Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 3 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Ds. Capit. Justic. de Com. Placit. Speaker.
Declaration concerning Protections.
The Marquis of Dorchester made Report from the Committee for Privileges, of an Order or Declaration concerning Protections; which was offered to the Consideration of the House, as the Opinion of the Committee: Which was read, as followeth:
"That the House should declare, That all Protections that have been granted to any Persons, that are not now their Lordships menial Servants, or Persons necessarily employed about their Estates, are void, and of none Effect; and that Persons who have presumed, or shall presume, to counterfeit the Protection of any Peer of this Realm, shall be severely punished; and that the House would cause this Declaration to be printed."
ORDERED, That this House approves and confirms this Report; and orders the same to be printed and published, as a Declaration of this House.
Sir H. and Sir J. Thynne.
The House took into Consideration the Business heard Yesterday, by Counsel, at this Bar, between Sir Henry Frederick Thyne and Sir James Thyne, upon the Bill and Petition depending in this House.
And it is ORDERED, That the further Debate of this Business shall be resumed To-morrow Morning.
ORDERED, That the Lord Hunsdon is added to the Committee concerning the Bill for regulating Abuses in the Law.
Ds. Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 4tum diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.