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, 18 die Novembris.
Trial of Peers Bill.
The House took into Consideration the Report made on Saturday last, of the Amendments and Alterations in the Bill for regulating the Trial of the Peers of this Kingdom; and, after some Debate thereof, it was ORDERED, That this Bill, with the Alterations and Amendments reported, shall be engrossed.
Peers answering upon Oath and Honour.
ORDERED, That To-morrow Morning this House will take into further Consideration the Report from the Committee of Privileges, made the 12th of this Instant November, concerning the Peers delivering their Testimony as Witnesses in Inferior Courts upon Oath.
The Lord Privy Seal, Dux of Albemarle, Marquis Winton, Earl of Suffolke, Earl of North'ton, Earl of Devon, Earl of Denbigh, Earl of Bristol, Earl of Midd. Earl Rivers, Earl of Portland, Earl of Cardigan, Earl of Aylsebury, Vicecomes Say et Seale, Vicecomes Mountagu, Lord Eure, Lord Pagett, Lord Brooke, Lord Howard Esc. Lord Bellasis, Lord Wotton, and Lord Delamer, are added to the Committee for the Bill concerning the Lead Mines.
Petit versus Hyde.
Whereas Counsel should have been this Day heard, at the Bar of this House, concerning the Matters complained of in the Petition of Henry Petit, Administrator of Thomas Freeman, late of London, Merchant, deceased, against Laurance Hyde, at which Time the said Laurance Hyde alledging "that he could not get "Counsel for his Defence:"
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Cause shall be heard, by Counsel on both Parts, at this Bar, on Monday the 25th Day of November Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning; and that it be left to the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, to assign such Counsel for the said Laurance Hyde, as his Lordship shall think fit: And of this Order both Parties are to take Notice, to the End they may come provided with Counsel and Witnesses accordingly.