Lord Chancellor introduced, as Baron of Hyndon.

The Lord Chamberlain signified to the House, "That it hath pleased His Majesty to confer the Honour of Peerage upon the Lord Chancellor."

Upon this, the House appointed the Lord Great Chamberlain, the Lord Robertes, and the Lord Hatton, without their Robes (there having been no Robes used this Parliament), to introduct his Lordship, who, taking the Great Seal into his Arms, went from the Woolsack, between the said Lords, below the Bar; and Garter King of Arms going before with the Patent, and having made Three Obeisances before they came within the Bar, his Lordship came up, and laid his Patent (bearing Date the Third Day of this Instant November) upon the Chair of State, kneeling; from whence it was taken, and delivered to the Clerk of the Parliaments to be read: Which being accordingly done, his Lordship was placed upon the Barons Seat as youngest Baron, being created Baron of Hyndon; and afterwards placed as Lord Chancellor, according to the Statute; and, having sat a very little while, took his Place again on the Woolsack, as Speaker.

L. Stafford versus Foster and Walker.

ORDERED, That the Cause of the Lord Viscount Stafford, against Foster and Walker, which was appointed to have been heard this Day, shall be heard this Day Sevennight, by Counsel on both Sides, at this Bar.

E. of Sterling & al. versus Levingston.

Upon reading the Petition of Tho. Levingston and his Wife:

It is ORDERED, That the Parties concerned shall see this Petition, and the Case annexed; and both Sides are to agree upon a Case, and attend the Judges with it within a Week; and then, upon Report of all the Judges, this House will take the same in further Consideration.

Royston Vicarage Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Maintenance of the Vicar for the Time being of the Vicarage of Royston, in the County of Hertford and Cambridge, and of his Successors, Vicars of the said Vicarage."

Sabran's Naturalization Bill.

ORDERED, That the Bill for Naturalizing of * Rence Sabran, shall be read the Third Time on Thursday Morning next.

Bill for Confirmation of Marriages.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Confirmation of Marriages."

L. Arundel's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for restoring Henry Lord Arrundell to his Estate."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to these Lords following:

L. Steward.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bollingbrook.
Comes Midd.
Viscount Stafford.
Ds. Robertes.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Craven.

Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Thursday next, in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.

E. of Sterling & al. versus Levingston.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Levingston Esquire and Anne his Wife, Defendants, to the Petition of the Earl of Sterling and others Plaintiffs; and the Case annexed to the said Petition:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Parties on both Sides are to agree upon the Case between themselves, in relation to the Act of Indemnity and the Act of Judicial Proceedings, and attend the Judges with it within One Week next ensuing the Date hereof; and then, upon Report of the Judges, this House will take the whole Cause into Consideration, for a final Judgement and Determination of the same.


House adjourned till 10a cras, Aurora.