Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Die Martis, 14 Aprilis, 1668.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That such Persons as are now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms, for a Breach of Privilege, complained of on the Behalf of Sir George Probert, be brought to the Bar of this House To-morrow Morning, to give an Account touching the same.
Ordered, That Thomas Knapper, the Attorney who took out a Writ, and Anthony Cooke, and Abraham Selfe, the younger, Bailiffs, employed by him to execute the same, on which Thomas Hales, the menial Servant of Sir James Thynn was arrested, do attend the Commitete of Privileges, to whom the Matter of Breach of Privileges objected against them is hereby referred.
Ordered, That the Matter of Breach of Privileges objected against Mr. Constantine, be referred to the Committee of Privileges; to examine it at their next Sitting; and report it, with their Opinions therein; to the House.
Commissioners of publick A counts.
Sir Thomas Lee brings in a Second Narrative and Report from the Commissioners for taking the publick Accounts: Which was read: And the First Narrative sent from them again read; and the Matter of the Narratives relating to Sir Wm. Penn, as to the Imbezzlement of Prize Goods, being debated;
Ordered, That the Commissioners of Accounts be desired to transmit all such Evidence which they have in the Matter relating to Sir Wm. Penn, as to the Imbezzlement of Prize Goods, against Thursday next: And Sir Robert Brookes, Sir Nicho. Carew, and Sir Thomas Lee, or either of them, do acquaint the Commissioners with this Order.