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 Mercurii, 12 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Finch, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angliæ.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Marescallus Angliæ.
Comes St. Alban.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
(fn. 1) Berkeley.
Ds. Arundell of Ward.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Gerard de Brand.
Ds. Arundell de Trer.
Ds. Butler of M. Park.
Ds. Grey of Roleston.
Bill to prevent Frauds and Perjuries.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Prevention of Frauds and Perjuries."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass as a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Attorney General and Sir Andrewe Hacket:
To deliver the Bill for Prevention of Frauds and Perjuries, and to desire their Concurrence therein.
Bill to prevent illegal Imprisonment.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent illegal Imprisonment of the Subject."
ORDERED, That this Bill is committed to the Committee of the whole House; to be taken into Consideration on Tuesday Morning next.
This Day Sir John Fagg put in his Answer to the Petition of Mr. Sherley.
Crispe versus Ly. Cranborne.
ORDERED, That this House will hear Counsel at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Nicholas Crispe and others, against the Lady Viscountess Cranborne, the Lady Anne Bowyer, and Thomas Dalmahoy Esquire, and their Answer thereunto, depending in this House, on Wednesday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioners are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Defendants, or their Agent in the said Cause, for that Purpose.
E. of Lincoln versus Woodward.
Upon receiving the Answer of Henry Woodward this Day, to the Petition and Complaint of the Earl of Lyncolne, concerning the Possession of the Lodge and Park belonging to Tattershall Castle:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel at the Bar, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Tuesday next, being the Eighteenth Day of this Instant May, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon; whereof the Petitioner is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Henry Woodward, or to Mr. Jordan his Clerk in Chancery, for that Purpose.
Basset versus Nosworthy.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir William Basset, complaining of the Dismission of his Bill out of the Court of Chancery on the Sixteenth Day of July last, concerning the Manor and Rectory of Laurack and Baxton of Ints, in Cornwall, in the said Petition mentioned; and therefore prayeth Relief therein:
It is thereupon ORDERED, That Edward Nosworthy Esquire, mentioned in the said Complaint, may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal, and put in Answer thereunto in Writing, on Wednesday the 19th Day of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, if he think fit.
Villiers versus E. of Denbigh, concerning the Title of Visc. Purbeck.
Upon reading the Plea of Robert Lord Viscount Purbeck, put in this Day, to the Petition of the Earl of Denbigh, concerning a Claim made by the said Robert to the Title of Viscount Purbecke:
It is ORDERED, That this House will hear Counsel at the Bar, both in Maintenance of and against the said Plea, on Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time some of the Judges are to be present as Assistants in the House of Peers.
Herbert, King's Servant, Privilege versus Standen.
ORDERED, That the Complaint of Edward Herbert Esquire, One of His Majesty's Gentlemen Pensioners, against William Standen (which should have been heard this Day), concerning a Breach of Privilege, as in the Petition of the said Edward Herbert is set forth, shall be examined, at the Bar of this House, on Monday next, being the 17th Day of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the said William Standen, or some other Person on his Behalf, is to attend this House at the Time aforesaid.
Bill to prevent Dangers from disaffected Persons.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to proceed in the Consideration of the Bill to prevent the Dangers which may arise from Persons disaffected to the Government.
The House being resumed;
The Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Committee desires that the House would please to appoint another Day, for to proceed in this Business."
Hereupon it is ORDERED, That this House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed further in the Consideration of this Bill, on Friday Morning next, the First Business.
Heads for securing the Protestant Religion.
The House put off the Consideration of the Heads for securing the Protestant Religion in a Committee of the House, to Saturday next; and those Causes as stand appointed for Saturday and Friday, are put off to be heard on Tuesday Morning and the Afternoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, 14um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,