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 Lunæ, 30 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Deye versus Thwaites.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Deye and Frances his Wife, complaining of a Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, the Tenth Day of July last past, wherein the Petitioner Deye and his Wife were decreed to pay Five Hundred Pounds, and a Moiety of Four Hundred Pounds, with Interest for the Moiety of the said Four Hundred Pounds from the Death of Frances Limbrey, and Interest for the said Five Hundred Pounds from Two Years after the Death of Thomas Thwaites, with Costs, as in the Petition, amongst other Things, is set forth; as also upon the Answer of Martha Thwaites Spinster, an Infant, by Humphrey South her Guardian, put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Deye and Frances his Wife be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree of the Court of Chancery, from which they appealed, be, and is hereby affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said John Deye and Frances his Wife do pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Martha Thwaites, or her Guardian, for her Use, the Sum of Twenty Pound, for their Costs and Charges in defending the said Appeal in this House.
Report from the Committee for Inspections.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for taking into Consideration the Report made from the Committee for Inspections, the 20th of this Instant December:"
It is ORDERED, That this House will take the said Report into Consideration on Thursday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that all the Lords be summoned then to attend.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Cooke's Bill do meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock.
Committee for Petitions.
ORDERED, That the Committee for Petitions do sit To-morrow, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Papists, who will take the Oaths of Fcalty, Toleration Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for exempting Their Majesties Popish Subjects from the Penalties of certain Laws."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be 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.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 31um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.