Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
DIE Jovis, 28 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir R. Bankes's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the Trustees of Sir Ralph Bankes to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Tymothy Baldwin and Sir Andrew Hacket:
To deliver the Bill to enable Sir Ralph Bankes' Trustees to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts, and to desire Concurrence thereunto.
Dean of St. Paul's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the Dean of St. Paul's in London, and his Successors, to grant I eases of his and their Estate, in the Parish of Shadwell, for Forty Years."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill as it is now, shall be engrossed?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Thomas Thynne, or Longeleate, in the County of Wilts, Esquire, to settle a Jointure on a Wife, of certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, herein after mentioned."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill, is committed to these Lords following; videlicet,
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please; and to hear all Parties concerned.
St. Asaph Church, &c. to annex Rectories, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the appropriating the Rectories of Llanhayader and Mochuant, in the Counties of Denbigh and Mountgomery, and Skewiog, in the County of Flynt, for Repairs of the Cathedral Church of St. Asaph, and the better Maintenance of the Choir there; and also for uniting and annexing several Rectories sine Cura, within the Diocese of St. Asaph aforesaid, to the Vicarages of the several Parishes where the said Rectories are."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Francis Brend Esquire, the surviving Son and Issue Male of Sir Mathew Brend Knight, deceased, to sell certain Lands, for the raising of Three Thousand Pounds, for the Portions of Frances and Elizabeth Brend, the Daughters of Thomas Brend Esquire, deceased, late Elder Brother of the said Francis Brend."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as Mr. Thynne's Bill is.
Deputy Steward of Westminster to punish the High Constable, for not keeping the Streets clear leading to this House.
The Deputy Steward of the City of Westminster was called in, to give the House an Account, why he hath not put the Order of this House, concerning clearing the Streets to the Parliament from empty Hackney Coaches, Carts, and Drays, into Execution.
He answered, "That he sent the Order to one Pryor, the High Constable of Westminster, to take Care to see the Order executed."
Hereupon the House enjoined the said Deputy Steward to put some Punishment upon the said High Constable for his Neglect herein, and to give this House Account thereof To-morrow: And the said Deputy Steward was admonished to take Care the said Order be better executed for the future.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, primum diem Martii, 1677, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.