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 Sabbati, 31 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
L. Maynard's Bill.
The Proviso to the Lord Maynard's Bill, brought up Yesterday from the House of Commons, was read Thrice, and Agreed to.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Herbert Awbrey and his Trustees to sell Land, for Payment of Debts."
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling certain Lands belonging to William Geery, of Bushmeade, in the County of Bedford, Esquire, upon Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts."
Allhallows, in North'ton, Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling a Maintenance on the Vicar of Allhallowes, in the Town of North'ton."
L. Morley's Bill.
The Earl of Aylesbury reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill concerning the Lord Morley; and think it fit to be engrossed, with some few Amendments."
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed accordingly.
Bill against incestuous Marriages.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent incestuous Marriages."
The Question being put, "Whether there shall be an Amendment made at the Table to the Title of this Bill?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
L. Kilmorey's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Payment of the Debts of Charles late Lord Viscount Kilmorey, and for raising of Portions for Byron Nedham and Charles Nedham, Two of his Younger Sons."
Message to H. C. with the Bill to prevent incestuous Marriages; and that the Lords agree to L. Maynard's.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir William Beversham and Sir John Francklyn:
To deliver the Bill to prevent incestuous Marriages, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
2. To signify to them, that the Lords have agreed to the Proviso added by them to the Lord Maynard's Bill.
L. Leigh's Bill.
Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to make void One Fine procured to be levied by Thomas Lord Leigh, Baron of Stoneleigh, during his Nonage."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be retained?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Unlicensed Books, to suppress, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the more effectual suppressing of unlicensed Books and Pamphlets."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to that Committee which is appointed to examine and enquire after the Authors of Libels.
ORDERED, That on Wednesday Morning next the House shall be put into a Committee, to consider of the Bill for the better Observation of the Lord'sday.
David & al. Nat. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Naturalization of Jacob David and others."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.
E. Rutland and Sir S. How.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel on both Parts, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Tenth of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, upon the Matters in Difference between the Earl of Rutland and Sir Scroope How, who have both of them submitted the said Matters in Difference to the Judgement of this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Aprilis, 1677, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.