Die Veneris, 10 die Augusti.
Prayers, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Yorke.
D. of Gloucester.
D. of Bucks.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. Berkley of Stratton.
Ds. De la Warr.
Ds. Gerard de Brandon.
Sheriff of Northumb. sent for, for ejecting the E. of Northumb. out of Possessession of Lands there.
Upon Information of the Earl of Northumb. and
reading the Affidavit of Henry Widdrington; shewing,
"That his Lordship hath been lately put out of his
lawful Possession of Land, in the County of Northumb. by the Sheriff, by Colour of a Judgement
obtained against his Lordship in a surreptitious Manner, upon feigned Actions, which neither his Lordship nor any of his Tenants or Servants had any
Notice of; which his Lordship conceiveth to be a
Breach of Privilege of Parliament:"
It is Ordered, That the said Sheriff, and those Persons who caused this surreptitious Judgement and seigned
Actions to be commenced, shall be attached, and brought
before this House, to answer the said Offences; and
that the Earl of Northumb. be forthwith put into
Possession of those Lands out of which he was so illegally dispossessed of. (fn. *)
L. Clifford's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the
Lord Clifford, Richard Earl of Corke, and Elizabeth
Countess of Corke, to proceed at Law against such
Persons as took away their Goods contrary to the
Articles made at the Rendition of Yorke."
L. Culpeper's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for restoring
to Thomas Lord Culpeper, Son and Heir and sole
Executor of John Lord Culpeper, Baron of Thorsway,
and Master of the Rolls, deceased, all the Honours,
Manors, Lands and Tenements, Leases, and Hereditaments whatsoever, whereof the said John Lord
Culpeper was in Possession on the 23th Day of October, 1641, or at any Time since."
Bill of Indemnity.
The House was adjourned into a Committee of the
whole House, to proceed in the further Consideration
of the Bill of Indemnity.
The House was resumed.
And the Lord Robertes reported to the House, "That
the Committee have made divers Amendments and
Alterations in the Bill of Indemnity, which they
offer to their Lordships Consideration."
And the said Alterations, Amendments, and Provisos,
being read; and afterwards the Bill, with those Alterations, Amendments, and Provisos, was read.
And the Question being put, "Whether to agree
to the said Bill, with the Alterations and Provisos now read?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That this Bill, with the Amendments and
Provisos, shall be sent down to the House of Commons,
for their Concurrence therein, To-morrow Morning.
E. of Dorset, Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That the Earl of Dorsett hath Leave to go
into the Country, for his Health, for a few Days.
Rich sent for.
Ordered, That Charles Rich, mentioned in a printed
Paper derogatory to the Honour of a Peer of this
House, shall be summoned to appear before this House
E. of Derby's Business.
Ordered, That the Earl of Derbie's Business shall be
taken into Consideration on Wednesday Morning next.
Order to restore the E. of Northumb. to Possession of his Lands in Tindale.
The House being this Day informed, by Affidavit,
"That the Earl of Northumb. hath lately been disseised
and put out of Possession of his Lands in Tyndale,
called Kildar, with the Appurtenances belonging to
the same, in the County of Northumb'l. by Pretence
of some surreptitious Judgements gained lately by
seigned Actions, contrary to Right, and the Privilege
of the Peerage of this Realm and Lords of Parliament:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled, That the Possession of all the Lands in Keildar aforesaid, belonging to the Earl of Northumb.
whereof his Lordship was lately disseised as aforesaid,
shall forthwith be delivered up, unto the said Earl, his
Tenants, Farmers, or Assigns, in as full and ample
Manner as they or any of them have had or enjoyed
the same; any present Possession of the said Lands, or
any Part of them, enjoyed by any other Persons, in any
wise notwithstanding: And hereof all whom it may concern are to take Notice, and yield their best Assistance in
seeing this Order to be obeyed in all Points.
Order to attach Fenwick, Charlton, & al. for ejecting him out of them.
Upon Information given to the House, "That the
Earl of Northumb. hath been put out of Possession of his Lands in Tindale, called Keildar, with the
Appurtenances belonging to the same, in the County
of Northumb. in a hostile Manner, by Pretence of
some surreptitious Judgements gained lately by seigned
Actions, contrary to Right and Privilege of Parliament, by the Parties under named, with the Assistance
of other Persons:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords in Parliament assembled,
That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, shall attach the Bodies of Edward
Femricke Esquire, Sheriff of Northumb'l. Jasper
Charlton, George Dod, Richard Gibson, Thomas Johnson,
William Charlton of The Bower, William Charlton of
Hawcop, John Charlton of Bower, Christopher Charlton
of Hawcopp, and Gilbert Jameson, and forthwith bring
them in Safety before the Lords in Parliament, to answer
their high Contempt, and Breach of Privilege of the
Peers: And this to be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
House adjourned till 9a cras.