DIE Martis, videlicet, 18 die Decembris.
PRAYERS, by Dr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Cumberland.
D. of Bucks.
Marq. of Worcester.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Comes St. Albans.
Ds. Berkley of Stratton.
Ds. Willoughby of Parham.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Howard of Charlt.
Ds. Herbert of Cherbury.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for a Grant
of certain Impositions upon Beer, Ale, and other
Liquors, for the Increase of His Majesty's Revenue,
during His Life."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to these Lords following; videlicet,
Ds. Berkeley of Stratton.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Howard of Charlton.
Their Lordships, or any Five, to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's
Lodgings. And Baron Atkins and Baron Turner
to assist their Lordships.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Viscount Falkland, &c.; who
brought up a Bill for confirming the Sale of the Manor
of Hitcham, sold to Charles Doe by Sir John Clarke
Knight and Baronet; and for settling and disposing
other the Lands of the said Sir John Clarke and Dame
Philadelphia his Wife.
Bill for taking away the Court of Wards.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking
away the Court of Wards and Liveries, and Tenures
in Capite and by Knights Service, and Purveyance;
and for settling a Revenue upon His Majesty in
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is referred to the same Committee as the Bill for Imposition upon Ale and Beer is. And Mr. Baron Atkins
and Mr. Baron Turner to assist the Lords Committees.
Dutchess of Somerset's Petition.
Upon reading the Petition of Frances Dutchess of
It is ORDERED, To be referred to the Consideration
of the Committee as is for the taking away the Court
of Wards; and the Two Provisos delivered in are likewise referred to the said Committee.
Hyde & al. Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Naturalization of Francis Hyde and others."
Message from H. C. with a Bill;--and to sit P. M.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord of Valencia, &c.; who brought up
a Bill for further supplying and explaining certain Defects in an Act, intituled, "An Act for the speedy
Provision of Money, for disbanding and paying off
the Forces of this Kingdom, both by Land and Sea."
2. To desire their Lordships would sit this Afternoon, in respect of the Shortness of the Time and the
Weight of Business.
The Answer returned was:
That, in order to Dispatch of the great Businesses
depending, their Lordships have ordered several Committees to meet this Afternoon; and therefore think it
convenient not to sit this Afternoon as a House. Any
other Time, they will sit if they shall desire it.
Edney, Crofts, and Ogden, to be attached for Contempt.
Upon Information, and the Oath of Jonathan Hickes,
at this Bar, "That Mrs. Edney, Crofts, and Ogden an
Attorney, did slight the Order of this House made
Yesterday, and spoke slighting and contemptuous
Words against their Lordships."
It is ORDERED, That the said (fn. *)
Edlyn, Crofts, and
Ogden, shall be attached as Delinquents, (fn. †) and brought
before this House To-morrow Morning.
College Leases Bill.
ORDERED, That the Report of the Bill for College
Leases shall be the First Business To-morrow Morning.
Collection for Ogilby, for printing a Bible.
ORDERED, That Doctor Hodges shall attend the
Lords, to receive from them such voluntary Contributions as their Lordships shall give to Mr. Ogleby,
in Recompence of his great Pains and Charge he hath
been at in printing a Bible, which he hath presented
and dedicated to this House.
House adjourned till 9 cras Aurora.