Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 3 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
L. Culpeper takes the Oaths.
This Day Thomas Lord Colepeper took the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance, and subscribed the Declaration against Transubstantiation, pursuant to the Act for preventing the Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants. The Witnesses were sworn, and examined by the Lord Chancellor, as to the Truth of his Lordship's Certificate concerning his receiving of the LORD'SSupper.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for vesting the Rectory of Westerham, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts of Edward Gresham Esquire."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.
Sir John Weld's Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to pay the Debts of Sir John Weld, deceased."
Dean of St. Paul's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for increasing the Revenue of the Dean of St. Paul's, and assuring the Estates of his Tenants in Shadwell, in the County of Midd."
The Question was 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 John Hoskins:
To deliver the Bill for increasing the Revenue of the Dean of St. Paul's, &c. and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Burying in Woollen Bill.
The Lord Privy Seal reported from the Committee, the Amendments made in the Bill for burying in Woollen.
The Amendments were read Twice; but the Debate adjourned till To-morrow Morning.
Villiers' Claim to the Title of Viscount Purbeck.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Cause concerning the Claim made to the Title of Viscount Purbeck shall be finally heard on Wednesday next, at which Time the Counsel for the Duke of Buckingham and for the Petitioner are to offer what they think fit; and at the same Time, the Counsel for the Petitioner is to be prepared to speak to the Point of Law, Whether the Fine of his Ancestor (fn. 1) hath barred his Demand; and at the same Time, Mr. Attorney General is to conclude with his Observations upon the Fact, and his Argument upon the Law.
Process against him in Courts below to be stayed.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Suits, Arrests, Attachments, and other Process, in the Courts below, against the Person who claims the Title of Viscount Purbeck, be stayed till this House shall give Judgement concerning his said Claim.
Dominns Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 4um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.