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, 25 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Browne and others; who brought up these Two Bills following, to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired:
1. "An Act for making the Manor of Paris Garden a Parish, and to enable the Parishioners of St. Saviour's Southwarke to raise a Maintenance for Ministers, and for Repair of their Church."
2. "An additional Act for ascertaining the Measures of Corn and Salt."
L. Eure, Privilege: Carnesew's Proceedings in Chancery stayed.
Upon reading the Petition of George Lord Eure, a Peer of this Realm; shewing, "That, being legally entitled to the Possession, and being in the Possession, of the Manors of Lenthall Starks, and Gately Parke, in the County of Hereford, and now falling and selling the Coppice and Woods thereto belonging;" and upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by John Holland Gentleman, "That John Carnesew Esquire, (in the Right of his Wife) pretending Title to the Premises, hath (sitting the Parliament) exhibited his Bill in Chancery, to restrain the Fall of Coppice Woods by Dame Martha Eure (under whom the said Lord Eure claimeth), and by all and every Person and Persons claiming any Title or Estate in or to the Premises, or any Part thereof, by, from, or under her, and by her, and their Agents, Tenants, Workmen, and Assigns:"
Which Proceeding of the said John Carnesew being contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That there shall be no proceeding in the Court of Chancery, concerning the said Manors of Lenthall Starks, and Gately Parke, during the Time of Privilege of Parliament, to the Disturbance of his Lordship's Agents and Servants concerning the same.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to take into further Consideration the Bill of Subsidy granted to His Majesty, for Supply of His extraordinary Occasions.
The House was resumed.
Ly. Wortley versus Staresmore: Sir Rob't Vyner Defendant.
Whereas Edmund Staresmore Esquire was, by Order of this House, dated the Eighteenth of this Instant February, appointed to put in an Answer in Writing to the Petition of Dame Wortley, late Wife of Sir Francis Wortlcy Baronet deceased, being an Appeal for Reversing a Decree made in the Exchequer Chamber, on the Behalf of the said Edmund Staresmore; it appearing, by the Petition of Sir Robert Vyner Knight and Baronet, presented this Day, that he hath purchased the Estate of the said Edmund Staresmore in certain Lands and Tenements in Frowlesworth, in the County of Leicester (concerning which the Decree complained of was made), which were formerly mortgaged to Sir Thomas Hide, deceased, whose Executrix the said Sir Rob't Vyner married, and thereby is entitled also to the said Mortgage, and likewise by his said Purchase to the Benefit of the said Decree; and therefore prays tha the may be admitted to defend his Right:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Robert Vyner be, and hereby is, admitted Defendant in the Cause, upon the Appeal aforesaid, and is hereby appointed to put in an Answer thereunto in Writing on Monday the Thirteenth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Shirley versus Hawles.
ORDERED, That Mr. Hawles shall have further Time till Thursday next, to put in his Answer to the Petition of Doctor Shirley.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 27um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.