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, 2 die Julii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
L. Loftus's Petition.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Lord Viscount Loftus, of Elye:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration of the Committee for Petitions; who, having heard all Parties therein concerned, are to report the same to this House.
Bp. of Rochester's Do.
Upon reading the Petition of the Bishop of Rochester:
It is ORDERED, That he shall have the Benefit of the general Order of this House, for securing the Profits of Ministers Livings.
E. of Cleveland and L. Wentworth's Petition.
Upon reading the Petition of the Earl of Cleveland, and his Son the Lord Wentworth:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration of these Lords following:
1 Marq. Winchester.
2 Marq. Dorchester.
5 Comes Dorsett.
10 Comes Winchilsea.
9 Comes Berks.
11 Comes Portland.
7 Comes Bristoll.
3 Comes (fn. 1) Lyncolne.
8 Comes Bollingbrooke.
6 Comes Bridgwater.
13 Viscount Say & Seale.
4 Comes Suffolke.
12 Comes Strafford.
7 Ds. Fynch.
4 Ds. Robertes.
6 Ds. Howard of Esc.
5 Ds. Craven.
3 Ds. Howard of Charlt.
1 Ds. Willoughby.
8 Ds. Newport.
2 Ds. Hunsdon.
Their Lordships, or any Five, are to meet this Day Sevennight, in the Prince's Lodgings, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon; and have Power to hear all Parties concerned, and to send for all Persons as they think fit; and have Authority to adjourn themselves from Time to Time, as they shall think fit.
Mrs. Grove's D.
Upon reading the Petition of Anne Grove, Widow of Hugh Grove deceased:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee of Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned, and report the same to this House.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Carr:
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions; and shall have a Copy of his Father's Petition; and all Parties to be heard together, at the same Time when his Father's Petition is heard.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Anthony Aucher:
It is ORDERED, That he shall have the Benefit of the general Order concerning securing of the Profits of Livings.
Upon reading the Petition of Mathew Griffith Clerk:
It is ORDERED, That he shall have the Benefit of the general Order, for securing of the Profits of Ministers Livings.
Upon reading the Petition of Doctor Wylde:
It is ORDERED, That he shall have the Benefit of the general Order for securing the Profits of Ministers Livings.
Mrs. Herbert's, D.
Upon reading the Petition of Joane Herbert:
It is ORDERED to be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties therein concerned, and report.
E. of Sterling & al. and Levingston.
ORDERED, That the Cause between the Earl Sterlinge and Levinston and others shall be heard, by Counsel on both Sides, at this Bar, on Friday Morning next.
ORDERED, That the Lord Fynch be added to the Committee for Petitions.
Sub-committee for Petitions.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Petitions have hereby Power to appoint, out of that Committee, a Sub-committee of Eight Lords; who, or any Three of them, are to meet de Die in Diem, and review the Petitions that are already referred to that Committee, and to try what Petitions are fit to be presented to the Committee for Petitions or the House, or to be dismissed.
ORDERED, That the Lord Viscount Stafford, the Lord Leigh, and the Lord Lucas, be added to the Committee for Petitions.
Baxter, for Words against the E. of Suffolk.
Richard Baxter, formerly sent for as a Delinquent, for contemning the Order of this House, and speaking contemptuous Words against the said Order, in the Lord Craven's Cause, was brought to the Bar; and denying the Words read in the Affidavits:
It is ORDERED, That the Parties that made the Affidavits shall be sent for, to attend this House, and give in their Information viva Voce, in the Presence of the said Baxter.
Order for the Delivery of D. of Bucks' Papers, &c. to him.
ORDERED, That all Patents, Fines, Recoveries, Surveys, Court Rolls, Rent Rolls, Plats, Papers, Memorials, and Evidences whatsoever, that concern the Duke of Buks' Estate, in the Hand or Possession of any Surveyors, Registers, Comptrollers, or Clerks, lately attending and belonging to Drury House, or of any Purchasers of his Lands, Committees for Sequestrations, or any others claiming any of his Estate under the said Purchasers, or in Trust for them, be delivered up to his Grace, or to his Use.
Writings belonging to Peers.
ORDERED, That the Order concerning the Business of the Writings and Deeds in the Hands of the Clerks of both Houses of Parliament shall be taken into further Debate the First Business To-morrow Morning.
House adjourned till 10a cras.