Jovis, 24 Novembris, 1670.
A PETITION of Sir John Dawes Baronet was
Resolved, &c. That the Petition be referred to Sir
John Brampston, Sir Robert Carr, Mr. Seymore, Sir Thom.
Clifford, Sir Nicholas Carew, Colonel Reames, Mr. Garraway, Colonel Titus, Lord Allington, Colonel Reames,
Sir * Windham, Mr. Morrice, Sir Hugh Windham, Sir
Jonath. Trelawny, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Will. Doyley,
Sir Robert Long, Sir Adam Browne, Sir John Duncombe,
Sir Solomon Swale, Sir Anth. Irby, Sir Will. Lowther,
Mr. Phillips, Sir Geo. Downing; to examine the Matter
of the Petition; and report it, with their Opinions therein,
to the House: And they are to meet, at Two of the
Clock this Afternoon, in the Speaker's Chamber: And
to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
Serjeant Charlton reports from the Committee of
Privileges, the Case of a Breach of Privilege committed
against Mr. Price, a Member of this House; that Mr.
Price having had a Verdict at Law for his Title to certain Lands and Houses, called Burhop; and Mrs. More
being in the Possession thereof, on his Behalf, was, by the
Means of Mr. John Goodyer and Richard Woolley, turned
out of Possession; and the Under Sheriff tampered
with, to delay Restitution of Possession: And after
a Writ of Hab' fac' Possession' brought by Goodyer;
which was made out by Woolley, notwithstanding Goodyer
was advised not to proceed, for that there was a Verdict
at Law for Mr. Price: And that, upon the whole Matter,
it appearing to the Committee, that there was a forcible
Entry and Detainer;
The Committee were of Opinion, that there was a
Breach of Privilege both in the said Goodyer and Woolley.
Resolved, &c. That this House doth agree with the
Committee, that John Goodyer and Richard Woolley are
guilty of the Breach of Privilege objected against them.
Resolved, &c. That the Serjeant at Arms attending this
House, or his Deputy, do apprehend and take into Custody John Goodyer and Richard Woolley, for their Breach
of Privilege committed against Mr. Price, a Member of
Bill to be read.
Ordered, That the Bill tendered by Sir Thomas Strickland, be read To-morrow Morning.
Manufacture for preserving Shipping.
Ordered, That the Report of the Bill for Preservation
of Shipping, be heard To-morrow Morning.
Privilege- Jekell's Prosecution of King.
The House being informed, That Mr. Jekell, Mr. Burton his Counsel, and Mr. Ogden his Attorney, ordered
Yesterday to be taken into Custody, had, this Morning,
rendered themselves into the Custody of the Serjeant at
Arms; and were now at the Door;
They were called in:
The Vote of the House, passed on Monday, was read
Who being afterwards withdrawn; and the House informed, that Mr. Jekell had already given Direction for
the not prosecuting of his Suit; and that, in Observance
and Obedience to the Vote of the House, he would desist
in the Prosecution thereof;
Resolved, &c. That the said Mr. Jekell, Mr. Burton
his Counsel, and Mr. Ogden his Attorney, be discharged
from their Commitment.
Resolved, &c. That the House resolve into a Committee of the whole House To-morrow Morning, Ten of the
Clock, to proceed in the further Consideration of his
Duke of Albemarle's Estate.
Ordered, That Mr. Ford and Mr. Cheney be added
to the Committee to whom the Bill on the Behalf of the
Duke of Albemarle was committed.
Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do certify the Lord Keeper
of the Great Seal of England of the Death of Sir Thomas
Hele Baronet, who lately served as a Member of this House
for the Borough of Oakehampton in the County of Devon;
desiring him, that a Writ may issue forth, under the Great
Seal, for a new Election of a Member to serve in this
present Parliament, in his Place and Stead.
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow
Morning, Eight of the Clock.