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 Sabbati, videlicet, 25 die Junii,
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Settling and Confirmation of the Copyhold Estates and Customs of the Tenants in Base Tenure of the Manor of Cheltenham, in the County of Gloucester, and of the Manor of Asheley, otherwise called Charleton King's, in the said County, being holden of the said Manor of Cheltenham, according to an Agreement thereof made between the King's most Excellent Majesty, being then Prince of Wales, Duke of Cornewall and of Yorke, and Earl of Chester, Lord of the said Manor of Cheltenham, and Giles Grevill, Esquire, Lord of the said Manor of Ashley, and the said Copyholders of the said several Manors.
Et 2 a vice lecta est eadem Billa, et commissa,
L. Privy Seal.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. Bp. of St. Davids.
L. Bp. of Glocestre.
Mr. Justice Jones,
Mr. Justice Whittlocke,
Mr. Baron Trevour,
Mr. Attorney General,
Mr. Serjeant Richardson,
|To attend the Lords.|
Mr. Coles, King's Servant. Privilege.
The one of Augustine Coles, one of the Yeomen of His Majesty's Chamber in Ordinary, complaining, That whilst he was in His Majesty's Service at Dover, William Swetenam, John Birde, and Thomas Bertlett, Bailiffs, entered his House, and carried away Goods to the Value of Thirty Pounds, at the Suit of Michaell Harison, for a Debt (wherein he was Surety for Richard Cotle) of Ten Pounds, whereof Four Pounds is paid.
Which Petition being read, it is Ordered, That the said William Swetenham, John Birde, and Michael Harrison, be brought before their Lordships, on Tuesday, the 28th of this June, in the Morning, to answer their Contempt and Breach of Privilege of Parliament.
Brown, King's Servant. Privilege.
E. Sussex's Privilege. Markham arrested.
Absent Lords, Motion for their paying.
The House being moved, That whereas those Lords that came late to Prayers do pay to the Poor Man's Box; videlicet, each Earl Two Shillings, and each Bishop and Baron One Shilling; and yet those Lords who are absent altogether that Day without Leave pay nothing; That it would please their Lordships to conceive some Order against the wilful Neglect of those that be absent: and that such might not only pay for themselves after the said Rate, but also for all those whose Proxies they have; for that the House doth not only lose the Votes of such absent Lords, but of their Proxies also. The which is referred to be considered of by the Lords Committees for Privileges, etc.
The Lord President reported to the House, That Yesterday the Lords Committees of both Houses delivered unto His Majesty the Petition (agreed on) for a General Fast; and that His Majesty's Answer was to this Effect: videlicet,
King's Answer to the Petition for the Fast.
"That the Message pleased Him very well; and this their Beginning with God promised Celerity in their Actions: That he liked of the Petition, required Time to consider of the Form and Manner of a Fast, and would appoint the same to be done speedily and effectually."
Committees for the Order, Customs, and Privileges of the House.
Bills not persected last Session to be reported to the House; and Redress of the Misdemeanors of Footmen, etc. to be considered.
And those Lords Sub-committees are to consider of the Bills begun, and not dispatched, the last Sessions, and to order which of them shall be presented to the House. And to consider of some Order to be made against the Misdemeanors of Pages and Footmen, etc.
The Lord Archbishop of Cant.
The Earl of North'ton.
The Lord Bishop of Oxon.
The Lord Bishop of Bangor.
Earl of Bridgwater.