DIE Martis, videlicet, 15 die Decembris.
L. Cottington and L. C J of the Com Please to speak with the E. of Strafford.
The Lord Cottington acquainted the House, That His
Majesty had commanded him and the Lord Chief Justice
of the Common Pleas to go speak with the Earl of
Strafford, in The Tower, about some Business in Ireland.
Mr. Longuevile versus E. of Kent, for the Baronies of Hastings and Ruthin
This Day the Counsel did argue the Case for Mr.
Longevile, concerning his Claim and Right to the Baronies of Lord Hastings and Lord Ruthin.
Which being done, Counsel on the Earl of Kente's
Side did move the House for further Time to be given;
alledging that the Pedigree was salse and mistaken in
some Places: Thereupon the House did Order, That
Counsel on the Earl of Kente's Side do make their Exceptions in Writing to the Pedigree of the said Charles
Longevile, Esquire, between this and Saturday next, and
deliver them to the Counsel on the other Side; and it
is further Ordered, That the said Earl of Kent shall
be allowed Time until this Day Fortnight, videlicet,
the 29th Day of this Instant December, to make good
his Exceptions unto the said Pedigree, by his Counsel
at the Bar.
L Awdley versus L Cottington
It was moved, That William Wroughton, Esquire, and
William Tyke, Gentleman, might be sent for as Witnesses, and sworn here in Court, in the Cause of the
Lord Awdley, against the Lord Cottington; which was
Ordered by the House accordingly.
L. Mountague, & al Privilege touching Recusancy.
The Lord Viscount Mountague signified to the House,
That his Lordship, and divers other Peers, were lately
indicted for Recusancy, now sitting the Parliament;
therefore desired their Lordships to take it into their
Considerations, whether it be not a Breach of the Privilege of Parliament. Whereupon, after some Debate
made, it was Ordered by the House, That the said
Lord Viscount Mountague, and the rest of the Lords,
being Members of this Honourable House, should enjoy and be allowed their Privilege of Parliament, as
Peers of this Realm; and the said Indictments, so prosecuted as aforesaid, shall be stopped during the Continuance of this Parliament, and the Time of Privilege
of the same.
Mr Stanhope versus E of Chesterfield.
It was Ordered, That the Cause between the Right
Honourable the Earl of Chesterfield and Mr. Stanhope
shall be the First Cause before the Lords Committees for
Petitions upon Thursday next.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii,
videlicet, 16m diem instantis Decembris, hora nona, Dominis sic decernentibus.