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 Sabbati, 21 Januarii.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Lands and Tenements of Mathew Pitt Esquire, and Robert Pitt Gentleman, for the Payment of Debts; and to settle the rest of their Lands upon the said Mathew and Robert, and the Wife of the said Robert, and their Issue," as sit to pass, with several Amendments.
Hameldon, Lands, &c. in, for confirming Bill.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, (intituled, "An Act for settling and confirming the Manors and Lands in Hameldon, in the County of Rutland, as they are now enjoyed, and have been for divers Years last past, pursuant to an Agreement for enclosing and exchanging of Lands there,") as sit to pass, with some Amendments.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy and effectual Execution of the Trust created by the Will of Henry Bayntun Esquire, deceased, and for raising a Portion for his Daughter."
Creech versus Maundrell.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on either Side, at the Bar, on Thursday the Second Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Abell Attwood to sell some Lands, to pay Debts, and make Provision for Younger Children," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain Rates and Duties of Excise, upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors; for securing certain Recompenses and Advantages, in the said Act mentioned, to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of Ten Hundred Thousand Pounds, towards carrying on the War against France."
Frequent Parliaments, Bill for:
Message to H. C. with it.
Hastings versus Seymour's Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Ralph Hastings Esquire; praying, "That he may be heard, by his Counsel, before the passing of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, An Act for the better Assurance of the Manor of Woodlands and Hundred of Knowlton unto Edward Seymour Esquire:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Ralph Hastings shall be heard, by his Counsel, thereunto, on Friday the Third Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Baldwin, the Printer, to attend.
Englefyld versus Sir C. Englefyld.
After hearing Counsel several Days, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Anthony Englefyld Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Sixth of April, Tertio Jacobi Secundi, in a Cause there depending, between Sir Charles Englefyld Baronet, an Infant, by the Right Honourable the Lady Phillippa Mohun, his Guardian, Complainant, and Anthony Englefyld Defendant; as also upon the Answer of Sir Charles Englefyld Baronet put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree, made in the Court of Chancery, the Sixth of April, Tertio Jacobi Secundi, on the Behalf of the said Sir Charles Englefyld, shall be, and it is hereby, reversed.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) vicesimum tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.