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 Martis, 20 Februarii.
E. of Thanet's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Earl of Thanett, and the Honourable Sackville Tufton his Brother, to make a Lease for Sixty Years of Thanet 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."
Message to H. C. with it.
Quarter Sessions, to prevent Delays at, Bill.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the abovesaid Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Judges of the King's Bench do then attend.
Poor Prisoners, to explain the Act for Relief of, Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Committee of the whole House appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the explaining, and for the more effectual Execution, of a former Act for Relief of poor Prisoners," shall be revived; to sit on Tuesday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Inheritance of some Parts of the Estate of Charles Turner Esquire (which lie dispersed) in himself and his Heirs; and settling an entire Estate, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof, to the Uses the said other Parts of his Estate were settled;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
E. of Montague & al. versus E. of Bath & al.
Exhibits made Use of here, whether ever directed to be made Use of at a Trial at Law, without directing the Trial.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerks do search the Books, for Precedents, if, at any Time after a Cause dismissed in this House, this House hath ordered the Exhibits made Use of here to be made Use of at a Trial at Law, without directing that Trial; that the Clerks report what they find to the House in this Case on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.
Debate on the Report of Conference about Intelligence of the Brest Fleet sailing.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Debate thereof shall be resumed on Monday the Six and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Voting by Balloting.
Grove versus Mathew & al.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Huttoft Grove, from a Decree made the Twentieth of February last in the Court of Chancery, wherein Jane Mathew and others were Plaintiffs, and the Petitioner Defendant; as also upon the Answer of Jane Mathew Widow, Henry Limbrey, William Hall, John Fulkes, Thomas Watson, Anne Clisby, Thomas White, Susan Gurney, and Jane Saunders, put in thereunto; Counsel appearing for the Respondents, but no Counsel for the Appellant:
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum secundum diem Instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.