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, 15 die Martii.
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Cancellarius Angliæ.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Robertus Comes de Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Henricus Comes Norwichiæ, et Comes Marescallus Angl.
Jacobus Comes de Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
(fn. 1) Henricus Comes St. Albani, Camerarius Hospitii Domini Regis.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
Ds. Berkeley de Berk.
Ds. Arundell de Ward.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Berkeley de Strat.
Ds. Arundell de Treric.
Message from H. C. to return the following Bills.
Chudleigh Rectory, L. Clifford's Bill.
E. of Salisbury's Bill.
Chomley & al. versus The Grocers Comp. & al.
Ld. Fitzwalter versus Goodwin & al. Privilege.
Whereas George Asser, Henry Goodwin, William Bagley, and divers other Persons were summoned, by Order of the 25th of February last, to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer to the Complaint of the Lord Fitzwalter, a Peer of this Realm, against them, concerning their Fishing in the Waters belonging to the Manor of Burnham, in the County of Essex, who have been heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar, on both Parts, concerning the same:
It is this Day ORDERED, That the said Persons summoned as aforesaid may, and have hereby, Liberty to return to their respective Habitations, till further Order of this House for their Appearance again.
Cholmley & al. versus The Grocers Company & al.
Upon Information given this Day to this House, That the Persons employed by Elizabeth and Margaret Cholmeley and others, Petitioners, against the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery or Company of Grocers in London, Sir Thomas Foote, Sir John Cutler and others Defendants, cannot get Admittance to the Dwelling-house of the Clerk of the said Company, for the giving Notice as by the Order of this House dated the 13th Instant is directed:"
It is this Day ORDERED, That, upon Denial of Admittance to the said Clerk's House, the affixing of the said Order upon the Gates of the Hall belonging to the said Company, and Proof thereof made at the Bar of this House, shall be taken for a sufficient Notice for the said Wardens and Commonalty and other Defendants attending this House by their Counsel, for hearing the said Cause, at this Bar, at the Time which in the said Order of the 13th Instant is directed.
Whereas this House hath appointed to hear Counsel at the Bar, on Tuesday the 18th Day of March Instant, upon the Petition of Elizabeth and Margaret Cholmely and others Plaintiffs, and the respective Answers and Demurrers of the Wardens of the Mystery of the Grocers in London, Sir Thomas Foote, Sir John Cutler, and others, Defendants:
It is this Day ORDERED, That Mr. Francis Harris, Clerk of the said Company, be, and is hereby, required to attend this House at the time aforesaid, and bring with him the Books of Bye-laws made by the Court of Assistants of the said Mystery or Company from the Year 1641, to this Time; and hereof he may not fail.
Bill against Popish Recusants.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have been considering the Bill against Popish Recusants, but have proceeded no further at this Time than the First Paragraph, wherein some Amendments have been propounded; to prepare which, the Committee have nominated a Sub-committee, to draw a Clause according to the Sense of the Committee upon the Debate, and have appointed the said Sub-committee to meet this (fn. 1) Afternoon; and it is desired, that this House would appoint the Judges now present to attend the said Sub-committee to assist them therein."