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 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Method of entering the Questions concerning the Address.
"The Lord Privy Seal reported, That, according to the Order of this House, the Committee for Privileges have considered the Manner of the Clerk of the Parliaments entering of the Two Votes into the Journal Book the 13th Day of April Instant; and the Opinion of the Committee is, That the Clerk of the Parliaments hath done his Duty, in the Manner of entering the Two Questions in the Journal Book, on Tuesday the 13th of this Instant April."
And the House Agreed to and confirmed this Report.
Bill to prevent Dangers from disaffected Persons.
The Earl of Berks is added to all the Standing Committees.
Next, the House took again into Debate the Business concerning the Bill for preventing the Dangers which may arise from Persons disaffected to the Government.
And the Point insisted upon was, "How far the Privileges of this House was concerned in this Bill."
And, after a long Debate,
The Question being put, "Whether it shall be referred to the Committee of the whole House, to see how far this Bill intrenched upon the Privileges of this House; and to take Care of the Privileges, and report to the House, before there be any further Proceedings upon this Bill?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
ORDERED, That this House will proceed in the Debate upon this Bill To-morrow Morning.
Streater versus Roper et al. in Error.
The House being moved, "That, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, in which John Streater is Plaintiff, Abel Roper and others Defendants, Errors being assigned by the Plaintiff, and a Day given to the Defendants to put in such Plea thereunto as they shall think fit, by Order of the 18 February, 1673, which, by reason of the Prorogation then suddenly ensuing, was not observed:"
It is this Day ORDERED, That the said Abell Roper and others, Defendants in the said Writ, be, and are hereby, appointed to put in their said Plea to the said Errors assigned, on or before Wednesday the 28th Day of April Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hallet versus Kendall.
Upon reading the Petition of Johanna Hallet an Infant, One of the Daughters of John Hallet deceased, and Mary his Wife; praying, "That she may not be included in the Appeal prosecuted by her Mother, and now depending in this House:"
It is ORDERED, That, upon the Hearing of the Cause at the Bar upon the said Appeal, this House will take this Petition into their Consideration.
Sir N. Staughton versus Onslow.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Nicholas Staughton, being an Appeal from the Dismission of his Bill out of the Court of Exchequer, concerning Aldham in Surrey, on the 18th of November, 1669, and prays a Hearing of the Matters complained of at the Bar of this House.
It is ORDERED, That Arthur Onslowe Esquire, mentioned in the said Appeal, may have a Copy thereof, and put in an Answer thereunto, if he think fit, on Thursday the Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Lemknellet al. on Behalf of the Augustan Protestant Congregation versus Throckmorton.
Upon receiving the Answer of William Throckmorton, One of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Trinity the Lesse, to the Petition of John Lecmknell, Theodere Jacobson, and others, Trustees for the Protestant Augustane Congregation in London:
It is ORDERED, That the said John Leemknell and other Trustees aforesaid, may have a Copy of the said William Throckmorton's Answer, and may tender a Bill to this House for their Relief therein, if they think fit.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 24um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,