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, 19 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hayes versus Otterington.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon 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 Day of June, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, in cross Causes there depending, between John Hayes Esquire, and the said John Otterington; as also upon the Answer of the said John Hayes put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Otterington shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree and other subsequent Proceedings in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, complained of in the said Appeal, shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.
E. Pembroke, Bill to set aside Alterations in a Fine, &c.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to set aside several Amendments and Alterations made in the Records and Writs of a Fine, and Two Recoveries, in the Grand Sessions held for the County of Glamorgan."
L. Jeffries & al to be heard about it.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Persons concerned in the above mentioned Bill shall have Notice thereof; and that a Copy of the same shall be delivered to John Lord Jeffryes and his Trustees or Guardian; who shall be heard, by their Counsel, what they have to object against the said Bill, on Monday the Sixth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; as also Counsel for the Right Honourable the Earl of Pembroke Lord Privy Seal.
Lords Amendments to the Land Tax Bill, Report of the Conference on them considered.
The Order being read, for considering the Report of the Conference Yesterday with the House of Commons, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to Their Majesties an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for One Year, for carrying on a vigorous War against France."
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, for Freedom of Debate.
And, after a long Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Question was put, "Whether the House shall be now adjourned?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Not to be referred to the Committee of Privileges.
Then, the Question was put, "Whether this Matter shall be referred to the Committee of Privileges?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Lords recede from their Amendments to the Bill.
Then this Question was put,
"Whether this House shall recede from the Clause in Question?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Committee to consider what shall be offered at a Conference, about the Lords receding.
Lords Committees appointed by the House to consider of what shall be offered, at the Conference with the House of Commons, upon the Lords receding from their Clause added to the Bill of Aid.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near 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,) vicesimum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.