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 Lunæ, 29 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Henry Frere, an Insant, to raise Monies, for inning and recovering other Parts thereof now under Water, and for Payment of Debts charged thereon."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Pride versus E. of Bath and E. of Mountagu.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Thomas Pride Esquire, Son and Heir of Elizabeth Monk, Daughter and Heir of Thomas Monk, Eldest Brother of George late Duke of Albemarle; as also Counsel for the Earl of Bathe and the Earl of Montagu, in Answer thereunto; the Earl of Bathe and Earl of Montagu having voluntarily consented to wave their Privilege, in any Suit at Law or in Equity, begun, or to be begun, by the Petitioner, touching any Part of the Estate of the said late Duke of Albemarle:
The House agreed thereunto.
And it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the former Order of this House, wherein the Petitioner is ordered to answer to the Appeal of the Earl of Montagu and others therein mentioned, shall be, and is hereby, discharged.
Society of Mines Royal, and Mineral and Battery Works, against the Royal Mines, Bill.
After hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition of the Corporation and Societies of the City of London, of and for the Mines Royal, and also of the Mineral and Battery Works, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent Disputes and Controversies concerning Royal Mines."
Mines Royal, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Disputes and Controversies concerning Royal Mines."
ORDERED, 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.
Marshall versus Paxton, in Error.
Whereas, by virtue of Their Majesties Writ of Error returnable in Parliament, a Record of the Court of King's Bench was brought into this House, the Second Day of this Instant January, wherein Judgement is entered for Nicholas Paxton, against Gilbert Marshall; and whereas this Day was appointed for hearing the Errors argued thereupon; Counsel appearing for the Defendant, but no Counsel for the Plaintiff, in the said Writ of Error:
It is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Record wherein Judgement is entered for Nicholas Paxton, against Gilbert Marshall, shall be remitted; and that the Judgement therein given for the said Nicholas Paxton shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: 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 Forty Pounds, for his Costs in defending the said Writ of Error in this House.
The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Record, is as followeth; (videlicet,)
"Posteaque, scilicet, Vicesimo Nono Die Januarii, Anno Regni dictorum Regis & Reginæ nunc Quinto supradicto, in præd. Cur. Parliamenti, visis & per Cur. ibidem diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam Record. & Process. præd. ac Judic. super eisdem reddit. quam præd. Caus. pro Error. superius assign. & allegat. pro eo quod videtur Cur. Parliamenti præd. quod Record. ill. in nullo vitiosum aut defectivum existit, ac quod in Record. ill. in nullo est Errat.; ideo ad tunc & ibidem considerat. est, per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod Judicium præd. in omnibus affirmetur, & in omni suo Robore stet & Effectu, dictis Causis superius pro Error. assign. & allegat. in aliquo non obstant. Et ulterius considerat. est per præd. Cur. Parliamenti præd. quod præd. Nich'us Paxton recuperet, versus præfat. Gilb'tum Marshall, Quadragint. Libr. eidem Nich'o Paxton per dict. Cur. Parliamenti adjudicat. pro Dampn. Mis. & Custag. suis, quæ habuit Occasione Dilationis Executionis præd. Prætextu Prosecutionis præd. Brevis de Error. in præd. Cur. Parliamenti; & quod præd. Nich'us Paxton in Cur. dictorum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ haberet inde Executionem suam versus præsat. Gilb'tum Marshall; ac superinde Record. & Process. præd. Cur. dictorum Dominorum Regis & Reginæ nunc per Cur. Parliamenti præd. coram dictis Domin. Rege & Regina, ubicunque &c. remittitur, & in eadem Cur. dictorum Dominorum Regis & Reginæ, coram ipsis Rege & Regina, jam residen."
Brooke versus Brooke.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein the Lady Brooke is Appellant, and Sir Rob't Brooke Respondent, on Wednesday the Seventh Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) tricesimum diem instantis Januarii, hora Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.