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 Jovis, 24 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker this Day.
Declaration concerning Protections.
The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in the High Court of Parliament assembled do hereby require every Member of this House, (fn. 1) not to grant any Protection or Protections (during this present Session of Parliament) to any Person or Persons that are not, or shall not be, their Lordships menial Servants, or Persons necessarily and properly employed about their Estates; and in case any such be granted by any Member of this House, that he do presently revoke the same; of all which this House will expect a strict Account; and that all Persons that have presumed, or shall presume, to counterfeit the Protection of any Peer of this Realm, shall be severely punished.
ORDERED, That the abovesaid Declaration shall be forthwith printed and published.
Order to prevent Stoppages in the Streets.
ORDERED, That the Judges now present do consider and prepare an Order, as far as the Law will extend, to prevent the Stoppage of the Streets by Coaches and Carts, whereby the Peers are interrupted and hindered in their coming to Parliament; and to present the same to this House upon Monday Morning next.
Heralds Bill for recording Descent, &c. rejected.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for recording the Matches and Descents of the Nobility and Gentry of England, and for preventing Usurpations of their Armorial Atchievements, and Irregularities in the bearing of them."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 28um diem Martii, 1664, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.