Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
This free content was digitised by double rekeying. All rights reserved.
DIE Veneris, 10 Februarii.
Epus. Coven. & Litch.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
(fn. 1) Ds. Præses.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Willoughby P.
Ds. Clifford L.
Sir T. Wroth's Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Exeter reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Thomas Wroth Baronet to make a Jointure and Settlement upon his Marriage, and to make Provision for his Sister, notwithstanding his being under the Age of One and Twenty Years," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
Hodie 3a 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 Provision for his Sister, notwithstanding his being under the Age of One and Twenty Years."
Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.
Hertford Highways, Bill.
Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.
The Lord Bishop of St. David's reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manors of Bar crofts, otherwise Thonock, otherwise Low Thonock, Hinton, otherwise Hengton, and other Lands in the County of Lincolne, Isle of Ely, and Counties of Cambridge and Norfolke, in Trustees, for Payment of the Debts of Thomas Towers Esquire, and making Provision for his Wife and Daughter," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Ward & al. versus Turner.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of James Ward Esquire, Roger Jackson, Christopher Cratford, John Adams, and others, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Thirtieth Day of June One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one; as also upon the Answer of Sir Edward Turner put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree, made the Thirtieth of June One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, on the Behalf of Sir Edward Turner, shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
Royal Mines Bill.
Message from H. C. to return the Bill for frequent Parliaments.
Message to them, that the Lords agree to their Amendments in it.
Kelynge versus Sandye.
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 Tuesday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
E of Gainsborough, and Noel versus Count. Dowager of Gainsborough.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Baptist Earl of Ganesborough, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years (by Dame Susan Noel Widow his Mother and Guardian) and John Noell Esquire Appellants, from an Order and Decree of the Court of Chancery, made in a Cause there depending, wherein the Respondent Katherine Countess Dowager of Ganesborough is Complainant against the Petitioners, bearing Date the Eight and Twentieth Day of January last; and praying the Reversal of the said Order and Decree:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Katherine Countess Dowager of Ganesborough may have a Copy of the said Petition; and do put in her Answer thereunto on Friday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Message from H. C. with Bills.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Discovery of Judgements in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, at Westminster;" to which the Concurrence of this House is desired.
Advice to His Majesty.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock, this House shall consider of the Heads of Advice to be given to His Majesty; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.
Quominusand Outlawries, Relief against, Bill.
Malicious Informations in the K. B. Bill against, and for more easy Reversal of Outlawries.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent malicious Informations in the Court of King's Bench, and for the more easy Reversal of Outlawries in the same Court."
Gardiner and Bawden versus African Company.
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 Tuesday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) undecimum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.