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, 24 die Januarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum nomina subscribuntur, præsentes fuerunt :
Absort Lords excused.
Message from His Majesty for both Houses to attend Him.
The Lord Keeper delivered a Message from His Ma jesty to the House: That both Houses do attend His Majesty, at Two this Afternoon, in the Banqueting House, at Whitehall.
Maintenance of the Ministry.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for better Maintenance of the Ministry.
Put to the Question, and generally Assented unto.
Lady Stranges Naturalization.
Hodie 1a vice est lecta Billa, An Act for the Naturalizing of the Right Honourable Charlote, Wife to the Right Honourable James Lord Strange, Son and Heir Apparent of William Earl of Derby.
Maintenance of Hospitals, &c.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, An Act for the better Maintenance of Hospitals, Alms-houses, &c.
Committed unto the.
L. Archbp. of Yorke.
L. Privy Seal.
E of Bedford.
E. of Westm'land.
E. of Mulgrave.
L. Bp. of Lincoln.
L. Bp. of Durham.
L. of Winton.
To meet on Wednesday, 28 Jan. at Two post meridiem, in the Painted Chamber.
Crokeys Petition against Smith.
The Petition of Benjamyne Crokey (a Prisoner in The Fleet); shewing, That one John Smith had converted unto his own Use divers Lands, belonging to a Grammar School, in Wootton Underedge, and had caused him to be imprisoned in The Fleet, to stay him from prosecuting against him on Behalf of the School; and informed also against him in the Star-chamber, for printing a Brief of his Bill, exhibited here against him, the said Smith; and praying to have a Habeas corpus, etc. de die in diem, etc. to prosecute a Bill, which he hath now exhibited in this House against the said Smith; and that the Hearing in the Star-chamber, appointed to be on Monday next, may be put off until his Bill here depending be determined.
Smith ordered to make his Appearance.
Ordered, John Smith (whom this doth concern) shall shew Cause, on Monday next, peremptorily, why the said Habeas corpus, etc. should not be granted.
The Lord Archbishop of Yorke reported, That the Committee of Privileges, etc. had considered of the Reference unto then Lordships concerning Proxies (prout 20 Jan.); and they do find by all Precedents, that the Lords who are absent from Parliament by way of Licence, and send their Proxies, are to renew their Proxies every Sestion of Parliament after a Prorogation.
Which was Ordered to be observed accordingly.
Preserving His Majestys Revenue.
The Lords Committees on the Bill for His Majesty's Revenue are to meet on Monday, 26 January, at Nine.
Increase of Trade.
The Lords Committees on the Bill for Increase of Trade are to meet on Tuesday, 27 January, at Nine.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in drem Lunæ proximum, videlicet, 26m diem instantis Januarii, hora 9a, Dominis sic decernentibus.