Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 11, 1660-1666. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Die Jovis, 26 die Julii.
Prayers, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Yorke.
|L. Chief Baron, Speaker.|
L. Great Chamberlain.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Howard of Esc.
Ds. Howard de Charlt.
Ds. George Berkley.
Ds. (fn. 1) Newport.
Wright versus Sir Wm. Brereton.
Upon reading the Petition of Bridgett Wright, against Sir Will. Brewerton:
It is Ordered, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned, and report to this House.
Ricaut versus Sir Ar. Haselrigg.
Upon reading the Petition of the Children of Sir Peter Ricaut, against Sir Arthur Haselrigg:
It is Ordered, To be referred to the Committee for Petitions, to hear all Parties concerned, and report as they shall see Cause.
Persons who signed the Warrant for L. Capel's Execution.
Whereas this Day those Persons that are now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher, that have subscribed their Hands, and set their Seals, to the Warrant of the Execution of the Lord Capell, to see if they own their Hands were to be brought to the Bar this Day:
It is Ordered, To be referred to the Committee of Privileges.
E. of Sandwich introduced.
This Day Edward Mountagu was introducted, between the Earl of North'ton and the Earl of Leichfeild, the Lord Great Chamberlain and Garter at Arms going before; and he having presented his Patent upon his Knee to the Speaker, at the End of the Woolsack, and it being delivered to the Clerk, it was read publicly. The said Patent bears Date the 12th Day of July Instant, in the Twelfth Year of King Charles the Second, whereby the said Edward Mountagu is created Baron of St. Neotes, Viscount Hinchingbrooke, and Earl of Sandwich.
After the Reading of the said Patent, he was brought to his proper Place and Seat.
Smith's Information against the Committee of Leicester.
John Smyth having his Oath given him at the Bar; he deposed, "That the Petition which he presented to this House (being shewed to him) was true."
He presented likewise a Copy of Petition, which was tendered to him by the Committee of Leycester to be signed; and he was threatened to be imprisoned if he did not subscribe it; and he was imprisoned by the said Committee for not subscribing.
He said, "That Sir Arthur Hasilrigg was One of the Committee, whose Hand was subscribed to it."
L. Brudenell, Leave to be absent.
Ordered, That the Lord Brudnell hath Leave to go to The Bath, for his Health.
Bill of Indemnity.
The House was adjourned into a Committee of the whole House, to consider further of the Bill of Indemnity and Oblivion.
The House was resumed.
House adjourned till 10a cras.