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, 19 die Junii.
Port of Wells Bill.
St. Oswald's Hospital Bill.
Message to H. C. with these Bills.
Select Vestries Bill.
Bill for Encouragement of Trade.
Certificate concerning Yarmouth and Leostoff.
The Lord Cornwallis presented to the House a Certificate, under the Hands of the Sheriffs of the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke, to signify, "That, according to the Order of this House, they have measured the Seven Miles from Yarmouth, &c. to Lowstofte:" Which was read, as follows:
"We, the several and respective Sheriffs of the Counties of Norfolke and Suffolke, do humbly certify to your Lordships, That, in Obedience to an Order of your Honourable House, bearing Date on Monday the Thirteenth Day of April last past, and of a former Judgement of your Honours, bearing Date the Six and Twentieth of February, in the Year of our LORD One Thousand Six Hundred Sixty and One, we have measured, from The Crane Key in the Haven of Great Yarmouth, mentioned in your Lordships said last mentioned Judgement, Seven Miles, extending towards Lowstoft, therein likewise mentioned.
"And, in further Pursuance of the said several Orders and Judgements, have, at the End of the said Seven Miles, set up a new Post, for the bounding of the Limits, &c. according to your said Orders and Judgements, this present Wednesday, being the Tenth Day of June, in the Fifteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign.
Upon this, James Wilde did declare upon Oath, at this Bar, "That the Hand-writings wherewith the said Certificate is subscribed are the Hand-writings of the several and respective Sheriffs of the Counties of Norff. and Suff.; and he did see them write the same."
Ld. Byron's Bill.
The Lord Howard of Charlt. reported, "That the Committee for the Lord Byron's Bill have examined several Witnesses, to prove the Copy of the Deeds; whereupon the Committee are of Opinion, the said Bill is fit to be engrossed, with the Alterations formerly reported."
Bill against Gaming.
Daniel, E. of Oxon's Servant, arrested.
Upon Information to this House, and the Oath made at this Bar by John Sudbury, "That Laurance Althorp, Under Sheriff of the County of Nottingham, hath arrested the Body of Mr. William Danyell, being attested Servant to the Earl of Oxon under his Lordship's Hand and Seal; notwithstanding the said Attestation was shewed to him, he not only pursued the Arrest, but said, "He valued the Lord of Oxon's Protection no more than the Straw at his Feet;" with other audacious Expressions, contrary to the Privilege of Peerage."
Althorpe to be attached.
Whereupon it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House shall attach the Body of the said Laurance Altborp, and bring him before the Lords in Parliament, as a Delinquent, to answer his said Offences; at which Time the said William Danyell shall be likewise brought before the Lords in Parliament.