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 Veneris, 27 die Februarii.
Bill concerning the King's Power in Ecclesiastical Affairs.
And the Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Committee hath made some Debate upon the Title and Preface of the said Bill; but do think it fit to take this Bill into further Consideration To-morrow Morning."
Vavasor, Maw, & al. Delinquents, about the Isle of Axholme, to be attached.
Whereas Thomas Vavasor, Edward Maw, Robert Whitley, Thomas Hill, Richard Massey, John Mawe, Thomas Wakefeild, Peter Clarke, Marmaduke Hardy, Henry Tayler, Thomas Picocke, William Toyne, Francis Kevill, John Rose, Richard Rose, Richard Mawe, Francis Watson, Edmond Wilbore, Edmond Minitt, George Wells, Alexander Hutforth, John Thorpe Junior, Edmond Sampson, and Richard Kingman, being in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, as Delinquents, were, by Order of the Thirteenth of May last, by reason of the great Affairs of the Kingdom then depending before the Lords in Parliament, to be released of their present Restraint, upon paying their Fees, and giving such reasonable Bail as they were able, to the said Serjeant, to appear within Ten Days next after they should be served with an Order of this House, to answer their Delinquencies; and it appearing this Day, by a Certificate under the Clerk of the Parliament's Hand, and also of the said Serjeant, "That the said Parties did go out of Town without giving any Obedience to the said Order, either by giving of Security or paying the Fees as aforesaid :"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Serjeant at Arms, his Deputy or Deputies, shall take the said Parties abovesaid into his Custody, to answer their said Delinquency and Contempt of this House, and keep them in Safety until the further Pleasure of this House be known; and this to be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
Lords to be served with the Order about the Benevolence to the King.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Cloterbuck Esquire, Receiver of the Monies subscribed by the Nobility of England for their free Benevolence to His Majesty, is hereby enjoined to deliver a true Copy of an Order of this House, dated the Twentieth of this Instant February, to such of the Nobility aforesaid as have not paid the same before the Date hereof, to the End the said Monies may be paid according to the Intent of the said Order.
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Sabbati, 28um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.