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, 5 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable John Bill Esquire to sell certain Lands, in Kent and Surrey."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to the same Committee as the Bill concerning the Manor of Tirbeck is; whose Lordships are to hear all Parties concerned therein.
Sir R. Bankes' Bill.
The Duke of Richmond reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill concerning Sir Ralph Bankes; and do think it fit to pass as it is, without any Amendments or Alterations."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming the Estate of Sir Ralph Bankes, in the Manor of Thesberkett, alias Thirsberkett, and other Lands in the County, and County and Borough, of Caermarthen."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ld. Roos's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for John Mannors, called Lord Roos, to marry again, living his Wife, from whom he is divorced."
After a long Debate concerning this Bill, it is ORDERED, That this House adjourns this Debate until Thursday Morning next.
Slingsby versus Hale.
The House appointed Mr. Henry Slyngsby to be called in; and the Lord Keeper, by Directions of their Lordships, asked him, "What Intimation he gave to Mr. Hale of the Hearing of his Cause, and in what Manner?"
Mr. Slyngsby said, "That, in Pursuance of an Order of this House, dated the 28th of February last, he did, upon Wednesday the Second of this Instant March, offer unto Mr. William Hale a true Copy in Writing of his Petition and Appeal; and did also at the same Time give Intimation unto the said Mr. Hale, That their Lordships had appointed to take the said Petition into further Consideration this Day, to the End he might be heard, to make such Defence thereunto as he should see Cause; but the said Mr. Hale did refuse to take the Copy of the said Petition and Appeal, unless he would deliver unto him likewise the original Order signed by the Clerk of the Parliaments; which he being unwilling to do, because he had no Directions to serve Mr. Hale with the said Order, he replied, He would not take the one without the other, but would stay until he were served with the said Order."
Deane versus Barker, in Error.
Whereas, upon a Writ of Error concerning a Judgement given in the Court of King's Bench, for and on the Behalf of William Barker Esquire, Plaintiff in that Court, and Joseph Deane of Westm. Esquire, and William Dodson of Westm. Gentleman, Defendants, and the Transcript of the Record of the said Judgement now depending in this House, the said Joseph Deane and William Dodson, Plaintiffs in the said Writ, have this Day alledged Diminution, and prayed a Writ of Certiorari:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery is hereby authorized to issue forth a Writ of Certiorari, returnable on Saturday the Twelfth Day of this Instant March, directed to Mr. Justice Twisden, (the Lord Chief Justice of the said Court of King's Bench being now in the Circuit) certifying the said Diminution, into the Lords House in Parliament.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 7um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,