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 Veneris, 17 die Augusti.
PRAYERS, by Mr. Hodges.
Domini præsentes fuerunt:
Col. Hunt and Lloyd sent for, for Contempt of L. Newport's Order.
Upon reading an Information upon Oath at this Bar, "That the Order of this House, granted to the Lord Newport, for searching for his Goods taken away from him in Shropshire, is slighted and contemned:"
It is ORDERED, That Colonel Hunt shall be attached, as a Delinquent, and brought before this House, to answer his said Contempt.
Upon reading an Affidavit of John Stannier; shewing, "That Andrew Lloyd will not give Obedience to the Order of this House, made in Behalf of the Lord Newport, for searching for and taking his Goods, which were formerly taken away from his Lordship in the Time of the late Wars:"
It is ORDERED, That the said Andrew Lloyd, for the said Contempt, shall be summoned to appear before this House, to answer the same.
E. of Bristol's Bill.
The Lord Fynch reported from the Committee appointed to consider of the Earl of Bristoll's Bill, "That they have heard Mr. Carew Rawleigh, what he could say for himself; and upon the whole Business the Committee were of Opinion, That the Earl of Bristoll should be reimbursed the Six Thousand Five Hundred Pounds out of Mr. Rawleigh's Estate; and that the Earl of Bristoll's Bill (fn. 1) was sit to pass, with a Proviso."
Which Proviso being read Twice, it is ORDERED, That this Bill, with the Proviso, shall be ingrossed.
Isle of Axholme.
ORDERED, That the Cause concerning the Isle of Axholme shall be heard, by Counsel, at this Bar, the First Tuesday in the First Week next Term, videlicet, 23th Day of October next.
E. of Sterling et al. versus Levinston.
ORDERED, That (fn. 2) the Cause between the Earl Sterling and others, against Mr. Levinston and others, shall be further heard, at this Bar, by Counsel on both Sides, on Monday Morning next.
E. of Derby's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill of the Earl of Derby is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet on Tuesday next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn from Time to Time, as they shall see Cause.
Marquis of Newcastle's Bill.
ORDERED, That the Marquis of New Castle's Bill be reported To-morrow Morning.
Order to attach Hunt, for Contempt of L. Newport's Order.
The House was this Day informed, by Oath, "That Colonel Thomas Hunt hath very contemptuously disobeyed an Order of this House, dated the 30th of June, 1660, contrary to the Privilege of the Lords in Parliament."
It is ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall attach the Body of the said Colonel Hunt, and forthwith bring him in Safety before their Lordships, to answer his said Contempt to this House: And this to be a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf.
Lloyd sent for, for D.
ORDERED, That the Serjeant at Arms, or his Deputy, shall summon Andrew Lloyd Esquire, to appear before the Lords in Parliament, forthwith after Sight hereof, to answer his Contempt, for slighting and disobeying an Order of this House, dated the 30th of June last: And hereof he may not fail, as he will answer the contrary.
House adjourned till 9a cras.