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 Veneris, 8 Januarii.
Duke of Leinster's Nat. Bill.
Bp. of London's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for securing, out of the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments of Charles Pelham of Brookeley, in the County of Lincolne, Esquire, the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds with Interest, and One Thousand Pounds, unto Anne Pelham, Eldest Daughter of the said Charles."
Message to H. C. with them.
The Earl of Rochester reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the enabling Vincent Grantham Esquire to lease Part of his Manor of Golthoe in Lincolneshire, for the raising Monies, to pay Portions and Debts charged thereon," without any Amendments.
Message from H. C. about the Conference on the Trials for Treason, Bill.
Messages from H. C. to return Martin's Bill;
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Manworthy, with its Appurtenances, in the County of Devon, being the Lands and Estate of Nicholas Martyn Esquire, by Trustees herein after named, for the Payment of the Debts of the said Nicholas Martyn;" (fn. 1) which they have agreed to, without any Amendment.
and Shatterden's and Drax's Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the Estate late of Henry Drax Esquire, deceased, in Thomas Shatterden Gentleman; and to enable the said Thomas Shatterden and others, to whom the said Estate is devised, to make a Jointure;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.
Zouch versus Ly. Wyld & al.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of James Zouch Esquire, from a Decree made in the High Court of Chancery, by the now Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, in Two Causes; in One of which, Dame Frances Wyld on the Behalf of Anne Zouch the Petitioner's Wife, and she the said Anne, were Plaintiffs, against Daniell Collwall, Sir Thomas Pilkington Knight, and others, Defendants; and in the other Cause Daniell Collwall, Thomas and Elizabeth Collwall, all Infants, by their next Friend were Plaintiffs, against the Petitioner and the said Anne his Wife Defendants, which Causes were heard and decreed the Tenth Day of February last; as also upon hearing Counsel, upon the Answer of Dame Frances Wyld Widow, on the Behalf of Anne Zouch, Wife of James Zouch Esquire, and of the said Anne Zouch; as also upon the Answer of Daniell Collwall, Thomas Collwall, and Elizabeth Collwall, Infants, Three of the Respondents, to the Petition and Appeal of James Zouch Esquire, by Foot Onslow Esquire their next Friend, put in to the said Petition:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel upon the said Petition and Answers, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree made the Tenth Day of February last, complained of in the Petition and Appeal of James Zouch, shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
D. of Norfolk's Divorce Bill.
"A Bill having been offered to this House, on the Behalf of the Duke of Norfolke, to dissolve the Marriage between the said Duke and his Dutchess: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That her Grace shall have Notice thereof; and may be heard, by her Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on Tuesday next, at Twelve of the Clock, what she hath to object against the receiving of the said Bill; at which Time the said Duke may also be heard, by his Counsel, for the said Bill, if he shall think fit."
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) 9um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.