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, 22 Januarii.
Relief of Creditors against fraudulent Devises, Bill.
L. Stanhope's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enabling Phillip Lord Stanhope Son and Heir Apparent of the Right Honourable Phillip Earl of Chesterfeild, together with the said Earl, to make a Jointure and Settlement upon the Marriage of the said Phillip Lord Stanhope."
Message to H. C. with it.
Small Tithes Bill.
E. Rochester versus L. Grey.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Grey shall have a Copy of the said Petition; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Twentyninth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
L. Morley discharged, and his Fees, &c. to be paid by the Treasury, out of his Pension.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Morley & Mounteagle shall be, and is hereby, discharged from the Imprisonment he now lies under in Their Majesties Tower of London: And it is further ORDERED, That the several Officers of this House, and the Officers of Their Majesties Tower of London, and George Wilson, who was sent for in Custody out of Westmerland, upon his Lordship's Complaint of Breach of Privilege committed by him against the said Lord Morley & Mounteagle, shall be, and they and every of them are hereby, recommended to the Lords Commissioners of Their Majesties Treasury, to be paid their just Fees and Charges due to them upon his Lordship's Commitment and Discharge, and Attachment and Discharge of George Wilson, who was attached by Order of this House, out of the next Payment of Lord Morley & Mounteagle's Pension, given to him by their Majesties.
To the Right Honourable the Lord Lucas, Chief Governor of Their Majesties Tower of London, and to the Deputy Governor, and to the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of Their Majesties Treasury, and every of them.
Tooke versus L. Chief Baron Atkins.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Tooke Esquire; shewing, "That he hath an Appeal depending in this House, to which the Lord Chief Baron of Their Majesties Court of Exchequer is Respondent; praying, That the Lord Chief Baron do produce, at the Hearing of the Cause, all the Writings which were produced at the Hearing in the Exchequer; and that, in the mean Time, the Petitioner may have a Copy of the Articles, at his own Charge; and that he may give a Third Person to be Security to make good his Appeal:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Baron Atkins shall produce at the said Hearing the said Writings, and do give a Copy of the Articles, as desired; and that the said Thomas Tooke may have a Third Person to enter into Security for him.
Herbert versus Le Brune & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Cornelius Le Brune, and others, Respondents to the Petition of Charles Herbert and Bartholomew Evans, Appellants; praying, "That a short Day may be appointed for hearing the said Cause, the Petitioners living in Cardiganshire:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Friday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dennys versus Scudamore.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Mary Dennys, Widow and Executrix of John Dennys Esquire, deceased, from a Decree and Proceedings against her in the Court of Chancery, in a Cause wherein George Scudamore and Milburne Scudamore, Executors of Lucy Milburne, deceased, are Plaintiffs, against the Petitioner, Defendant:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said George Scudamore and Milborne Scudamore may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall be, and they are hereby, required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Fifth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
D. of Norfolk versus Dutchess of Norfolk.
The Civilians being called for, pursuant to the Order Yesterday; Sir Charles Hedges came in, and was heard, at the Bar, upon the Duke of Norfolke's Charge against his Dutchess, and also upon the Dutchess of Norfolke's Answer thereunto, upon several Questions asked him upon the said Charge and Answer.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That his Grace the Duke of Norfolke shall produce his Witnesses Tomorrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to be sworn; and that her Grace the Dutchess of Norfolke do attend this House, by herself or Proctor, at the same Time."
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Margaret Elwood, Anne Burton, Rowland Owen, Thomas Hudson, Peter Scriber, John Reynolds, Thomas Lloyd, Andrew Anderson, Thomas Foster, Margaret Foster, Jane Wadsworth, Mary Boyle, Rice Jones, Anne Jones, John Hoskyns, John Hall, Mary Hall, William Bayly, John Wood, Richard Owen, Simon Verelst, Henry Dagly, William Miles, and John Colein, do attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to be sworn, as Witnesses on the Behalf of his Grace the Duke of Norfolke."
Against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies, Bill.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) 23um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.