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, 19 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. of Thanet's Bill.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Earl of Thanett, and the Honourable Sackville Tufton his Brother, to make a Lease for Sixty Years of Thanett House, in the Parish of St. Buttolph's Aldersgate, to commence after the Remainder of a Term of One and Thirty Years now in Being," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
To which the House agreed; and ordered that the said Bill be engrossed.
George Turner's Bill.
The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Payment of the Debts of George Turner Esquire deceased," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Sir W. Rawlinson against the Bill or settling Sir J. Maynard's Estate.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of what was said by Counsel, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Sir William Rawlinson and others, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of Sir John Maynard Knight, deceased, late One of the Lords Commissioners for the Custody of the Great Seal of England," as also what was said for the Bill, shall be resumed on Thursday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Horton & al. to be attached, for refusing to deliver a Horse of the E. of Monmouth's to the D. of Somerset.
Upon Oath made, at the Bar of this House, "That George Horton and John Deverell have refused to deliver a Dun Stonehorse belonging to the Right Honourable the Earl of Monmouth, a Peer of this Realm, and by Violence carried him away, to prevent the Delivery of him to his Grace the Duke of Somersett's Servants, as ordered by the Earl of Monmouth, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod do forthwith attach the Bodies of the said George Horton and John Deverell, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for their Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them; and to all Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other Their Majesties Officers, to be aiding and assisting in the Execution hereof.
Gregory versus Brandling.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Ralph Brandling, from an Order of Dismission pronounced in the Court of Chancery, the Fourth Day of February, Anno 34° Car. IIdi, in a Cause there depending, wherein Robert Brandling the Petitioner's Brother was Plaintiff, against John Steventon deceased; and another Order of Dismission in the same Court, in a Cause wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, against Charles Gregory and his Wife Defendants, bearing Date the Thirteenth Day of January last; as also upon the Answer of Charles Gregory and his Wife (Daughter, Heir, and Executrix of John Steventon deceased) put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Ralph Brandling shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Two several Decrees therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.