House of Lords Journal Volume 11
13 May 1664

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 11: 13 May 1664', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 11: 1660-1666 (1767-1830), pp. 615-616. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14407 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 13 die Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus. Oxon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Albemarle.
Marq. Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Northumb.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Exon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Devon.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Westm'land.
Comes Berks.
Comes Petriburgh.
Comes Newport.
Comes Portland.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes St. Albans.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Mountagu.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount Campden.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Berkley de Berk.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Windsor.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell.
Ds. Howard Ch.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Newport.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Langdale.
Ds. Crofts.
Ds. Berkley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Townsend.
Ds. Ashley.
Ds. Crewe.

PRAYERS.

Cottington's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say & Seale reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill to enable Francis Cottington to make a Jointure; and (fn. *) having heard all Parties therein concerned, thinks it fit to pass as it is."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Francis Cottington, or Charles Cottington, to settle and dispose of Lands in Jointure, for any Wise or Wives they shall take in Marriage."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Cotton's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say et Seale also reported, "That the Committee having heard all Parties concerned in the Bill to enable Charles Cotton to make Leases, and having considered thereof, are of Opinion, That the same do pass as it is."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Charles Cotton Esquire to make Leases of Lands, for Payment of Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ly. Sayer & al. Nat. Bill.

Next, the Lord Bishop of London reported from the Committee, the Bill concerning the naturalizing of Dame Katherine Sayer and others, as thinking it fit to pass, without Alteration of any Thing, only the adding the Names of Two Persons; which, being read, were Agreed to.

The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the adding of the Two Names now read, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill against Gaming.

Next, the Alterations in the Bill against excessive Gaming, brought from the House of Commons, were read, and Agreed to.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to the following Bills;-and for a Conference on the Falmouth Church Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Bird and Sir Wm. Childe:

To let them know, that this House hath agreed with them in the Bill for naturalizing of Dame Katherine Sayer, &c. with the Addition of Two Names; to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Also to let them know, that this House agrees with them in these Bills following:

1. The Bill to prevent the Disturbances of Seamen.

2. The Bill to prevent delivering up of Merchants Ships.

3. The Bill for Continuance of the Bill for regulating the Press.

4. The Bill for selling Lands, for Payment of the Debts of Sir Sackvile Glembam.

5. The Bill concerning the Payment of Sir William Keyte's Debts.

6. The Bill for confirming Malvern Chace.

7. The Bill for settling the Gift of Abr'am Colfe.

8. The Bill concerning Francis Cottington.

9. The Bill concerning Charles Cotton.

10. The Bill against deceitful Gaming.

Likewise to desire a Conference, presently, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Church of Falmouth.

Message from thence, for a Conference on the Bill against Conventicles.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Seymour and others:

To desire a Conference, upon the Matter of the Amendments in the Bill concerning preventing and suppressing of seditious Conventicles.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That this House will give a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Subject-matter desired.

The Earl of Bridgwater, Earl of Anglesey, and the Lord Mohun, were appointed to report this Conference.

Answer from H. C.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return with this Answer:

That the House of Commons will give a Conference concerning the Church of Falmouth.

The Lord Mobun is appointed to manage this Conference.

E. Manchester and Dutch. of Somerset.

The Earl of Anglesey reported, "That the Committee of Privileges have heard the Business touching the Matter of Privilege of Parliament claimed by the Earl of Manchester Lord Chamberlain, in the Cause between his Lordship and the Dutchess of Somerset. And the chief Question before their Lordships was, Whether the Time of the Privilege of Parliament be Forty Days or Twenty Days? Which the Committee desires the Judgement of this House thereupon in this Case."

Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of some Public Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Meares and others:

To put their Lordships in Mind of certain Public Bills, which remain with their Lordships undispatched; in particular, the Bill for taking away Damage Clear, the Bill concerning Bedford Levell, and the Bill against Pluralities.

Message from thence, to return Two Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Churchill and others; who returned Two Bills sent down with certain Amendments; to which Amendments the Commons agree with their Lordships.

1. The Bill for naturalizing Dame Katherine Sayer and others.

2. The Bill for the Church of Falmouth.

Bill to take away Damage Clear.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for taking away Damage Clear."

Bill against Pluralities.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to limit Plurality of Livings, and for Increase of Maintenance of Curates."

Bill to amend the one for draining Bedford Level.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to explain and supply a former Act, for settling the Draining of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Levell."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference with the House of Commons; which being ended, the House was resumed.

Report of the Conference on the Bill against seditious Conventicles.

The Earl of Anglesey reported the Effect of the Conference concerning the Alterations and Provisos which the Lords made to the Bill for preventing and suppressing seditious Conventicles: "The House of Commons say, They have endeavoured to agree with their Lordships as far as they can satisfy themselves with Reason; and have agreed with their Lordships in most of the Alterations, excepting in Four Particulars; and gave many Reasons for what they could not agree to."

After a long Debate hereof, this House agreed to depart with some Particulars; but adhered to others, and made some Alterations in other Particulars by Way of Expedient; and thereupon ORDERED, To have a present Free Conference with the House of Commons, and give them such Reasons for their (fn. *) Lordships Resolutions as were expressed in the Debate of the Business.

And the Lord Treasurer, Duke of Bucks, Comes Northumb. and the Lord Ashley, were added to the former Lords for managing this Free Conference.

Message to H. C. for a further Conference about it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Bird and Sir William Childe:

To desire a present Free Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Matter of the last Conference concerning the Bill against seditious Conventicles.

The Messengers return with this Answer:

Answer.

That the House of Commons will give a Free Conference, as is desired.

Whereupon the Lords went to the Conference.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 14um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Hitherto examined by us,
Bolingbrooke.
Anglesey.
Say & Seale.
Ro. Wigorn.
B. Lincoln.
Joh. Lich. & Coven.
Cornwallis.

Footnotes

* Origin. have.
* Origin Lords.