Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 2, 1578-1614. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 5 die Maii:
Confirmation of a Grant to the Queen.
HODIE 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act of Confirmation of a Grant, made unto the most High and Mighty Princess Anne, Queen of Englande, Scotlande, France, and Irelande; and sent down to the Lower House, by Mr. Justice Crooke.
Monk's Naturalization. Expedit.
Vanloor's Do. Expedit.
Settlement of L. Abergavenny's Lands, etc.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the settling of Part of the Possessions of Edward Nevyll, Lord Bergavenny, according to One Act of Parliament, made in the Second and Third Years of the Reign of the late King Phillip and Queen Mary, and of certain Letters Patents newly made thereof, by His Majesty, to the said Edwarde Nevill, Lord Bergavennye.
E. of Hertford's Privilege. Heylock arrested.
Upon Signification given to this High Court of Parliament, That one William Heylocke, a Servant in ordinary to the Earl of Hertford, hath been very lately arrested, in the Time of this Session of Parliament, upon an Action of Debt, at the Suit of one John Carre, Innholder, dwelling at the Sign of The Bell, in The Strand, and likewise at the Suit of John Drawauter, of Whitecross-Street, and of Thomas Hill, contrary to the Honour and Privilege of the said High Court; and that he yet remaineth under Arrest, in The Compter in the Poultry in London; it is Ordered by the said Court, That a Writ of Habeas corpus shall be awarded, for the removing of the said William Heylock out of the said Compter, and for the bringing of him before the Lords, in the Upper House of Parliament, by the Sheriffs of the City of London, upon next, the of this instant May, by Nine of the Clock in the Morning; and that the Serjeant at Arms attending the House shall then also bring before the Lords in the House the above-named John Carre, John Drawater, and Thomas Hill, together with John Sebar, Yeoman, Francys Bartlet, Serjeant (fn. 1) at Mace, Roger Holloway, Yeoman, Peter Hutchins, Serjeant at Mace, and Judde Morgan, Yeoman, that arrested the said Heylock, and any others that assisted the said Arrest, to answer for their Contempt and Breach of the Privilege of the said High Court.
Bp. of Peterburgh's Privilege. Withers arrested.
Like Information was given by the Lord Archbishop of Cant. That one Simon Withers, Servant in ordinary to the Lord Bishop of Peterburgh, was lately arrested, in the Time of this Session of Parliament, upon an Action of Debt, at the Suit of Owen Wilcocks, of Peterburgh; whereupon it is Ordered by their Lordships, That as well the said Owen Wilcocks, as Richard Atkinson, UnderBailiff of the said Borough or Town of Peterburgh, shall be brought into this Court, by the Serjeant at Arms attending the House, on Tuesday, the 15th of this instant May, by Nine of the Clock in the Morning, to answer for their Contempt and Breach of Privilege of the said Court.