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, 11 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Houses to attend the King with the Petition against Popery.
The Lord Steward and the Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That they had (according to their Lordships Command Yesterday) attended His Majesty, to know what Time His Majesty would please to appoint both Houses to attend Him, to present the Petition against the Growth of Popery; and His Majesty's Pleasure is, That both Houses do attend Him, in the Banqueting House at Whitehall, on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock."
Message to H. C. about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Nathaniell Hobart and Sir Andrew Hacket:
To let them know, that His Majesty's Pleasure is, That both Houses do attend Him, in the Banqueting House at Whitehall, on Monday Morning next, at Nine of the Clock, to present Him with the Petition against the Growth of Popery."
Arundel House Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act giving Power to the Guardians of the Duke of Norsol to make Leases for Years of Arundell House, and of the Tenements and Grounds thereunto belonging, and for new building the same."
Bill to prevent stealing Children, &c.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill to prevent taking up of Children by Spirits, &c. do meet on Tuesday Morning next; and the Earl of Sandwich is added to that Committee.
Sequestrations in Chancery.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Berks do make Report from the Committee of Privileges, concerning Sequestrations upon Estates out of Chancery, on Wednesday Morning next.
The Bishop of Oxon is added to the Committee for the Bill concerning Mr. Yelverton.
The Earl of Derby is added to the Committee for the Bill to prohibit importing of Foreign Brandy.
March. of Worcester Petition.
The Petition of the Lady Marq. of Worcester to be read on Monday Morning next.
Cusack and Usher, in Error.
ORDERED, That on Tuesday Morning next, Counsel shall be heard at Bar, to argue the Writ of Errors between Cusack and Usher; and also between Edmond's and the King.
Burrel versus Ellis.
Upon hearing of Counsel on both Parts, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Rebecca Burrell Widow, Relict of Redman Burrell deceased, being an Appeal from a Dismission of her Bill in Chancery, concerning an Annuity or Rent Charge of Two Hundred Pounds per Annum for her Jointure, and afterwards purchased by William Ellis Esquire, now Serjeant at Law; and also upon the Answer of the said William Ellis put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what hath been offered on either Side in the said Cause, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled do resolve and adjudge, That the said Petition of the said Rebecca Burrell be dismissed this House.
Hobert admitted a Pauper.
Upon Report made by the Earl of Dorset, from the Committee for Petitions, "That one Anthony Hobert hath a Petition depending before their Lordships, who, being poor and a Prisoner in The Fleete, prays he may be admitted to sue in Forma Pauperis, as in other Courts:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Anthony Hobert be admitted to prosecute his said Petition in Forma Pauperis; and that Mr. Ayliffe, Counsellor at Law; is hereby assigned to be of Counsel for him upon the said Petition.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 13um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.