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, 6 die Decembris.
L. Griffin bailed.
"Mauricius Vicecomes Fitzharding, de Regno Hiberniæ, recognovit se debere Domino Regi et Dominæ Reginæ in Quinque Mille Librarum, de Bonis et Catallis suis levari, ad Usum dict. Domini Regis et Dominæ Reginæ. Et
"The Condition of the abovesaid Recognizance is such, That if the said Edward Lord Griffin shall appear at the Bar of this House within One Week after Notice by the leaving the Order of this, at his House in The Mall in St. James' Parish, then this Recognizance to be void and of none Effect; else to stand in full Force and Virtue."
L. Griffin discharged from his Commitment.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edward Lord Griffin be, and is hereby, discharged from his Commitment by this House to The Tower of London; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Coke versus Fountain & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Coke Esquire, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, by the Lady Anne Coke his Mother and Guardian; shewing, "They have an Appeal depending in this House, to which Andrew Fountaine and William Guavas are Defendants; and praying that he may have Liberty to amend his Appeal; and the same, being amended, may be revived, and received."
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edward Coke hath hereby Leave to amend his Appeal, or bring in a new one; and the said Appeal is hereby revived.
Thwaites versus Deye & Ux.
Whereas there is an Appeal of James Thwaytes depending in this House, to which John Deye and Frances his Wife are Defendants; the House being moved, "That Isaac Heath, Citizen and Salter of London, may be admitted to enter into a Recognizance of One Hundred Pounds, to answer such Costs as this House shall think fit, in Case the said Appeal be dismissed:"
Edwards & al. versus Duvall.
Ly Russell's Petition, praying that the Enquiry concerning the undue Proceedings against her Husband may be prosecuted.
"Whereas Their most Gracious Majesties and both Houses of Parliament have with great Justice reversed the barbarous Attainder of her dear Lord; and whereas this Honourable House, with the like Regard to Justice to him and others, have it now under Consideration to enquire after the Advisers and Accessaries of those malicious Proceedings, and to find out the undue and irregular Practice in the Return of the Panel of the Jury:
"Your Petitioner finds herself under great Obligations of giving her humble Thanks to this Honourable House for your just and honourable Proceeding therein; and humbly petitions your Lordships, That you would be pleased effectually to pursue this just Inquisition for Blood, which you have so honourably begun.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 7um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.