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, 25 Novembris.
L. Keveton to attend.
Ewelme Hospital versus Borough of Andover.
Fleetwood versus Fleetwood.
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 Saturday the Twelfth Day of December next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Causes put off.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Causes this Day appointed, wherein Benjamine Albin is Appellant, and Samuel Moyer Respondent; and also the Cause wherein George Hitchcocke is Defendant, and Obadiah Sedgwick Plaintiff; and the Cause wherein Lady Parker is Appellant, and Thornhill and others are Respondents; shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant November, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Francis Moore, of Essex, Esquire, to sell the Manor of Bayhouse and Lands in West Thorock, in the County of Essex, and to purchase and settle other Lands in Lieu thereof."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest the Estate, late of Henry Drax Esquire, deceased, in Thomas Shatterden Gentleman; and to enable the said Thomas Shatterden and others, to whom the said Estate is devised, to make a Jointure."
The Earl of Stamford reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in Thorpe Langton and elsewhere, in the County of Leicester, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts of Richard Roberts Esquire, and for raising Portions for his Daughters," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting and settling divers Lands in Gloucestershire in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of the remaining Portions to the Children of George Mountagu Esquire, deceased."
Message to H. C. with it.
Contents to go below the Bar when the House divides.
It is Resolved upon the Question, That, for the future, when there shall be a Division in the House, upon any Question, the CONTENTS shall go below the Bar, and the NOT CONTENTS stay within the Bar: And it is ORDERED, That this Resolution be added to the Roll of Standing Orders of this House.
Legh versus Aspinall.
Whereas Friday next was appointed for hearing the Causes, wherein Richard Legh and others are Plaintiffs, and Gilbert Aspinall is Defendant, and the Cause wherein John Woollaston is Plaintiff, and Richard Stephens Defendant; and it being also ordered, that the House should then be in a Committee, to proceed on the Bill for regulating Trials for Treason:
Browne versus Wayte.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing the Judges, and giving Judgement, upon the arguing of the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Richard Browne is Plaintiff, and Edmond Wayte Defendant:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Hearing the Judges in this Case, and the Debate thereupon, shall be adjourned to Monday next; and that all the Judges do then attend the House, to answer such Questions as they shall be asked in this Case.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 26um diem Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.