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 Lunæ, 13 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. Thanet, Privilege: Blow & al. to be attached, for seizing his Horses.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for Mr. John Blow, John his Servant, Merrick Nicholls, Thomas Williams, Edward Evans, and John Bentley, to appear at the Bar this Day; who appearing, and Oath being made against them, "that they did in a violent Manner, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, seize the Horses of Richard Earl of Thannet:"
It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do attach the Bodies of John Blow, John his Servant, Merrick Nicholls, Thomas Williams, Edward Evans, and John Bentley, and keep them in safe Custody till further Order; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir Edw. Carteret Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.
Bourne versus Tynt & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Gilbert Bourne Esquire, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery on the 28th of June, and confirmed on the 25th of November 1679, in a Cause there depending, between the said Gilbert Bourne Plaintiff, and Sir Haswell Tynt Baronet, Henry Bull, George Musgrave, Helena Bourn Widow, and Florence Bourne, Defendants, concerning the Disposal of the Personal Estate of Roger Bourne Esquire, deceased, and other Matters in the said Appeal suggested:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Haswell Tynt, Henry Bull, George Musgrave, Helena and Florence Bourne, be, and are hereby, required to put in their Answer, or several Answers, to the said Appeal in Writing, on Thursday the 23th Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Gilbert Bourne is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Defendants respectively, for that Purpose.
Southall, Address for a Reward for apprehending Priests, &c.
Upon Report made by the Earl of Essex, from the Lords Committees for examining Matters relating to the Discovery of the late horrid Plot and Conspiracy, "That it appeareth to the said Lords Committees, that Mr. William Southall, Coroner for the County of Stafford, hath been extraordinary instrumental in the said Service; videlicet, that he hath taken Three Popish Priests, wherein he hath been at very great Charges, and for which he hath received but Twenty Pounds, there being Forty Pounds more due to him, by virtue of His Majesty's Royal Proclamation on that Behalf published; as also that the said William Southall was the First Person that prevailed with Stephen Dugdall to confess what he knew of the said Plot:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White Staves do attend His Majesty, humbly to represent to Him, from this House, the said William Southall's said Services; together with the humble Desire of this House, "That His Majesty would be graciously pleased to give Order for the Payment of the said Forty Pounds to the said William Southall; and further, of His Royal Bounty, to give Order for the Payment of One Thousand Pounds to the said William Southall, for his said good Service, out of the Forfeitures of Papists Estates, or the Discoveries of Jesuits or Popish Priests Estates, which shall first happen."
Protestant Dissenters for distinguishing, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for distinguishing Protestant Dissenters from Popish Recusants."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House; To-morrow Morning.
Terence versus Attorney General & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Francis Terrence and Martyn Dinance, being an Appeal from a Dismission of their Bill out of the Court of Exchequer, concerning an Order of Loan, and the Assignments and Acquittances to be delivered to be vacated; which Bill was exhibited against His Majesty's Attorney General and Charles Bertie Esquire, for Relief upon the said Order of Loan, duly assigned to the Petitioners, for good and valuable Considerations, by Gabriell Cox (as in the said Appeal among other Matters is suggested):
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That His Majesty's Attorney General and the said Charles Bertye be, and are hereby, appointed to put in their Answer, or several Answers, to the said Appeal in Writing, within Fourteen Days next after Notice to them respectively given by the said Appellants for that Purpose.
The House was adjourned into a Committee, to consider of the Bill for securing the Protestant Religion.
The House was resumed.
Protestant Religion, securing.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee of the House have made Progress in the Bill for securing the Protestant Religion; and it is desired, that the House would appoint another Day, for the Committee to sit again."
And the House appointed Wednesday next for that Purpose.
Wycherly versus Tyler.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition of Daniell Wycherley Esquire, being an Appeal from an Order of the Court of Exchequer, for his paying Ninety-five Pounds Costs on the last Day of Michaelmas Terme now last past; whereas he had before paid the said Ninety-five Pounds, and Ninety-five Pounds more for Costs, upon Two Trials had in that Court, concerning the Customs of the Manor of Wem, as in his said Appeal was suggested; as also upon the Answer of George Tyler and others put in thereunto:
After Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Appeal of Daniell Wycherley be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Daniell Wycherley shall pay to the said George Tyler and other Respondents the Sum of Ten Pounds, for their Costs occasioned by his bringing the said Appeal into this House; and further, that the Stay of Proceedings against the said Daniell Wycherley in the Court of Exchequer, directed on the 27th of November last, be, and is hereby, taken off and discharged.
Haward versus Angel & al.
Upon reading the Petition of William Haward Essquire, being an Appeal from a Dismission of his Bill preferred in the Court of Chancery against Elizabeth Angell Widow, William Angell her Son (the Lord Chief Baron Mountague and Richard Marriott Trustees for raising Portions in the Case in Question), and Frances Angell, concerning the Settlement of the Estate of William Angell Esquire deceased, and other Matters in the said Appeal suggested:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Elizabeth Angell, William Angell, the Lord Chief Baron Mountague, Richard Marriott, and Frances Angell, be, and they are hereby, appointed to put in their Answer or several Answers to the said Appeal in Writing, within Eight Days next after Notice of this Order to them respectively given for that Purpose.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, 14um instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.