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 Mercurii, 11 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Ds. Capit. Justic. de Com. Placit. Speaker.
Bill against vexatious Suits:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to prevent the Inconvenience of Vexations and Oppressions by Arrests, and of Delays in Suits of Law."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass ?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir William Birde and Sir William Glascocke:
To deliver to them the Bill passed this House, for preventing Vexations and Oppressions in the Law; and to desire their Concurrence therein.
Hull Churches Bill.
The Archbishop of Yorke reported, "That the Committee appointed to consider of the Bill for dividing Trynity Church in Hull, from Hassle, have considered of the said Bill, and made some Amendments and Alterations therein; which are offered to the Consideration of the House."
Which Amendments, being read Twice, were Agreed to.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for dividing Trynity Church, in Kingston upon Hull, from Hassle."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass ?" It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
E. of Derby's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the restoring to Charles Earl of Derby the Manors of Mould, Mouldesdale, Hope, and Hopesdalc, in the County of Flinte."
ORDERED, That, before any further Proceedings in the said Bill, the said Earl and the Parties concerned therein shall be heard, by their Counsel and Witnesses on both Sides, at this Bar; which Hearing is hereby appointed to be on Tuesday the 17th of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Morning, of which the said Parties concerned are to have timely Notice; who are then to attend, with their said Counsel and Witnesses, accordingly.
E. of Midd, Privilege in Underhill's Suit against him:
Upon the Affidavit of George Holman Gentleman, That Mr. Holbeach, late Under Sheriff of the County of Warwick, gave a Note under his Hand, That the Earl of Midd. a Peer of this Realm, and a Member of Parliament, was summoned to appear in the Common Pleas, at the Suit of Sir William Underbill; which was returned, being prosecuted by one Mr. Rawlins an Attorney:"
Rawlins, the Attorney, sent for.
It is ORDERED, That there shall be no further Prosecution in the said Cause against the Earl of Midd. during the Privilege of this Parliament, unless it be by the free Consent of the said Earl; and that the said Rawlins shall, forthwith after the serving of this Order upon him, appear before the Lords in Parliament, and shew Cause why he hath thus proceeded against the said Earl contrary to the Privilege of Parliament: And herein he may not fail, as he will answer the contrary to this House.
Ds. Capitalis Justiciarius de Communi Banco declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 12um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.