House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 16 May 1661

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, 16 die Maii.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Robertes, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Richmond.
Marq. de Winton.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke et Mountg.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Exon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Warwicke.
Comes Devon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Midd.
Comes Clare.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Westm'land.
Comes Berks.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Newport.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thanett.
Comes Portland.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathon.
Comes Carlisle.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Conway.
Viscount Campden.
Viscount de Stafford.
Viscount Fawconberge.
Viscount Mordant.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Berkley de Berkley.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. D'acres.
Ds. (fn. 1) Darcy ct Conyers.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Crumwell.
Ds. Euers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Petree.
Ds. Arrundell de Ward.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Townesend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Bill for draining Lyndsey Level.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the draining of the Level of the Fens, in the County of Lyn colne, extending itself from the River of Gleane and Bourne to Kyme Ea, as well within the Parts of Kestaven as Holland (The Eight Hundred Fenn excepted), &c."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following; (videlicet,)

L. Treasurer.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Exon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Berks.
Comes Thanett.
Comes Portland.
Comes Anglesey.
Ds. Willoughby de Parham.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Berkley de Stratton.

Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Tuesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn themselves from Time to Time, as they shall think fit.

E. of Oxon's Claim to the Office of Ld. Great Chamberlain.

Next, an Account was given to the House of the particular former Proceedings in this House of the Cause between the Earl of Oxon and the Earl of Lyndsey, concerning the Title to the Office of the Lord Great Chamberlain of England, as they stand entered in the Journal Book of this House, AnnoCaroli, 1625.

And upon this, it was moved, "Whether to proceed to the Hearing of this Cause, in regard it hath been heard and determined in Parliament already, upon mature Advice and Deliberation?"

But it being now late:

It is ORDERED, That the further Debate of this Business shall be resumed again on Tuesday Morning next.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Veneris, 17 diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.


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