Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 6 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Committee of Privileges.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Privileges do meet on Saturday next, in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
House to be called.
ORDERED, That this House shall be called on Monday come Sevennight; and all the Lords are to be summoned, to be then present.
Viscount Halifax introduced.
This Day George Viscount Hallifax was introduced, between the Earl of Sunderland and Viscount Fauconberg, all in their Robes, Garter King at Arms carrying his Patent of Creation and Writ of Summons, and the Lord Great Chamberlain of England going before him in his Robes.
His Lordship presented his said Patent and Writ to the Lord Keeper, upon his Knee; which were delivered to the Clerk of the Parliaments, who read a little of the Beginning, and the Date of the Patent, being the Thirteenth Day of January, 1667, which created him Viscount Hallifax and Baron of Eland; and then the Writ of Summons, dated the 23th of January, 1667, was read. And after this, he was brought and placed at the lower End of the Viscounts Bench.
Morley and Grenvile versus Elwes.
Whereas, by an Order of this House, dated the Fourteenth Day of December last, Counsel and Witnesses were appointed to be further heard, at this Bar, on Monday, the Tenth Day of this instant February, in the Cause depending between Cutbert Morley and Bernard Greenvile Esq. Plaintiffs, by Petition, and Jeremy and Henry Elwes Defendants:
It is ORDERED this Day, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will proceed to the further Hearing of the said Cause, as aforesaid, on Thursday the Thirteenth of February Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof both Parties are to have timely Notice, to the End they may come prepared accordingly.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, decimum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.