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 Martis, 29 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Prynn and others; who brought up these Bills following:
1. "An Act for enlarging and repairing of Common Highways."
2. "An Act against exporting of Sheep, Wool, Woolfels, Mortlings, Shorlings, Yarn made of Wool, Woolfels, Fullers Earth, Fulling Clay, and Tobacco Pipe Clay."
To which Bills the House of Commons desire their Lordships Concurrence.
3. To return a Bill sent down to them, with an Alteration, concerning the Pilchard Fishing in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon; to which Alteration they concur with their Lordships.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Sale of Lands, made by John Coppleston Gentleman, to John Mayne Merchant."
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.
Bengworth Bridge Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for repairing of Bengworth Bridge, in the County of Worcester."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the Bill for Mr. Coppleston is.
Conference concerning repairing the Streets in Westm. &c.
The House took into Consideration the late Conference with the House of Commons, concerning the Proviso touching Exeter House, in the Bill for mending the Highways and Streets in London and Westm. and the Places adjacent.
And this House agreed to the Desire of the House of Commons for leaving out the said Proviso, in regard their Lordships conceive that the Expressions in the said Bill for taking away the Rails in the Street, and raising the Ground, between Exceter House and The Savoy, is sufficient to exempt the said House out of any Danger of the said Bill, as it was declared by the House of Commons at the Conference the 24th Day of this Instant April.
Message to H. C. with Bills;- and concerning the one for repairing the Streets in Westm. &c.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Escott and Sir Thomas Bennet:
To deliver Two Bills sent from them; one, concerning the Tenants of the Manor of Clitheroe; the other, concerning the Tenants of the Manor of Rannes and other Lands; to both which Bills the Lords do agree, with some Amendments, and desire their Concurrence therein.
Also to let the House of Commons know, that the Lords do agree with them, in leaving out the Proviso concerning Exeter House, in the Bill for mending the Streets in London and Westm. and Places adjacent.
Ld. Eure, Leave to be absent.
ORDERED, That the Lord Eure hath Leave to go into the Country, for some Time.
E. of Winchelsea's Bill.
Next, the House took into Consideration the Amendments and Addition to the Bills for confirming a former Act, passed in Behalf of the Earl of Winchilsea, and the Lord Delamer.
Hyde & al. Nat. Bill.
And as touching the Addition to confirm the Bill for naturalizing of Francis Hyde and others. It is ORDERED, That such Persons as shall not come and pay their due Fees to the Officers of this House within convenient Time, videlicet, Four Days, shall not have any Benefit of Confirmation by this Act, but have their Names left out.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enlarging and repairing of Common Highways."
Bill to prevent the Exportation of Sheep, Wool, &c.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act against exporting of Sheep, Wool, Woolfels, Mortlings, Shorlings, Yarn made of Wool, Woolfels, Fullers Earth, Fulling Clay, and Tobacco Pipe Clay."
Ferrers & al. Nat. Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported from the Committee, the Bill for naturalizing of Anna Ferrers and others, as sit to pass, only leaving out the Names of Six Persons, who have not paid their Fees.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That this Bill shall be read the Third time on Friday next.
Rivers of Wye, Lugg, &c. Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Durham reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for making the Rivers of Wye and Lugg navigable; and do think it fit to pass, without any Alterations."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the making the Rivers of Wye and Lugg navigable, and the Rivers and Brooks running into the same, in the Counties of Hereford, Gloucester, and Monmouth."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
E. of Cleveland excused.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Cleveland is excused for his Absence, in regard of his ill Health.
Answer from H. C.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return with this Answer:
That they have delivered their Message.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 30um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.