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 Martis, 21 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. St. David's.
SirOrlando Bridgman, Miles et Bar. Ds. Custos (fn. 1) Magni Sigilli.
Edwardus Comes Manchester, Camerarius Hospitii.
VicecomesSay & Seale.
Ds.Arlington, One of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Ds.Berkley de Berk.
Ds.Arundell de Ward.
Ds.Howard de Charlt.
Ds.Howard de Esc.
Ds.Herbert de Cherb.
Ds.Gerard de Brand.
Ds.Berkley de Strat.
Ds.Arundell de Trerice.
Woollen Manufacture Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill for regulating the Manufacture of Broad Woollen Cloth, &c. shall be read the Second Time To-morrow Morning; and then also those Bills shall be read as were appointed for this Day, and not read.
Ly. Wentworth versus L. Lovelace, concerning Sir J. Weld's Bill.
The House took into Consideration what Determination to give in the Business heard at this Bar the 13th of this Instant April, by Counsel on both Sides, upon the Petition of Philadelp'ia Lady Wentworth, on Behalf of Henrietta Maria her Daughter, concerning a Clause offered to this House by the Lord Lovelace, to be added to the Bill for Security of Satisfaction of a Debt due to Sir John Weld from the late Earl of Cleveland.
And their Lordships also considering of a Petition of Thomas Pennington, claiming an Interest in the Estate of the Earl of Cleveland; which Petition being formerly presented to this House, and referred to the Considera tion of the same Committee to which Sir John Weld's Bill is committed:
And their Lordships, conceiving it requisite to have a Report from the Committee before any further Consideration be had concerning Sir John Weld's Bill, or any Resolution to be given in the Case between the Lady Wentworth and the Lord Lovelace, do order, That the Lords Committees, to whose Consideration Sir John Weld's Bill is committed, shall meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings, to examine the Matter of Fact alledged in the Petition of Thomas Pennington relating to the said Bill, and to make Report thereof to this House.
Paston's and Tenants of Horton Bill.
ORDERED, That the Report of the Bill concerning Mr. Paston shall be made To-morrow Morning.
Mildmay and Cheeke, concerning the Barony of Fitzwalter.
Whereas Counsel was heard this Day, at the Bar, on the Behalf of Benjamin Mildmay and Robert Cheeke Esq. in relation to their respective Claims to the Title of the Barony of Fitzwalter, to make out the Matter of Fact concerning the Issue of Egremond Radcliffe mentioned in the Pedigree, and at what Time they failed:
Which being not so made out, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall be heard, for the said Parties, on Friday the 24th of April Instant, to the Matter of Law, in these Points; videlicet, "Whether a "Barony in Fee shall descend to the Half Blood?" and "whether a Barony in Fee may be merged in an Earldom in Tail?" or to any other Matter of Law concerning this Business.
Norden versus Hawles.
Whereas, upon hearing of Counsel and Witnesses, in the Cause depending in this House between John Norden Esquire, Plaintiff, by Petition, and Thomas Hawles Esquire, Defendant, upon the Merits thereof, this Day was appointed to take into Consideration what hath been offered on both Parts:
It is this Day ORDERED, That this House will take the said Business into Consideration on Monday the 27th of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time the Bills, Answers, Proofs, Orders, and Decrees, made in the Court of Chancery, between the said Parties, are to be in a Readiness, for the further Satisfaction of the House, in order to their giving a Determination to this Cause.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 22um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.