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 Mercurii, 14 Decembris.
L. Villiers's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the clearing and removing some Doubts, which may arise in an Act of Parliament, intituled, An Act for the vesting several Manors, Lands, and Rents, in the Counties of Lincolne, Berks, and Devon, in Trustees, to be sold, for the buying other Manors and Lands, to be settled for the same or the like Uses as those to be sold are now settled."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wake Gentleman, and William Wake Doctor in Divinity, to make Leases for Lives or Years, within the Manor of Shapwick, in the County of Dorsett."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act (fn. 1) for the 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."
Message to H. C. with them.
Glover et al. versus Bellamy
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 Tuesday the Third Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Cole versus Ly. Stawell et al.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein John Cole is Appellant, and the Lady Stawell (who hath taken Administration to her Husband the late Lord Stawell), Edward Topp Esquire, Christian his Wife, Margaret and Jane Gray, 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 Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Service of this Order upon the Appellant's Clerk in Chancery shall be good Service.
Hurt versus Eyre and Attorney General of the Dutchy.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Nicholas Hurt Esquire, and Elizabeth his Wife, Sister and Heir of John Low Esquire, deceased, who was Son and Heir of John Low, who was Son and Heir of Edward Low, from a Decree made in the Court of the Dutchy of Lancaster, in Their Majesties Dutchy Chamber at Westminster, in a Cause there depending, between the Attorney General of the Dutchy, at the relation of Thomas Eyre Plaintiff, against George Nevill Esquire, then an Infant, by his Guardian, and the said John Low the Son, Defendants; which Decree was grounded on a former Decree made in the same Court, in a Cause there also depending, between the then Attorney General of the said Court, Plaintiff, and the said Edward Low Defendant; and also upon the Answers of Edward Northey Esquire Their Majesties Attorney of the Dutchy of Lancaster and Thomas Eyre Esquire put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Nicholas Hurt Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House, for Want of a proper Appellant.
Advice to His Majesty.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock, the House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed upon further Heads of Advice to be given to His Majesty; and that all the Lords be summoned then to attend.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 15um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.