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 Veneris, 19 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Bill concerning Privilege and Judicature in Parliament.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and was put into a Grand Committee, to consider further of the Bill concerning the limiting of Trials in Parliament, &c.
The House being resumed;
The Earl of Essex reported, "That the Grand Committee of the House have gone through the Consideration of the said Bill, and have made several Alterations therein, which are offered to the Consideration of the House."
Then the said Alterations and Amendments were read Twice, and Agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments and Alterations.
E. of Anglesey, Privilege.
The House resumed the Debate of Yesterday, concerning the Petition of the Earl of Anglesey; which Petition was read again; and likewise a Patent under the Great Seal of England, granting to the Earl of Anglesey the Office of Treasurer of the Navy, with all the Fees and Profits belonging thereunto, during his Life; which Patent was dated the Second Day of July, Anno Regni Domini Regis Caroli Secundi Decimo Nono.
Next, was read a Patent under the Great Seal of England, dated the Second of November, A° Regni Domini Regis Caroli 11di 21°, being a Suspension from his Lordship's Execution of the said Office.
And, after Consideration of the Premises, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it is referred to the Committee for Privileges, to examine whether the Matter complained of in the Petition of the Earl of Anglesey, read this Day in the House, be a Breach of Privilege of Parliament; and to report to the House.
E. Rivers bine for Absence excuted.
ORDERED, That the Earl Rivers, giving his Attendance on this House this Day, is excused from his Fine of Forty Pounds, imposed upon him by this House for his Absence.
Smithtby's Executor versus Jacob & al.
Upon reading the respective Answers and Pleas of Sir John Jacob Baronet, and of John Crispe and Thomas Crispe Esquires, Three of the Defendants to the Petition of Symon Middleton, John Blackwell, James Smithsby, Thomas Hartley, and Rebecca his Wife, and Mary Smithsby, Complainants, now depending in this House; as also the Answer of Hezekiah Heynes to the said Petition:
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Counsel of the said Petitioners and Defendants, as also of the said Hezekiah Heynes, shall be heard, at the Bar of this House, concerning the Matters in the said Petition and Answers mentioned, on Tuesday the Three and Twentieth of this Instant November, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Thomas versus Dagnall & al.
Upon reading the several Plea and Answer of Anne Dagnall, Relict and Executrix of Richard Dagnall deceased, Thomas Owen Esquire and Mary his Wife, and Richard Stephens Gentleman and Francis his Wife, the Daughters, Heirs, and Legatees, of the said Richard Dagnall, to the Petition of Anthony Thomas Esquire, now depending in this House:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Counsel of the said Petitioner and Defendants shall be heard, at the Bar of this House, concerning the Matters in the said Petition and Answers mentioned, on Thursday the Second Day of December next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 20um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.