House of Lords Journal Volume 13
7 April 1677

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 13: 7 April 1677', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 13: 1675-1681 (1767-1830), pp. 103-104. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11459 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 7 die Aprilis.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of York.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Glouc.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Albemarle.
Dux Newcastle.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angl.
L. Steward.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntington.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Petriburg.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Powis.
Comes Guildford.
Vicecomes Conway.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Vicecomes Yarmouth.
Vicecomes Newport.
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Hatton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carington.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Duras.
Ds. Grey de Rol.

PRAYERS.

Affidavits in the Country; for taking, Bill.

The Earl of Powis reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for taking of Affidavits in the Country, and do think it fit to pass as it is."

Then,

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking Affidavits in the Country, to be made Use of in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protestant Strangers Bill.

The Earl of Dorset reported, "That the Committee for the Bill empowering and licensing Protestant Strangers to set up Trades have taken the same into Consideration, met several Times, and heard the Counsel of the City of London; and do think the said Bill fit to be engrossed, with some Amendments."

Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to; and the said Bill ordered to (fn. *) be engrossed accordingly.

Ly. M. Mordant's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the Right Honourable the Lady Mary Mordant to make Sale of her Interest in the Manor of Blechingley, and divers Lands in the County of Surrey, notwithstanding her Minority."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:

L. Privy Seal.
Dux Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Steward.
E. Huntington.
E. Dorset.
E. Bridgwater.
E. North'ton.
E. Manchester.
E. Berks.
E. Peterborough.
E. Sarsdale.
E. Clarendon.
E. Bath.
E. Craven.
E. Aylesbury.
E. Burlington.
E. Powis.
E. Guildford.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Arch. York.
Bp. Durham.
Bp. Winton.
Bp. Rochester.
Bp. Ely.
Bp. Gloucester.
Bp. Bath & Wells.
Bp. Chichester.
Bp. Landaff.
Bp. Exon.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Arundell W.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carington.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Grey de Rol.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Three of the Clock, in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Trevor and others; who brought up a Bill, which hath passed in the House of Commons, intituled, "An Act to suppress the Growth of Popery;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

West-Derby and Wavertree, E. of Derby & al. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the ascertaining and stablishing of the Interest of the Lord and Copyhold Tenants of the Manors of West Derby and Wavertree, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, in relation to their Fines and Commons."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Tobacco Pipemaking Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to make the Trade of Tobacco Pipe-making a manual Occupation."

After the Reading, the Title was altered at the Table thus, "An Act for encouraging the Trade of Tobacco Pipe-making."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Three Bills; and that the Lords have passed the Bill for taking Affidavits in the Country.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir William Beversham and Sir John Hoskins, with these Particulars:

1. To deliver to them the Bill concerning the Lord and Copyhold Tenants of the Manors of West Derby and Wavertree, and to desire their Concurrence thereunto.

2. To deliver the Bill for encouraging the Trade of Tobacco Pipe-making, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

3. To acquaint them, that this House hath passed the Bill for taking Affidavits in the Country.

Allhallows North'ton, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling a Maintenance on the Vicar of Allhallowes, in the Town of North'ton."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Vacat per Ordinem 13tii Novembris, 1680, coram

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

*********

Stannaies Bill.

Hodievice lecta est Billa, "An Act for leading the Laws of the Stannades of Cornwall and Devon, and Encouragement of Adventurers in Tin, and Preservation of His Majesty's Revenue arising in and by the same."

The House is to be put into a Committee on Monday Morning next, to proceed in the Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's-day.

E. North'ton's Privilege: Campion to be attached, for scandalous Words.

Upon Complaint made to this House, and Oath made at the Bar, by Edward Clough, One of the Warders of His Majesty's Tower of London, "That John Campion a Butcher of East Cheape in London, and Dutton Seymour an Attorney at Law, have spoken contemptuous Words of the Earl of North'ton, a Peer of this Realm, and Constable of The Tower:"

It is ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith attach the Bodies of the said John Campion and Dutton Seymour, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House for their said Offences; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Sir George Charnock, the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, &c.

E. Burlington, Privilege.

Upon Complaint made to this House, and Oath made at the Bar, by Thomas Morley and Christopher Davenport, "That the Earl of Burlington, a Peer of this Realm, being in the quiet Possession of Herold's Parke, William Hudswell, Roger Bowden, and Drury Deane, on Tuesday or Wednesday last (sitting the Parliament), did drive away, impound, and still detains the Cattle of Henry Foote, Daniell Wall, and John Wall, his Lordship's Tenants, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:"

Hudsweil, & al. to be attached, for driving his Tenants Cattle out of Herold's Park.

It is thereupon ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House shall forthwith attach the Bodies of the said William Hudswell, Roger Bowden, and Drury Deane, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for their said Offences; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Sir George Charnock, Serjeant at Arms attending this House.

De Hæretico Comburendo Writ, for taking away, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking away the Writ de Hæretico comburendo."

ORDERED, That this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House; to be taken into Consideration on Monday Morning, next after the Bill for the better Observation of the Lord's-day, if there be Time.

ORDERED, That the Lords with the White Staves, be, and are hereby, desired to present to His Majesty from this House, their humble Address concerning the Precedency of the Sons of the Peers of this Realm.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ 9um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* Deest in Originall.