Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 4 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Tanner and Harcourt to attend:
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Thomas Tanner do attend this House, with the Record of the Attainder of Peter Cook, the Indictment against Sir John Fenwick, and the Attainder of Sir John Friend; and also, that Symon Harcourt do attend with the Attainder of Sir William Parkyns, and the Conviction of Clansey, on Tuesday the Eighth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
and Gracedieu & al.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Bartholomew Gracedieu, Mr. John Mead, Mr. John Read, Mr. Mathew Howard, Mr. Henry Sherbrook, Mr. John Cowper, Mr. Thomas Watson, Mr. John Collins, Mr. George Porter, Mr. John Fowle, and Mr. Thomas Rowe, do attend this House, on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, as Witnesses to prove the Allegations in the Bill, intituled, "An Act to attaint Sir John Fenwick Baronet of High Treason."
Sir G. Rook's Books, and Papers from the Admiralty and Navy Board.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Nine Books, delivered at the Bar, the Second Instant, by Sir George Rooke, as also the Papers and Books then delivered by the Commissioners of the Admiralty and Navy Board, shall be, and are hereby, referred to the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Answer received from the Commissioners of the Admiralty, pursuant to the Order of the Seven and Twentieth of November last; whose Lordships may inspect the said Books and Papers, and report to this House, from Time to Time, as they shall think sit.
Bishop of Norwich to be attached, for not attending.
Whereas John Lord Bishop of Norwich hath not given his Attendance, pursuant to the Orders of this House:
It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith take into Custody the said John Lord Bishop of Norwich, and bring him to this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Peter Persehouse Esquire, Serjeant at Arms, attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.
Marq. Normanby versus D. Devon:
This Day being appointed to take into Consideration such Matters of Fact as have passed, in relation to the Waiving of Privilege, in a Cause depending in Chancery between the Marquis of Normanby, the Lord Berkeley of Stretton, and his Grace the Duke of Devonsh'r; as also to consider of Precedents relating to the waiving and resuming of Privilege:
Waiving and resuming Privilege.
After reading several Precedents in the Journals of this House; it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of this Matter shall be resumed on Wednesday next, in order to a final Determination thereof; and no other Business to intervene.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) quintum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.