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, 17 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Bp. of Rochester's Charitable Uses Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling certain Charitable Uses, devised by John late Bishop of Rochester."
Committee to consider of Decay of Trade, Fall of Rents, &c.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Causes and Grounds of the Fall of Rents and Decay of Trade within this Kingdom; and to make Report thereof to this House:
Their Lordships, or any Seven; to meet on Wednesday next, in the Prince's Lodgings, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon; and have Power to adjourn from Time to Time, as they shall think fit.
The Lord Cornwallis is added to the Committee for Privileges, and the Committee for Petitions.
Gregory, E. of Rutland's Servant, arrested.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by Durant Alsoppe, "That Mr. Heynes, an Attorney at Law, did sue forth a Writ against Henry Gregory, menial Servant to the Earl of Rutland, and caused him to be thereupon arrested in Mich. Terme last, sitting the Parliament, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament; and proceedeth still against the said Henry Gregory, notwithstanding that Warning hath been given him of the Breach of Privilege of Parliament:"
Heynes sent for.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Mr. Heynes, Attorney at Law, be, and is hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House, on Monday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to make Answer to the said Complaint: And hereof he may not fail.
Sandys versus Nevill and Phyney.
Upon reading and considering of the humble Petition of William Sandys Esquire this Day, complaining against Edward Nevill and Edward Phyney, and also of the Hardship of a Dismission of his Bill relating to them in the Court of Chancery, and a Release gotten by Surprise; and praying to be relieved, by setting aside the said Dismission and Release:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it is hereby referred to the Lords Committees for Petitions, to examine the Matters complained of in the said Petition, and report the same to the House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 21um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.