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 Veneris, 17 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas sat Speaker this Day, in the Absence of the Lord Keeper.
ORDERED, That the Lady Wortley's Petition shall be read To-morrow Morning.
Colladon, King's Servant, versus Nelthrop, &c. Privilege.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Sir John Colladon Knight, ancient Servant and Physician in Ordinary to His Majesty, complaining of a Breach of Privilege of Parliament, by being taken in Execution, at the Suit of Edward Nelthrop, combining with Mr. Coxe and Doctor Poleman, in August last, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edward Neltrop, Mr. Coxe, and Doctor Poleman, may have a Copy of the said Petition; and that this House will hear Counsel on both Parts, concerning the Matters complained of in the said Petition, on Tuesday the One and Twentieth Day of February Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Count. Dowager of Peterb. versus E. of Peterb.
Whereas, upon the Seventh Day of February Instant, upon Complaint made, and Affidavit thereof, "That, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament claimed by the now Earl of Peterborough, some Proceedings had been had against his Lordship's Tenants of the Manors of Chellington, Stagisden, and Clifton Reynes, in the Counties of Bedford and Bucks, in last Michaelmas Terme, and Hillary Terme (then in Being), and Rules of the Court of King's Bench were in the last Term directed for Judgements to be entered against some of the said Tenants;" upon Consideration had thereof, it was ordered by this House, That there should be no further Proceedings against any of the said Tenants till further Order of this House: And whereas, since the said Seventh Day of this Month, upon hearing of Counsel at the Bar, upon the Petition of the Countess Dowager of Peterborough, and for the said Earl of Peterborough, concerning the present Possession of the Manors aforesaid, and also upon hearing the Opinions of the Judges concerning the same, which was, "That the Entry made by the said Earl upon the said Manors, and Attournment of the Tenants in this Case, hath not altered the Possession which the said Countess had before the said Entry made:"
After due Consideration had thereof, it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Order of this House, made the Seventh Day of February Instant, for staying all Proceedings against the Tenants of the Manors aforesaid, be, and is hereby, reversed.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the erecting of the Manor or Lordship of Haslington, in the County of Chester, into a Parish."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
The Committee for the Bill concerning Mr. Nevill Yelverton shall meet on Monday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon.
The Committee concerning poor Prisoners to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
Greene versus Cole, in Error.
Upon hearing of Counsel at the Bar of this House, on both Parts, upon the Errors assigned by Henry Greene, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error brought into this House (wherein William Cole Esquire is Defendant), for reversing a Judgement given by the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, Mr. Baron Turner, Mr. Justice Raynsford late One of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer, and Mr. Justice Moreton, being Commissioners particularly appointed under the Great Seal of England, to examine and determine upon a Writ of Error brought by the said William Cole for reversing of a Judgement given for the said Henry Greene in the Court of the Hustings in London, which Judgement for the said Henry Greene was by the Judgement of the said Commissioners since reversed; and after hearing of all the Judges to the Point of Law arising out of the Errors assigned by the said Henry Greene in this House:
Upon due Consideration had of what hath been offered thereupon, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled do Resolve and Adjudge, That the Judgement given by the said Commissioners be, and is hereby, affirmed.
The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Transcript to be remitted, followeth; (videlicet,)
"Postea, scilicet, Primo Die Decembris, Anno Regni Domini Regis nunc Vicesimo Secundo, Record. &Processus prædict. inter Partes prædictas cum omnibus ea tangentibus, Prætextu cujusdam Brevis dicti Domini Regis de Errore corrigendo, per prædictum Henr. Greene in præmissis prosecut. dicto Domino Regi in præsenti Parliamento À prædictâ Curiâ coram prædictis Commissionariis transmiss. fuit; prædictusque Henr. Greene, in eadem Curiâ Parliamenti comparens, diversas Materias pro Errore in Recordo & Processu prædictis pro Revocatione & Adnullatione Judicii prædicti pro præfat. Will'o Cole versus ipsum Henr. reddit. assignavit; ad quas quidem Materias prædictus Will's Cole, in eadem Curiâ Parliamenti prædicti comparens, placitavit, quod nec in Recordo & Processu prædictis nec in Redditione Judicii prædicti in (fn. 1) ullo fuit Erratum; posteaque, scilicet, Decimo Septimo Die Februarii, Anno Regni dicti Domini Regis nunc Vicesimo Tertio, in præ dictâ Curiâ Parliamenti prædicti, visis & per Curiam ibidem diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam Recordo & Processu prædictis, ac Judicio super eisdem reddit. quam prædictis Causis pro Erroribus assignatis & allegatis, pro eo quod videtur Curiæ Parliamenti prædicti quod in Recordo illo in nullo est Erratum. Ideo consideratum est per eandem Curiam Parliamenti prædicti quod Judicium prædictum in omnibus affirmetur, & in omnibus suo Robore stet & Effectu, dictis Causis pro Erroribus superius assignatis & allegatis in contrarium non obstantibus; & quod prædictus Will's Cole in Curiâ dicti Domini Regis coram præfatis Commissionariis habeat inde Executionem suam versus præfatum Henr. Greene, juxta Formam & Effectum Judicii prædicti; & superinde Record. & Processus prædict. prædictæ Curiæ dicti Domini Regis coram præfatis Commissionariis per Curiam Parliamenti prædicti remittentur; & in eadem Curiâ dicti Domini Regis coram præfatis Commissionariis jam resident."
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 18um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.