Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 3, 1620-1628. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 26 die Februarii,
The Prince's Bill.
THE Bill, intituled, An Act to confirm Leases, made by the most Excellent Prince Charles, of Lands, Parcel of his Highness's Dutchy of Cornewall, was this Day returned into the House, by the Lord Viscount St. Alban, Lord Chancellor of England, the first of the Committees, with certain Amendments thought meet by the said Committees; which Amendments were presently Twice read, and appointed by the House to be ingrossed with the Bill.
Sir Philip Cary's Bill.
The Lord Treasurer, first of the Committees on a Bill, intituled, An Act for Confirmation of His Majesty's Letters Patent to Sir Phillip Cary, Knight, and others, of the Manor of Minster, in the Isle of Thanett, in the County of Kent, declared to the Lords, That the Lord Fawkland, whom the said Bill wholely concerneth, desireth, that the same Bill, because, as his Lordship conceives, therein are some Imperfections, may therefore sleep, and a new * Bill in lieu thereof to be presented, if his Lordship shall so think good; whereunto it was generaliy assented.
Archbishop of York's Privilege.
Memorandum, That this Day, the Person of Solomon Browne, Servant to the Lord Archbishop of York, was removed from The Compter, in the Parish of St. Mildred the Virgin, in the Ward of Cheape, of the City of London, and brought into this High Court, and also the Two Serjeants at Mace of London, that made the said Arrest, videlicet, Richard Reynoldes and Robert Wright, by the Serjeant at Arms attending this Court; and then, because the said Solomon Browne openly confessed, that, at the Time of the Arrest aforesaid, he did not alledge, nor make known unto the said Serjeants at Mace, that he the said Solomon was Servant unto the Lord Archbishop of Yorke his Grace, neither then claimed any Privilege of Parliament, by Reason of such his Attendance; therefore the Court was pleased to free and discharge the said Serjeants at Mace, who made the Arrest aforesaid; and, in Respect of the Privilege of Parliament, Ordered, That the said Solomon Browne should be forthwith discharged out of Prison.
Clough. Manor of Temple Newsham.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable Edmund Clough, Esquire, and other Bargainees in Trust, to convey the Manor of Temple Newsham, and other Lands and Tenements, in the County of Yorke, to Esme Stuart, Lord Aubigney, and Earl of March, and the Lady Katherine his Wife, or such others as they shall nominate and appoint.
Salisbury and Kerke's Naturalization Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Abraham Salisburie, and Elizabeth Salisburie, the Son and Daughter of Pierce Salisburie, Englishman, and Citizen and Merchant Taylor of London, David Kerke, Lewis Kerke, Thomas Kerke, John Kerke, James Kerke, Peter Kirke, Catherine Kirke, and Mary Kirke, Children of Gervys Kirke, Englishman, and Citizen and Mercer of London.
Earl of Oxford's Privilege.
Upon Signification given to the House, by the Lord Chancellor, that one John Robinson, Servant in ordinary to the Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, hath been lately arrested, and committed to Prison, by Two Serjeants of The Compter in Woodstreet, namely Richard Reynoldes and Robert Wright, at the Suit of one Whitney, of, contrary to the Honour and Privilege of this High Court; it is this Day Ordered by the said Court, That a Writ of Corpus cum causa shall be awarded, for removing of the said Prisoner out of Prison, and for the bringing of him before the Lords, in the Upper House, To-morrow Morning, the Twenty-seventh of this Instant February, by Nine of the Clock; and that the Serjeant at Arms attending the House shall then also bring before the Lords, in the House, the abovenamed Reynoldes and Wright, to answer for their Contempt of the Privilege of the said Court.