Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 18 die (fn. 1) Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords Leave to be absent.
The Lord Pagett hath Leave to be absent from his Attendance upon this House for a Fortnight.
The Earl of Scarsdale hath Leave to be absent for a Month.
The Bishop of Chichester hath Leave to be absent for a Fortnight.
Message to H. C. about adjourning.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Justinian Lewin and Sir Moundeford Brampston:
To acquaint them, that this House intends to adjourn from this Day to Thursday come Sevennight.
Countess of Lincoln's Coach taken in Execution.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, by William Matchett and Thomas Burton, "That about November last, one Thomas Ball did attach the Coach of and belonging to the Countess of Lyncolne, and that in February last one John Bishop a Bailiff, and Wilson his Follower, did (by an Execution as they pretended) take the said Coach in Execution, and likewise the Coach Horses of the said Countess of Lyncolne, for a pretended Debt of Thirty and Two Shillings, besides Cost of Suit, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament; and that Henry Kempe, Attorney for the said Thomas Ball, made out the said Execution:"
Ball, Bishop, & al. sent for.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Ball, John Bishop, Wilson, and Henry Kempe, be, and are hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House, on Friday the 27th Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to answer for their said Offences: And hereof they may not fail.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 26um diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,