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, 15 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Additional Hearth-money Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An additional Act for explaining former Acts, and better collecting the Duty of Hearth-money."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Harbord and others; which consisted of these Particulars:
1. To present Two Bills, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence:
1. "An Act to regulate the Trade of Silk Throwing."
2. "An Act to prevent Thefts and Robberies on the Highways."
2. To return the Bill concerning Sir Thomas Hebblethwayte, wherein they agree in leaving out the Proviso.
3. They return the Bill for taxing Lands in the Great Level of the Fens, having amended it according to the Amendments agreed on by both Houses.
Sir W. Juxon's Petition.
ORDERED, That the Petition of Sir William Juxon shall be read To-morrow Morning.
Ly. Wentworth versus Ld. Lovelace.
ORDERED, That on Tuesday next this House will take into Consideration what Resolution to give in the Cause between the Lady Wentworth, and the Lord Lovelace.
Mildmay and Cheeke.
ORDERED, That on Tuesday Morning next Counsel shall be heard concerning the Title to the Barony of Lord Fitzwalter.
ORDERED, That the Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Richard Lucy shall be read To-morrow Morning.
Judgement against Holles, Sir J. Elliott, & al. in the King's Bench reversed.
Whereas Counsel have been this Day heard, at the Bar, as well to argue the Errors assigned by the Lord Holles, Baron of Ifeild, upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, brought against a Judgement given in the Court of King's Bench, in 5to Caroli Primi, against the said Lord Holles, by the Name of Denzell Holles Esquire, and others; as also to maintain and defend the said Judgement on His Majesty's Behalf:
Upon due Consideration had of what hath been offered on both Parts thereupon, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled do order and adjudge, That the said Judgement given in the Court of King's Bench in 5to Caroli Primi, against the said Denzell Holles and others, shall be reversed.
The Form whereof (to be affixed to the Transcript of the Record) followeth:
"Et quia Curia Parliamenti, de Judicio suo, de & super præmissis reddend. nondum advisatur, Dies datus est tam prædicto Galfr'o Palmer Mil. & Bar. qui sequitur, &c. quam prædicto Denzel Domino Holles, coram eâdem Curiâ, usque ad Diem Mercurii decimum quintum Diem Aprilis tunc prox. sequent. apud Westm. in Comitat. Mid. de Judicio suo inde audiend. eo quod Curia prædictâ nondum, &c. Ad quem Diem coram Curiâ prædictâ venit tam prædictus Galfrid. Palmer qui sequitur, &c. quam prædictus Denzel Dominus Holles, in propriis Personis suis; super quo, visis & per eandem Curiam nunc hic pleniùs intellectis omnibus & singulis præmissis, maturâque Deliberatione inde habitâ, consideratum est per Curiam prædictam, quod Judicium prædictum, ob Errores prædict. & al. in Recordo & Processu prædictis compertos, revocetur, adnulletur, & penitus pro nullo habeatur; et quod prædict. Denzell Dominus Holles ad omnia quæ idem Denzell Dominus Holles occasione Judicii prædict. amisit restituatur."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, (videlicet,) 16um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.