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 Veneris, 14 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Grants of Tithes Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bishop of Durham, Bishop of St. David's, and the Bishop of Landaffe, are added to the Committee for the Bill to enable Persons to give Tithes to the Use of the Church.
E. of Huntingdon's Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for confirming the Sale of the Earl of Huntingdon's Land: And it did appear to the Committee, That the Sale of the Lands mentioned in the Bill was, and is, much to the Advantage of the young Earl that now is; and the Countess of Huntingdon, his Mother and Guardian, is fully consenting to the passing of this Bill, knowing it to be for his Good, and for the Preservation of the Remainder of his Estate. The Committee have thought fit to make some small Amendments therein, which are offered to their Lordships Consideration."
And (fn. 1) being read Twice, were agreed to; and ordered the Bill to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
E. of Clare versus Egerton, for a Breach of Privilege.
The Earl of Clare made Complaint to the House, of a Breach of Privilege of Parliament committed upon his Lordship: "That one Humphrey Wyld, a Justice of the Peace in Westm. had granted out a Warrant to the Constable, at the Complaint of the Scavenger, to attach the Body of his Lordship, and bring him before him, with other Persons named in the Warrant: That the said Humphrey Wyld, hearing of this, hath applied himself to his Lordship, and given him Satisfaction, by declaring to him his Abhorrency of such an Action, and protesting to him how it was a Mistake of his Clerk, in putting in his Lordship's Name amongst others, unknown to him."
The House hereupon ORDERED, That the Examination of this Business is referred to the Committee for Privileges; who are to state the Business, and report the same to this House: And it is further ORDERED, That William Egerton, the Scavenger, upon whose Complaint the said Warrant was procured, shall be forthwith attached as a Delinquent, and brought before this House, to answer the said Offence.
Marquis of Winton's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Estate of John Marquis of Winton, in certain Manors and Lands, whereof the Deeds and Evidences were burnt and lost at the taking of the Castle of Bazinge."
Sedge Moor Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Division and Improvement of the Moor called Sedg Moore, otherwise Kings Sedg Moore, in the County of Somersett."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and all Parties concerned to be heard.
Bill to regulate the Broad Cloth Manufactory in Yorksine.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better regulating of the Manufacture of Broad Woollen Cloth, within the West Riding of the County of York."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the Bill for Sedgmoore is. And these Lords following are added to the said Committee:
Message to H. C. with Bills.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Will. Childe and Sir Toby Wolridg:
To return Two Bills which came from thence; one, for disuniting the Hundreds of Dudston and Kingsbarton from the County and City of Gloucester; the other, concerning enabling the Lord Viscount Scudamore of Slege, to endow several Churches; in which Two Bills the Lords have made some Amendments, and desire the Concurrence of the Commons therein.
ORDERED, That the Lords following are added to the Committee for Petitions:
Duncomb versus Carter, in Error.
Whereas there is a Writ of Error depending in this House, between Duncomb Plaintiff, and Carter Defendant, wherein the Plaintiff hath assigned Errors according to Rule; but the Defendant hath not joined Issue:
It is ORDERED, That the Errors shall be argued, at this Bar, on Tuesday next, the 18th of this Instant February, at Nine of the Clock in the Morning; before which Time the said Defendant is to join Issue, having had timely Notice of this Order, and to come prepared with his Counsel accordingly, or otherwise this House will proceed therein, as Things depend before their Lordships.
Doiley and Kingston, in a Suit which concerns L. Say and Seale.
Upon Complaint made this Day to the House, "That a Suit is prosecuted, by Robert Doyly Gentleman, against Thomas Kingston Gentleman, concerning a Messuage and Lands belonging to the Manor of Bloxham, in the County of Oxon, of which the Lord Viscount Say and Scale is Lord:"
It is ORDERED, That the Business is hereby referred to the Committee of Privileges; who, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons as they please touching the same, are afterwards to make Report to this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 15um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,