House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 9 April 1668

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Jovis, 9 die Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Exon.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Richmond.
Marq. Worcester.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Berks.
Comes Dover.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Portland.
Comes Norwich.
Comes St. Albans.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylsbury.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Vicecomes Hallifax.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Howard de Chark.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Powis.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Gerrard de Brand.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Freschevile.


Accompts of Administrators Bill.

This Day being appointed to read the Bill for continuing and better regulating the Accompts of Administrators; a Proviso was offered to the House, for a Rule to be observed by the Judge in making Distributions, which was read: And, upon Consideration, it was agreed by the House, That the Widow shall have a Moiety of the Intestate's Estate, where there are no Children; and the Heir shall have a Share in the Personal Estate of his Father, besides his Inheritance in Land. And accordingly the Proviso is to (fn. 1) be amended and engrossed.

It is further Agreed, that the Preamble in the said Bill shall be left out; and the Word ["continuing"] to be omitted in the Title, and the Word ["aforesaid"] in the Body of the Bill to be left out; and the Bill to be read the Third Time To-morrow Morning, with this Proviso and Amendments.

Bill against Duels.

ORDERED, That the Bill against Duels shall be read the Second Time on Saturday Morning next.

Byron's Petition.

ORDERED, That the Earl of Dorsett report the Business concerning Mr. Byron, from the Committee of Petitions, on Saturday Morning next.

Mildmay and Cheeke.

ORDERED, That these Words, videlicet, ["by which the said Parties do make out their Claim"] be left out, in the Order made the 7th of April Instant, in the Case of Mr. Mildmay.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 10um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.


  • 1. Deest in Originali.