The case of James Percy, claymant to the Earldom of Northumberland with an impartial account of the proceedings he hath made in the several courts of justice in order to the proving and obtaining his right and title to the said Earldom : humbly addressed to the Kings Most Excellent Majesty, and the Right Honourable the Lords spiritual and temporal in Parliamnet [sic] assembled.
Percy, James, 1619-1690?, Grey of Ruthin, Charles Longueville, Baron, 1618-1643.

Die Martis 18. Junij, 1678.

FOrasmuch as upon the Debate of the Petitioners Case, who Claims the Title of Viscount Purbeck: A Question at Law did Arise, Whether a Fine Levied to the King by a Peer of the Realm of his Title and Honour, can bar and extin∣guish the Title.

The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament Assembled, upon a very long Debate: And having heard His Majesties Attorney General, are unanimously of Opi∣nion, and do Resolve and Adjudge, That no Fine Levied, or a any time hereafter to be Levied to the King, can bar such Title of Honour, or the Right of any Person, Clayming such Title under him that Levied or shall Levy such Fine.

Vera Copia Johannis Brown. Clerk Parl'