Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 2, 1578-1614. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 14 die Aprilis:
Absent Lords excus'd.
THE Lord Chancellor excused the Absence of the Earl of Hartford, for that his Lordship hath taken Cold.
The Lord Zouch likewise, for that his Lordship hath an Ague.
My Lord Viscount Lisle, for that his Lordship is in Physick.
And my Lord North, being absent upon special Occasion.
Lord Willoughby's Privilege.
The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, That my Lord Willoughbies Servant, Roger Bradshaw, touching the Arrest of whom their Lordships were Yesterday moved, was taken in Execution; in which Case his Lordship declared, That, by Order of the House, and Course of the Common Law, he is to be brought hither by Corpus cum causa; whereupon it was Ordered, That His Majesty's Writ of Corpus cum causa shall be directed to the Sheriff of Midd. to bring the Body of the said Roger before their Lordships, in the said Court, Tomorrow, being Friday, by Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon; and likewise it is Ordered, That the Serjeant at Arms attending the House shall take, and then also bring before their Lordships, as well the Body of Thomas Harrison, Draper, dwelling in Watling-Street, at whose Suit and Means the said Bradshaw was arrested, and taken in Execution as aforesaid, as the Bodies of Alexander Packer, Under Sheriff of Midd. John Laymynge, Vilshire, and James Raves, Bailiffs to the said Sheriff of Midd. who made the same Arrest, and took the said Bradshaw in Execution as aforesaid, and all others who assisted the same, to answer their Contempt in that Behalf.
Message from the House of Commons, for Conference touching the Prince Palatine's Bill.
Message from the Lower House, by Secretary Wynwood and others:
That the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses of the Nether House, desire a Meeting and Conference, between certain Committees of both Houses, may be had, for clearing some Doubts, or Inconvenience, which they conceive may arise, or be better contrived or cast, in the Bill sent down unto them from this House, concerning the High and Mighty Prince Frederick, Count Palatine of Rhene, etc. The Time, Place, and Number of Committees, they willingly yield to be such as their Lordships shall appoint.
That the Lords will give them Meeting this Morning, presently, if it may stand with their Convenience; that their Lordships will appoint to meet them with Twenty Committees, the Place to be the Painted Chamber.
Committee for the Conference.
Committees appointed to meet and confer with the Committees to be sent by the Lower House: videlicet,
Dominus Cancellarius continuavit præsens Parliamentum usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 15m diem Aprilis, hora nona.