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 Sabbati, 11 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Heath versus Pagett.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edward Heath Knight and Francis Heath, against Justinian Pagett, concerning the Office of Custos Brevium in the King's Bench:
It is ORDERED, That this Petition be laid aside.
Writs of Error Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for preventing of Abatements of Writs of Error, upon Judgements in the Exchequer."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it; and about adjourning for a Fortnight.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Bird and Sir Moundeford Brampston:
To deliver to them the Bill for preventing Abatements of Writs of Error in the Exchequer, and to desire their Concurrence therein.
2. To let them know, that this House intends to adjourn, on Tuesday next, until Wednesday Fortnight after.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill concerning Richard Senior, wherein their Lordships have thought it fit to make some Alterations". Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the Sale of some of the Lands of Richard Senior and Anthony Senior, deceased, for Payment of some of their Debts."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Alterations and Amendments now read, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ashdown Forest, &c. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Improvement of Ashdowne Forrest, and the Park called The Broyle Parke."
Next, a Petition of the Commoners in Ashdowne Forrest was read; desiring to be heard, concerning their Right of Commons.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the Consideration of the aforesaid Bill and Petition is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five are to meet on Monday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by William Coventry Esquire, and others; who brought up a Bill, which hath passed the House of Commons, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Packington and his Trustees to sell, or otherwise dispose of, certain Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Younger Children;" to which Bill their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
E. of Portland's and Whitlock's Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee had considered of the Bill concerning Satisfaction for disbursing of Monies for the Benefit of Infants, and have thought fit to make some Alterations therein, which are offered to their Lordships Consideration." And being read Twice, were Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Alterations and Amendments.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to empower Sir John Drake and others to make Sale of Lands, for Payment of the Portion of Ellen Brisco Widow."
Report concerning Shercliffe's counterfeiting L. Hunsdon's Protection.
Report being made from the Lords Committees for Privileges; "who have examined the Business concerning the counterfeiting of the Lord Hunsdon's Protection by Thomas Shercliffe, who stands therefor committed by this House to the Serjeant at Arms, and found that the said Shercliffe did not counterfeit the said Protection, but bought it for Forty Shillings of Francis Bird; who denied that he forged the same, but alledged that he had it from one Randol, and acknowledged the Delivery of it by himself to Shercliffe, and that he had Twenty Shillings for it; but hath not produced the said Randoll, though he had Time and Order so to do:"
Bird to be attached.
It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Francis Bird shall be attached, by the Serjeant at Arms, as a Delinquent; and that the said Thomas Shercliffe be brought to this Bar on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock, against which Time the Committee for Privileges are to sum up the Information against them, that this House may the better proceed in Judgement thereupon.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 13um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.