Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 5, 1642-1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, videlicet, 6 die Decembris.
Earl of Manchester, Speaker.
Message to the H. C. for a Conference on the Order for several Counties to associate themselves.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Serjeant Glanvile and Dr. Childe:
To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, touching the Order lately brought up, concerning the Association of several Counties.
Jennings versus Sir P. Vernatti.
Upon reading the Petition of Tho. Jennings, Esquire, and Humphrey Bradborne; shewing, "That whereas, by an Order, Sir Philibert Vernatt, being Principal, hath been, and yet is, protected from all Arrests and Judgements, during the Dependency of this Cause before your Lordships; they desire the same Protection, till such Time as the Referrees unto whom the Matters are referred have made their Report."
Mynne versus Young, about the Hanaper-office.
Upon reading the Petition of George Mynne, Esquire; shewing, "That he being lawfully seized, for Term of his Life, of the Hanaper Office in Chancery, was, by an illegal Sentence in Star-chamber, about Eight Years since, sequestered and dispossessed of the said Office; that, he having brought his Assize in the Court of King's Bench for the said Office and Mean Profits, against Sir Ric'd Younge the Disseisor, hath been for a whole Year stopped, upon this Allegation, that he is privileged by Parliament, as One of the King's Servants: In regard the Petitioner hath no other Remedy for recovering of his Right but by the Action which is commenced, wherein, by the constant Course of Law, no Delay is allowed, desires Liberty to go on with his Trial."
Ordered, That Sir Ric'd Younge shall have a Copy of this Petition, and shall return an Answer to this House within Six Days after Notice of this Order; but, if he fail herein, then this House Orders and grants the Prayer of the said Petition.
The Messengers return with this Answer:
Answer from the H. C.
That the House of Commons will give a present Meeting, as is desired, in the Painted Chamber.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Gi'b't Gherrard:
To let their Lordships know, that the House of Commons are ready to give a present Conference, touching their Lordships Message concerning the Letter Office.
The Answer returned was:
That this House will give a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber.
House adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference; which being ended, the House was resumed.
House adjourned till 10 a cras.