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, 2 die Januarii.
Sir. J. Wentworth's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Wentworth Baronet, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, to make a Jointure out and Settlement of his Manors and Lands, in the Counties of Yorke and Westmorland."
Bellamy versus Allen & al.
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 Monday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Englefield versus Sir C. Englefield.
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 Fourteenth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Inhabitants of Oundle, Tansor, &c. versus Barton & al.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Sommers Knight, Their Majesties Attorney General, on the Behalf of the several Towns of Oundle, Tansor, Cotterstock, and Glapthorne, in the County of North'ton, against a Decree and Dismission pronounced in the High Court of Chancery, by the late Lord Chancellor Jeffryes, the Two and Twentieth Day of February, Quarto Jacobi Secundi, in certain Causes then there depending, wherein His then Majesty's Attorney General, on the Behalf of the Poor of the said Four Towns, was Informant, against Thomas Barton the Elder, Charles Kirkham, George Welby, and others, Defendants; as also upon the Answers of Thomas Barton Senior, Gentleman, Thomas Arnold Doctor of Laws, Richard Filbrigg, John Filbrigg, and the rest of the Respondents, to the said Petition and Appeal:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on all Sides thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Dismission of the Two and Twentieth Day of February, Quarto Jacobi Secundi, shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
D. of Norfolk, Divorce Bill.
The Order being read, for considering of the Bill offered to this House, on the Behalf of the Duke of Norfolke, for dissolving of the Marriage between the said Duke and his Dutchess; and that the Record of the Court of King's Bench be brought, wherein Judgement is entered for his Grace the Duke of Norfolke against John Germaine; and the Lord Chief Justice of that Court and Counsel to attend, to be heard if the House think fit.
Record of the King's Bench: D. of Norfolk versus Germaine.
Bill not to be read.
This Question was put, "Whether the Bill offered to this House, on the Behalf of the Duke of Norfolke, for dissolving of the Marriage between him and his Dutchess, shall be read?" It was Resolved in the Negative.
Superstitious Truth for vesting in the Crown, Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting of superstitious Trusts and Uses in the Crown," shall be read the Second Time on Wednesday next, at Twelve of the Clock; and that the (fn. 1) Lords Chief Justices do then attend.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, (videlicet), tertium diem Januarii instantis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.