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, 30 die Aprilis.
Tonnage and Poundage, &c. Bill:
Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.
Message from thence, to return Sir H. Forester's Bill.
Mrs. Hoby's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the granting unto Elizabeth Hoby Widow, one Annuity or Yearly Rent Charge of Four Hundred and Fifty Pounds for her Use, in Satisfaction of Five Hundred Pounds a Year in Lands, which she was to have for her Jointure."
Law Practice of, Bill for regulating.
The Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee of the House have proceeded in the Bill concerning the Law; but desire that the Committee may be appointed to sit again on Friday next, for the further Progress therein."
Forster versus Bernard.
Upon the Petition of Anthony Forster, and Elizabeth and other the Children of John Markland, deceased; praying, a Day may be appointed for hearing their Appeal, whereunto John Bernard, Administrator to Humphrey Munt deceased, and others are Defendants:
It is ORDERED, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Seventh Day of May next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioners are to cause timely Notice to be given to the Defendants, to the End they attend with their Counsel accordingly.
Dod, &c. versus Burrows.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Anne Dod Widow, Magdalen Johnson Widow, Robert Colebach, Anne his Wife, Sarah Dod, Robert Cooper, Pricilla his Wife, Frances Dod, Charlton Hill, John Hill, and Rowland Hill, complaining of a Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, the Fourth Day of December, 1689, on the Behalf of Thomas Burrowes; as also upon the Answer of the said Thomas Burrowes 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 said Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, on the Behalf of the said Thomas Burrowes, from which the said Anne Dod Widow, Magdalen Johnson Widow, Robert Colebach, Anne his Wife, Sarah Dod, Robert Cooper, Pricilla his Wife, Frances Dod, Charlton Hill, John Hill, and Rowland Hill, appealed to this House, be, and is hereby, reversed; and that the Possession be restored, and the Profits be accounted for.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, primum diem Maii, 1690, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.