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, 8 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir T. Hebblethwayte's Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett reported, "That the Committee have considered the Bill concerning Sir Thomas Hebblethwayte, and heard all Parties, who are consenting to the passing of the Bill; and the Committee are of Opinion, That the said Bill is fit to pass, leaving out a Proviso, which they conceive to be prejudicial to the Heir."
The said Proviso being read Twice, the House agreed to the leaving of it out.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Sir Thomas Hebblethwayte to sell and dispose of Land, to pay Debts, and make Provision for Younger Children."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass, leaving out the Proviso?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Additional Hearth-money Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An additional Act for explaining former Acts, and better collecting the Duty of Hearth-money."
Bill against Duels.
ORDERED, That the Bill against Duels shall be read the Second Time To-morrow Morning.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Dorsett do report the Petition concerning Mr. Byron To-morrow Morning.
Errors in the Judgement against Holles, Sir J. Elliot, & al. to be argued.
Whereas, upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, against a Judgement given in the Court of King's Bench, in 5to Caroli Primi, against Denzell Holles Esquire, (now Lord Holles, Baron of Ifeild) and others, this Day was appointed to hear the Errors assigned by the said Lord Holles argued, by Counsel, at the Bar:
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Errors shall be argued, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the 15th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time Mr. Attorney General, or some other of His Majesty's Counsel, or such other Person as Mr. Attorney General shall appoint, shall be heard what they shall think fit to offer in Defence of the said Judgement on His Majesty's Behalf.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, (videlicet,) 9um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.