DIE Mercurii, 6 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Joh'es Sommers Miles,
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux St. Albans.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
E. Londonderry &. al. Executors of Sir H Ford versus Dormer, Guardian of H. Ford.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon
the Petition and Appeal of the Right Honourable Rob't
Earl of Londonderry, in the Kingdom of Ireland, Edward Hollwell of the Middle Temple, London, Esquire,
Charles Ford of the City of Exon Gentleman, and John
Egerton of Limston in the County of Devon Clerk,
Executors of the last Will and Testament of Sir Henry
Ford, late of Nutwell in the said County of Devon,
Knight, deceased, from a Decree made in the High
Court of Chancery, in a Cause there depending, between
Henry Ford an Infant, by Annamara Dormer Widow,
his Prochein Amy, Complainant, and the Petitioners Defendants, on the Fourteenth Day of May, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, and other Orders in the
said Petition mentioned; as also upon the Answer of
the said Henry Ford an Infant, by the said Anna Mara
Dormer Widow his next Friend:
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 Petition and Appeal of Robert Earl of Londonderry and others abovementioned shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House;
and that the said Decree and Orders therein complained
of, shall be, and are hereby, affirmed.
Frequent Parliaments, Bill for.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act
for the frequent Calling and Meeting of Parliaments."
And, after some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported, "That
the Committee had gone through the said Bill,
without any Alteration, except filling up of the
The Amendments, of filling the Blanks, were read
Twice, and agreed to.
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill
shall be engrossed?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read the
Third Time on Friday next; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Jovis, (videlicet,) 7um diem instantis Decembris, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.