DIE Mercurii, 1 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Comes Sunderland, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes De Loraine.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Berkley Str.
E. Mar & al. Attainder, Bill.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during
Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill,
intituled, "An Act to attaint John Earl of Mar,
William Murray Esquire commonly called Marquis
of Tullibardine, James Earl of Linlithgow, and James
Drummond Esquire commonly called Lord Drummond, of High Treason."
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was
And the Earl of Stamford reported from the said
Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill;
and directed him to report the same to the House,
without any Amendment."
Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time
Judgement to be given in Westminster Hall upon the Six Lords.
Ordered, That on Thursday the Ninth Day of this
Instant February, at Eleven a Clock, this House will
give Judgement, in Westminster Hall, upon James Earl of
Darwentwater, William Lord Widdrington, William Earl
of Nithsdaill, Robert Earl of Carnwath, William Viscount Kenmure, and William Lord Nairn, who have
pleaded guilty to the Impeachment of High Treason
exhibited against them by the House of Commons.
Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.
And a Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Sir Thomas Gery and Mr. Rogers, to acquaint them
Lloyd versus Burton.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause depending in this
House, wherein John Lloyd Gentleman and Mary his
Wife are Appellants, and Cornelius Burton an Infant,
by Sarah Burton his Mother and prochein Amie, Respondents:"
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the Sixteenth
Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock.
Purcell attached, for arresting Holdaway, the E. of Portland's Servant.
John Purcell, an Attorney, Plaintiff in the Arrest of
Timothy Holdaway, menial Servant to the Earl of Portland, attending (according to Order):
He was called in; and examined, at the Bar, touching the Complaint of a Breach of Privilege against the
As was also Solomon Smith called in; and examined,
upon Oath, in relation to the said Complaint.
And being withdrawn;
Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black
Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do
forthwith attach the Body of the said John Purcell, for
arresting or causing the said Timothy Holdaway to be arrested and detained, during the Time of Privilege of
Parliament; and keep him in safe Custody, until further
Order of this House: And this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir William Oldes, Gentleman
Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis,
secundum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.