House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 11 February 1668

Pages 181-182

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 Martis, 11 die Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Richmond.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, MagnusCamerarius Angl.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Berks.
Comes Dover.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Albans.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Burlington.
Vicecomes Hallifax.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Arundell de Warder.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Powis.
Ds. Herbert de Cherb.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Crofts.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell de Treric.


London and Keese to be attached, for arresting Belon, King's Servant.

ORDERED, That London and Keese, Bailiffs of Westm. formerly attached for arresting Belon, Servant to the King, having put in Security to appear before this House, shall be again taken into Custody, and brought to the Bar of this House on Friday Morning next.

The Lord Viscount Hallifax is added to the Committee for Privileges.

The Earl of Craven, the Lord Widdrington, and the Lord Ashley, are added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Leather.

The Lord Delawar is added to the Committee for Petitions.

Thanks from the King, for the Lords Address.

The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That, according to their Lordships Commands Yesterday, he had waited on the King, and returned the humble Thanks of this House for His Majesty's Gracious Speech Yesterday, with a Desire that His Majesty would please to give order for the printing and publishing the same. And His Majesty returns their Lordships Thanks for the same, and hath given Order for the printing His said Speech."

Address to the King concerning Foreign Nobility.

The Earl of North'ton reported, "That the Committee for Privileges had prepared the Draught of an Address to be presented to His Majesty concerning Foreign Nobility, which is offered to the Consideration of the House."

Which being read; after some Debate, it is ORDERED, That the said Address is re-committed to the further Consideration of the Committee for Privileges; who are to meet on Thursday next, in the Afternoon.

Minors sitting in this House.

His Lordship further reported, "That the Committee for the Journal Book are at a Stop, and cannot proceed further in the Perusal and Perfecting of that Record, in regard this House hath yet given no Resolution touching the Order entered concerning Minors sitting in this House; therefore the Committee desires their Lordships further Directions therein."

Report concerning Foreign Nobility.

Further his Lordship reported, "That the Committee for Privileges do find that Barons of other Kingdoms do wear Coronets with Six Pearls behind their Coaches, which none ought to do but English Barons; which the Committee offers to the Consideration of this House."


House to be kept clear when the King is present.

Upon Report from the Committee for Privileges:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it is hereby referred to the Lord Great Chamberlain of England, to take Care, that when His Majesty is to come to this House, none be admitted to come into this House before His Majesty cometh, but the Peers, and the Eldest Sons of Peers, and the Assistants and the necessary Attendants belonging to this House.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 12um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.