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, 23 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Writs of Error brought in.
The Lord Keeper acquainted the House, "The Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench had some Writs of Error to bring in."
Hereupon the Lord Chief Justice brought these Writs of Error following, and laid them down on the Lord Keeper's Woolsack. The Particulars were these:
Roper and others against Streater.
Baker Plaintiff, and Werden Defendant.
Sidgwick Plaintiff, and Goston Defendant.
Holcroft Plaintiff, and Dickenson Defendant.
Bill to regulate the Trial of Peers.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better regulating the Trial of the Peers of England."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House, to be proceeded in on Monday Morning next; and no other Business to intervene.
Lady Read versus Sir Jo. Read.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Alissimon Reade this Day, complaining against her Husband Sir John Reade Baronet, who was present at the same Time at the Bar, and answered, "That he had not yet received any Copy of the said Petition; but prayed he might be heard, in Answer to the Matters alledged against him therein:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir John Read may have a Copy of the said Petition; and that this House will hear Counsel on both Parts, concerning the said Matters complained of in the said Petition, on Saturday the One and Thirtieth Day of January Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof as well the Petitioner as the said Sir John Reade are hereby to take Notice, and come prepared accordingly.
Love & al. versus Oxenden & al.
Upon reading the Answer of Sir Henry Oxinden and Sir James Oxinden this Day (the Answer of Sir George Blundell being before put in), to the Petition and Appeal of William Love, John Buckworth, and others, depending in this House:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel on both Parts, at the Bar, upon the said Appeal and Answers, on Thursday the Fifth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioners are hereby appointed to cause timely Notice to be given to all the Defendants to the said Petition, to the End they may attend with Counsel at the Time aforesaid.
Darrell versus Whitchcott.
Upon reading the Petition of Marmaduke Darrell Esquire, complaining of a Dismission of his Bill out of the Court of Chancery on the Fourth of May, 1672, and of his Bill of Review on the 21th of June, 1673, concerning One Fifth Part of a Farm of the Impost, or Duty, arising out of Sea Coals at Newcastle upon Tyne, to which Fifth Part Sir Jerome Whitchcott Warden of The Fleet pretends a Right, as in the said Petition is set forth:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Jeremy Whitchcott may have a Copy of the said Petition, and is hereby required to put in his Answer in Writing, at the Bar of this House, on Saturday the One and Thirtieth Day of January Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Petitioner is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Sir Jerome Whitchcott, for that Purpose.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 24um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.