DIE Lunæ, 3 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Epus. Litch. et Cov.
|Ds. Cancellarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Ds. Camerarius Hospitii.
Vicecomes Say et Seale.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Howard Ch.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Herbert Cherb.
Ds. Berkley Strat.
Ds. Arundell Trerice.
Votes from H. C. against the Canary Company Patent.
This Day being appointed to hear all Persons concerned in the Patent granted by the King to the Canary
Company, but there being only Counsel appeared
for the Patentees; the House took into Consideration
what Course should be taken for proceeding herein,
as this Business is brought from the House of Commons.
For the better Debate thereof, the House was adjourned into a Committee; and, after some Consideration, the House was resumed.
Then the Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the
Committee of the whole House, having considered
of the Votes brought from the House of Commons concerning the Patent granted by His Majesty to the Canary Company, are of Opinion, That
it be referred to the Committee for Privileges, to
consider what Precedents have been formerly of this
or the like Nature, and report the same to this
Whereupon the House ordered the same accordingly; and appointed the Committee for Privileges to
meet this Afternoon for that Purpose.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Essex is added to the
Committee for Privileges; and the Lord Chandos to
the Committee for the Bill concerning Sir Richard
Count. of Huntingdon, Privilege: Brookes, her Servant, arrested.
Upon reading the Petition of Lucy Countess Dowager of Huntington, a Peeress of this Realm; and also
upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by Job
Brookes, Bailiff and Tenant to the said Countess,
"That George Blagrave, of Derby, Yeoman, hath commenced a Suit at Law against him the said Job
Brookes, for Lands belonging to the Inheritance of
Theophilus now Earl of Huntington, and hath caused
the said Job Brookes (whom he knew to be a menial Servant to the said Countess of Huntington) to
be arrested, and also caused Thomas Benskin an Attorney to bring an Ejectment against the said Brookes,
and hath entered and taken Possession of some of
the Lands of the said Countess (sitting the Parliament);" all which being contrary to the Privilege
Blagrave and Benskin sent for.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at
Arms attending this House, or his Deputies, shall
forthwith attach the Bodies of the said George Blagrave
and Thomas Benskin, and bring them in safe Custody
to the Bar of this House, to answer their said Offences:
And this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet,
4um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima, Dominis