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 Saturni, 26 die Maii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Marquis of Hertford restored to the Chancellorship of Oxford;
Upon Information to this House, "That the Lord Marquis of Hertford having a Patent for the Place of Chancellor of the University of Oxon, but hath been kept from the exercising of it for many Years last past:"
It is ORDERED, That the Lord Marquis of Hertford be admitted to the Exercise of his Chancellorship of the University of Oxford; and that all Persons and Members of the University whom it may concern are hereby required to yield Obedience accordingly.
and E. of Manchester of Cambridge.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Manchester be admitted to the Exercise of his Chancellorship of the University of Cambridge; and that all Persons and Members of the University whom it may concern are hereby required to yield Obedience accordingly.
Mrs. Dandy, committed for Treason:
Upon the Petition of Mrs. Dandy:
Nelson to attend about it.
It is ORDERED, That Mr. Nelson, One of the Justices of the Peace for Westm. shall attend this House forthwith, to give an Account what the treasonable Words are for which he committed her to Prison, and what the Proofs are.
Message from H. C. with a Declaration for suppressing Troubles in Ireland.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Angier; who brought up a Declaration for suppressing some Troubles in the Kingdom of Ireland, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
The Answer returned was:
That this House will return an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Committee for preparing a Proclamation against the Rebels in Ireland.
ORDERED, That a Proclamation be drawn up, to be sent to His Majesty, by the Advice of both Houses, to be issued in His Majesty's Name, to the same Effect.
And these Lords following were appointed to prepare the same, and report it to the House:
1 Comes Northumb.
6 Comes Portland.
2 Comes Bridgwater.
3 Comes Leycester.
4 Comes Denbigh.
5 Comes Berks.
7 Viscount Say & Seale.
1 Ds. Willoughby.
2 Ds. Paget.
3 Ds. Robertes.
Justice Malet to assist.
The Lords withdrew for the same Business presently.
Dr. Wood versus Stoot, concerning the Living of Wickham.
Upon reading the Petition of Doctor Wood; shewing, That he was put out of his Living, the Rectory of Whickham, in the Bishopric of Durham, by the Commissioners, merely because he was One of His late Majesty's Chaplains:"
It is ORDERED, That Mr. Cutbert Stoote, the Party that is now in his said Living, shall appear before this House this Day Three Weeks, to be heard what he can alledge, why the Petitioner should not be restored unto his aforesaid Living; and then this House will give further Direction therein.
Proviso to the Marq. of Hertford s Order, concerning the University.
ORDERED, That this Proviso be added to the Orders of the Marquis of Hertford and the Earl of Manchester; (videlicet,) "Provided, That the Restoration of the said Marquis of Hertford to the Exercise of the said Chancellorship of Oxford do not extend to the making void of any Degree or Degrees, Lease or Leases, or any other Thing, otherwise lawfully done or executed, since the said Marquis Hartford was interrupted in the Exercise of the said Chancellorship."
Proclamation against the Rebels in Ireland:
The Earl of Northumb. reported from the Committee, a Draught of a Proclamation concerning Ireland; which was read, and agreed; and ordered to be communicated to the House of Commons, for their Concurrence herein: And, upon the Concurrence of the House of Commons, the same to be sent to His Majesty with all Speed.
Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Doctor Chyld and Doctor Lewin:
To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Declaration concerning Ireland.
Committee for the Safety of His Majesty, &c.
Lords Committees appointed to look to the placing of such Servants in Whitehall, as may conduce to the Safety of His Majesty, Securing of the King's Goods, and the Service of the Kingdom:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet this Afternoon, at Four, in the Prince's Lodgings, and when after they please.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.
King's Goods, &c. that have been seized, to be delivered to Kynnesley.
ORDERED, That Colonel Wm. Hawley and Colonel Hercules Lowe, who (having been authorized by the Lords Committees for receiving Information concerning the King's Goods, Jewels, &c. to seize and secure such Goods and other Moveables belonging to the Crown as they should find to be concealed) have accordingly seized and secured sundry Goods belonging to the Crown, be, and are hereby, authorized and required to deliver to Mr. Kynnersley such of the said Goods now in their Custody as shall be of present Use for the Furnishing of His Majesty's Court at Whitehall.
Kem to deliver a Canopy of State to him.
Whereas Mr. Henry Kem of Westm. hath in his Custody a Canopy of State belonging to the Crown, for which he hath really paid the Sum of Thirty Pounds, which Canopy of State is of present Use, for the furnishing His Majesty's Prefence Chamber, in His Court at Whitehall:
It is ORDERED, That Mr. Kynnersley do require and receive the said Canopy of State of Mr. Kem aforesaid, giving him his Receipt for the same, to the End the said Mr. Kem may be hereafter further satisfied.
House adjourned till 5a post meridiem.
DIE Saturni, 26; die Maii, post meridiem.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Bushell, to attend the Committee.
Upon Report from the Lords Committees for Petitions:
It is ORDERED, That Mr. Thomas Bushell may have Liberty to attend the Committee for Petitions, de Die in Diem, till the Committee report the whole Matter to this House; having heard all Parties.
The Lord Hunsdon enters his Protestation against this Order.
House adjourned till Monday Morning, Nine a Clock.