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, 6 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Marquis of Winton and L. St. John's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Award made by the King's Majesty, for composing the Differences between John Lord Marquis of Winchester and his Eldest Son Charles Lord St. John, and the Conveyances made, or mentioned to be made, in Pursuance of the same Award."
Bp. of London's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the Bishop of London to lease out the Tenements now built upon the Site of his Palace in London."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the making void of divers Judgements and Conveyances obtained from James Scudamore Esquire, by George Colt and Thomas Colt, and their Trustees."
Message from H. C. with the Bill, for making the Rivers Stower and Salwerp navigable.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Goddrich and others:
To return a Bill sent down to them, concerning making the Rivers of Stower and Salwerp navigable; wherein the House of Commons have made some Alterations and Provisos, and desire their Lordships Concurrence therein.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill to enable Thomas Knollys to sell the Lands of Sir Henry Knoyllis, for the Payment of Debts, and raising Portions for the Younger Children; and it doth appear that there are only Infants concerned therein: But the Committee are informed, by Sir John Duncomb, Uncle to the Children, that the said Children will be undone if this Bill be not passed, there being no other Way to be taken for the providing for them; which the Committee leaves to their Lordships Consideration."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling of Thomas Knollys Esquire to sell the Manor of Bowcomb, for Payment of the Debts of Sir Henry Knollys his Elder Brother, and for the raising of Portions for his Younger Children."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It is Resolved in the Negative.
Rivers of Stower and Salwerp Bill.
Next, the Alterations and Provisos in the Bill concerning making the Rivers of Stower and Salwarp navigable, were read Twice, as they were brought from the House of Commons; and ORDERED, That this House approves of, and agrees to, these Alterations and Provisos.
ORDERED, That the Lord Wharton is added to the Committee for the Bill of Uniformity.
Bill for Relief of Officers, &c. maimed in the King's Service.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Relief of poor and maimed Officers and Soldiers, who have faithfully served His Majesty and His Royal Father in the late Wars."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Ld. Mohun and Gifford.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this Day Sevennight, the Thirteenth of this Instant Month, is appointed for hearing the Counsel, at this Bar, on the Behalf of the Lord Mohun (a Member of Parliament) on the one Part, and the Counsel of Mrs. Dorothy Gifford on the other Part; who are then to state to this House the Matter of Difference between the said Parties, that such further Directions may be given therein as their Lordships shall think fit.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 7um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.