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, 7 Januarii.
Duke of Leinster's Nat. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Manor and Lordship of King's Bromley, and other the Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, (fn. 1) for Barbara Newton Widow, Relict of Samuell Newton, late of the Island of Barbadoes, in America, Esquire, deceased, and John Newton Esquire, Son and Heir of the said Samuell by the said Barbara."
(fn. 1) Arch. Cant.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Dela Ware.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Bp. of London's Bill.
The Earl of Craven reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Bishop of London, and Trustees, to sell the Manor of Bushley, in the County of Worcester, Part of the Bishopric of London; and to purchase other Lands, to be annexed to the said Bishopric, for the Improvement thereof," with some Amendments.
Asheton versus Asheton.
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 Thursday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Holt's Bill to divest Fountaine of Lands for Payment of a Mortgage.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, to whom is referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for divesting the Manor or Lordship of Bushwood and Lapworth, and several other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Warwicke, out of Andrew Fountaine Esquire, and vesting the same in Trustees, for raising and paying a Debt due upon a Mortgage thereof, taken in the Name of the said Andrew Fountaine, That the Committee hath received this Proposition, That Three Hundred Pounds per Annum of Sir Charles Holt's Estate may be a Security by Mortgage for Mr. Fountaine's Debt; and that the Remainder of the said Sir Charles Holt's Estate shall not be subject to the same."
Strode versus Chichester.
The House was this Day moved, "That William Spry may enter into Recognizance for Samuell Strode and others Appellants, to which Henry Chichester and others are Respondents, the Appellant living at Exeter."
Herbert versus Le Brune.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Cornelius Le Brune hath hereby Time given him for answering thereunto, until Thursday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Duke of Norfolk's Divorce Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Strafford shall open the Bill relating to the Duke of Norfolke, at Twelve of the Clock To-morrow; and that all the Lords be summoned then to attend.
Hale versus Dashwood.
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 Wednesday the Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Barton versus Woodman.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, wherein Amy Barton is Plaintiff, and Joshua Woodman and others are Defendants.
Pote versus Raw.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Pote Gentleman, from a Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England, the Four and Twentieth Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety-one; as also upon the Answer of Elizabeth Pote Widow, and John Raw Gentleman, 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 Petition and Appeal of Thomas Pote Gentleman shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Trials for Treason, Bill.
The Lords who manage the Free Conference are to acquaint the Commons, "That they may explain any Words in the Clause, if they think it necessary, in relation to the Bishops not sitting upon Trials of Peers out of Parliament; and if the Commons think it material that all the Lords should be present at the Trial of any Peer, their Lordships will be willing to receive any Expedient that shall be thought proper to oblige all the Lords to attend at every such Trial."
Message to H. C. for a Conference on it.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) 8um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.