Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 6 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Precedents concerning Messages to or from H. C. to remind each other of any Thing delivered at Conferences, &c. to be searched for.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerks search the Books, what Precedents there are of Messages to, or received from, the House of Commons, for putting each other in Mind of any Thing delivered to them, at a Conference or otherwise, except Bills; and that the Lords be summoned to attend To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and the Clerks then to give an Account of what Precedents they find.
Grove versus Mathew & al.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, wherein Huttoft Grove is Appellant, and Jane Mathew and others Respondents, on Thursday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon: And it is further ORDERED, That Gabriell Ashley and Dame Harris Widow shall then produce such Deeds and Writings as they produced in Chancery, upon hearing of the Cause there.
Brooke versus Brooke.
Whereas To-morrow is appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein the Lady Brooke is Appellant, and Sir Robert Brooke Respondent:
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Million Act, to supply the Deficiency of, Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to supply the Deficiency of the Money raised by a former Act, intituled, An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain Rates and Duties of Excise, upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for securing certain Recompenses and Advantages in the said Act mentioned to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of Ten Hundred Thousand Pounds, towards carrying on the War against France."
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 Robert Legard:
To let them know, the Lords have passed the said Bill, without any Amendment.
E. Montagu & al. versus E. Bath & al.
This Day the House proceeded to hear Counsel further, in the Cause of the Earl of Montagu and others Appellants, against the Earl of Bathe and others Respondents.
And, after some Time spent therein, the Counsel withdrew.
And the House agreed, to proceed to hear Counsel farther in this Cause To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) septimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis fic decernentibus.