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 Veneris, 24 die Maii.
Pilkington versus Bolsworth.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Pilkington Knight; shewing, "That he hath brought his Writ of Error in Parliament, wherein Edmond Bolsworth is Defendant; and that he hath assigned Errors; and though the said Bolsworth and his Attorney hath had Notice thereof, yet he delayeth to join Issue."
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edmond Bolsworth be, and is hereby, required to join Issue before Tuesday next, the 28 of this Instant May; or otherwise this House will proceed to hear the said Errors argued ex Parte thereupon.
E. of Peterborough's Bill.
Tanned Leather Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for explaining Part of an Act made in the First Year of King James the First, concerning Tanned Leather; and for enabling the Curriers to buy Tanned Leather, and to sell it again curried."
Bernadiston versus Soame, in Error.
Rights of the Subject, and Succession to the Crown Bill.
Heads for a Conference on the additional Poll Bill.
These Lords following were appointed to draw up Reasons, why this House cannot agree with the House of Commons, in leaving out the Clause made by this House in the additional Poll Bill, and report the same to this House:
D. of Somerset.
E. of Nottingham.
E. of Rochester.
E. of Fauconberg.
His Majesty sitting in His Royal Throne, adorned with His Regal Crown and Robes (the Peers being also in their Robes); the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod was commanded to signify His Majesty's Pleasure to the House of Commons, "That they attend Him presently."
Rights of the Subject, and Succession to the Crown, Bill.
The Lord Viscount Newport reported, "That the Opinion of the Committee was, That the Clause in this Bill concerning Non Obstantes be left out; and also the Clause concerning Grants and Pardons to be left out."
Otes's Writs of Error.
Judges to attend about them.
ORDERED, That Sir Richard Hollaway and Sir Francis Withins do attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, upon the Occasion of Tytus Otes's Cases upon the Three Writs of Error depending in this House.
Absent Lords who left no Proxies.
ORDERED, That this House will take into Consideration To-morrow, what Lords were absent, upon the Calling of the House; and that the Clerk bring in a List of the absent Lords that have no Proxies, or Leave to be absent.
Sir J. Bradshaw versus Northend.
ORDERED, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Sir James Bradshaw is Plaintiff, and Christopher Northend and others Defendants, on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Sir James Bradshaw is to cause Notice to be given to the said Christopher Northend, to the End he attend with his Counsel accordingly.
Bill to regulate Non Obstantes.
Marq. de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 25um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.