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 Jovis, 23 die Aprilis.
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Sir Orlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Ds.Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds.Berkley de Berk.
Ds.Howard de Charlt.
Ds.Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkley de (fn. 1) Strat.
Ds. Arundell Treric.
L. Gerard, Leave to vindicate himself in H. C.
The House being made acquainted, "That the Lord Gerard of Brandon hath had scandalous Informations against him exhibited to the House of Commons; and therefore desires to receive the Leave of this House to vindicate his Honour:"
Committee to attend the King with Votes of both Houses, about wearing English Manufactures.
The Lord Great Chamberlain and the Lord Chamberlain of the Household reported, "That they waited upon the King, to know when the Houses shall present Him with the Votes agreed on Yesterday; and His Majesty hath appointed To-morrow, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, for that Purpose."
L. Great Chamberlain.
Epus. St. David's.
Message to H. C. to appoint a Committee to go with them.
To acquaint them, that the Lords having sent to His Majesty, to know what Time a Select Committee of both Houses should attend Him, to present the Votes resolved on Yesterday; His Majesty hath appointed Tomorrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, at Whitehall, for that Purpose; and the Lords have nominated a Select Committee of Twelve Lords, to join with a proportionable Number of the House of Commons, to perform that Service.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming of the Settlement of the Estate of Sir Kingsmill Lucy Baronet, in the said Act mentioned; and for transferring over some other Part of the Real Estate of Sir Richard Lucy Knight and Baronet, deceased, from Francis Lucy Esquire."
Answer from H. C.
Peart and Bell versus Backwell.
Upon reading the Petition of John Peart and Phillip Bell this Day in the House; alledging, against Edward Backwell Esquire and others, many Contrivements and Practices relating to the Escape of Cornelius Holland, One of the execrable Judges of His late Majesty King Charles the First, and the embezzling of the Estate of the said Cornelius Holland, to the Prejudice of His Majesty; with several other Things in the said Petition mentioned, relating thereunto:
Upon due Consideration had of the Matters alledged in the said Petition, this House being fully satisfied of the Carriage and Behaviour of the said Edward Backwell from Time to Time in His Majesty's Service, and that the Matters alledged in the said Petition (if true) ought to have been in due Time prosecuted elsewhere than in this House; it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of John Peart and Phillip Bell be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Sir W. Juxon versus Pory.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir William Juxon Knight and Baronet; shewing, "That he hath proceeded at Law, upon a Writ of Quare Impedit, brought against the Lord Bishop of Winchester, for not admitting the Petitioner's Clerk, Dr. John Bargrave, to the Mastership of the Hospital of St. Crosse, in Hampshire; to which Mastership Dr. Rob't Pory, Archdeacon of Midd and a Member of the Convocation, pretending little, had entered his Caveat, to the End he might be heard, and, claiming Privilege of Parliament, the Petitioner was, by Order of this House, dated the Second of March last, hundred in his said Proceeding at Law, and therefore prayeth, that the said Order may be set aside and discharged."
This House, upon Consideration had of the Contents of the said Petition, being satisfied that the said Doctor Pory, as a Member of the Convocation, ought not to be proceeded against it Law during the Privilege of Parliament, and that the Judgement upon the said Writ of Quare Impedit was unduly obtuned, in regard of the Privilege of Parliament, it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assem bled, That the said Petition of Sir William Juxon be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.