Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 10, 1648-1649. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
DIE Sabbati, 3 die Februarii.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Salwey.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Comes Denbigh, Speaker.
E. of Lincoln desires Privilege in Mrs. Hadnett's Suit against him.
The Speaker acquainted the House with a Letter he hath received from the Earl of Lyncolne; intimating, "That his Lordship hath understood, from his Steward in Lyncolnshire, that one Mr. William Perkins, late Undersheriff of that County, hath extended some Lands of his Lordship's, as the Lands of his now Wife's, in Swayton, in that County, at the Suit of one Mrs. Hadnett; which his Lordship conceives is against the Privilege of the House; and therefore desires their Lordships will be pleased to order the Extent to be taken off, the Person that extended it to be sent for to answer his Contempt, and that, for the future, his Lands may be secured from Extents or any other Mean Process."
Hereupon it is Ordered, That when the Earl of Lyncolne do give this House a true State of the Case, then this House will take it into Consideration.
The abovesaid Letter was dated the 3d of February Instant, and superscribed thus,
"To the Right Honourable the Earl of Denbigh, Speaker of the House of Peers pro Tempore."
Committee for settling the Government.
Ordered, That the Message to the House of Commons shall be delivered, to desire the Committee may meet on Monday Morning next, at Nine a Clock.
House adjourned till 10a Monday Morning next.