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 Jovis, 8 Decembris.
Wycherley versus Town of Shrewsbury.
It is this Day 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 Tuesday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Gay versus Beaple.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think sit, are afterwards to report to the House.
Otterington versus Hayes.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Otterington, of the City of Dublin, in the Kingdom of Ireland, Gentleman, from a Decree and other Proceedings in the Court of Chancery, the Third of June One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, in Cross Causes there depending, between John Hayes Esquire and the said John Otterington; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree and Proceedings:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Hayes may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall be, and is hereby, required to put in his Answer thereunto in Writing, on Friday the Sixth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a certain Act of this present Parliament, passed in the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, intituled, An Act to vest certain Lands of William Molyneux Gentleman in Trustees, for raising the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds, for paying the Portions to his Younger Brother and Sisters, pursuant to a Decree in the Court of Chancery."
Sir G. Parker's Bill.
Papers from Secretary of State.
Advice to His Majesty.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee desire that To-morrow may be appointed for the House to be put into a Committee, to take into their Consideration the Papers brought in by the Earl of Nottingham; and on Saturday, that the House be put into a Committee, upon the Capitulation in One Thousand Six Hundred Seventy-eight, for Regulation of the Troops in The Low Countrys."
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee, upon Consideration of Advice to be given to His Majesty, upon the Papers and Letters delivered into the House by the Earl of Nottingham, pursuant to the Address to His Majesty; and no other Business to intervene."
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee, upon Consideration of Advice to be given to His Majesty, upon the Capitulation in 1678, for Regulation of the Troops in The Low Countryes."
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) nonum diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.