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 Saturni, 8 die Junii.
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Pembrooke et Mount.
Viscount Say et Seale.
Viscount de Stafford.
Ds. De la War.
Ds. Berkeley de Berkeley.
Ds. Darcy et Conyers.
Ds. Gerrard de (fn. 1) Bromley.
Ds. Arrundell of Warder.
Ds. Howard of Char'ton.
Ds. Grey of Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert de Cherbury.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Ds. Berkley de Stratton.
Bill to establish Fens drained by Sir A. Thomas.
Message from H. C. for a Conference.
Breach of Privilege in H. C. in naming the Time and Place for the Conference.
The Lords conceived, that the House of Commons by this Message, demanding a present Free Conference, and appointing the Place likewise to be in the Painted Chamber, is a Breach of the Privileges of this House; it appertaining of Right to the Lords, to appoint both the Time and the Place: Therefore it is ORDERED, To send to the House of Commons, to desire a present Conference, touching the Matter of the last Message from them; and the Lord Chancellor to assert the Right and Privilege of this House in this Particular, and to desire that Messages of this Nature may be prevented for the future. And, for the Saving of Time at this Conference, to give the House of Commons a Free Conference upon the Subject Matter of the late Free Conference.
Message to them, for a Conference about it.
To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Matter of the last Message; and then, at the same Time, their Lordships will give a Free Conference upon the Subject Matter of the last Free Conference.
Office of L. Great Chamberlain.
This House resumed the former Debate concerning the Office of the Lord Great Chamberlain of England, in Question between the Earl of Oxon and the Earl of Lyndsey. And the Matter of this Day's Debate being, "Whether this House is rightly possessed of this Business, so as to proceed in hearing the Cause?"
L. Powlet, Leave to be absent.
L. Abergavenny's Bill.
Elmes, Page, and others, attached for arresting Butts, L. Abergavenny's Servant.
ORDERED, by the Lords assembled in Parliament, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall attach the Bodies of Elizabeth Elmes, Richard Page Serjeant, and Ferdinando Pennyworth, for arresting, and causing to be arrested, Lewis Butts, a menial Servant of the Lord Abergaveny, a Member of this House, and Peer of the Realm, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament; and forthwith bring them before their Lordships, to answer the said Contempt: And this to be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.