House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 8 May 1662

Pages 450-451

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, 8 die Maii, post meridiem.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, Speaker.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Bath et Wells.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Cov. et Lich.
Epus. Hereford.
Dux Bucks.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Worwicke.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Cleveland.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Newport.
Comes Portland.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Albans.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathon.
Comes Carlile.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Howard de Ch.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkley de Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Townsend.


Bill for Uniformity of Worship.

The Amendments and Alterations in the Bill of Uniformity, brought from the House of Commons at a Conference, and reported Yesterday, were now read Twice.

And, for the better Consideration hereof, the House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure.

And being resumed;

The Question being put, "Whether this House agrees with the House of Commons in the Clause concerning Schoolmasters, with the Alterations and Amendments?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

The next Question put was, "Whether this House agrees to all the rest of the Alterations and Amendments as came up from the House of Commons?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Alterations and Amendments in the said Bill of Uniformity were read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether this House agrees to these Alterations and Amendments?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

A Word in the Common Prayer Book mended.

Whereas it was signified by the House of Commons, at the Conference Yesterday, "That they found One Mistake in the Rubric of Baptism, which they conceived was a Mistake of the Writer, ["Persons"] being put instead of ["Children"]:"

The Lord Bishop of Durham acquainted the House, that himself, and the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph, and the Lord Bishop of Carlile, had Authority from the Convocation to mend the said Word, averring it was only a Mistake of the Scribe. And accordingly they came to the Clerk's Table, and amended the same.

Canon for reverend Gestures, recommended to the Convocation.

Whereas it was intimated at the Conference Yesterday, as the Desire of the House of Commons, "That it be recommended to the Convocation, to take Order for reverend and uniform Gestures and Demeanours to be enjoined at the Time of Divine Service and Preaching:"

It is ORDERED by this House, and hereby recommended to the Lords the Bishops and the rest of the Convocation of the Clergy, to prepare some Canon or Rule for that Purpose, to be humbly presented unto His Majesty for His Assent.

Sheriffs Accompts Bill.

ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning Sheriffs do meet To-morrow in the Afternoon.

Ferrers et al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the naturalizing of Anna Ferrers, and several other Persons named therein."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.


Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 9um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.