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 Veneris, 31 die Martii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Absent Lord excused.
|LORD Steward,||Excused, etc.|
|Earl of Kent,|
|Earl of Mulgrave,|
|Lord Viscount Wallingford,|
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Apparel.
Committed unto the
|Mr. Justice Yelverton,||To attend the Lords.|
|Mr. Baron Treavour,|
|Mr. Serjeant Richardson,|
|Mr. Serjeant Crew,|
To meet To-morrow, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
To prohibit the Exportation of Wools, etc. and Fullers earth.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act against the Transportation of Wool, etc. Fulling-earth, and Fulling clay.
Committed unto the
|The Lord Chief Justice,||To attend the Lords.|
|Lord Chief Baron,|
|Mr. Justice Yelverton,|
|Mr. Serjeant Richardson, and|
|Mr. Serjeant Crew,|
To meet on Wednesday, the 5th Day of April, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
Office of Great Chamberlain.
The Counsel for the Earl of Derby, and the Counsel for the Lord Willoughby, being called for, to be heard this Morning (according to the Order made Yesterday), the Lord Keeper declared, That he is informed by the Lord Strange, that his Father's Counsel are of the House of Commons, and cannot be permitted to come thence at this Time.
Whereupon the House was moved, To resolve of the Competition to the Title of the Office of Lord Great Chamberlain of England, between the Heir Male and the Heir General.
Resolution of the House on this Question.
And, after much Debate and long Consideration had of the Opinions and Arguments of the Judges; it was, upon the Question, Agreed, That the said Office of Lord Great Chamberlain is come and descended unto the Heir General of the last Earl of Oxon.
The King's Claim to the Disposal of the Office.
The Duke of Buck thereupon signified to the House, That the King requires his Counsel may be heard, touching his Title and Claim to the Gift of the said Office.
Earl of Derby's and Lord Willoughby's Counsel to be heard upon it.
And it was Ordered, and Agreed, That the Counsel of the Earl of Derby and of the Lord Willoughby shall be heard To-morrow Morning, if they can be here then; if not then, in the Afternoon of the same Day peremptorily.
The Earl of Devon and the Lord Percy are added to the Committee for Defence of the Kingdom, etc.
Captives in Barbary.
The Lords Committees for Redemption of the Captives at Sally are to meet on Tuesday next.
Cope versus Ewer.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported, That Sir William Cope had exhibited his Petition against Edward Ewer, concerning a Statute of Two Thousand Pounds, acknowledged by him the said Sir William, and against the Proceedings in Chancery between him and the Lady Coppin; and that the Lords Committees for Petitions, having heard Counsel on both Sides, and considered thereof, do think it fit, that so much as concerns the Lady Coppin be dismissed; and that which concerns the said Edward Ewer be commended unto the Lord Keeper, and proceeded in with Expedition.
Whereupon it is Ordered, That that which concerns the said Lady Coppin shall be dismissed accordingly; and that that which concerns the said Edward Ewer shall be left to the Consideration of the Lord Keeper; and his Lordship to proceed according to the ordinary Justice of the Court of Chancery.
Bishop of Bangor's Privilege.
Upon the Complaint of the Bishop of Bangor, for the Arrest of Henry Griffith, his Lordship's Servant, and for the detaining of him in Prison in Carnavon Gaol; it is Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms shall cause Griffith Bodwrda, Deputy Sheriff of the County of Carnarvon, and the Gaoler of the Castle of Carnarvon, to be brought before their Lordships, with all convenient Speed, to answer their Contempt; and a Habeas corpus, etc. is awarded to the said Gaoler, to bring the said Henry Griffith then before their Lordships.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, primum Aprilis, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.