Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 14, 1685-1691. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Jovis, 16 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
M. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Eyre versus Eyre.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Eyre Esquire, praying a Day of hearing the Cause wherein Rowland Eyre and others are Plaintiffs, and he and others are Defendants:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Saturday the 25th of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Upon reading the Petition of Rowland Eyre and others; shewing, "That William Eyre, One of the Persons concerned in an Appeal depending in this House, is now in Derbyshire; and praying, That one Francis Gell, a Merchant, may enter into Recognizance to Their Majesties, in One Hundred Pounds, to pay such Costs as this Court shall think sit in case the Petition be dismissed, instead of the said William Eyre:"
It is ORDERED, That the said Francis Gell be, and is hereby, admitted to enter into Recognizance to Their Majesties, as aforesaid.
Arundel Ground, D. of Norff Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for building into Tenements the remaining Part of Arundell Ground, as now enclosed."
Rights of the Subject, and Succession of the Crown Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown."
Upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown:"
It is ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee, to consider thereof, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Theodore Bathurst to make a Jointure for his Wife, and to raise Daughters and Younger Sons Portions, and Money for Payment of his Debts, on Part of his Estate in Yorkeshire."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 17um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.