Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 15 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
D. of Norfolk takes his Seat.
This Day Henry Earl of Norwich and Earl Marshal of England took his Place, and sat in the House, as Duke of Norfolke, upon the Death of his Brother Thomas late Duke of Norfolke.
Writs of Error brought in.
Next, the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench (in the usual Form) brought in Two Writs of Error, with the Records of the Court of King's Bench relating to the same; (videlicet,)
1. Between Richard Neale Plaintiff, and the King Defendant.
2. Between Edmund Clarke Plaintiff, and Richard Morgan Defendant.
Also the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer brought in a Writ of Error (with the Record thereof), wherein Luke Santen is Plaintiff, and the King Defendant; the Writ whereof is directed, "Thesaurario & Baronibus suis de Scaccario suo."
Then the Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That he had received a Signification of His Majesty, under His Sign Manual, in these Words:" Which his Lordship read, as followeth:
Message from the King, to adjourn.
"His Majesty hath Matters of very great Importance to communicate to both Houses, in order to the Satisfaction of their late Addresses for the Preservation of Flanders: But it so happening, that Matters are not yet so ripe as within a few Days they will be; therefore His Majesty's Pleasure is, that this House be immediately adjourned till Monday the 28th of this Instant January."
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum adjournandum esse usque in 28um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us,