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 Lunæ, 5 die Decembris
The Earl of Sandwich reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to enable Elizabeth, Mary, and Letitia Hamond, to sell certain Lands, have considered the same, and have heard and received the Consents of all Parties concerned, and have perused the Deeds concerning the said Lands, and do think the said Bill fit to pass as it is, without any Amendment"
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Elizabeth, Mary, and Letitia Hamond, to sell certain Lands, in the Bill mentioned"
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
L. Ward takes his Seat
This Day Edward Lord Ward de Bermingham sat first in Parliament, being summoned thereunto by Writ of Summons, dated the Third Day of November, Anno Regni Domini Regis Caroli II di Vicesimo Secundo, upon the Death of Humble Lord Wardhis Father
Sir T. Hook & al. and Pool & al. Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling an Agreement between Sir Thomas Hool, Sir William Smith, Baronets, and German Poole and others"
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for an Exchange and Sale of Lands, for Payment of the Debts of Benedict Hall Esquire"
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the settling the Manor of Portswood, and other Lands, late of John Knight Gentleman, in the County, and Town and County, of South'ton, in John Parler Serjeant at Law, and William Blenerhasset of London Gentleman, to be sold, for Payment of Debts"
The Lord Carrington is added to the Committee for the Lord Leigh's Bill and the Lord Irwin's Bill
L. Byron versus Sir W. Juxon, Privilage
This Day was heard Counsel, between the Lord Byron and Sir William Juxon, concerning the Possession of the Tithes and Profits of Rochdale, &c in the County of Lancaster
The Question being put, "Whether the Debate of this Business shall be adjourned till Tomorrow?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
L. Byron, Privilege:
Whereas Richard Holt, now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for arresting Abraham Scofield, Servant to the Lord Byron, was this Day brought to the Bar, it appearing that the said Abraham Scofield was arrested by Henry Whitacre, and that he the said Richard Holt did not intermeddle in the said Arrest
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard Holt be, and is hereby, discharged from any further Restraint for or concerning the said Arrest, paying his Fees And this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf
Hargrave and Whitacre to be attached
Whereas Jeremy Hargrave an Attorney, and Henry Whitacre, were this Day brought to the Bar, by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for arresting Abraham Scofield, Servant to the Lord Byron, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, it appearing, by the Confession of the said Henry Whitacre, that he arrested the said Abraham Scofield, being employed by the said Jeremy Hargrave, who refused to give Regard to the Protection of the said Lord Byron, granted to the said Abraham Scofield, but carried him above Twenty Miles, and kept him a Day and Half before they would discharge him
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Jeremy Hargrave and Henry Whitacre shall remain in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher attending this House until further Order, and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 6um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Do minis sic decernentibus.