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, 21 die Novembris.
Bill to explain the Act concerning Falmouth Church.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better Explanation of an Act, made in this present Parliament, intituled, An Act for the making of the Church erected at Falmouth a Parish Church, and no Part of the Parish of Gluvias, or Chapelry of St. Budock."
Worcester Gaol Bill.
E. Clare versus Vosper, Privilege, for proving Ly. F. Holles's Will.
Upon Complaint made to this House, of a Breach of Privilege of Parliament, by the clandestine Proceedings of Mr. James Vosper, in the Proving of the Will of the Lady Frances Holles, Sister of the Earl of Clare (One of the Peers of this House), in the Court of the Archdeacon of Middlesex, purposely to avoid a Caveat entered by the said Earl in the Prerogative Court, and likewise the Privilege claimed on the said Earl's Behalf, and allowed by the Judge of the said Court, when they attempted the Proving of the said Will there:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Examination of the said Complaint is hereby referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; whose Lordships, having heard such Persons as they think fit, and considered thereof, are afterwards to make Report unto the House: And it is further ORDERED, That the said James Vosper be, and is hereby, required to attend the Lords Committees for Privileges, to answer the said Complaint, on Monday the Twenty-eight Day of November Instant, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the House of Peers.
Count. Dowager of Peterborough versus E. of Peterborough.
Upon reading the Petition of the Countess Dowager of Peterborough; shewing, "That she is debarred from Recovery of the Rents and Profits of her Jointure, by the now Earl of Peterborough her Son claiming Privilege of Parliament:"
It is ORDERED; by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Peterborough shall have a Copy of the said Petition, and put in his Answer thereunto on Friday the Twenty-fifth of this Instant November, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Manor of Newington Barrow Bill.
Whereas, upon reading a Bill, intituled, "An Act for reinvesting the Manor of Newington Barrowe, in His Majesty," the First Time in this House, it was ordered, That Thomas Austin, the Son and Heir of Thomas Austin, who was the Son and Heir of Thomas Austin, to whom the said Manor of Newington Barrow was heretofore sold by the Trustees of Sir Allan Apsley deceased, should be heard, by his Counsel, what he had to offer concerning his Interest in the said Manor of Newington Barrow; the House having fully heard Counsel this Day at the Bar, as well on the Behalf of the King's Majesty, as on the Behalf of the said Thomas Austin:
After due Consideration had of what was offered on either Part, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill, intituled, "An Act for reinvesting the Manor of Newington Barrow in His Majesty," be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.