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 Lunæ, 6 die Augusti.
|L. Chief Baron, Speaker.|
D. of Yorke.
D. of Gloucester.
D. of Bucks.
Marq. (fn. 1) Newcastle.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Viscount Say & Scale.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Howard de Char't.
Ds. Berkley de Stratton.
Ds. † Vaughan.
Ds. Berkeley of Berkeley.
E. of Derby and his Purchasers.
Bill of Indemnity:
Lyster to be exempted;
The Lord Robertes reported to the House, "That the Committee taking into Consideration the Petition of Thomas Lyster Esquire, and hearing his Repentance at this Bar, for having once sat upon the Trial of His late Majesty, and his declaring upon his Knees at this Bar his Sorrow for offending His Majesty and this House therein, and his Promise to be faithful to His Majesty's Kingly Government for the future; the Opinion of the Committee is, That the said Thomas Lyster be exempted out of the Bill of Indemnity."
Which this (fn. 2) House approved of, and of his Submission now made; and ordered the same accordingly.
and Sir G. Pyckering.
Persons to be punished who were concerned in the Death of the late E. of Derby.
The Earl of Pembrooke reported, "That the Committee for Privileges have examined the Business concerning the Trial of the late Earl of Derby; and their Lordships do find, that he was tried by a Council of War, and executed after Quarter given: Whereupon the Committee is of Opinion, That those who sat and gave Judgement upon him may receive such Punishment as this House shall think fit, excepting Colonel Twisleton and Colonel Delves."
Private Provisos in the Bill of Indemnity.
The Lord Robertes reported, "That the Opinion of the Committee was, That all Provisos whose Matter is of Private Concernment shall be left out of this Bill; and that no new Bill shall hereafter be exhibited to this House, to take off the Benefit of the Bill of Indemnity from any Person, excepting such Bills as are now depending before the Lords for the same Matter; and also excepting the Marquis of Newcastle, Lord of Lexinton, Duke of Bucks, Lord Craven, Lord Langdale, Earl Berks, and Lord Gerrard of Brandon, who have Liberty to exhibit their Bills to this House for the same."