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 Jovis, 18 Januarii.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Vivian Esquire, and Thomas Vivian his Son, to sell some Part of their Estate, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for Younger Children; and for settling other Part of their Estate in Lieu thereof," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
Then, Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Vivian Esquire, and Thomas Vivian his Son, to sell some Part of their Estate, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for Younger Children; and for settling other Part of their Estate in Lieu thereof."
Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.
Sir B. Braughton versus Micklewright.
The House being this Day moved, "That William Micklewright may have further Time for answering to the Petition and Appeal of Sir Bryan Braughton; he living 100 Miles from London, and being aged and infirm, as by an Affidavit appears:"
Marshall versus Paxton, in Error.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the Sixteenth Instant, upon the Petition of Gilbert Marshall, praying further Time for the Return of a Certiorari, upon his alledging Diminution upon his Writ of Error depending in this House, to which Nicholas Paxton is Defendant; as also Counsel for the said Nicholas Paxton:
After due Consideration had of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Gilbert Marshall shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Diminution alledged upon the said Record shall be, and is hereby, overruled and withdrawn: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Gilbert Marshall shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Nicholas Paxton, the Sum of Five Pounds, for his Costs sustained in this Case; and that the Defendant do forthwith join Issue upon the said Writ of Error, in order to a Hearing the Errors argued thereupon.
Italian Thrown Silk, for Importation of, Bill.
Message to H. C. with Amendment to it.
Baron Powell to attend.
Turner versus Adams, Ward, & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edward Turner Knight; shewing, "That James Ward and others appealed to this House the last Session of Parliament, when, on the Tenth of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, the Decree complained of in their Petition was generally reversed, whereby it remains doubtful upon what Terms the Petitioner shall have a Redemption and Re-conveyance of his Estate; and praying to be heard thereupon:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Ward and others shall have a Copy of this Petition; and be heard by One Counsel thereupon, (as also One Counsel for the Petitioner,) on Thursday the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) decimum nonum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.