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, 15 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Godwin versus Folcraft.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Edmund Godwin and Mary his Wife, Roger Gill and Elianor his Wife, and Charles Horne, from several Decrees and Proceedings in cross Causes, made in the Court of Chancery, by the Master of The Rolls, in June One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-seven; the Lord Chancellor Jeffryes, in October One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-seven; and the Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England, in June One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two; and other Orders, on the Behalf of Will'm Foscraft the Father and William Foscraft the Son, or either of them; as also upon the Answer of William Foscraft the Son put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decrees, made by the Master of The Rolls, the Lord Chancellor Jeffryes, and by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, in Favour of William Foscraft the Father or William Foscraft the Son, complained of by the Petitioners, shall be, and they are hereby, reversed.
Advice to His Majesty.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, pursuant to the Order Yesterday, to proceed upon further Heads of Advice to be given to His Majesty.
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
Barons of Exchequer to be heard, about L. Chief Baron's Petition, for auditing Accompts of Customs, &c.
Whereas there is a Petition of Sir Robert Atkyns, Lord Chief Baron of Their Majesty's Court of Exchequer, referred by this House to the Lords Committees for Privileges; the House being this Day moved, "That the other Barons of Their Majesties Court of Exchequer may be heard at the said Committee, in relation to the said Petition:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Barons shall be heard, by themselves or Counsel, as desired, at the said Committee, on Monday next, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the House of Peers.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) 16um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.