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, 22 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Privy Seal sat Speaker this Day.
Bill to repeal Part of an Act concerning Prize Goods.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for repealing of Part of an Act of Parliament, intituled, "An Act directing the Prosecution of such as are accountable for Prize Goods."
E. Mulgrave and Sir H. Cholmley's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling the Earl of Mulgrave and Sir Hugh Chomeley to make Leases to the King."
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered of the Bill concerning Great and Little Yarmouth; and they think it fit to pass as it is, without any Alterations."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling of Differences between the Towns of Great and Little Yarmouth, touching the Lading and Unlading of Herrings, and other Merchandizes and Commodities."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Bill to continue an Act for regulating Printing.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Continuance of a former Act, for regulating the Press."
Marsh Land Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling Marsh Land, deserted by or gained from the Sea."
ORDERED, That this Bill is rejected.
Sir Robert Carr's Bill.
Next, this House took into Consideration the Business heard at this Bar Yesterday, by the Counsel and Witnesses, upon the Bill for settling the Estate of Sir Rob't Carr Baronet, and the Petition of Dame Mary Carr, Wife of Sir Rob't Carr Baronet, on Behalf of herself and her Husband.
And, after a long Debate thereof, it is ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill is committed to these Lords following; who, having heard such Persons thereupon as they think fit, are afterwards to make Report thereof to this House:
Their Lordships, or any Seven; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Eight of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Privileges do meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock.
Attorney General to attend the Committee for the Pin-makers Bill.
ORDERED, That His Majesty's Attorney General is appointed to attend the Lords Committees to whom the Bill wherein the Pin-makers are concerned stands committed, To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
E. of Suffolk, Privilege. Loanes, his Servant, arrested:
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by John Loanes, "That he, being a menial Servant to the Earl of Suffolke, a Peer of this Realm, was, on or about the 22th Day of January last, arrested, by Henry Fox, Bailiff, at the Suit of William Banson, notwithstanding that the said Henry Fox did know the said John Loanes to be his Lordship's Servant as aforesaid:"
Banson and Fox sent for.
Which being contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, it is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled in Parliament, That the said William Banson is hereby required, forthwith upon Sight of this Order, to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer his Offence; and that the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy, shall forthwith attach the Body of the said Henry Fox, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House; and for so doing, this shall be a sufficient Warrant.
Dominus Custos Privati Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, 23um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.