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, 24 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Bill to regulate the Trial of Peers.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better regulating the Trial of the Peers of England."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Attorney General, and Sir Tymothy Baldwin:
To deliver them the Bill for the better regulating the Trial of the Peers of England, and to desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Darrell versus Whitchcott.
ORDERED, That the Counsel which should have been heard this Day, in the Cause between Marmaduke Darrell Plaintiff, and Sir Jeremy Whichcot Baronet Defendant, be, and are hereby, appointed to be heard, at the Bar of this House, on Saturday the First Day of May next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof both Parties are to take Notice, and attend accordingly.
Hallet versus Kendall.
ORDERED, That the Counsel which were appointed to be heard at the Bar on Monday next, to proceed in the Cause depending between Mary Hallet Widow Plaintiff, and Thomas Kendall and his Wife Defendants, be, and are hereby, appointed to be heard at the Bar, on Friday the 30th Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof both Parties are to take Notice, and attend accordingly.
Dutch. Cleveland, Privilege. Vinson versus Gilson.
Upon Complaint made to this House, "That, on the 15th Day of this Instant April (sitting the Parliament), Richard Vinson, One of her Grace the Dutchess of Cleaveland's Servants in Livery, was arrested, in an Action of Trespass, by Richard Gilson, an Officer belonging to the Court of Marshalsea, at the Suit of John Channell Plumber, who forced him to acknowledge a Judgement before he would discharge him:"
All which being contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, it is thereupon ORDERED; That the said John Channell and Richard Gilson be, and are hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to answer the said Complaint; and hereof they may not fail.
Lords to take the Oath of Allegiance.
ORDERED, That such Lords who have not taken the Oath of Allegiance in this House, are to be called upon to take it on Wednesday next, when this House is to be called.
Bill to explain the one concerning Popish Recusants.
ORDERED, That the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas and Mr. Justice Atkins do attend the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Explanation of an Act, to prevent the Dangers which may happen from Popish Recusants," on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, and at such Times after as the said Lords Committees shall sit.
Bill to prevent Dangers from disaffected Persons.
ORDERED, That the further Debate upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the Dangers which may arise from Persons disaffected to the Government," which should have been proceeded in this Day, is hereby appointed to be taken up on Monday Morning next, and to be the First Business.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 26um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.