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, 2 die Novembris.
Epus. St. David's.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
(fn. 1)Vicecomes Weymouth.
Bill for Relief of those who have not taken the Oaths within the Time limited.
Committee to consider of the E. of Essex's Death, revived.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Committee appointed on the Fifth Day of February last, to examine and take Informations concerning the Death of the late Earl of Essex, be, and is hereby, revived; to continue and sit as before.
Committee to examine concerning the Murder of Lord Russell, Col. Sydney, & al. and of the Advisers of Quo Warrantos against Corporations.
Lords Committees appointed by the House, to consider who were the Advisers and Prosecutors of the Murders of the Lord Russell, Colonel Sydney, Sir Thomas Armstrong, Mr. Cornish, and others, and who were the Advisers of issuing out of Writs of Quo Warrantos against Corporations, and who were their Regulators, and also who were the public Assertors of the Dispensing Power; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and sent for and examined such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to make Report to the House.
Beaple versus Gay.
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 Thursday next, being the 7th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Martha Gay is to cause Notice to be given to the said Thomas Beaple, or his Clerk in Chancery, to the End he attend with his Counsel.
Presgrave versus Sherman.
Robert Presgrave and Ruth Barnes took their Oath at the Bar, "That the Order of this House was served upon Thomas Sherman, who was to put in his Answer to the Appeal of William Presgrave; in the mean Time, all Proceedings were to be stayed in Chancery; yet the said Thomas Sherman had put the said Presgrave out of Possession of the House in Question."
Sherman sent for.
Bill to prevent Minors clandestine Marriages.
Moria versus Wyborn.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Morin, complaining of a Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England, wherein he is amongst other Things decreed to deliver up a Bond, and a Dismission of the Petitioner's Bill; but that they saw no Reason the Petitioner should pay any Costs in either of the Suits; and praying the Reversal of the Decrees, and the Stay of Proceedings thereupon:
It is ORDERED, That Anne Weyborne, Defendant to the said Appeal, may have a Copy thereof; and be, and is hereby, required to put in her Answer thereunto in Writing, on Saturday the 9th Day of November Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Thomas Morin is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Anne Wyborne, to the End (fn. 2) she answer accordingly.
Shermans sent for, for putting Presgrave of Possession.
ORDERED, That Thomas Sherman Senior, and Thomas Sherman Junior, now in the Possession of the House of William P'esgrave, be, and are hereby, required, to attend this House, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, quintum diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.