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 Lunæ, 18 Martii.
Counterfeiting and clipping the Coin, to prevent, Bill.
Fotherley versus Wankford.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Fotherley Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, on the Behalf of Robert Wankford, the Seventh Day of November last, whereby the Appellant is decreed to pay the Respondent Three Thousand Pounds, as a Portion in Marriage with his Daughter; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Wankford may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
E. Montagu versus E. Bath:
The Lord Keeper having reported this Day what was offered by Counsel the Fifteenth Instant, in relation to the Petition of Appeal of Ralph Earl of Montagu, upon this Point, "Whether the said Petition is brought properly before this House?"
E. Montagu's Petition dismissed.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition of Appeal of Ralph Earl of Montagu, brought into this House the Seventh Instant, shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Creditors, for Relief of, Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed thereupon, on Thursday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Precedency of Peers who sit in their Fathers Barony, and their Descendants.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) decimum nonum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.