DIE Lunæ, videlicet, 14 die Decembris.
Absent Lords excused.
E. of Cambridge,
E. of March,
|Excused for being absent.
Longuevile's Claim to the Baronies of Hastings and Ruthin to be heard.
According to an Order made by this House the 8th
of this Instant December, Mr. Longevile's Cause was
heard at Bar, with Counsel on both Sides, concerning
his Title and Claim to the Dignities of Lord Hastings
and Ruthin; and the Petition of Mr. Longevile being
first read publicly in the House, the Counsel on both
Sides at Bar; and afterwards, the Reference from
His Majesty to this House being read, the Counsel of
the Earl of Kent made a long Argument; but, being
late, the House did Order That the Counsel for Mr.
Longevile should be heard at Bar To-morrow Morning.
L. Awdley versus L. Cottington.
Upon a Motion, these Lords following were added
to be of the Committee for the Petition of the Lord
L. Viscount Say et Seale.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Sarum.
|L. Bp. Hereford.
L. Bp. Bristoll.
Ds. Howard de Charlton.
Their Lordships, or any Nine or more of them.
Mr. Howes Vicar of Banbury, discharged.
This Day Mr. Howes, Vicar of Banbury, (fn. *) was
brought to the Bar, according to an Order of this
House, made the 12th of this Instant December, to
make his humble Submission and Acknowledgement to
this Honourable House, and in particular to the Right
Honourable the Lord Viscount Say and Seale; which accordingly he did. After this, the Lord Viscount Saye
desired their Lordships to pardon the said Mr. Howes,
and rendered their Lordships Thanks for the Care they
have had in Reparation of his Honour; whereupon it
was Ordered by the House, upon the Suit and Request of the Lord Viscount Say and Seale, That the said
Mr. Howes should be pardoned for this Offence, and be
released of his Imprisonment for this Particular.
Lord Strange Leave to be absent.
It was moved, That the Lord Strange might have
Leave to be absent from the House, for some certain
Days, upon some Occasion of Business; which the
House consented to.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 15m diem instantis Decembris, nona hora, Dominis sic decernentibus.