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 Veneris, 1 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Cornwallis reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Kerridge Esquire, a Minor, to purchase divers Manors, Lands, and Tenements, that lie adjacent to his Estate in the County of Suffolke," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed.
St. Martin's, London, Grant made by the Rector, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to confirm a Grant made by the Rector of the united Parishes of St. Michael Royall and St. Martin's in the Vintry, London, of Part of St. Martin's Church-yard."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest Lands and Tenements in Trustees, to be sold, for the better Provision of the Daughters and Coheits of Joseph Finch Esquire, deceased."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Lords Leave to perform Offices at the Queen's Funeral.
Upon Report from the Committee appointed to consider of the several Circumstances relating to the Procession at Her Majesty's Funeral:
Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House gives Leave to such of their Members as this House shall permit to perform any Office in the Procession at Her Majesty's Funeral, to go distinct from their Body; but that such Offices shall be performed by them in their Robes; and that the House of Peers will go immediately before the Queen's Body, except the Queen's State and Her Lord Chamberlain.
Trials in Lancashire for the Plot.
Upon further Consideration this Day, and hearing some Persons in Relation to the late Trials in Lancashire; and Debate thereupon;
The Question was put, "Whether this House shall be adjourned till To-morrow?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Smith, Banks, & al. to attend:
Whereupon the following Order was made:
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of the late Trials in Lancashire shall be resumed on Tuesday next, after the Business appointed for the Day; and that Mr. Aaron Smith, Mrs. Bankes, Mr. Lee Bankes, Mr. John Bagshaw, Mr. Edward Beresford, Lunt, and Taffe, do then attend this House."
Symonds & al. versus Gibson.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Richard Symonds, George King and Anne his Wife, are Appellants, and Richard Gibson Respondent:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Twelfth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) quartum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.