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 Martis, 21 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting a Subsidy to His Majesty, for Supply of His extraordinary Occasions."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House; and to be the First Business To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
The Committee for poor Prisoners to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
Message from H. C. with a Petition to the King to prevent the Growth of Popery.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Trevor Williams, &c.
That the House of Commons had prepared a Petition to be presented to His Majesty against the Growth of Popery; to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
The said Petition was read.
ORDERED, That on Thursday Morning next, this Petition shall be taken into Consideration.
Officers Widows Petition for Relief.
Upon reading the humble Petition of divers Commission Officers Widows, complaining of their great Wants, "for Want of the Execution of the Act made in May, 1662, for their Relief:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Committee for Petitions; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, are afterwards to make Report thereof to this House.
Colladon versus Nelthrop, Cox, & al.
Upon hearing of Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition of Sir John Colladon Knight, ancient Servant and Physician in Ordinary to His Majesty, complaining of a Breach of Privilege of Parliament, by his being taken in Execution in August last, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, at the Suit of Edward Nelthrope, combining (as is therein alledged) with Mr. Cox and Doctor Poleman; and that the said Sir John Colladon thereupon paid or deposited in the Bailiff's Hands Sixty-eight Pounds to free himself from the said Execution; as also the Counsel of the said Edward Nelthrope, Mr. Cox, and Poleman, concerning the Debt and Proceedings in the said Petition complained of:
After due Consideration had of the said Case, and what was offered on either Part thereupon, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled do resolve and adjudge, That the said Sir John Colladon is not to have the Benefit of Privilege of Parliament in this Case.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 22um diem instantis Februarii, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.