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 Mercurii, 13 die Novembris.
Bolithon, Deputy Steward of Westminster, to attend, concerning Stoppages in the Streets.
Bill to reverse Walcot's Attainder.
Watts's Nat. Bill.
Message to H.C. with these Bills.
Answer from thence, concerning Trenchard and Hampden attending the Committee for Inspections.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons, with the Message for Mr. Serjeant Trenchard and John Hampden Esquire, and such other Members of their House as can inform the Lords of the Committee for Inspections (fn. 1), "That the Commons agree that Mr. Serjeant Trenchard and John Hampden Esquire do come to the Committee;" but said nothing of the others.
Wildman, Member of H.C. whether a Message shall be sent for him to attend the some Committee.
The Question was put, "Whether a Message shall be now sent to the House of Commons, to desire that John Wildman Esquire, a Member of that House, may come to the Committee for Inspections, to give his Information to them concerning the Matters referred to the said Committee?"
The Duke of Bolton reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny or desert Their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters," with several Amendments and Provisos.
Mellish versus Roberts.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Mellish Esquire; shewing, "That he having an order of this House, wherein Marmaduke Roberts is to pay him, or his Solicitor, Ten Pounds Costs, which he hath not yet done; though he hath been served with the Order aforesaid:"
Roberts to be attached, if he don't pay Costs.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, do forthwith attach the Body of the said Marmaduke Roberts, unless he pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Edward Mellish, or his Solicitor, the Sum of Ten Pounds, within Two Days after the Service of this Order upon him.
Dod versus Dawson.
Upon reading of the Petition of Timothy Dod; shewing, "That he hath served William Dawson with the Order of this House, for putting in an Answer to his Appeal on the Fourth Day of Novemb'r Instant, which he hath not yet done; and praying a Day of hearing the said Cause:"
It is thereupon 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 Monday the 25th Day of this Instant November, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that, in the mean Time, the said William Dawson may put in his Answer, if he think fit; whereof Timothy Dod is to cause Notice to be given to the said William Dawson, to the End he answer, and attend with his Counsel accordingly.
Beaple versus Gay.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Tho. Beaple Gentleman, Devisee of Rich. Gay; complaining of a Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, against a Decree of the Lord Keeper North's, and the Redemption decreed to Martha Gay, and other Things in the Petition set forth; as also upon the Answer of Martha Gay, 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 Petition of Thomas Beaple be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which he appealed be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the Recognizance entered into by the said Thomas Beaple be, and is hereby, vacated.
Succession to the Crown, and Rights of the Subject, Bill.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown," shall be read the Second Time To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, the First Business.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 14um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.