House of Lords Journal Volume 12
21 March 1671

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 21 March 1671', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 12: 1666-1675 (1767-1830), pp. 465-466. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12776 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 21 die Martii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Eborac.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Mil. et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Monmouth.
Marq. Dorchester.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Jacobus Comes Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Clare.
Comes Berks.
Comes Dover.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Burlington.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Powis.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Gerrard.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Howard de Castle Rysing.

PRAYERS.

Bill to unite the Vicarage and Parsonage of Ross.

The Lord Bishop of Rochester reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for uniting the Vicarage and Parsonage of Ross, and have made some Amendments, which are offered to the Consideration of the House."

The Amendments, being read Twice, were Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for uniting the Vicarage and Parsonage of Ross, in the County of Hereford."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Small Feefarm Rents Bill.

The Lord Ashley reported, "That the Committee for the Bill for vesting certain small Rents in Trustees have made some Amendments therein."

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

Corn and Salt Measures Bill.

The Lord Powis reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill for ascertaining the Measures of Corn and Salt, and have thought fit to make some Amendments therein."

Which being read Twice, and after Words were added at the Table, they were Agreed to.

Then,

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An additional Act for ascertaining the Measures of Corn and Salt."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and the Ross Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Mundiford Brampston and Sir Andrew Hackett:

To return these Two Bills following, wherein their Lordships have made some Amendments, and desire the Concurrence of the House of Commons thereunto:

The Bill for uniting the Vicarage and Parsonage of Rosse.

The Bill for ascertaining the Measures of Corn and Salt.

Bill to settle Lands at Portsmouth on His Majesty.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for vesting and settling of certain Lands on His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, which have been taken into, and spoiled by making new Fortifications about, the Town of Portsmouth."

Sequestrations upon Estates out of Chancery.

ORDERED, That the Matter of the Report concerning the issuing out of Sequestrations out of the Court of Chancery upon Estates, shall be taken into Consideration on Thursday Morning next; on which Day also the Report shall be made from the Committee appointed to consider of the Proceedings at Law upon Bills of Middlesex and Ac etiams.

Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery.

ORDERED, That on Friday Morning next this House will read the Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery the Second Time.

The Lord Holles is added to the Committee for Petitions.

L. Roberts and Wynn versus Cresset.

Upon reading the Petition of John Lord Roberts, Sir Richard Wynne Baronet, and Henry Wynn Esquire, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, on the Behalf of John Cressett Gentleman, for Sale of some of the Lands late of John Bodvell Esquire, deceased, for satisfying a Debt of Five Thousand Pounds, owing by Robert Roberts Esquire unto the said John Cresset:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Cresset may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal, and he is hereby required to put in an Answer thereunto in Writing, on Friday the Twenty-fourth Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Cresset versus L. Roberts.

Upon reading the humble Petition of John Cresset Gentleman, being an Appeal for reversing Part of a Decree made in the Court of Chancery in November last, upon a Bill of Review brought by the Right Honourable John Lord Roberts, upon a former Decree of the said Court of Chancery, for Sale to be made of some of the Lands late of John Bodvell Esquire deceased, by the Trustees (in whom the said Lands are vested), for satisfying a Debt of Five Thousand Pounds and Interest, due to the said John Cresset by Robert Roberts Esquire:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Agent for the said Lord Roberts in this Business may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal, to which he is hereby appointed to put in an Answer in Writing, on Friday the Twenty-fourth Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Mercer versus Mercer.

Upon reading the humble Petition of Robert Mercer Merchant, being an Appeal from a Dismission of his Bill in the Exchequer Chamber, concerning the Settlement of some Freehold and Copyhold Lands in Fazakerly, Walton, and Leverpoole, in the County of Lancaster:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Alice and Ellen Mercer, by their Guardian Richard Blackmore, may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; to which they are hereby required to put in an Answer in Writing, on Tuesday the Fourth Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ossley and the King, in Error.

ORDERED, That the Errors assigned by Thomas Offley, upon a Writ of Error now depending in this House, wherein the King's Majesty is Defendant, shall be argued, by Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on Monday the Seven and Twentieth Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof timely Notice is to be given by the said Thomas Offley to His Majesty's Attorney General, who may then also be heard thereupon on His Majesty's Behalf.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 22um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.