House of Lords Journal Volume 13
26 March 1677

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 13: 26 March 1677', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 13: 1675-1681 (1767-1830), pp. 86-87. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11448 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 26 die Martii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Lyncoln.
Epus. Exon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Albemarle.
Dux Monmouth.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntington.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Dover.
Comes Petriburg.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Albans.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Powis.
Comes Guildford.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Vicecomes Yarmouth.
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Duras.
Ds. Butler West.
Ds. Grey de Roll.

PRAYERS.

Church Rates and Small Tithes Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better Payment of Church Rates, Small Tithes, and other Church Duties, and for the better passing of Churchwardens Accompts."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It is Resolved in the Affirmative.

Fishing to preserve, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Preservation of the Fishing in several Rivers of this Kingdom."

Some Amendments to which Bill were made at the Table, before the Question was put.

Then,

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir F. Compton's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An explanatory and supplemental Act for the better enabling Sir Francis Compton to make Sale of the Manor of Hammerton, or any Part thereof, in the County of Hantington."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir Ed. Hungerford's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Sir Edward Hungerford, Knight of the Bath, to make Leases for Years of Hungerford House, in The Strand, in the Parish of St. Martin's in the Fields, in the County of Midd."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir William Beversham and Sir John Francklyn;

To deliver these Bills following, and to desire their Concurrence thereunto:

1. The Bill for Preservation of Fishing in several Rivers.

2. The Bill for Payment of Church Rates, Small Tithes, &c.

3. The Bill concerning Sir Francis Compton.

4. The Bill concerning Sir Edward Hungerford.

Ledbury Vicarage Bill.

The Bishop of Winton reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for Augmentation of the Vicarage of Ledbury; and are of Opinion that it is fit to be engrossed, with adding of a Proviso."

Which Proviso being read Twice, and Agreed to; the Bill was ordered to be engrossed, with the said Proviso.

Protestant Strangers Bill.

Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the empowering and licensing Protestant Strangers to set up, for the Increase and Benefit of Trade."

Vacat per Ordinem 13tii Novembris, 1680, coram

J. Bridgewater.
P. Bath & Wells.
Wm. Peterborough.
Tho. Exon.

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The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Bill for the more effectual Conviction and Prosecution of Popish Recusants.

The House was resumed.

Message from H. C. with Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Knight and others; who brought Two Bills, to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired:

1. "An Act for the better securing the Liberty of the Subject."

2. "An Act to revive and continue a late Act, intituled, An Act giving Liberty to buy and export Leather and Skins, tanned or dressed."

Bill for more effectual Conviction of Popish Recusants.

The House was again adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Bill for Conviction of Popish Recusants.

The House being resumed;

The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee have proceeded further in the Bill concerning Conviction of Popish Recusants, and have almost gone through it; but desire the House would please to appoint another Day for the Committee to meet again."

And the House appointed To-morrow Morning for that Purpose.

The Committee which should have (fn. *) met this Afternoon to consider of the Privileges of this House is put off until Thursday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 27um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Origin. meet.