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, 12 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir J. Weld's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Security and Satisfaction of a Debt due to Sir John Weld, from the late Earl of Cleveland."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Tuesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and all Parties concerned are to be heard.
Writs of Error in the Exchequer Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for proceeding to Judgement on Writs of Error brought in the Exchequer."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as Sir John Weld's Bill is; and the Committee to meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock.
The Lord Powis and the Lord Byron are added to the Committee for Sir John Weld's Bill.
Lady Drummond, Sir A. Bateman, & al. versus Hamburgh Company.
Upon reading what hath been this Day presented to the House, in Answer to the Petition of Dame Dorothy Dromond, Sir Anthony Bateman, and others, Creditors of the Fellowship of the Merchants Adventurers of England, commonly called or known by the Name of Hamborough Merchants, on the Behalf of the said Governor and Fellowship, wherein is alledged, "That the Charter heretofore granted to the said Fellowship being accounted void in Law, they have not enjoyed the Immunities granted to them thereby; and therefore pray, the Petitioners may make it appear that there is such a Corporation in Being as may raise the Sums of Money desired:"
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel on both Parts, at the Bar, upon the Complaints of the said Petition, and also upon the said Answer, on Tuesday the Seventeenth of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioners are to give timely Notice to the Governor of the said Fellowship, to the End they may be prepared for the said Hearing accordingly.
Boreman versus Sir J. Lenthall.
Upon reading the humble Petition of George Boreman Esquire, complaining against Sir John Lenthall Knight, Marshal of the King's Bench Prison, for the Escape of Francis Craddock Esquire, a Prisoner in the Custody of the said Sir John Lenthall, under Execution:
After Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir John Lenthall shall put in his Answer in Writing to the said Petition and Complaint on Wednesday the 18th of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the leaving of this Order with the said Sir John Lenthall, or his Deputy, at the King's Bench Prison, shall be a sufficient Notice for that Purpose.
Lords absent without Leave.
ORDERED, That this House will take into Consideration, on Monday Morning next, what Penalty to inflict upon such Lords, as are absent without Leave, and do not attend this House.
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Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, 13um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.