Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 6, 1643. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 24 die Septembris.
Answer from the H. C.
That concerning their Lordships Desire touching The States Ambassadors, they do concur with their Lordships. Concerning the Petition of the Lady Drake, they will send an Answer by Messengers of their own.
Dr. Burges versus Parsons, for recting Testments on he Premises of the Deanry house of St. Pauls.
Upon reading the Petition of Doctor Cornelius Burges, and the Affidavit of the Committee of Pauls, London; complaining, "That one William Parsons, a Tenant to the Dean of Paules, hath of late erected Two Tenements upon Part of the Mansion-house, and it appears not (fn. 1) what Leave or Title he hath so to do; and, being often summoned to appear before the Committee at Paules, to shew his Lease, and to pay his Rent for the same, he refuseth to appear, or pay any Rent, and hath broken out new Holes for Windows, to look into the Dean's Garden."
The House, (fn. 2) taking this Business into Consideration, Ordered, That the said William Parsons shall have a Copy of the Petition; and, if he doth not conform himself according to the Desire of the Petition (fn. 3) within Seven Days after Notice, that then he shall appear before this House, to answer the same.
Ordination of Ministers.
Ordered, That the Order for Ordination shall be taken into Debate on Monday next; and that the Lords that are in Town, and within the Power of the Parliament, have Notice to attend this House on that Day; and then this House will take into Consideration the making of an Order for the better Attendance of the House.