House of Lords Journal Volume 13
12 June 1678

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 13: 12 June 1678', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 13: 1675-1681 (1767-1830), pp. 245-247. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11550 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 12 die Junii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Exon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norff.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Monmouth.
Marq. Winton.
Marq. Worcester.
Marq. Dorchester.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Dorset & Midd.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Clare.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Alban.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Powis.
Comes Feversham.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Hallyfax.
Vicecomes Newport.
Ds. Mowbray.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell W.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Pawlet.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Fresheville.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler West.

PRAYERS.

Fortescue's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act on the Behalf of John Fortescue, for the executing certain Trusts devolved upon Infants."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir John Weld's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Trustees to pay the Debts of Sir John Weld deceased."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Gresham's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for vesting the Rectory of Westerham, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts of Edward Gresham Esquire."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Beaumont and Mose Churches Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for uniting the Churches of Beaumont and Mose, in the County of Essex."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Andrew Hacket and Sir Samuel Clerke; to deliver these Four Bills following, and desire their Concurrence thereunto:

1. The Bill on Behalf of John Fortcscue.

2. The Bill for paying the Debts of Sir John Weld deceased.

3. The Bill for Payment of the Debts of Edward Gresham Esquire.

4. The Bill for uniting the Churches of Beaumont and Mose.

Cottington's Appeal from Court of Delegates does not lie.

The Earl of Essex reported, "That the Committee for Privileges have considered the Matter referred to them from this House, whether the Appeal of Charles Cottington Esquire, from the Commissioners Delegates, to the House of Peers, be properly brought before their Lordships; and the Committee, upon Perusal of several Precedents, are of Opinion, That the said Appeal did not come properly before this House."

Villiers' Claim to the Title of Viscount Purbeck.

The Question being put, "Whether the Consideration of the Petitioner, who claims the Title of Viscount Purbeck, shall be put off till Saturday the 15th of this Instant June?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Whereas this Day was appointed to resume the Debate, concerning the Claim made to the Title of Viscount Purbeck:

It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Debate be, and is hereby, put off, to be resumed on Saturday next, being the Fifteenth Day of this Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time, the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, the Clerk of the Petty Bag, and such other Clerks as have such Books in their Custody, or their Deputies, are hereby required to attend this House, with their respective Books of Entry of Patents in or about the 17th Year of King James, as they attended with this Day; and that the Judges and Mr. Attorney General are to be present in the House at the Time aforesaid.

Cottington's Report. Judges to attend.

Upon Report made by the Earl of Essex, from the Lords Committees for Privileges, concerning the Appeal of Charles Cottington Esquire, referred to their Lordships by the House:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will take the said Report into Consideration on Monday next, being the 17th Day of this Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time the Judges are hereby appointed to be present in the House of Peers, and likewise His Majesty's Attorney General: And it is further ORDERED, That at the same Time the Keeper of the Records in The Tower of London, or his Deputy, be, and is hereby, required to attend the House of Peers, with such Records in his Custody wherewith he attended the said Lords Committees on Monday last.

Hubert versus Porter.

Whereas this House had appointed to hear Counsel at the Bar, on both Parts, in the Cause depending in this House between Abraham Hubert Plaintiff by Petition, and George Porter Defendant, on Saturday the Fifteenth Instant:

It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Hearing is hereby put off to Tuesday the 18th Day of this Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof both the said Parties are hereby to take Notice, and attend with their Counsel accordingly.

Lawrence versus Berney.

Whereas this House had appointed to hear Counsel at the Bar, on both Parts, in the Cause depending in this House between Thomas Laurance and others Plaintiffs by Petition, and John Berney Defendant, on Monday the 17th of this Instant June:

It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Hearing is hereby put off to Wednesday, the 19th Day of this Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof both the said Parties are hereby to take Notice, and attend with their Counsel accordingly.

Meade to appear in the King's Bench, to perfect the Judgement against him.

Whereas, upon the Petition of Mathew Meade, read the 8th Day of this Instant June, it was then ORDERED, That the Judges of the Court of King's Bench should give Order, that the Judgement of that Court given against the said Mathew Meade should be forthwith duly entered, and the Record thereof perfected, and certified into this Court, in Pursuance of a Writ of Error by the said Mathew Meade sued forth in that Behalf:

It appearing this Day, by the Lord Chief Justice of the said Court, that, by the Rules of the Proceedings in that Court in like Cases, in order to the perfecting of the said Judgement, and the Record thereof, the said Mathew Meade ought to appear in the said Court, for the setting such Fine upon him as to the said Court shall seem just; it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Mathew Meade do forthwith appear in the Court of King's Bench, in order to the perfecting of the Judgement of that Court against him, to the End that the Record thereof may thereupon be certified into this Court by virtue of the Writ of Error aforesaid.

De la Poole versus Okeover.

Whereas there is a Petition and Appeal of Sir Henry De la Poole and Dame Elizabeth his Wife, depending in this House, to which Rowland Okeover and Elizabeth his Wife have put in their Answer in Writing:

This House being moved, on the Behalf of the said Rowland Okeover and his Wife, "That a Day may be appointed for Hearing thereof;" it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, on both Parts, upon the said Appeal and Answer, on Thursday the 20th Day of this Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Rowland Okeover is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Sir Henry De la Poole for that Purpose.

Reading's Appeal versus Sir G. Cook et al. Commissioners of Sewers for Hatfield Level.

Upon reading the Petition of Nathaniell Reading Esquire, complaining of some undue Proceedings of some of the Commissioners of Sewers for Hatfield Levell, concerning Two Thousand One Hundred Thirty-two Pounds, Eleven Shillings, Nine Pence, by others of the Commissioners long since adjudged due to the Petitioner, and other Matters in the said Petition set forth; and praying, "That the said Commissioners may make Answer thereunto, to the End he may be relieved by this House:"

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir George Cooke Baronet, John Boynton, John Millington, Francis Stringer, Toby Humfry, and George Westby Esquires, who acted as aforesaid, shall have Notice given them of the said Petition, to which they are hereby required to put in their Answer in Writing within Two Days next after such Notice given to them respectively.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 13um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.