Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 9 die Januarii.
E. of Lincoln's Bill.
Haslington Parish Bill.
Noell versus Nelson, in Error.
Whereas, by virtue of His Majesty's Writ of Error, returnable into the House of Peers in Parliament assembled, a Record of the Court of King's Bench was brought into this House on the 26th Day of November last (with the Transcript thereof), wherein the Affirming of a Judgement given in the Court of Common Pleas, for William Nelson, against Sir Martin Noell, Thomas Noell, and George Robinson, Executors of the Will of Sir Martin Noell, late of London, Knight, deceased, in a Plea of Debt, is entered:
Upon hearing of Counsel on both Parts at the Bar, to argue the Errors assigned by the said Sir Martin Noell, Thomas Noell, and George Robinson, after due Consideration had by this House of what hath been offered on either Part thereupon; the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled do order and adjudge, That the said Judgement of the Court of King's Bench, for affirming the Judgement of the Court of Common Pleas, for the said William Nelson, against the said Sir Martin Noell, Thomas Noell, and George Robinson, be, and is hereby, affirmed; and that the said Transcript of the said Record, wherein the Judgement of the Court of Common Pleas is affirmed as aforesaid, be remitted; and that the said William Nelson may thereupon proceed, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House; and their Lordships do further order and adjudge, That the said Sir Martin Noell, Thomas Noell, and George Robinson, shall pay unto the said William Nelson the Sum of Ten Pounds for his Costs, by reason of their bringing the said Writ of Error into this House.
"Postea, scilicet, Vicesimo Sexto Die Novembris, Transcript. Record. & Processus prædicti inter Partes prædictas, cum omnibus ea tangentibus, Prætextu cujusdam Brevis de Errore corrigend. per prædictos Martinum Noell Militem, Thomam Noell, & Georgium Robinson, Executores Testamenti Martini Noell, nuper de London, Mil. in præmissis prosecut. dicto Domino Regi in præsenti Parliamento À prædictâ Curiâ dicti Domini Regis hic transmissum suit; prædictique Martinus Noell, Thomas Noell, & Georgius Robinson, in eadem Curiâ Parliamenti comparentes, diversas Materias pro Errore in Recordo & Processu prædicto pro Revocatione & Adnullatione Judicii prædicti assignaverunt; ad quas prædictus Willielmus Nelson in eadem Curiâ Parliamenti prædicti comparens placitavit, quod nec in Recordo & Processu prædicto nec in Redditione Judicii in ullo suit Erratum; et postea, scilicet, Nono Die Januarii, Anno Regni dicti Domini Regis nunc Vicesimo Secundo supradicto, in prædictâ Curiâ Parliamenti prædicti, visis & per Curiam ibidem diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam Recordo & Processu prædicto, ac Judicio super iisdem reddit. quam prædictis Causis pro Erroribus superius assignatis & allegatis, pro eo quod videtur Curiæ Parliamenti prædicti quod Record. illud in nullo vitiosum aut defect. existit, ac quod in Recordo illo in nullo fuit Errat. Ideo adtunc & ibidem consideratum suit per eandem Curiam Parliamenti prædicti, quod Judicium prædictum in omnibus affirmetur, & in omni suo Robore stet & Effectu (dictis Causis pro Erroribus superius assignatis in aliquo non obstantibus); & quod prædictus Willielmus Nelson in Curiâ dicti Domini Regis coram ipso Rege haberet inde Executionem suam versus præfatos Martinum Noell Militem, Thomam Noell, & Georgium Robinson, juxta Formam & Effectum Judicii prædicti; & ulterius per eandem Curiam Parliamenti prædicti consideratum suit, quod prædictus Willielmus Nelson recuperet versus præfatos Martinum Noell Militem, (fn. 1) Thomam Noell, & Georgium Robinson, Decem Libras eidem Willielmo pro Misis & Custagiis quæ sustinuit occasione Dilationis Executionis Prætextu Prosecutionis prædicti Brevis de Errore, ac superinde Record. & Processus prædicti Curiæ dicti Domini Regis per Curiam Parliamenti prædicti coram dicto Domino Rege ubicunque, &c. remittentur, & in eadem Curiâ dicti Domini Regis coram ipso Rege jam resident. &c."
Greene and Cole, in Error.
This House taking into Consideration what hath been pleaded at this Bar, by Counsel, concerning the Errors in the Writ of Error between Greene and Cole; and having heard the Opinion of the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, Baron Turner, Justice Wyld, and Baron Littleton, in Matter of Law:
L. Berkeley's Claim of Precedency.
Whereas, upon reading the humble Petition of George Lord Berkeley of Berkeley, directed to the King's Most Excellent Majesty; shewing, "That he conceiveth himself not to be in such Place of Precedency as a Baron and Peer of this Realm, and all other Honourable Assemblies of his Peers, as of ancient Time did belong to his Ancestors, from whom he did descend; and therefore praying, That he may be admitted to make Proof of his Claim, in order to the just Decision thereof; and of His Majesty's Reference of the said Petition to the Consideration of this House;" it was ordered, That the said Lord Berkeley should be heard, by his Counsel, at the Bar, to make Proof of his said Claim, on Tuesday the Tenth Day of January Instant:
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Counsel shall be heard, at the Bar of this House, to make Proof of his said Claim, on Saturday the One and Twentieth Day of January Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.