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 Mercurii, 5 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Leycester Grosevenor to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Accordingly the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
L. Abergavenny's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming, explaining, and enlarging, an Act, intituled, An Act to enable John Lord Abergaveny, Son and Heir of Henry late Lord Abergaveny, to sell certain Lands, for Payment of his Debts, and Preferment of his Brother and Sisters, and for ascertaining the Dower of Elizabeth Lady Dowager Abergaveny."
ORDERED, That the Lord Lovelace is added to the Committee for the Bill for confirming Decrees in Courts of Equity concerning Enclosures.
Ld. Hatton, Privilege: Gardiner and Salisbury, who arrested Jones his Servant, released.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Samuell Gardiner and William Salsbury, Officers belonging to the Sheriff of London, now Prisoners in The Fleete, expressing their hearty Sorrow for arresting of William Jones, menial Servant to the Lord Hatton, a Peer of this Realm, and humbly begging the Pardon of this House for the great Crime by (fn. 1) them committed therein:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled (the Lord Hatton having declared his Willingness thereunto), That the said Samuell Gardiner and William Salsbury be, and are hereby, discharged from their present Imprisonment in The Fleete, paying their Fees to the Officers of this House: And this shall be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 6um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.