Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 8, 1645-1647. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 8 die Octobris.
L. Pawlett's Privilege.
Upon Complaint of the Lord Jo. Pawlett, "That he hath been served with Two Writs out of the Court of the King's Bench, by a Common Bailiff; and that the Sheriff came to him, and told his Lordship he was to be arrested; but, if he would enter into good Bail, he would not arrest him."
The Opinion of the House being, "That this is a Breach of the Privilege of Parliament, he being a Peer of this Realm:" It is Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher attending this House shall attach the Body of the Bailiff, and keep him in safe Custody, and bring him before the Lords in Parliament.
Willis's Ordinance to be Vicar of Twickenham.
Sir R. Throckmorton, a Pass.
Capt. Perry protected, for seizing Money belonging to the Enemy at Christmas's House.
Upon reading the Petition of Captain James Perry; shewing, "That he being an Officer employed as Lieutenant at Farnham Castle, in Surrey, being sent out upon a Party to discover the Motions of the Enemy, and having Intelligence of some Contribution gathered, and sending to the Enemy at Winchester, did seize the same, in the House of one Christmas, near Alton, and did deliver the same to his Colonel, Jeremy Baines, who did distribute the same amongst the hungry Soldiers of the said Garrison; and that, since, the Son or Brother of the said Christmas, pretending some Part of the said Money, videlicet, Eight Pounds, to belong to him, hath taken out a Writ; and was likely this Term to be outlawed."
Hereupon this House Ordered, That all Suits against the Petitioner concerning any Thing of this Nature shall be staid, and no Proceedings to be therein, until this House hath given Resolution in an Ordinance already depending in this House, for preventing of the like Proceedings for the future.