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 Veneris, 21 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir T. Leventhorpe's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling certain Manors, Lands, and Tenements, of Sir Thomas Leventhorpe Baronet, in the Counties of Essex and Hertford."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following;
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Monday next, at Three of the Clock, in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, and are to hear all Parties therein concerned.
Bill for exporting Leather.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for giving Liberty to buy and export Leather, and think it fit to pass, with an Alteration; (videlicet,) to alter the Term from Seven Years to Three Years."
Which Alteration being read Twice, and debated, the Question was put, "Whether to agree with the Committee in this Alteration?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for giving Liberty to buy and export Leather and Skins, tanned or dressed."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Committee to consider of Trade, the Laws for burying in Woollen, &c.
ORDERED, That these Powers following are added to the Committee formerly appointed to inspect the Act for burying in Woollen only, &c. to consider the Means and Ways fit for advancing of Trade both at Home and Abroad, and also of the Abuses in the Execution of the Laws made for that Purpose.
And these Lords were added to the said Committee:
|His Royal (fn. 1) Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
To meet on Saturday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Bill for taxing the Fens.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill concerning the Fens do meet on Monday next, in the Afternoon.
Ly. Roos and Norden.
ORDERED, That the Petition of the Lady Ross, and the Petition of John Norden, delivered into this House a little before the House was adjourned, shall be read To-morrow Morning.
E. of Northumb. versus Robson and Dudd.
"Whereas, by Order of this House, dated the 18th Day of December last, John Robson of Shilburnhaugh, and Luke Dod, were required to appear at the Bar of this House within Fifteen Days after the Meeting of this House next after Christmas, for entering in a riotous Manner upon certain Lands in Tyndall, in the Possession of Sir Edward Charlton, Tenant to the Earl of Northumberland, a Peer of this Realm, and driving away the Cattle, and pulling down a House standing on the said Lands, which are the Inheritance of the said Earl, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament; the said Luke Dod having since applied and submitted himself to the Earl of (fn. 2) Northumberland, desiring his Lordship's Pardon, and promising to disclaim his Pretences to the said Lands in Question:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Luke Dod (at the Intercession of the Earl of Northumberland on his Behalf) be, and is hereby, dismissed from any further Attendance upon this House for that Cause, upon Condition that he attend Mr. Clarke, the Earl of Northumberland's Officer now in the North, and make good his Promise.
It is ORDERED, That his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke be generally of all Committees already named, or to be named, by this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 22um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.