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, 15 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas sat Speaker this Day, in the Absence of the Lord Keeper, who is not well.
Bill concerning Privilege and Judicature in Parliament.
The Lord Steward reported, "That the Committee for Privileges have oftentimes (fn. 1) met, and proceeded far in preparing a Bill concerning Privilege and Judicature in Parliament; but they can go no further therein, until the Pleasure of this House be known, whether there shall be a Clause inserted touching the Trial of Peers."
Upon Debate whereof,
The Question being put, "Whether the Grand Committee for Privileges shall be directed to bring in a Clause for the Trial of the Peers in the Bill now preparing, concerning Privilege and Judicature in Parliament?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
E. Anglesey versus Sir M. Eustace, Privilege.
Upon Complaint made to this House, "That Sir Maurice Eustace hath procured a Hearing to be appointed, at Serjeants Inne in Chancery Lane, on Wednesday the 17th Day of this Instant November, in a Cause wherein the Earl of Anglesey is concerned against the said Sir Maurice Eustace; which Appointment hath been served on the Counsel of the Earl of Anglesey without his Consent, and contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Maurice Eustace, be, and is hereby, appointed to appear at the Bar of this House To-morrow at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to answer his said Offence.
Committee for Privileges.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Privileges do meet To-morrow Morning at Nine of the Clock.
L. Brook's Fine for Absence excused.
ORDERED, That the Lord Brooke, giving his Attendance on this House this Day, is excused from his Fine imposed upon him by this House for his Absence; and his Lordship is added to the Committee for Privileges.
Thomas versus Dagnall et al.
This Day the Plea and Answer of Ann Dagnall and Thomas Owen, &c. to the Petition of Anthony Thomas, was received at this Bar.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 16um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,