House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 27 November 1689

Pages 354-355

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 14, 1685-1691. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Mercurii, 27 die Novembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Bristoll.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormond.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Lumley.
Ds. Grey de Ruth.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey War.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Granvill.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.


E. of Lincoln asked Pardon, for examining Keeling.

After Debate, the Earl of Lyncolne asked the Pardon of the House, for having sent for a Person (to examine him particularly in the Afternoon) who was summoned to appear to be examined at a Committee that Evening.

L. Preston discharged, and the Order for prosecuting him suspended.

Upon reading the humble Petition of Richard Lord Viscount Preston, of the Kingdom of Scotland, now Prisoner in The Tower of London by Order of this House; shewing, "That he is very much concerned and troubled that he hath incurred the Displeasure of this House; and that he never had a Thought, Purpose, or in the least a Design, to misdemean himself in any Thing towards this House, or of doing any Thing that should give the least Offence thereunto; and praying to be discharged from the Confinement under which he lies:"

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Order of this House, made the 12th of November Instant, wherein Their Majesties Attorney General was ordered to prosecute Richard Lord Viscount Preston, of the Kingdom of Scotland, in the Court of King's Bench, for a high Misdemeanor, be, and is hereby, superseded: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Richard Lord Viscount Preston be, and is hereby, discharged from his present Imprisonment in The Tower; and that this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Right Honourable the Lord Lucas, Chief Governor of The Tower of London, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.

ORDERED, That the Committee appointed to inspect the Irregularities in Westm. Hall be revived; to sit on Saturday next, at Four of the Clock post meridiem.

Coke versus Cobb & al.

After hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, in the Cause wherein Edward Coke Esquire is Plaintiff, and Sir Thomas Cobb, William Guavas, and others, are Defendants:

It is ORDERED, That the Report of this Cause shall be made To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.


Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 28um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.