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 Jovis, 20 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lord versus Lord.
Upon reading the humble Petition and Appeal of Lawrence Lord Gentleman, from a Decree made by the late Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England, on the Eleventh Day of May, and the Ninth Day of July, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, and other subsequent Orders grounded thereupon, at the Suit of Robert Lord (Administrator of William Lord his late Father, deceased); and praying that the said Decree and Orders may be reversed:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Lord may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Third Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Ld. Leigh excused.
The House being acquainted, "that the Lord Leigh is coming to Town:"
His Absence was excused.
Verney's Claim to the Barony of Broke.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Sir Richard Verney Knight, Cousin and next Heir to Sir Robert Willughby Knight Lord Broke; as also Counsel for the Lord Brooke of Beauchamp Court; and due Consideration of what was offered on either Side:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Their Majesties Attorney General shall be heard, in this Case, on Saturday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon: And it is further ORDERED, That the Counsel and Heralds who were this Day present do then attend.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesimum primum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.