Lunæ, 6 die Decembris, 1680.
JOHN Lovis did this Day take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, in order to his Naturalization.
Leave of Absence.
Ordered, That Mr. Edward Nosworthy the younger,
and Mr. Serjeant Rigby, Members of this House, have
Leave to go into the Country.
Privilege- Petitions for discharge.
A Petition of Knyvett Hastings Esquire, in Custody
of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, was read.
Ordered, That the said Mr. Hastings be discharged
from any further Confinement.
A Petition of Richard Thompson Clerk, in Custody of
the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, being presented to the House;
Ordered, That the said Petition do lie upon the Clerk's
Lord Stafford's Impeachment.
Mr. Speaker left the Chair.
And the Committee of the Commons did proceed in
the Management of the Impeachment against William
Viscount Stafford before the Lords in Parliament.
THE Committee of Commons returned to the
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair.
Ordered, That the Name of John Lovis, who this Day
took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, be inserted
in the Bill of Naturalization.
Lord Stafford's Trial.
A Message from the Lords, by Sir Timothy Baldwin
and Sir Samuel Clark;
Mr. Speaker, The Lords have commanded us to acquaint this House, That they have appointed William
Viscount Stafford to be brought to the Bar in Westminster
Hall, To-morrow Morning at Ten of the Clock, to hear
Resolved, Nemine contradicente, That this House will
go, To-morrow Morning, with their Speaker, to the Ba
of the House of Lords; and demand Judgment, upon
the Impeachment of the Commons of England, against
William Viscount Stafford.
Ordered, That no Member of this House do go into
the Court in Westminster Hall To-morrow Morning, before this House shall have demanded Judgment, at the
Bar of the House of Lords, upon the Impeachment of
the Commons of England, against William Viscount
Stafford: And that Mr. Howard have Notice hereof.
Ordered, That all Committees that were to sit this
Afternoon, be adjourned.
And then the House adjourned to Eight of the
Clock To-morrow Morning.