House of Lords Journal Volume 13
30 March 1677

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 13: 30 March 1677', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 13: 1675-1681 (1767-1830), pp. 91-93. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11452 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 30 die Martii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Exon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
L. Steward.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Petriburg.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Albans.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Powis.
Comes Guildford.
Vicecomes Conway.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Vicecomes Yarmouth.
Vicecomes Newport.
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell de Warder.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Herbert Cher.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Duras.
Ds. Grey de Roll.

PRAYERS.

Coke's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to supply the Defects in a Deed of Settlement made by John Coke Esquire, deceased, and for altering a Trust in Part of the Estate of Robert Coke Esquire."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wright and others:

1. To return a Bill for rectifying a Mistake in a general Settlement of the Lord Maynard's Estate, upon Marriage of his Son; whereunto the Commons do agree, with the Addition of a Proviso, to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

2. To present an Act to enable Herbert Awbrey and his Trustees to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts; to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Bill against Incestuous Marriages.

The Archbishop of Yorke reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill against Incestuous Marriages; and are of Opinion, That the same is fit to be engrossed, with some Amendments."

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

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

To deliver the Bill to supply the Defects in a Deed of Settlement made by John Coke Esquire deceased, and to desire Concurrence thereunto.

E of Rutland and Sir Scroope Howe.

Whereas the Earl of Rutland having this Day, by the Lord Viscount Stafford, returned his humble Thanks to this House, for the Notice they gave him of a Petition of Sir Scroope How depending in this House, wherein it was desired that his Lordship might wave his Privilege, in order to the Examination of Witnesses, in perpetuam Rei Memoriam, did return this Answer: "That if Sir Scroope How please, he shall have a speedier End of his Business; for his Lordship will submit the whole Matter to the Award and Judgement of this House, to be given upon hearing of Counsel at the Bar, if their Lordships will please to favour him to make an Award in the Case."

It is thereupon ORDERED, That Sir Scroope How have Notice of this Proposition; to the End he may signify his Consent thereunto, if he please.

Bill for more effectual Conviction of Popish Recusants.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the more effectual Conviction and Prosecution of Popish Recusants."

After the Reading thereof, a Proviso was tendered, to be added to the said Bill; which, being read Twice, was Rejected.

Then the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against it.

Dissentiente,

"Stafford."

E. of Bristol takes his Seat.

This Day John Earl of Bristol sat first in Parliament, by virtue of His Majesty's Writ of Summons, dated the 23d Day of March, in the 29th Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King Charles the Second, upon the Death of his Father George Earl of Bristol.

Bill against Clandestine Marriages.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent Clandestine Marriages, without the Consent of their Fathers."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following; whose Lordships are to take Care and provide in the Bill that there be a suitable Penalty on Priests in Orders, that shall presume to marry Persons contrary to this Act; and upon Persons not in Orders, who take on them to officiate at such Marriages as if they were in Orders; and likewise to prevent the betraying of Infants by Guardians, and limiting a certain Time within which such Infants shall not be able to contract Matrimony, notwithstanding the usual Years of Consent; and having considered of the said Bill, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to make Report to the House:

L. Privy Seal.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Steward.
E. Bedford.
E. Dorset.
E. Bridgwater.
E. North'ton.
E. Denbigh.
E. Bristol.
E. Berks.
E. Peterborough.
E. Clarendon.
E. Carlile.
E. Craven.
E. Aylesbury.
E. Guildford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Vicecomes Newport.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Grey de Roll.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Lord Chancellor's Lodgings; and to adjourn themselves as they please.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord O'Brian and others; who brought a Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling a Maintenance on the Vicar of Allhallowes, in the Town of North'ton;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Trevor Williams and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for taking away the Writ "de Hæretico comburendo;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Birkenhead and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Payment of the Debts of Charles late Lord Viscount Kilmorcy, and for raising of Portions for Byron Nedham and Charles Nedham, Two of his Younger Sons;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

Samyne's and Cowper's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Lands, for the raising of Money, to pay the Debts of John Samyne and Cecill Cowper Esquires."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H. C. with it;-and with the Bill for more effectual Conviction of Popish Recusants.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench and the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas:

To deliver the Bill for the more effectual Conviction and Prosecution of Popish Recusants, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

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

To deliver the Bill for raising of Money, to pay the Debts of John Samyne and Cecill Cowper; and to desire Concurrence thereunto.

Bill for better Observation of the Sabbath.

ORDERED, That To-morrow Morning this House shall be put into a Committee, to take into Consideration the Bill for the better Observation of the Lord'sday.

Vacat per Ordinem 13th Novembris, 1680, coram

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

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Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 31um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Hitherto examined by us,

Dorsett.
J. Bridgewater.
Craven.
R. Chichester.
Stafford.