House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 22 July 1661

Pages 316-317

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 Lunæ, 22 die Julii.

Domini præsentes fuerunt:

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas Speaker this Day.

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Exon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'on.
Comes Devon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Berks.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Newport.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Portland.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathon.
Comes Carlile.
Viscount Campden.
Viscount de Stafford.
Viscount Mordant.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Powis.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. (fn. 1) Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley de Stratton.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.

PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.

Bill to confirm the one for draining the Great Level.

The Lord Lexington reported from the Committee, the Bill concerning the Draining the Great Level of the Fens, as fit to pass as it is, without any Alteration.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming and continuing an Act, for the necessary Maintenance of the Work of Draining the Great Level of the Fens."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass for a Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill for preserving Deer.

The Earl of North'on reported from the Committee, the Bill against Killing of Deer, as fit to pass, with some Alterations; which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent the unlawful coursing, hurting, and killing of Deer."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Alterations now read, shall pass for a Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill to restore Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

The Lord Lucas reported from the Committee, the Bill concerning Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, as fit to pass, with an Alteration.

Which being read Twice;

And, after Debate,

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be re-committed?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Committee for this Bill do meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, in the Lord Chancellor's Lodgings.

Message from H. C. with Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Gilby and others; who brought up these Bills following:

1. A Bill for dividing Trynity Church, in Kingston upon Hull, from Hassle.

2. To return a Bill sent down from their Lordships to them, for confirming an Enclosure of Land at Parsons Greene; to which the House of Commons do concur, without any Alterations.

Militia Bill.

The Lord Lucas reported from the Committee, the Bill concerning the Militia, wherein the Committee have thought fit to make some Alterations, which are offered to the Consideration of this House.

The Alterations were read Twice.

And, after Debate thereof,

The Question being put, "Whether to agree with the Committee in leaving out the Proviso concerning taking the Oaths?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

The other Proviso, brought in from the Committee, after Debate, was not Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act declaring the sole Right of the Militia to be in the King; and for the present ordering and disposing the same."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass for a Law?

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hampson to be attached, if he do not make up Rolls in the Stat. Office, or deliver the Books.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Hampson Esquire, and an Order of this House, dated the Twentieth Day of June last; as also upon the Oath of Robert Stephens, who testified, "That he had delivered a Copy of, that Order unto the said Mr. Hampson, and shewed the Original unto him; and yet he hath not obeyed the said Order:"

It is ORDERED, That the said Robert Hampson shall deliver the Books mentioned in the said Order into the Statute Office, between the Date hereof and Tuesday next ensuing; or else he the said Robert Hampson is to be taken into safe Custody by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House or his Deputy, to answer his high Contempt, for his not obeying this and the said former Order of the Twentieth of June last past: And the leaving this Order at the House of the said Mr. Hampson shall be a sufficient Serving of the same.

Town of Leostoff and Yarmouth, about a Fishery.

ORDERED, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Western Fishermen and the Northern Fishermen are hereby empowered to fish this Season for the Herring Fishing about the Town of Yarmouth, as formerly they have done Three Years before the last Year, with a Salvo Jure to the said Town of Yarmouth and the Town of Lowestofte; the Right of which Fishing now depends before the Lords in Parliament.


Ds. Capit. Justic. de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 23um diem instantis Julii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.


  • 1. Origin. Gerarard.