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 Sabbati, 16 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Wildman, a Member of H. C. to attend the Committee for Inspections.
The Earl of Stamford reported, from the Committee for Inspections, "That the Committee desires that John Wildman Esquire, a Member of the House of Commons, may be sent to, to come to the said Committee, to declare his Knowledge concerning the Matters referred to them."
To which the House agreed.
Message to H. C. for that Purpose.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Merredith:
To desire them, that John Wildman Esquire may have Leave to come to the Lords Committees, who are appointed to consider who were the Advisers and Prosecutors of the Murders of the Lord Russell, Colonel Sidney, &c. to declare his Knowledge concerning those Matters.
E. of Stamford to write to Mr. Wildman.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Stamford do write a Letter to John Wildman Esquire, to come to be sworn, in order to give his Information to the Committee for Inspections.
E. of Denbigh takes his Seat.
This Day Bazill Earl of Denbigh sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Father William Earl of Denbigh.
His Writ bears Date 14° Die Novembris, 1° Gul. et Mariæ; and he took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Succession of the Crown, and Rights of the Subject, Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown."
The House was resumed.
And the Earl of Mulgrave reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desired that the House might be again put into a Committee on Monday next, to proceed therein."
To which the House agreed, and ordered the same accordingly.
Turner versus Turner and Gardiner.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Mary Turner, the Relict of Sir Edw'd Turner, late Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Administratrix of the Goods and Chattels of Henry Eure her late Father, not administered by Johan her late Mother; shewing, "That, by a Decree made by the Lord Chancellor Finch, dated the 6th of December in the 30th Year of King Charles the Second, it was decreed, that the Sale made by Sir Edward Turner, in the Year 1655, by Way of Demise and Re-demise, of certain Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, called Tingry and Milton, in the County of Bedford, which Decree was reversed by an Order of this House, dated 22th Day of Novemb. 1680; and praying that the said Order of this House may be set aside, and she have the Benefit of her Decree:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Edw'd Turner Knight, and Anne Gardin' Widow, formerly the Wife of William Mole, may have a Copy or Copies of the said Petition; and be, and they are hereby, required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the 30th Day of this Instant November, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Mary Turner is to cause timely Notice (fn. 1) to be given to the said Sir Edward Turner and Anne Gardiner, to the End they answer accordingly: And it is further ORDERED, That in case this House shall not think sit to relieve the said Mary Turner upon her Petition to this House, that then the said Mary Turner shall pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Sir Edw'd Turner and Anne Gardiner, Treble Costs for their Charges sustained in this Case.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 18um diem instantis Novembris hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.