House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 4 May 1664

Pages 606-607

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 Mercurii, 4 die Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Oxon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Exon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Clare.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Newport.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Mountagu.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Campden.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandis.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Seymour.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Crofts.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.


Bill for collecting Hearthmoney.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for collecting the Duty arising by Hearth-money by Officers appointed by His Majesty."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Bill against seditious Conventicles.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent and suppress seditious Conventicles."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the Committee of the whole House, on Friday Morning next.

Froome Forest E. of Orrery's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming Eight Hundred Acres of Land, Parcel of the late Forest of Froome Letwood, unto the Earl of Orrory and his Heirs."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill against Gaming.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act against deceitful, disorderly, and excessive Gaming."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Falmouth Parish Church Bill.

The Earl of Dorset reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill for erecting a Church at Falmouth; and think it fit to pass, with some few Alterations and Amendments:" Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to, and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Alterations and Amendments.

Message to H. C. with the E. of Orrery's Bill; and the Bill against Gaming.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Bird and Sir Moundeford Brampston;

To deliver to them these Two Bills following, and desire their Concurrence therein:

1. The Bill against excessive and deceitful Gaming.

2. The Bill for confirming Eight Hundred Acres of Land in the late Forest of Froome unto the Earl of Orrory.

Bill for collecting Hearthmoney.

Then the House was adjourned into a Committee during Pleasure, to consider of the Bill for collecting the Duty arising by Hearth-money, by Officers appointed by His Majesty.

The House was resumed.

Committees adjourned.

ORDERED, That all the Committees that were appointed to meet this Afternoon are adjourned till Tomorrow in the Afternoon.

Walker who arrested Lv. Petre, to be discharged.

Upon reading the Petition of James Walker; confessing, "That he, being a Servant to the Knight Marshal, did receive a Warrant from William Joyce, to arrest the Lady Elizabeth Petre, Wife to the Lord Petre; for which he implores their Lordships Pardon, and acknowledgeth his hearty Sorrow for committing the said Offence, as being contrary to the Privilege due to the Peerage of this Realm; and desiring to be released of his present Restraint which he lies under."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, upon his said Submission, That the said James Walker be brought to this Bar To-morrow Morning, and receive the Reprehension of this House for this his high Offence to this House, and his Breach of the Privilege of Peerage; and afterwards, upon his making Submission to the Lady Petre, he shall be discharged from any Restraint he lies under by any Order of this House touching this Business.

Duke of Bucks, Privilege. Burhill his Servant arrested.

Upon Complaint to this House, "That Francis Burhill, a menial Servant to the Duke of Bucks, is arrested, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, by Thomas Slaughter and Davis, Bailiffs, at the Suit of Henry Griffith, and is now a Prisoner in Compter in Woodstreat, London:"

Slaughter, Davis, & al. sent for.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Slaughter, and Davis and Henry Griffith shall be summoned to appear forthwith, upon Sight hereof, before the Lords in Parliament, to answer their said Offences; and that, at the same Time, the Keeper of The Compter, or his Deputy, shall bring the said Francis Burhill to this Bar, that so this House, hearing all Parties concerned, may give such further Order therein as shall be agreeable to Justice.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 5tum diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.