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 Sabbati, 15 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
L. Cromwell takes his Seat.
This Day Thomas Cromwell, de Oakham, Cheval. sat first in Parliament as a Peer, upon Descent.
His Writ bears Date the 11th of May, Anno Regni Domini Regis Caroli 2di 27°.
Bill against Foreign Manufactures.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act against Foreign Manufactures."
Augmentations to small Vicarages, &c. Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming and perpetuating Augmentations made by Ecclesiastical Persons to small Vicarages and Curacies."
Watermen on The Thames Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better Government of the Free Watermen rowing on the River of Thames, and for Increase of their Numbers."
Sir Francis Compton's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Sir Francis Compton to make Sale of the Manor of Hamerton, in the County of Huntington."
ORDERED, That this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time, as they shall think fit.
Citations in Ecclesiastical Courts Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better regulating Citations in Ecclesiastical Courts."
The House gave Leave to the Lord that brought in this Bill, to withdraw the same.
Heads for securing the Protestant Religion.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Consideration of Heads for a Bill to secure the Protestant Religion.
The House being resumed;
The Earl of North'ton reported, "That the House is desired to appoint another Time, when the House shall be in a Committee again, to proceed further in Heads concerning the securing the Protestant Religion."
And the House ordered Friday Morning for that Purpose.
Cole, L. Berkeley's Servant, Privilege, versus Elletson, Coates, & al.
Upon Complaint made to this House, of the Violation of the Privilege of John Lord Berkeley of Stratton, by the Proceedings of John Coates and Roger Elletson, at the Suit of Robert Ellitson, against Mr. Cole, Servant to the said Lord Berkeley, in Mich. Terme, 1673, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament:
It is ORDERED, That it be, and is hereby, referred to the said Committees for Privileges, to examine the Matter of the said Complaint, and report their Opinion thereupon in Point of Privilege unto the House.
Bulkley versus Bulkley, in Error.
Whereas there is a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein William Bulkley is Plaintiff, against Bartholomew Bulkley Defendant, upon which the said William Bulkley hath not yet assigned Errors:
It is this Day ORDERED, upon the Petition of the said Bartholomew Bulkley read this Day, That the said William Bulkley shall assign Errors on or before Monday the 17th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 17um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.