Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 4, 1629-42. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, videlicet, 2 die Decembris.
Exchange between the Bp. of London and Sir Nicholas Crispe.
Hodie 1a (fn. 1) vice lecta est Billa, An Act concerning Exchange of Land, between the Right Honourable the Lord Bishop of London, Lord Treasurer, and Sir Nicholas Crispe, Knight, which Bill is to be new-drawn, being defective.
Message from the H. C. touching some Witnesses to be examined in the E. of Strafford's Cause.
Lords to be deputed for taking their Examinations
Whether any of the Bishops should be nominated for this Business.
Hereupon the House thought fit to nominate some Lords for taking the preparatory Examination of Witnesses; and, because the Accusation of the House of Commons against the Earl of Strafford was for High Treason, there grew a Question, whether, in this Case, any of the Lords the Bishops should be named amongst the other Lords for the Examination of Wit nesses.