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, 22 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable William Bateson Esquire to sell Lands in the County of Oxford, and to purchase and settle other Lands in the County of Suffolke to the same Uses."
Additional Poll Bill, and for Review of the former.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for review of the late Poll granted to Their Majesties, and for an additional Poll towards the reducing of Ireland."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Sam'll Astry:
To let the Commons know, the Lords have passed the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Messages from thence, to return the Earl of Radnor's Bill; and the Bill of Indenity.
Who returned the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Bodvile, Earl of Radnor, to make a Jointure, and to raise a Sum of Money, out of divers Lands and Tenements in the County of Cornwall;" which they had passed, without any Amendments.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Guise and others:
To acquaint their Lordships, that they had agreed to their Amendments in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing vexatious Suits against such as acted in order to the bringing in Their Majesties, or for Their Service."
Harris versus Osbolston & al.
The House was this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Rob't Osbolston and others are Defendants, and John Harris, and Elizabeth Harris are Plaintiffs:"
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 Wednesday the 29th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Corporations, Bill to restore.
After having heard the Opinion of the Judges this Day, "Whether the Surrender of a Corporation is illegal:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Debate of this Business shall be adjourned till To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Wright versus Mildret.
Upon reading the Petition of John Wright; shewing, That he having obtained a Judgement against one Daniell Van Mildret, in Michaelmas Terme last; and that the said Dan. Van Mildret, for Delay, hath brought his Writ of Error into this House the 16th of December last, but hath not assigned Errors thereon; and praying that the said Writ of Error may be remitted, to the End he may have Execution thereupon:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Dan. Van Mildret be, and is hereby, required to assign Errors thereupon on or before Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; or otherwise the said Transcript of the said Judgement, made on the Behalf of the said Jn° Wright, shall be, and is hereby, remitted, to the End he may have Judgement thereupon, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House.
Upon reading the Petition of Miles Bayspoole Gentleman; shewing, "That he hath been long in Custody, for a Breach of Privilege of Parliament, in employing Officers to arrest William Barthropp, Servant to the Lord Cornwallis; and therefore he humbly submitting himself to this House, and praying to be discharged:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Miles Bayspoole be, and is hereby, discharged from his present Restraint (paying his Fees); and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.
Gore versus Rolt.
Whereas there was a Cause appointed to be heard To-morrow, wherein Jn° Gore is Plaintiff, and Sir Thomas Rolt Defendant:
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 Friday the 31th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Thwaites versus Deye.
Whereas there was a Cause appointed to be heard To-morrow, wherein James Thwaites is Plaintiff, and John Dye Defendant:
It is ORDERED, by &c. That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Saturday the First of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Rob'tus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 23um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.