House of Lords Journal Volume 13
11 April 1677

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 13: 11 April 1677', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 13: 1675-1681 (1767-1830), pp. 109-110. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11462 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 11 die Aprilis.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Exon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Albemarle.
Dux Newcastle.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
L. Steward.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntington.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Berks.
Comes Petriburg.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Powis.
Comes Guildford.
Comes Feversham.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Conway.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Vicecomes Yarmouth.
Vicecomes Newport.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. ArundellWard.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Herbert Cherb.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Carington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Fretchvile.
Ds. Arundell Trer.
Ds. Butler M. P.
Ds. Duras.
Ds. Butler West.
Ds. Grey de Rol.

PRAYERS.

Supply Bill for building Ships of War.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for raising the Sum of Five Hundred Eighty-four Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy-eight Pounds, Two Shillings, and Two Pence Halfpenny, for the speedy building of Thirty Ships of War."

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments now read, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message from H. C. with a Bill;-and that they agree to L. Kilmorey's.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Coventry and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better repairing and maintaining the Pier of Great Yarmouth;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Also to let their Lordships know, that the House of Commons agrees in the Amendments made by their Lordships in the Lord Viscount Kilmorey's Bill.

Stannaries Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the settling the Laws of the Stannaries of Cornwall and Devon, and Encouragement of Adventurers in Tin, and Preservation of His Majesty's Revenue arising in and by the same."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ly. Mary Mordant's Bill.

The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to enable the Lady Mary Mordant to make Sale of her Interest in the Manor of Blechingley have considered the same, and heard all Parties concerned, and received their Consents; and having made some Amendments, and added a Proviso, they offer the same to their Lordships Consideration."

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

Yarmouth Pier Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better repairing and maintaining the Pier of Yarmouth."

Message to H. C. for a Conference on the Supply Bill for building Ships of War.

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

To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, concerning the Bill for raising Money for building Thirty Ships of War.

Also to let them know, that this House agrees in the Bill concerning Mr. Barkeley.

De Hæretico comburendo Writ for taking away Bill.

The House was put into a Committee, to take into Consideration the Bill for taking away the Writ de Hæretico comburendo.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Sarum reported, "That the Committee have gone through the said Bill, wherein they have made Amendments, and added a Proviso, which are offered to their Lordships Consideration."

Then the Amendments and Proviso were read Twice, and Agreed to.

Conference on the Supply Bill, for building Ships of War.

The House appointed the Lord Chancellor, the Lord Privy Seal, the Lord Steward, and the Earl of Bridgwater, to manage this intended Conference with the House of Commons, and to offer such Reasons for the Amendments as were offered in the Debate.

The Gentleman Usher signified to the House, "That the Commons attended, in the Painted Chamber, to give their Lordships a Conference."

Upon this, the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.

Report of it.

The Lord Chancellor gave the House this Account: That the Managers of this Conference had delivered to the Commons the Reasons of their Lordships Amendments to the Bill for raising Money to build Ships, and have delivered the Bill to the Members of the House of Commons."

De Hæretico comburendo Writ for taking away Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking away the Writ de Hæretico comburendo."

After the said Bill was read, it was moved, "That the Word ["Protestant"] might be added to the Proviso at the Table."

Then it was moved, "That it might be put to the Question, Whether the Amendment of the Word ["Protestant"] should be made to the Proviso."

The Question being put, "Whether that Question should be put?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Question being put, "Whether the Word ["Protestant"] should be added in the Proviso?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments and Proviso now read, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Lowe and Sir Miles Cooke:

To let them know, that this House agrees with them in the Bill for taking away the Writ de Hæretico comburendo, with the Amendments and Proviso.

(fn. *) The Lord Bellasis hath Leave to visit the Four Lords Prisoners in The Tower, for One Time.

The Bishop of Chichester and the Bishop of Lyncolne are added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Printing.

L. Mohun, Privilege: Morrell and Gay, his Servants, arrested.

Upon Complaint made, and Affidavit of James Vosper, Steward of the Courts of Charles Lord Mohun, read this Day in this House, "That Elizabeth Morrell and Anne Gay, Servants to the Lord Mohun, a Peer of this Realm, in his House at Lanteglos by Foy, in Cornwall, were, on the 13th Day of February last, arrested and carried to Prison, by Joseph Daw, Henry Dowrick, and Thomas Rogers, Bailiffs, at the Suit of John Deeble, of the Parish of Lanteglos aforesaid, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament; and that the said Bailiffs, being told that the said Elizabeth Morrell and Anne Gay were Servants to the Lord Mohun, made Answer, That they would arrest the said Lord Mohun himself, if they had a Warrant:"

Deeble, Daw, & al. sent far.

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That they the said John Deeble, Joseph Daw, Henry Dowricke, and Thomas Rogers, be, and they are every of them hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House, within Ten Days next after Notice of this Order given to them respectively, to answer to the said Complaint; and hereof they may not fail, as they and every of them will answer the contrary to this House.

E. Dorset versus Gardner, Privilege.

Upon hearing this Day, at the Bar, what was alledged against Samuell Gardiner, concerning contemptuous Words by him uttered against the Earl of Dorset, a Peer of this Realm; and what the said Samuell Gardiner had to say for himself concerning the same:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Samuell Gardiner be, and is hereby, required to wait on the Earl of Dorset, and beg his Pardon for the same, as he will answer the contrary to this House.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 12um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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