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 Lunæ, 15 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. of Bridgewater removed to his own House.
The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, That the Earl of Bridgwater, upon the Death of his Lady, is under great. Grief and Sorrow ; therefore desired their Lordships Compassion upon him in this his sad Condition, his Lady dying in the same House where now his Lordship is consined."
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the Earl of Bridgwater shall be removed from the Place where now he is, and remain a Prisoner in his own House at Barbican, until the Pleasure of this House be further signified.
Meade's Pet. dismissed.
ORDERED, That the Petition of Fuller Meade is dismissed this House.
Lords to pay to the Poor.
ORDERED, That the ancient Order made by this House, for every Lord that comes after Prayers to pay to the Poor, is hereby revived, and is to be put into Execution.
Relief for Widows, whose Husbands died in the King's Service during the late Troubles.
ORDERED, That the Lords Sub-committees for Privileges are hereby appointed to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings, and consider of the distributing of the Money subscribed by the Lords for Relief of such poor Widows as have lost their Husbands in His Majesty's Service in the late Troubles, and also to consider of the Fitness of the Persons to receive that Charity. And the Earl of Newport is added to the said Committee.
Marq. of Winton's Bill.
The Lord Ashley reported, "That the Committee have perused the Bill concerning the Marquis of Winchester and his Son the Lord St. John; and do find that the Preamble declares the passing of the Bill to be with the Consent of the said Marquis. But his Lordship, at the Committee, hath denied he hath given any Consent thereunto; whereupon the Committee thought it not fit to proceed further therein, until they had presented their Desires for their Lordships Directions, whether they shall go on in Consideration of the said Bill, or not, without the Marquis' Consent?"
The Marquis of Winchester, being present, did openly disavow any Consent of his to this Bill.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the said Bill is recommitted to the same Committee; whose Lordships are to proceed upon the same, and have hereby Power to hear all Parties therein concerned, and to endeavour a Composure and Agreement between them, that so the Bill now depending may pass by Consent of all Parties.
And the Earl of Lyncolne, Earl Rivers, Earl of Bath, Lord Viscount Say et Seale, Bishop of Winton, Bishop of Hereford, and the Lord Lucas, are added to the said Committee; whose Lordships, or any Five of them, are to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings, and to adjourn themselves as they shall please.
Port of Wells Bill.
The Lord Hunsdon reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for repairing the Port of Wells, and think it fit to pass with some Alterations."
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to.
Observation of the Sabbath Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill for better Observation of the Lord's-day shall meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 18um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.