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 Jovis, 13 die Martii.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Harbord Knight and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Popish Recusants Bill.
Ld. Fitzwalter versus Asser, Goodwin & al. about a Fishery at Burnham.
Upon hearing the Counsel of the Lord Fitzwalter, and also of George Asser, Henry Goodwine, John Crush, William Bagley, Robert Chapman, and William Pamplyn, concerning several Fishings in the River of Burnham, in the County of Essex; and upon some Debate thereof:
E. of Denbigh versus Burton, Privilege.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, "That Andrew Burton Gentleman, Under Sheriff of the County of Rutland, on the Seventeenth Day of October last, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, did, as Attorney for William Thorpe and George Gibson, sue forth of the Court of Chancery a Writ of Recordari, returnable in the King's Bench, in a Case of Replevin, wherein the Earl of Denbigh, a Peer of this Realm, is immediately concerned, which Writ was allowed, on the Seventh Day of November last, at the County Court for the County of Rutland, then held at Oakeham, in the said County, for the Removal of the said Cause, as appears by the said Writ and the Sheriff's Return thereof:"
Which Proceedings of the said Andrew Burton being a Breach of the Privilege of Parliament, which was before demanded by the said Earl of Denbigh, it is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith attach the Body of the said Andrew Burton, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for his said Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
E. Denbigh versus Thorpe and Gibson, Privilege.
Whereas, upon Complaint to this House, "That the Governors of Oakeham School, in the County of Rutland, claiming a Rent Charge from the Earl of Denbigh, a Peer of this Realm and Member of Parliament, to be issuing out of his Manor of Martinstrope, in the said County; which his Lordship denying such their Right unto, William Thorpe and George Gibson, in Pursuance of the said Governors Claim, distrained his Lordship's Cattle; whereupon, Replevins being brought for redeeming the said Cattle, the said Earl of Denbigh was forced, at the then next County Court, videlicet, on the 26th Day of September last past, to declare in the said Replevins, to prevent the Bonds given in replevying the said Cattle from being put in Suit; the said William Thorpe and George Gibson did, in Michaelmas Terme last, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, prosecute the said Cause against the said Earl of Denbigh, contrary to the Privilege before demanded by the said Earl of Denbigh:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, That the said William Thorpe and George Gibson be, and are hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House on Wednesday the Second Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to make Answer to the said Complaint against them; and hereof they may not fail.
Hipsley, Ld. Brooke's Servant, arrested.
Upon Complaint made to this House this Day, "That Symon Sands and Francis Slater, belonging to The Poultry Compter, in London, did, on the Fourth Day of May, One Thousand Six Hundred Seventyone, within the usual Time of Privilege, arrest Richard Hipsley, Servant to the Lord Brooke, a Peer of this Realm, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:"
Sands and Slater sent for.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Symons Sands and Francis Slater be, and are hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer for their said Offences on Saturday next, being the 15th Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.