DIE Jovis, 14 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Litch. et Cov.
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Johannes Ds. Robertes, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Ds. Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds. Berkeley de Berkley.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
Brunsell, a Proctor in Convocation, Privilege.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Henry Brunsell
Clerk, and Prebendary of Ely, a Proctor for the said
Church in the Convocation; praying a Summons for
Thomas Ashe, of Balbrough, in the County of Derby,
an Attorney at Law, (fn. 1) may be summoned, to answer his
Offence, in causing the Petitioner to be arrested, in
November, 1666, during the Sitting of the Convocation,
contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:
Ashe sent for, for arresting him.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Ashe be,
and is hereby, required, forthwith upon Sight of this
Order, to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer
his said Offence.
E. Northumb. Proxy.
The House was made acquainted, "That the Earl
of Northumberland, being ill disposed in his Health,
and not able to attend this House, hath sent his
E. of Clarendon not to be committed on a general Charge.
Next, this House proceeded in Consideration of the
Business Yesterday, concerning the Impeachment brought
from the House of Commons against the Earl of Clarendon, of Treason.
And the House inspected other Precedents, to see
what hath been done upon general Accusations from the
House of Commons of Treason, where no particular
Treason is specified; as, the Precedent in the Earl of
Bristoll's Case, 1° Caroli Primi, 1626, 11 Maii; and
the Case of the Archbishop of Canterbury, 18th of
And, after a long Debate, it was Resolved, upon the
Question, That this be offered to the House of Commons: "That the Lords have not complied with the
Desires of the House of Commons concerning the
Commitment of the Earl of Clarendon, and sequestering him from Parliament, because the House of
Commons have only accused him of Treason in general, and have not assigned or specified any particular
ORDERED, That this Resolution be communicated to
the House of Commons, at a Conference, To-morrow
Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Doctor Lewin and Sir Moundiford Brampston:
To let them know, that the Lords desire a Conference,
To-morrow Morning, at Eleven of the Clock, in the
Painted Chamber, concerning their Desire made to the
Lords upon the Impeachment of the Earl of Clarendon.
The Committee to consider of Woollen Draperies are
to meet on Saturday next, in the Afternoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris,
videlicet, 15um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima
Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.