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 Sabbati, 30 die Octobris.
Order to prevent Stoppages in the Streets leading to the Houses.
The Order renewed, against Coaches, Carts, and Drays, coming through King's-street, between Nine and One of the Clock, during the Sitting of the Parliament, was read: And it was moved, that an Alteration might be made therein; which being read, with an Alteration,
"Whereas there hath been of late much Interruption by Carts and Drays in King's-streete, in the City of Westm. so that the Lords and others are frequently hindered from coming to Parliament (to the Disservice of the King and Kingdom, and the Hinderances of the Members of Parliament passing to and from the Houses of Parliament aforesaid): It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Steward of the City of Westminster, or his Deputy, together with the Justices of Peace of the said City, shall, by their Care and Directions to the Constables within the said Limits, take special Order, that no empty Hackney Coach be suffered to make any Stay between Whitehall and The Old Pallace, Westm. aforesaid, from Nine of the Clock in the Morning to One in the Afternoon of the same Day, during all the Sitting of this Parliament; and that no Carriages by Carts or Drays be permitted to go through the said Streets, between the Hours aforesaid, during the Sitting of both Houses of Parliament: And herein a special Care is to be taken by the said Justices and their Constables, as the contrary will be answered to this House."
Thomas versus Dagnall.
Whereas the humble Petition of Anthony Thomas, of Chobham, in the County of Surrey, Esquire, was this Day presented, being an Appeal to this House from some Proceedings in the Court of Chancery, concerning the Matters in the said Petition mentioned; which Petition is hereby appointed to be read on Thursday next:
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Proceedings of that Court, relating to any Contempt of the said Anthony Thomas, be hereby suspended till after next Week.