Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
DIE Veneris, 28 die Junii.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Rivers Stour and Salwerp Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the making navigable the Rivers of Salwerp and Stoure, and the Rivulets and Brooks running into the same, in the Counties of Worcester and Stafford."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass as a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Lewin and Sir William Glascocke:
To deliver the Bill for making the Rivers of Salwerp and Stoure navigable, and desire their Concurrence therein.
Westminster Streets Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for cleansing the Streets in Westminster."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Streate and others; who brought up these Bills following, which had passed that House, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. "An Act for the reviving a Settlement of certain Lands on John Orlibeare, for Life; the Remainder to the Sons of the said John successively, and the Heirs Males of their Bodies."
2. "An Act for ascertaining and establishing the Fees of the Masters of the Chancery in Ordinary."
3. "An Act for Confirmation of the Charter and Privileges of the Master, Wardens, and Commonalty, of Weavers and Fullers and Clothiers, in the City of Worcester."
4. "An Act for the uniting the Parsonages of St. Andrewes and St. Mary Witton, in Droitwich, in the County of Worcester."
Sanguinary Laws concerning Religion.
This Day the House resumed the Debate, which was the 15th of this Instant June, concerning the Sanguinary Laws.
And, after a long Debate, this Order following was made; videlicet,
"Upon the Debate of the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance this Day: This House is of Opinion, That nothing hath been offered to this House to move their Lordships to alter any Thing in the said Oaths."
ORDERED, That these Lords following do consider of the Sanguinary Laws concerning Priests, and such other Laws as reach to Blood; and present the same to this House:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet in the Prince's Lodgings, on Monday Morning next, at Eight of the Clock; and to adjourn from Time to Time.
Order for keeping the Court of Requests, and other Places about this House, clear.
ORDERED, That the Serjeants at Arms attending this House do take Care to prevent the Disorders, in the Court of Requests, or any other Places near this House, by the playing of Footmen and Boys, whereby the Lords cannot come without Disturbance in or out to this House; and if they find any to be refractory, that they apprehend them, and bring them before the Lords in Parliament, that they may receive Punishment according to their Offence.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Saturni, videlicet, 29 diem instantis Junii, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,