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, 14 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Thornhill & al. Creditors of Chute versus Parkers.
Upon Mr. Baron Powell's Report, relating to the Petition of Jeremiah Thornehill and others, Creditors of George Chute deceased; and the joint and several Answers of Philadelphia, Sir George, Robert, Thomas, and William Parker, thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Justice Eyre and Mr. Baron Powell do state the Case between the said Parties, as it stands upon the special Verdict found at the Trial in the King's Bench, upon the Issue directed by this House; and present the same on Thursday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Tattersall versus Fitzherbert.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Tattersall Clerk, from an Order of Dismission of a Bill in the Court of Chancery by him exhibited, against Henry Fitzherbert and William Jones; and praying that they may answer to the said Appeal:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Henry Fitzherbert and William Jones shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Fourth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Colonel Granville and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the frequent Meeting and Calling of Parliaments;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Frequent Parliaments, Bill for.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the frequent Meeting and Calling of Parliaments."
ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock.
Price's Committee revived.
ORDERED, That the Committee appointed to consider of Mr. Peirce's Bill shall be revived; and sit Tomorrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Kerridge Esquire, a Minor, to purchase divers Manors, Lands, and Tenements that lie adjacent to his Estate in the County of Suffolke."
Ashton versus Ashton.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edmund Asheton Baronet praying the Explanation of an Order of this House, the Eighteenth Day of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, on the Behalf of Richard Asheton:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard Asheton may have a Copy of the said Petition; and that the Consideration thereof shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords following; who, or any Three of them, are to meet on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and hear One Counsel on either Side in this Case; and report their Opinion to this House:
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) decimum quintum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.