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 Lunæ, videlicet, 24 Maii.
Earls of Nottingham, Peterborough, and Middlesex's Cause.
Dawes versus Hopton.
Commission to take the Answers of Dr. Wickham and Dr. Hodson.
Affidavit being made, by one Baker, "That Dr. Wickham and Dr. Hodson, Two of the Prebends of Durham, are so infirm and weak that they are not able to come and put in their Answers in Person, they being now in the North;" it is Ordered, That a Commission be forthwith issued out, to such Commissioners that shall be named on either Side, to take the several Answers of the said Dr. Wickham and Dr. Hodson, without Oath; and to return them to this House by this Day Three Weeks.
Records and Depositions in Mr. Smart's Business to be brought in.
Ordered, That all the original Records and Depositions, concerning Mr. Smart's Business, which are in the Hands and Possession of Mr. Ogle, are forthwith to be brought into this House, upon Oath; and both Sides to have Copies of the same, if they shall desire it.
Restraining Bishops from meddling in Secular Affairs.
Resolutions concerning this Bill.
Nash versus Kynaston, in Error.
E. of Rutland Leave to be absent.
Dr. Cosens and the other Defendants Answers brought in.
This Day these Persons hereafter named brought in their Answers, in Writing, to the Impeachment brought up from the House of Commons, concerning Mr. Smart's Cause; and delivered them, kneeling, at the Bar: videlicet,
Sir John Lambe.
Sir Charles Cæsar.
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco, Locum tenens Domini Custodis Magni Sigilli, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 25m diem instantis Maii, 1641, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.