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 Mercurii, 27 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Report about agreeing to a Conference with H. C.
The Earl of Denbigh reported, "That the Committee for Privileges have taken into Consideration the Matter Yesterday referred unto them; and, after Debate upon the Precedents of the 21th of May and so forwards, A° 12 Jacobi, and 5, 6, and 7th of Feb. 1666, upon the Question for giving a Free Conference as is desired, the Votes were equal; and so the Committee humbly refer the Determination thereof to this House."
Upon this Report, the House read the aforesaid Precedents; and, after some Debate, it was Agreed and ORDERED, That this House will give a Free Conference to the House of Commons, as is desired in their last Message.
Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to a Conference about committing the E. of Clarendon.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Justice Windham and Baron Raynsford:
To acquaint them, that the Lords do agree to a Free Conference, as is desired; and they do appoint it to be at Eleven of the Clock To-morrow Morning, and the Place to be the Painted Chamber.
These Lords following are appointed to manage this Free Conference:
Ds. Berkley de Berkley.
Bolt and Cockaine, attached for beating the D. of Cumberland's Servants, released.
Whereas Nathaniell Bolt and William Cockaine, Carmen, now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, for beating and wounding the Footmen attending the Sedan of the Duke of Cumberland in his Highness' coming to Parliament, have acknowledged their hearty Sorrow for their said Offence, and begged Pardon of his Highness for the same:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, at the Desire and Intercession of the Duke of Cumberland on their Behalfs, That the said Nathaniell Bolt and William Cockaine be discharged of their present Restraint: And this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 28um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.