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, 9 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sayer versus Killegrew.
The House being this Day moved, "That the Judges of Their Majesties Court of King's Bench may attend upon hearing the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Sir William Killigrew is Plaintiff, and George Sayer Esquire Defendant:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Judges of the said Court of King's Bench to attend this House, at the Hearing of the said Errors, on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Cambridge University Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the confirming the Charters and Liberties of the University of Cambridge, and the Colleges and Halls therein."
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Bromhall versus Manlove.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Bromball an Infant, per Guardian, Appellant; shewing, "That he being entitled to the Redemption of The Fleete by virtue of a Judgement of this House, and the Defendant Manlove having taken the same of the Petitioner's Ancestors at Eight Hundred Pounds per Annum for his Life; and that the Commissioners of the Great Seal did decree, that Manlove should account for the Eight Hundred Pounds per Annum only till Christmas, One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety; and that the Decree is infinitely injurious to the Petitioner, in regard it is not final, as in the Petition amongst others Things is set forth; and praying, that the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal may be directed to make their final Decree in this Cause forthwith:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of Engl'd do, with all convenient Speed, make a final Decree in this Cause.
Tooke versus Sir R. Atkins.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Tooke Esquire, against Sir Robert Atkins Knight of the Bath, Lord Chief Baron of Their Majesties Court of Exchequer, against a Decree made in the said Court the Second Day of July last; and praying the said Decree may be reversed:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Robert Atkins Lord Chief Baron of Their Majesties Court of Exchequer may have a Copy of the said Petition; and do put in his Answer, in Writing, on Saturday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Birmingham Free School, Governors of.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Samuell Carter Esquire, Isaac Stanton, George Whirley, William Collmore, William Doley, and Thomas Rowney, the old Governors of the Free Grammar School of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick; on the Behalf of themselves, and the other Governors of the said School, that have by them been duly elected Governors of the said School, against the new Governors of the said School, who exhibited their Bill in Chancery in the Name of the Attorney General, praying, "That the Surrender of the Charter of the said School might be enrolled;" which, upon hearing the Cause the Tenth of July last, the Court ordered accordingly; as also Counsel upon the Answer of the Right Honourable William Lord Digby, Baron of Geashell in the Kingdom of Ireland, Sir Charles Holt Baronet, and Sir Henry Gough Knight, put in thereunto, on Behalf of themselves and the rest of the present Governors:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel upon the said Petition and Answer, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Decree from which the said Petitioners appealed shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
E. of Suffolk's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Trustees of James late Earl of Suffolke to sell the Manor of Hadstock in Essex, for discharging several other Manors and Lands of the said late Earl from (fn. 1) Five Thousand Pounds, Remainder of Ten Thousand Pounds by him formerly charged thereon."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Otley and Sir John Francklin:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Deer-stealers for punishing, Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Henley and others:
Who returned the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Discovery and Punishment of Deerstealers," to which the Lords added a Clause; to which Clause the Commons have agreed, and the Commons desire the Concurrence of this House.
Conference on the Trials for Treason, Bill.
The House being informed, "That the Commons were come to the Free Conference;" the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Managers went to the Free Conference.
Which being ended, the House was resumed.
The Earl of Mulgrave acquainted the House, "That the Managers have attended the Conference, and that he acquainted the Commons as directed by the House, and hath delivered them the Bill."
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) 11um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.