House of Lords Journal Volume 13
23 October 1680

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 13: 23 October 1680', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 13: 1675-1681 (1767-1830), pp. 614-617. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11718 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 23 die Octobris.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Cumberland.
L. Chancellor.
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Albemarle.
D. of Monmouth.
D. of Newcastle.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset & Midd.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Alban.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Guildford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Hallifax.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Conway.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Deincourt.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Chirb.
Ds. Wotton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day Arthur Earl of Anglesey Lord Privy Seal, and Lewis Earl of Feversham, took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and made and subscribed the Declaration against Transubstantiation, in Pursuance of the Act in the 25th Year of His now Majesty's Reign, for preventing the Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants; their Witnesses being first sworn at the Bar, to prove the Truth of their Certificates concerning their receiving the Sacrament of the LORD'S Supper.

These Lords following took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and made and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance of the Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament:

Anthony Earl of Shaftesbury.

Richard Earl of Burlington.

Robert Lord Deincourt.

Next, was read the Names of the Receivers and Triers of Petitions, according to the ancient Custom.

Receivers and Triers of Petitions.

Les Receivors des Peticions d'Angleterre, d'Escoce, et d'Ireland.

Messier William Scroggs Chivalier, et Chiefe Justicier.

Messier Hugh Windham Chivalier, et Justicier.

Messier Edward Loe Chivalier, Doctor au Droit Civil.

Messier John Coell Chivalier.

Et ceux qui veulent deliver leur Peticions eux bailleint dedeins Six Jours prochenement ensuent.

Les Receivors des Peticions de Gascoigne, et des autres Terres et Pais de par le Mer et de l'Isles.

Messier Francis North Chivalier, Cheife Justicier Banc. Com.

Messier William Mountagu Arm. Cheif Baron de l'Escheq. le Roy.

Messier Timothy Baldwin Chivalier, Doctor au Droit Civil.

Messier William Beversham Chivalier.

Et ceux qui veulent deliver leur Peticions eux baillent dedeins Six Jours prochenement ensuent.

Les Triours de Peticions d'Angleterre, d'Escoce, et d'Ireland.

Duc de Cumberland.

Le Duc d'Albemarle.

Le Marq. de Worcester.

Le Count de Arlington, Chamb.de l'Hostel le Roy.

Le Count de Bridgewater.

Le Count de North'ton.

Le Count de Clarendon.

Le Count de Essex.

Le Count de Hallifax.

Le Baron Wharton.

Le Baron Freschevile.

Touts ceux ensemble, ou Quatre des Segnieurs avandits, appellants as eux le Serjeants le Roy quant serra Befoigne; tendront leur Place en le Chambre de Treforier.

Les Triours de Peticions de Gascoigne, et des autres Terres, Pais de par le Mer et des Isles.

Le Marq. de Worcester.

Le Count de Huntingdon.

Le Count de Bedford.

Le Count de Exeter.

Le Count de Salisbury.

Le Count de North'ton.

Le Count de Petriburgh.

Le Count de Essex.

Le Count de Craven.

Le Count de Hallifax.

Le Vic. de Newport.

Le Baron Grey de Wark.

2 Le Baron Delamer.

1 Le Baron Cornwallis.

Touts ceux ensemble, ou Quatre de Seigneurs avantditz appellants, as eux le Serjeants le Roy quant serre Befoigne; tendront leur Place en Chambre de Chamberlaine.

Committee for Privileges.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Customs and Orders of the House of Peers and Privileges of Parliament, and of the Peers of this Kingdom and Lords of Parliament, and to report to the House.

Duke of Cumberland.
L. Chancellor.
L. Privy Seal.
Duke Albemarle.
Duke of Monmouth.
Duke of Newcastle.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Sussolk.
Comes Dorset & Midd.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Alban.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylsebury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Hallifax.
Comes Maccleffield.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Conway.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Windesor.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Deincourt.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Chirb.
Ds. Wotton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.

Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet on Monday next, and every Monday after, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Committee for the Journal.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Orders of the House of Peers, and Privileges of the Peers of this Kingdom and Lords of Parliament; and to peruse and perfect the Journal Book; and have hereby Power given them to examine all the Prorogations of this Parliament to this Time.

L. Privy Seal.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Craven.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Conway.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Salisbury.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. St. David's.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Chirb.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet on Saturday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in, or any where near, the House of Peers; and after, when, and as often as, they please.

Committee for Petitions.

Lords Committees appointed to receive and consider of Petitions, and afterwards to make Report thereof to the House.

Duke of Cumberland.
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Albemarle.
D. of Monmouth.
D. of Newcastle.
Marq. of Worcester.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset & Midd.
Comes Sarum.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Alban.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Guildford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Hallifax.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Conway.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Deincourt.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Chirb.
Ds. Wotton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, and every Tuesday after, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber; and to adjourn themselves as they please.

Trial of Peers for regulating, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for regulating the Trial of the Peers of England."

ORDERED, That this Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House; to be taken into Consideration on Monday Morning next.

Bill for reviving Acts.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Reviving and Continuance, and Explanation, of several Acts therein named."

Bill to clear London, &c. of Papists.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for freeing the City of London, and Parts adjacent, from Popish Inhabitants, and providing against other Dangers which may arise from Papists."

Committee to receive Informations concerning the Plot.

Lords Committees appointed to receive all Informations tending to the Discovery of the late horrid Plot and Conspiracy against His Majesty's Person and Government, and to report to the House.

Duke of Cumberland.
L. Privy Seal.
Duke of Monmouth.
Marq. of Worcester.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Hallifax.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Conway.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Chirb.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Lord Privy Seal's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn themselves as they please.

Address to the King, to issue a Proclamation, offering a Pardon to Conspirators who will make Discoveries.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White Staves do attend His Majesty, humbly to desire Him, from this House, "That whereas there hath been a Discovery of an horrid Plot and Conspiracy, by the Papists, against His Majesty's Person and Government, which still continues; His Majesty will be graciously pleased to issue out His Royal Proclamation, thereby declaring, That if any Person or Persons shall, within the Space of Two Months after the Date of such Proclamation, come in and give Evidence of any Treason or Conspiracy against His Majesty's Royal Person and Government, that then His Majesty will graciously pardon such Person or Persons all Treasons and Misprision of Treasons, and all Offences in Concealment of the same, to the Time limited by the said Proclamation."

Lords take the Oaths.

These Lords following took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and made and subscribed the Declaration, in Pursuance of the Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament:

Charles E. of Carnarvon.

Thomas L. Windsor.

Memorandum, That the Reason of the Earl of Burlington's, the Earl of Carnarvon's, and the Lord Windsor's, taking the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and making and subscribing the Declaration, the Second Time, in Pursuance of the Act for the more effectual preserving the King's Person and Government, by disabling Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament, was because the First Taking and Subscribing Yesterday was not within the Hours prescribed by the Act.

House to be called.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on this Day Sevennight, being the 30th Day of this Instant October, this House shall be called; on which Day also the Roll of the Standing Orders of this House shall be read.

Scudamore versus Morgan, & al.

Upon reading the Petition of John Scudamore Esquire; shewing, "That, notwithstanding the Judgement of this House formerly given in his Case, for a Trial at Law concerning the Customs of the Manor of Kenchurch, with Lamthock and Wemgenny, in the County of Hereford, upon an Issue directed, the Verdict whereupon was found fully in Favour of the Petitioner (as in his Petition is suggested) the Court of Chancery have made several Orders and Decrees contrary thereunto; and therefore prays a Re hearing of the Cause upon the Issue directed; and that John Morgan and the other Parties concerned may attend the same:"

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, in the said Cause, on Thursday the 4th Day of November next, at Ten of the Clock in the (fn. *) Forenoon; whereof the Petitioner is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said John Morgan, and the other Persons concerned, for that Purpose.

Chute versus Lady Dacre & al.

Upon reading the Petition of Chaloner Chute Esquire; shewing, "That, notwithstanding his Petition lodged in this House, in May, 1675, being an Appeal from Two Decrees in Chancery in Two several Causes; one, wherein Dorothy Lady Dacre, Sir Dudley North, late Dudley Lord North, and Richard Barret Esquire, were Plaintiffs, against the Petitioner's Father Chaloner Chute Esquire and others, Defendants; the other, wherein the Persons aforesaid and one Richard Owen were Plaintiffs, against the Petitioner and others Defendants; to which Appeal, by reason of the sudden Dissolution of that Parliament, no Answer was put in according to the Order of the 23th of the said Month of May; but the said Lady Dacre and her Trustee, and Richard Owen, have forced the Petitioner to relinquish the Possession of the Estate in Question; and therefore he prayeth a short Day, for the Defendants to put in their Answer:"

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lady Dacre and Trustees, and the said Richard Owen, be, and are hereby, required to put in their Answer or respective Answers in Writing to the said Appeal (whereof they may have a Copy) on Saturday the 30th Day of this Instant October, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Chaloner Chute is to cause timely Notice to be given them for that Purpose.

Osborne versus West.

Upon reading the Petition of George Osborne, this Day; shewing, "That, notwithstanding his Petition lodged in this House, in May 1679, being an Appeal from a Dismission of a Bill brought by him against Ric'd West, in the Court of Chancery, concerning certain Lands in the County of Sussex; upon which, by reason of the sudden Dissolution of that Parliament, no Order was made, the said Richard West hath prosecuted the Petitioner upon the said Dismission, and at Law; and therefore prays, that the Defendant may put in an Answer to the said Appeal:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard West be; and is hereby, required to put in his Answer in Writing to the said Appeal (whereof he may have a Copy) on Saturday the 30th Day of this Instant October, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioner is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Richard West for that Purpose.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 25tum diem instantis Octobris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* Origin, Afternoon.