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, 10 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Bill to continue the Act for regulating the Press.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Continuance of a former Act for regulating the Press."
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.
Bill to prevent the delivering up of Merchants Ships.
The Earl of Sandwich reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill to prevent the delivering up of Merchants Ships; and think it fit to pass as it is, without any Alteration or Amendment."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent the delivering up of Merchants Ships."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Lewesham Free-schools, &c. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling the Charitable Gift of Abraham Colfe Clerk, for erecting and endowing Two Free-schools and as Almshouse at Lewisham in Kent."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed (fn. 1) to the same Committee as the Bill for regulating the Press is.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Francis Cottington, or Charles Cottington, to settle and dispose of Lands in Jointure, for any Wife or Wives they shall take in Marriage."
Squib's Petition, concerning regulating the Press Bill.
A Petition of Laurance Squibb was presented to the House.
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That the Committee appointed for the Bill for regulating the Press shall take into Consideration the aforesaid Bill, together with the said Petition.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Charles Cotton Esquire to make Leases of Lands, for Payment of Debts."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as is appointed for the Bill for regulating the Press.
Message from H. C. with Bills; and to return Two.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by William Prynn Esquire and others; who brought up these Bills following:
1. "An Act to enable Trustees for the Lord Strangford to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts."
2. "An Act to limit Pluralities of Livings, and for Increase of Maintenance of Curates."
3. "An Act for naturalizing of Dame Katherine Sayer and others."
To which Bills the Commons desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Also they returned Two Bills, which their Lordships sent down with some Alterations; to which they agree with their Lordships:
1. "An Act for collecting the Duty arising by Hearth-money by Officers to be appointed by His Majesty."
2. "An Act to prevent the Disturbances of Seamen and others, and to preserve the Stores belonging to His Majesty's Navy Royal."
Ld. Hereford versus Sorrell, Harrison, & al. for putting Aldus, his Chaplain, out of Possession of St. Peter's Ipswich.
Upon Report made from the Committee of Privileges, "That Mr. Samuell Aldus, Chaplain in Ordinary to the Lord Viscount Hereford, a Peer of this Realm, being put into the Possession of the Church of St. Peter's in Ipsich, in the County of Suffolk, by his Lordship, it being a Donative, hath, during the Sitting of this Parliament, been put out of the said Possession, in a violent Manner, by the outrageous Carriage of Andrew Sorrell Esquire, William Harrison, Peter Cole, Joseph Hubbard, John Dyer, Thomas Goodwin, and Edward Bartle, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, and to the Prejudice of his Lordship's Right:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Viscount Hereford shall be forthwith restored to the same Possession he had at the Time when his said Chaplain was put out; and that the said Andrew Sorrell, William Harrison, Peter Cole, Joseph Hubbard, John Dyer, Thomas Goodwin, and Edward Bartle, shall be summoned Personally to appear before the Lords in Parliament, the Third Day of the next Meeting of this House after the Recess now at Hand, to answer their said Offences.
Bill against seditious Conventicles.
ORDERED, That this House will resume the Debate of the (fn. 2) Bill against seditious Conventicles To-morrow Morning.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem erastinum, videlicet, 11um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.