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 Sabbati, 26 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Wools, &c. Bill.
ORDERED, That the Committee for preventing the exporting of Wools, &c. being now sine Die, do meet on Wednesday next.
Standing Orders read.
Next, the Standing Orders of this House were read.
Barker versus Deane &al. in Error.
The Lord Keeper acquainting the House, "That the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench had a Writ of Error to be brought in, to reverse a Judgement given in the King's Bench, between Barker Plaintiff and Deane and others Defendants:"
Whereupon the Lord Chief Justice brought both the Record and Transcript, and laid them upon the Woolsack upon which the Lord Keeper sat.
Countess of South'ton.
ORDERED, That a Bill wherein the Countess of South'ton is concerned shall be read on Monday Morning next, the First Business.
Dr. Brunsell versus Ash, Privilege.
Whereas Thomas Ash, of Balbrooke, in the County of Derby, an Attorney at Law, appeared this Day at the Bar, for causing Henry Brunsell Clerk, and Prebendary of Ely, a Proctor for the said Church in the Convocation of the Clergy, to be arrested, within the Time of Privilege allowed to the Members of the said Convocation by the Statute of the Eighth Year of King Henry the Sixth in that Behalf made, where he confessed the said Arrest; which being Three and Twenty Days after the late Prorogation of the Parliament, he was altogether ignorant that the Privilege belonging to the Members of the Convocation was not expired:
Upon which, he being commanded to withdraw, he did not wait so long as to know the Pleasure of the House concerning the same.
Ash sent for again.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Ash shall appear again at the Bar of this House on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and hereof he may not fail.
Haughton, E. of Derby's Servant, arrested:
Upon Complaint and Oath made, at the Bar of this House, by John Savage and Edward Halsall, "That, on the Third Day of February Instant, James Haughton, menial Servant to the Earl of Derby, a Peer of this Realm, was arrested, upon Execution, at Ormskirke, in the County of Lancaster, by John Mosse, a Bailiff, at the Suit and Instance of Mary Gorsuch and William Ellinson her Solicitor, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, and afterwards carried to the Gaol at Lancaster; they all knowing the said James Haughton to be his Lordship's menial and domestic Servant, and refusing to obey a Certificate shewed to them under his Lordship's Hand and Seal, owning the said Haughton so to be:"
Moss, Gorsuch, and Ellinson, sent for.
It is thereupon Resolved, upon the Question, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith attach the Bodies of the said John Mosse, Mary Gorsuch, and William Ellinson, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer their said Offences: And this shall be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 28um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,