Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 8 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Williams, concerning the Bill to produce the Person of Sir P. Pindar.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Williams:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Ellis Hughs, and John Wynne, do attend this House on Friday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant January, as Witnesses on the Behalf of Edward Williams, in relation to a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to compel Edward Williams and William Williams Esquires to bring forth the Person of Sir Paul Pindar Baronet."
Trials for Treason, for regulating, Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials in Cases of High Treason, and Misprision of Treason."
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Day may be appointed, to proceed upon the further Consideration thereof."
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials, in Cases of High Treason and Misprision of Treason," on Monday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant January, at Eleven of the Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) nonum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.