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 Sabbati, 3 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Oxon University Charters, &c. additional Act to confirm.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An additional Act for Confirmation of the Charters, Liberties, and Privileges, of the University of Oxford."
Leach versus Thompson, in Error.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Thompson; shewing, "That Sir Symon Leach Knight of the Bath brought a Writ of Error into this House the Twelfth of April last, and hath assigned only the general Error, to which the Petitioner hath joined Issue; and praying a short Day for hearing the Errors argued thereupon:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Errors argued, upon the said Writ of Error, on Friday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Moore versus Coote.
The House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein William Moore Esquire and Elizabeth Countess of Meath his Wife are Appellants, and Sir Phillip Coote and the Lady Katherine Brabason are Respondents:"
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 Seventeenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Estate of Anthony Eyre Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and Portions for his Children."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of this 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.
Newton versus Ballet.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of James Newton, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Fifteenth Day of April, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, on the Behalf of John Ballet and Mary his Wife; as also upon the Answer of the said John Ballett and Mary his Wife put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree from which the said James Newton appealed to this House, made on the Behalf of John Ballet and Mary his Wife, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Advice to His Majesty.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be put into a Committee, to consider of Advice to be given to His Majesty:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed thereon, on Tuesday next, at Twelve of the Clock; and no other Business to intervene.
Papers from the Admiralty.
This Day several Papers were brought in from the Lords of the Admiralty.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) quintum diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.