Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 10 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
L. Privy Seal.
Ds. (fn. 1) Cromwell.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey Werke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Herbert Cher.
Ds. Butler de West.
Ld. President Speaker.
The Lord President supplied the Place of the Lord Chancellor.
Bampfield versus Vaughans.
Upon reading the Petition of Hugh Vaughan and John Vaughan, Respondents, to the Appeal of Warwick Bampfield Esquire, depending in this House; praying, "That a Day of Hearing may be appointed, for determining the Matter of the said Appeal:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, upon the said Appeal and the Answer of the said Respondents, on Tuesday the 21th Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Respondents are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Warwick Bampfield for that Purpose.
Protestant Religion, for securing, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for securing the Protestant Religion."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House; Tomorrow Morning.
Grosvenor versus Cartwright.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Fulke Grosvener Esquire and Mary his Wife, and Dorothy Cartwright an Infant (by the said Fulke Grosvenor and his Wife, her Guardians), Children of William Cartwright, Son and Heir of John Cartwright, late of Aynhoe, Esquire, deceased, from a Decree and Dismission and several Orders of the Court of Chancery, in a Cause there depending, between the said Appellants Plaintiffs, and Ursula Cartwright Widow and her Children, Defendants; as also upon the Answer of the said Ursula Cartwright and her Children, put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree, and other Proceedings of the Court of Chancery had in the said Cause, be, and are hereby, confirmed; and the said Appeal of Fulke Grosvenor and his Wife, and Dorothy Cartwright, be dismissed this House.
Lady Grey versus Ld. Petre, Privilege.
Upon reading the Petition of Katherine Lady Grey of Warke, Dowager; shewing, "That William Lord Petre, Baron of Writtle, being indebted to her, by Bond under his Hand and Seal, in the Sum of Five Hundred Pounds Principal Money; and, having denied the said Bond to be his Deed, refuseth to answer her Bill in Chancery to prove the same, insisting upon his Privilege of Peerage; and therefore praying, That she may have Leave to proceed against him in Chancery, the said Privilege notwithstanding:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lord Petre may have a Copy of the said Petition, and put in his Answer thereunto in Writing if he think fit.
Tong's Petition and Letter.
Upon receiving a Petition of Sampson Tong, and a Letter and Narrative of his:
It is ORDERED, That they be referred to the Lords Committees for examining Matters relating to the Discovery of the late horrid Plot and Conspiracy; to consider thereof, and report to this House.
ORDERED, That the Duke of Bucks is added to the Committee for Examinations.
The Earl of Burlington is added to the Committee concerning Protestant Dissenters.
The Papers brought in by the Earl of Sunderland are to be read To-morrow.
E. of Thanet versus Blow et al. for seizing his Horses; Privilege.
Upon Complaint made to this House, "That, on or about the Eight Day of July last past, being within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, Mr. John Blow, being assisted by John his Servant, Merrick Nichols, Thomas Williams, Edward Evans, John Bently, Porters, and others, did seize on the Horses of Richard Earl of Thannet, a Peer of this Realm, in Violation of the said Privilege:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Blow, John his Servant, Merrick Nichols, Thomas Williams, Edward Evans, and John Bently, be, and they are hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House, on Monday the 13th Day of December Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to answer to the said Complaint; and hereof they may not fail.
Strickland versus Coker.
Upon reading the Petition of John Strickland, and Thomas Greene and Mary his Wife, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery in Two Causes; one, wherein Robert Coker Esquire, was Plaintiff; and the other, wherein the Appellants were Plaintiffs, against the said Robert Coker Defendant, concerning the Payment of a very great Sum of Money by the said Appellants, and other Matters in the said Appeal suggested; and praying, "That the said Robert Coker may answer thereunto:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Coker be, and is hereby, required to put in his Answer to the said Appeal in Writing, on Friday the 24th Day of this Instant December, by Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Appellants are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Robert Coker for that Purpose.
Oort versus Pensaz, in Error.
The Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench, brought in a Transcript of a Writ of Error, to reverse a Judgement given in the King's Bench:
In this Writ of Error, Edward Oort is Plaintiff, and Dan. Pensaz Defendant.
Dominus Præses Concilii declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, 11um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.