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, 10 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Asheton versus Asheton.
Upon Report this Day from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Edmund Asheton Baronet, presented to this House the Fourteenth of December last, praying an Explanation of an Order of this House, of the Eighteenth Day of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, on the Behalf of Richard Asheton Esquire; "That their Lordships are of Opinion, there needs no new Order at present in this Case; but if, upon the Petitioner's Application to Chancery, that Court shall be under any Difficulty of proceeding, by reason of the said Order of the Eighteenth of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one; then it may be proper, and the Petitioner be at Liberty, to apply himself to this House again:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Sir Edmund Asheton shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
House will attend the Queen's Funeral in their Robes:
The House being moved, "To declare in what Manner the Lords shall attend, at the Solemnity of Her Majesty's Funeral:"
It is Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will attend, at the Solemnity of Her Majesty's Funeral, as a House, in their Parliament Robes, covered.
Committee to consider of the Procession, &c.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of the several Circumstances relating to the Procession of this House, at the Solemnity of Her Majesty's Funeral; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, are to report to the House:
Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Sir R. Verney no Right to a Writ of Summons.
Upon Report made this Day, by the Lord Keeper, of what was offered by His Majesty's Attorney General and other Counsel, in relation to the Petition of Sir Richard Verney Knight, claiming the Title of Lord Broke:
After due Consideration had thereof, it is this Day Resolved, upon the Question, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner Sir Richard Verney hath no Right to a Writ of Summons to Parliament.
State of the Public Accompts to be sent in.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners appointed by a late Act of Parliament to examine, take, and state, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom, do send to this House, with all convenient Speed, in Writing, a State of the said Public Accompts.
Duval versus Price, in Error:
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, to argue the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error brought into this House the Six and Twentieth Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-four, in relation to a Judgement given in the Court of Exchequer, and the Affirmance thereof in the Exchequer Chamber, for Edward Price, against John Duvall; and 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 Judgement given for the said Edward Price in the Court of Exchequer, and the Affirmance thereof in the Exchequer Chamber, against the said John Duvall, shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Record to be remitted, followeth; (videlicet,)
"Posteaque, scilicet, Vicesimo Sexto Die Novembris, Anno Regni Domini Will'mi & Dominæ Mariæ, nunc Regis & Reginæ Angl. &c. Sexto, Transcript. Record. & Process. inter Partes præd. cum omnibus ea tangen. Prætextu cujusd. Brevis de Error. corrigend. per præd. Joh'em Duvall, in Præmiss. prosecut. dict. Domino Regi & Dominæ Reginæ, in præsent. Parliament. a præd. Cur. Scaccarii dictorum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ transmiss. suit; prædictusque Joh'es Duvall in eadem Cur. Parliament. diversas Causas & Materias pro Error. in Record. & Process. præd. ac in Redditione Judicii præd. assignavit; ad quas præd. Ed'r'us Price, in eadem Curia Parliament. comparens, placitavit, quod in Recordo & Process. præd. ac in Redditione Judicii præd. in nullo fuit Errat. Et postea, scilicet, Decimo Die Januarii, Anno Regni dicti Domini Regis Will'i nunc Sexto supradict. in præd. Cur. Parliament. visis & per Cur. ibidem diligenter examinat. & plenius intellect. tam Record. & Process. præd. ac Redditione Judicii præd. quam præd. Caus. & Mater. per præd. Joh'em Duvall superius pro Error. assig. & allegat. pro eo quod videtur Cur. Parliament. præd. quod in Record. & Process. præd. ac in Redditione Judicii præd. manifest. fuit Errat.; ideo ad tunc & ibidem considerat. fuit per eandem Cur.Parliament. præd. quod Judic. præd. reversetur, annihiletur, & pro nullo penitus habeatur; & quod præd. Joh'es Duvall ad omnia quæ ipse Occasione Judicii præd. amifit restituetur; & quod Record. inde remittetur in Scaccarium præd. pro Restitutione inde præd. in Forma præd. juxta Formam Statut. præd. fiend. &c."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) undecimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.