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 Sabbati, 21 die Februarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt :
Absent Lords excused.
E. of Oxford.
The Lord Chamberlain signified to the House, That His Majesty hath appointed to receive the Petition on Behalf of the Earl of Oxon this Afternoon, between One and Two, at Whitehall.
Lady Conisby versus The Conisby.
The Petition of the Lady Conisby was read; shewing, That she exhibited a former Petition to this House (14th February), against Thomas Conisby, Esquire, complaining therein of a Contempt and Breach of an Order made by this House in the last Session of Parliament; and desires that her Cause may be heard in the House, or by a select Committee.
Whereupon it was Ordered, A select Committee to meet on Wednesday next, at Two post meridiem, to hear and Consider of the said Contempt only; and to report the same to the House.
The Names of the said Committee: videlicet,
E. of South'ton.
E. of Salisbury.
E. of Westm'land.
E. of Cleveland.
L. Bp. of Co. et Lich.
L. Bp. of Lincoln.
L. Bp. of Sarum.
L. Bp. of Bristol.
Mr. Serjeant Berkley to attend the Lords.
Committee for Munitions, &c.
The Committee appointed to take a View of the Store of Munitions of Shipping and Arms, and the Defence of the Kingdom: videlicet,
Lord Chief Justice,
Lord Chief Baron,
Mr. Justice Yelverton,
Mr. Attorney General,
Mr. Serjeant Crewe,
|To attend the Lords.|
To meet on Wednesday next, at Two in the Afternoon.
Rochester, &c. versus Proctour.
The Petition of James Rochester, and others, was read, against Cutberte Proctour; complaining, amongst other Things, that Proctour had uttered divers idle and unfitting Terms and Reports against some of the Lords: whereupon James Rochester, William Southgate, and Geffery Heron were examined upon Oath, at the Bar, and testified that they heard one William Mills report, That the said Proctor had spoken some unfitting Speeches of the Lord Grey of Werke; whereupon it was Ordered as followeth: videlicet,
"It is this Day Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Sir John Delavale, Knight, shall take the Examinations of William Mills, of Newcastle aforesaid, and of such others whom James Rochester or Allice Mills shall produce, to prove that Cutberte Proctour hath uttered unbeseem ing Speeches of the Lord Grey of Werke; and, if the said William Millies, and one other Witness, shall justify the same, the said Mayor and Sir John Delavale to take Bonds of the said Mills, and of that other Wit ness, and of the said Cutberte Proctour (to His Ma jesty's Use), to appear before their Lordships within Twenty Days after the said Examinations".
L. Goringe Privilege.
Whereas William King is Plaintiff in The King's Bench, against John Butcher and others, Defendants, in an Ejectione firmæ, for certain Lands demised by one Mr. Harrison, in the County of Sussex, the which Defendants are the menal Servants of the Lord Goringe, and the Title of the said Lands concerns his Lordship; and whereas the said Plaintiff intends to go to Trial thereupon at the next Assizes now ensuing in the County of Sussex; it is this Day Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, The said Trial to be stayed during Privilege of Parliament This Order to be directed to the said William King and his Counsellors, Attorneys, and Solicitors.
The Petition of Lucy Staneley read, and referred to the Committee for Privileges, to consider of an Aspersion laid on this House by Arthur Staneley, saying he could procure Twenty Protections for her Money.
Memorandum, She petitioned for Alimony denied by her Husband, who had procured a Protection. But this only was referred.
Dominus Custos Magrii Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 23m diem instantis Februarii, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.