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 Martis, videlicet, 27 die Maii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt:
Absent Lords excused.
|LORD Archbishop of Cant.||Excused.|
|Earl of Bridgewater,|
E. of Danby's Privilege. Randall versus Coxewell.
The Petition of John Randall, Chaplain to the Earl of Danby, was read; complained, "That Robert Knolles, notwithstanding the Order of the 22d of May, post meridiem, proceeded against him in the Suit at the Common Pleas (commenced in Coxeweil's Name), and intends to proceed to Trial of Nisi prius, etc. against him in The Guildhall, London, in another Action, in his own Name, To-morrow."
Knolls sent for.
Ordered, All Actions and Proceedings against him to be stayed during Privilege of Parliament; and Knolls to be sent for, to answer his Contempt.
Lane versus Baud.
The Cause between Robert Lane and Ferdinando Baud is Ordered to be heard here at the Bar, with Counsel on both Sides, on Thursday next, at Nine in the Morning.
Bills sent to the Commons.
Hodie duæ Billæ missæ sunt in Domum Communem, per Servientes Ashley et Ayloffe: videlicet,
Billa pro privileged Persons.
Billa pro Restitution of Carewe Raleigh.
Reynde to answer his Contempt of the Parliament.
Ordered, Auncient Reynde to be sent for, and brought up as a Prisoner, before the Lords, to answer a high Contempt against the Parliament. The Witnesses who have informed thereof, are to be required to attend when Reynde comes.
Juratus, to prove Reynde's Contempt:
Increase of Shipping and Fisheries in America.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for Increase of Shipping, etc. and Fishing, in the Seas and Sea-coasts of America.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, pro Vincent Lowe.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Apparel.
Put to the Question, and Assented unto per plures.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of Sir Danyell Deligne.
The L. Treasurer.
E. of Bristol.
E. of Westm'land.
L. Bp. of Norwich.
L. Bp. of Lincoln.
L. Bp. of Bath. & W.
To meet To-morrow, at Two in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber.
Nicholls versus Heppsley.
Ordered, The Complaint by Petition of Archibald Nicholls, against Sir John Heppsley, Knight, to be heard on Friday next, at Nine, at the Bar, with Counsel on both Sides.
E. of Dorset's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning the Lands late of Richard Earl of Dorsett.
Message from the Commons, by
Sir Edward Cooke and others:
Message from the H. C. with the Petition of Right.
That the Commons render most hearty Thanks unto their Lordships for their noble and happy Concurrence with them all this Parliament. And they acknowledge that their Lordships have not only dealt nobly with them in Words, but in their Deeds also: That this Petition which they are now to deliver, contains the true Liberties of the Subjects of England, and a true Exposition of the Great Charter, not great for Words thereof, but in respect of the Weight of the Matter contained therein, the Liberties of the People: That their Lordships, concurring with the Commons, have crowned their Work: And therefore they doubt not, but as the last Parliament of King James was called felix Parliamentum, so this may be justly styled Parliamentum benedictum: And concluded, That the humble Desire of the Commons is, that the Lords would join with the Commons, to beseech His Majesty, for the more Strength of this Petition, and the Comfort of His Loving Subjects, to give a gracious Answer to the same in full Parliament. This said, he delivered the Petition of Right fairly ingrossed; and then the Messengers withdrew into the Painted Chamber.
Petition of Right read.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est, the said Petition of Right.
Answer to the Message from the H. of Commons.
The Messengers being called in again; the Lord Keeper told them, That the Lords have taken their Message into Consideration; and, as their Lordships have concurred in the Substance, so they desire to do in the Circumstance also. But, because they think it will be somewhat long to debate the Manner of the delivering this Petition to His Majesty, and of the last Desire of the Commons, their Lordships do let you know, That they will send you Word thereof by Messengers of their own, which they hope to do this Forenoon, if you fit but a while.
Petition of Rightassented to.
Hodie 2a et 3a vice lecta est, the Petition of Right.
Put to the Question, and Assented unto per omnes, nemine dissentiente.
Message sent to the House of Commons by Mr.Justice Jones and Mr. Justice Whitlocke:
Message to the Commons, to acquaint them with it.
That the Lords have proceeded in Ordinary Proceeding to expedite this Petition, and have read it Thrice, and have voted it with One unanimous Consent.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Mercurii, 28m diem instantis Maii, Dominis sic decernentibus.