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, 20 die Februarii.
Dutchy of Cornwall Bill.
Message from H. C. with Bills, and to return L. Strangford's.
Molin's Bill rejected.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for restoring the Right Heirs of Michaell Moline Esquire deceased, unto the Equity of Redemption of a Mortgage of Lands in Berks, made to Sir Nathaniell Brent deceased."
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Earl of Ancram and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for restoring of Sir Charles Stanley in Blood," whereto their Lordships Concurrence is desired."
Chancellor of the Dutchy Bill.
Deeping, &c. Fens Bill.
The Lord Lucas reported, "That the Committee have considered further of the Bill concerning Deeping Fenn, and have made some Alteration in the Names of the Trustees;" which Alterations, being read Twice, were Agreed to, and the Bill is ordered to be engrossed accordingly.
Message from the King, about a Recess.
The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That he was commanded, by the King, to signify to their Lordships, That His Majesty did intend to put an End to this Session of Parliament on Tuesday come Sevennight."
Sir R. Carr and Ly. Carr, Witnesses to attend.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled in Parliament, That Sir John Munson Baronet, Mr. Anthony Ayre Senior, Sir Francis Prudeon Knight, Doctor Boles, Sir Edward Rossiter, Thomas Hatcher Esquire, the Lady Nicholas, the Lady Anderson, Mr. Anthony Oldfeild, Mr. Edward Twyford, Mr. Vanloe, Malin Thompson, Gentlemen, Thomas Harrington Esquire, Mr. Nash, Mr. John Walter, Mrs. Peirson, Mr. Edward Bruister, and Sir William Thorold the Younger, be, and are hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House on Tuesday the 21th of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning, to give Evidence of their Knowledge in the Cause then and there to be heard between Sir Rob't Carr Knight and Dame Mary Carr, Wife of Sir Rob't Carr Baronet, upon a Bill and Petition. And hereof they may not fail.
Committee to search Precedents concerning Bills beginning in either House relating to Judicature.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it is referred to the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Privileges of the Peers of this Realm and Lords of Parliament, to send for and examine Records, and to give an Account to this House how they find the Matter of Fact in Precedents in respect of the Beginning of Bills (in which Judicature is concerned) in either House of Parliament. The Committee to meet on this Business on Wednesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.
D. of York, Privilege. Sir H. Middleton his Gentleman Usher arrested.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by John Barcrost Esquire, "That Sir Hugh Middleton Baronet, Gentleman Usher in Ordinary to his Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke, was arrested, by Thomas Starkey Bailiff and his Tenants, at the Suit of Robert Gilbert, by the Instigation of John Reeve Solicitor, during the Sitting of Parliament, and detained in Custody till he was forced to pay the Money, notwithstanding they knew him to be the Servant to his Royal Highness as aforesaid:"
Starkey, Gilbert, and Reeve to be attached.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled in Parliament, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith attach the Bodies of the said Thomas Starkey, Robert Gilbert and John Reeve, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House; and for so doing, this shall be a sufficient Warrant.