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 Jovis, 18 die Junii.
Smith versus Coleby.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, upon the said Appeal and Answer, on Saturday the 4th of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Alexander Smith and others are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Alexander Coleby for that Purpose.
D. Bucks versus Combes & al.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, in the said Cause, on Monday the Sixth Day of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Duke of Bucks, or his Agents, are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said John Combes and other Respondents, for the Purpose.
E. Danby's Complaint of a Libel, Terrence and Dinense's Case.
After reading thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; to consider thereof, and report to the House their Opinions thereupon.
Message from the King, concerning an Adjournment.
The Lord Keeper acquainted the House, "That he had a Message to their Lordships from His Majesty; which his Lordship delivered, to this Effect: "That His Majesty thinks it necessary, at this Time, your Lordships should be present in your respective Countries, that He may have the Use of your Service there, upon which He relies very much; therefore His Majesty does intend there shall be a Recess in a few Days: But, to the End none of the Businesses now depending may be prejudiced, His Majesty is pleased it shall be by Way of Adjournment, and for some short Time only."
Dutchy of Cornwall, Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable His Majesty to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments; Parcel of His Highness's Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made."
Bill for Exportation of Leather.
Message to H. C. with these Bills.
1. The Bill to enable His Majesty to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of His Highness's Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made; and to desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Bill to repeal Part of an Act for draining Bedford Level.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for repealing a Clause for dividing of Commons, in an Act of Parliament made in the 15th Year of King Charles the Second, intituled, An Act for settling the Draining of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Levell."
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Norff.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes (fn. 1) Huntingdon.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Crewe. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler West.
Savory to change his Name to Seale, Bill.
Committee of Privileges.
Post-office and Excise Bill.
The Lord Privy Seal reported the Bill for consolidating the Estates Taille, and Reversion in Fee, which His Majesty hath in the Post-office, "That the Committee thinks it fit to pass, without any Amendment."