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, 24 Februarii.
King's Answer to the Address of Advice.
Hair Buttons, to prevent the Importation of, Bill.
The Lord Marquis of Halifax reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for prohibiting the Importation of all Foreign Hair Buttons: That they had heard Mr. Sympson, as to a Proviso to be added to the Bill; and the Committee were of Opinion, that the Proviso should not be added."
E. Monmouth and Bishop of London, Exchange of Lands, Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exchanging several small Parcels of Land, in the Parish and Manor of Fulham, belonging to the Bishopric of London, and Part of the Bishopric of London, for other Lands of the like Value, to Charles Earl of Monmouth and his Heirs."
Churches united, Parishioners to be contributory to, Bill.
Message to H. C. with these Bills.
Message from thence, to return Seymour's.
E. of Pembroke's Bill, to set aside Amendments in a Fine, &c.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to set aside Amendments and Alterations made in the Records and Writs of a Fine, and Two Recoveries, in the Grand Sessions held for the County of Glamorgan."
Message to H. C. with it.
Address of Advice to be printed, and Answer.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address presented to His Majesty Yesterday by this House, and His Majesty's Answer thereunto, shall be forthwith printed and published.
Lord Mohun's Petition, concerning Percival's Appeal against him, for the Murder of Mountford.
Upon reading the Petition of Charles Lord Mohun; shewing, "That, though he stands acquitted by the Judgement of this House, yet one Susanna Percivall hath procured a Writ of Appeal to be made against him; and praying the Directions of this House therein:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Mohun's Petition shall be considered on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that all the Judges do then attend the House; and all the Lords summoned to attend.
Game, for preserving of, Bill.
Sir Francis Bruister e al. to attend, about the State of Ireland.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Francis Bruister, Sir William Gore, Sir John Mugullis, David Kerne Esquire, James Sloane, and Lieutenant Stafford, do attend this House on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to give an Account, as far as they know, of the present Condition and State of the Kingdom of Ireland.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Dashwood versus Champante.
After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition of Sir Robert Dashwood, Sir Samuel Dashwood, John Perry, and Edward Noell, Esquires, Executors of George Dashwood Esquire, deceased, in Trust for the Younger Children of the said George Dashwood; as also upon the Petition of Sir John Champante, upon this Point, "Whether the Court of Exchequer shall proceed until the Lord Renelaugh's Appeal shall be determined in this House;" and Debate of what was offered by Counsel thereupon:
E. Ranelagh et al. versus Champante.
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause upon the Appeal depending in this House, wherein Richard Earl of Ranelaugh, Sir James Hayes Knight, and John Bence Esquire, Executors of John Bence deceased, are Appellants, and Sir John Champante is Respondent, on Wednesday the First Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon."
Public Accompts, for examining, &c. Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers who shall mutiny, or desert Their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, and for the Payment of Quarters," shall be read the Second Time on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, videlicet,) 25um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.