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, 27 die Junii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Duchy of Cornwall.
HODIE 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act to enable the King's Majesty to make Leases of Lands, Parcel of His Highness's Duchy of Cornewall, or annexed to the same.
Committed unto the
L. Bp. of Bath et W.
L. Bp. of Exceter.
L. Darcy et M.
L. Cary of Lepp.
To meet To-morrow, at Eight, in the Painted Chamber.
Hodie allata est a Domo Communi una Billa: videlicet,
An Act for punishing divers Abuses committed on the Lord's Day, called Sunday.
The which Bill was presently Once read.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the making of the Arms of the Kingdom more serviceable in Time to come.
Maintenance of Hospitals etc.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Maintenance of Hospitals and Alms-houses.
Preserving the King's Revenue.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better preserving of His Majesty's Revenues.
The Absence of these Lords was excused:
The Lord Steward.
The Earl of Exon.
The Lord Russell.
Privilege of Parliament, during the Revess, preserved by the Lord Keeper.
The Lord Keeper related unto the House, That he being trusted with the Redress of Breach of Privileges of Parliament due unto their Lordships, after the Adjournments, had granted out divers and several Writs of Habeas corpus, etc. to bring before his Lordship such of their Lordships Servants as were arrested contrary to the said Privilege, and discharged them accordingly; causing the Clerk to attend him, and to make Orders thereupon: That now he had granted the like Writ of Habeas corpus, etc. to bring before his Lordship the Body of one Toby Horton, who is Servant to the Right Honourable the Earl of Rutland, and arrested within the Time of Privilege, by one Robert Robotham, and detained in Prison in The King's Bench; and moved their Lordships, That the said Toby Horton may be brought before their Lordships, by virtue of the said Writ; which was Assented unto.
Earl of Rutland's Privilege. Horton arrested.
And thereupon the said Toby Horton being brought before their Lordships, and it appearing that he was arrested on the Fourteenth Day of June, Anno Domini 1624, which was within the Time of Twenty Days limited for Continuance of the Privilege of Parliament after every Session, the last Session ending the 29th of May before; and the said Writ of Habeas corpus, etc. with the Return thereof, being read;
It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in this High Court of Parliament assembled, That Tobias Horton, Servant to the Right Honourable the Earl of Rutland, being arrested in Execution, at the Suit of Robert Robotham and others, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, and detained in Prison in The Marshalsea in the King's Bench, shall be discharged out of the said Prison; and that the Marshal shall be discharged for delivering him out of his Custody; saving nevertheless unto the said Robert Robotham, and to all those at whose Suit he was arrested or detained in Prison, their due and lawful Remedy, hereafter, against him the said Toby Horton, according to the Intent and true Meaning of One Act of Parliament in that Case made and provided.
Sub-committee for Privileges, etc.
The Lord President reported to the House, That, according to the Order of the 25th of June, the Grand Committee for Privileges, etc. met, and named these Lords for the Sub-committee: videlicet,
E. of Warwicke.
E. of Clare.
L. Viscount Say et Seale.
L. Bishop of Norwich.
L. Bishop of Co. et Lich.
L. Bishop of Bristol.
L. Darcy et M.
They, or any Four of them, at their own Conveniency, to perform the Service imposed on them; which was Agreed unto by the House.
Report of the Bills not perfected last Session.
He reported also, That they had considered of the Bills begun and not dispatched the last Session; and had agreed to present unto their Lordships Three Bills, which had their first Beginning in this House: videlicet,
The Bill for making the Arms of the Kingdom more serviceable in Time to come.
The Bill for better Maintenance of Hospitals and Alms-houses.
And the Bill for better preserving of His Majesty's Revenues.
The which Bills were presently Once read, as before is declared.
Lord Conway introduced.
Memorandum, That this Day Edward Lord Conway was brought into the Parliament House, between the Lord Willoughby and the Lord Wentworth (the Earl of Mountgomery supplying the Earl Marshal's Place), all in their Parliament Robes; Garter going before, in his Herald's Coat, and having the Patent of the Lord Conway's Creation in his Hand; which he delivered to the Lord Keeper. Then they presented the Lord Conway unto his Lordship, and afterwards conducted him to his due Place, next to the Lord Roberts of Truro.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 28m diem instantis Junii, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.