House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 15 March 1673

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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'House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 15 March 1673', in Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675, (London, 1767-1830) pp. 556-557. British History Online [accessed 1 March 2024]


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DIE Sabbati, 15 die Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:


His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius Angliæ.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Monmouth.
Marq. Worcester.
Marq. Dorchester.
Robertus Comes de Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Henricus Comes Norwichiæ, et Comes Marescallus Angl.
Jacobus Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
(fn. 1) Henricus Comes St. Albani, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Suff.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Clare.
Comes Bollingbrook.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Dover.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylsebury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Arlington.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Berkeley de Berk.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Powis.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Wootton.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Arundell de Treric.
Ds. Butler.


Message from H. C. to return the following Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons by Sir Robert Howard and others, which consisted of these Particulars:

1. To return the Bill concerning the Earl of Salisbury, with some Amendments; to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

2. To return the Bill for settling the Rectory of Chudleigh on the Lord Clifford; wherein they have made some Amendments, wherein they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

3. To return the Bill concerning Sir Ralph Banks, to which they agree without any Amendments.

4. To return the Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Rob't Berkeley deceased; to which they agree without any Amendments.

Chudleigh Rectory, L. Clifford's Bill.

Then the Amendments in the Bill concerning the Lord Clifford were read Thrice, and Agreed to.

E. of Salisbury's Bill.

The Amendments in the Bill concerning the Earl of Salisbury were read Thrice, and Agreed to.

Elwaies' Bill.

ORDERED, That the Bill concerning Henry Elwaies shall be read the Second Time on Monday Morning next.

Chomley & al. versus The Grocers Comp. & al.

This Day Sir John Cutler's Answer was delivered in, to the Complaint of Margaret Chomeley and others.

Ld. Fitzwalter versus Goodwin & al. Privilege.

Whereas George Asser, Henry Goodwin, William Bagley, and divers other Persons were summoned, by Order of the 25th of February last, to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer to the Complaint of the Lord Fitzwalter, a Peer of this Realm, against them, concerning their Fishing in the Waters belonging to the Manor of Burnham, in the County of Essex, who have been heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar, on both Parts, concerning the same:

It is this Day ORDERED, That the said Persons summoned as aforesaid may, and have hereby, Liberty to return to their respective Habitations, till further Order of this House for their Appearance again.

Cholmley & al. versus The Grocers Company & al.

Upon Information given this Day to this House, That the Persons employed by Elizabeth and Margaret Cholmeley and others, Petitioners, against the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery or Company of Grocers in London, Sir Thomas Foote, Sir John Cutler and others Defendants, cannot get Admittance to the Dwelling-house of the Clerk of the said Company, for the giving Notice as by the Order of this House dated the 13th Instant is directed:"

It is this Day ORDERED, That, upon Denial of Admittance to the said Clerk's House, the affixing of the said Order upon the Gates of the Hall belonging to the said Company, and Proof thereof made at the Bar of this House, shall be taken for a sufficient Notice for the said Wardens and Commonalty and other Defendants attending this House by their Counsel, for hearing the said Cause, at this Bar, at the Time which in the said Order of the 13th Instant is directed.

Whereas this House hath appointed to hear Counsel at the Bar, on Tuesday the 18th Day of March Instant, upon the Petition of Elizabeth and Margaret Cholmely and others Plaintiffs, and the respective Answers and Demurrers of the Wardens of the Mystery of the Grocers in London, Sir Thomas Foote, Sir John Cutler, and others, Defendants:

It is this Day ORDERED, That Mr. Francis Harris, Clerk of the said Company, be, and is hereby, required to attend this House at the time aforesaid, and bring with him the Books of Bye-laws made by the Court of Assistants of the said Mystery or Company from the Year 1641, to this Time; and hereof he may not fail.

Bill against Popish Recusants.

The House was adjourned into a Committee, to take into Consideration the Bill for preventing Dangers which may happen by Popish Recusants.

The House being resumed;

The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have been considering the Bill against Popish Recusants, but have proceeded no further at this Time than the First Paragraph, wherein some Amendments have been propounded; to prepare which, the Committee have nominated a Sub-committee, to draw a Clause according to the Sense of the Committee upon the Debate, and have appointed the said Sub-committee to meet this (fn. 1) Afternoon; and it is desired, that this House would appoint the Judges now present to attend the said Sub-committee to assist them therein."

Which was ordered accordingly; and that Report thereof be made on Monday Morning next.

ORDERED, That the further Consideration of the Bill against Popish Recusants be proceeded in, by a Committee of the whole House, on Monday Morning next.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 17um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Hitherto examined by us,
Kent. Dorsett.
Edw. Carliol.


  • 1. Origin. after Afternoon.