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 Mercurii, 8 Februarii.
L. Shannon's Bill.
Message to H. C. with it.
Lomax versus Lomax.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Joshua Lomax Esquire, against a Decree made in Chancery, on the Nine and Twentieth Day of June last, and another Decree made the Sixth of February Instant, upon a Bill of Review brought by the Petitioner, whereby the former Decree was affirmed; which former Decree was made in a Cause there depending, between Thomas Lomax Esquire and Mary his Wife Complainants, and the Petitioner and others Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Lomax and Mary his Wife may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and be, and is hereby, required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Proceedings to go on in Courts below, notwithstanding Appeals made after this Day.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That if any Appeal shall be brought into this House after this Day, upon any Decree or Order of the Courts of Chancery or Exchequer, made there before the First Day of this Term, and not here heard and determined before the End of this Sessions of Parliament, the Proceedings in the said Courts shall go on, notwithstanding their depending in this House.
The Lord Bishop of Peterborough reported the Bill, 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," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Then, Hodie 3a 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;" and sent as above to the House of Commons, and their Concurrence desired to the Amendments.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the settling a Jointure on the Wife of Anthony Danby Esquire, and for making Provision for his Brother and Younger Children, and for Payment of his Debts."
Sir Thomas Wroth's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Thomas Wroth Baronet to make a Jointure and Settlement upon his Marriage, and to make a Provision for his Sister, notwithstanding his being under the Age of One and Twenty Years."
Newton versus Ballett.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear One Counsel on either Side, as to the Point of One Hundred Guineas, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Alnage Duty, for transferring to the Custom-house, Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Frances Dutchess Dowager of Richmond and Lenox, and others, Farmers of the ancient Duties of Subsidy and Alnage on Woollen Manufactures, under the said Dutchess and her Trustees; praying, "That they may be heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar, before the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, An Act for transferring the collecting the Duty of Alnage to the Custom-house, and for giving a Recompense to the Crown for the same:"
Dutchess of Richmond & al. to be heard against it.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners and all other Persons concerned shall be heard, for and against the said Bill, on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Quominus and Outlawries, Relief against, Bill.
Sir Simon Leach versus Thompson.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) nonum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.