Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 6 die Decembris, 1680.
Leave of Absence.
Privilege- Petitions for discharge.
Lord Stafford's Impeachment.
Lord Stafford's Trial.
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint this House, That they have appointed William Viscount Stafford to be brought to the Bar in Westminster Hall, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, to hear Judgment.
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That this House will go, To-morrow Morning, with their Speaker, to the Ba of the House of Lords; and demand Judgment, upon the Impeachment of the Commons of England, against William Viscount Stafford.
Ordered, That no Member of this House do go into the Court in Westminster Hall To-morrow Morning, before this House shall have demanded Judgment, at the Bar of the House of Lords, upon the Impeachment of the Commons of England, against William Viscount Stafford: And that Mr. Howard have Notice hereof.