House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 20 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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DIE Jovis, 20 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. Worcester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chester.
Ds. Cancellarius Angliæ.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Dux Monmouth.
Marq. Worcester.
Robertus Comes de Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Henricus Comes Norwichiæ, et Comes Marescallus Angl.
Jacobus Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Henricus Comes St. Albani, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Midd.
Comes Clare.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Dover.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylsebury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Arlington.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconbergh.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Berkeley de Berkeley.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Powis.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Crofts.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Butler.


Bill against Popish Recusants.

The Judges, according to the Direction Yesterday, presented to this House the Draught of a Proviso to exempt Inferior Officers in Civil Affairs from the Penalty of Five Hundred Pounds, &c. in the Bill against Popish Recusants; which, being read Twice, was Agreed to.

Message from the King, about a Recess.

The Lord Arlington acquainted the House, "That he had a Message to deliver from His Majesty to their Lordships." Which was read, as followeth:

"Charles R.

"His Majesty hath commanded me to acquaint this House, that He intends a Recess on Thursday the 27th Instant; and therefore His Majesty would be glad, that such Bills of Importance as can be prepared by that Time may then be ready for His Royal Assent.

"At the Court at Whitehall, March 20th, 167&frac2/3;."

Bill against Popish Recusants.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments and Provisos, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the Lord Chief Justice Vaughan and Justice Windham:

To return to them the Bill for preventing the Dangers as may happen by Popish Recusants; and to let them know, that this House agrees to the said Bill, with some Amendments and Provisos added by their Lordships, to which the Concurrence of the House of Commons is desired.

Baron Turner is appointed to assist the Committee for the Bill about Apprentices and Servants Wages, To-morrow Morning.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris 21um diem instantis Martii, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.