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, 29 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Dodsworth versus Edwards.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Christopher Dodsworth is Appellant, and Benjamin Edwards and others Respondents:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Fifth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Lloyd versus Griffith.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Griffith, Respondent to the Appeal of Richard Lloyd; shewing, "That the Appellant hath brought his Appeal, from a Decree Eight and Twenty Years since obtained; and that the now Petitioner's Father, Brother, and Solicitor in the Cause, are since dead; and that his Deeds, Writings, and Papers, are in divers Hands; and cannot, without reasonable Time allowed, be prepared for his Defence:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Six and Twentieth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wanley, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, to new build several Messuages or Tenements, in Ax-Yard, King's Street, Westm'r, for the better securing the Payment of several Charges, and Incumbrances thereon."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, 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. Barkham's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting the Manors of Earles Croome, alias Jeffery's Croome, and (fn. 1) Praughton, in the County of Worcester, in Trustees, to be sold; and for settling the Manor-house and Royalty of Waynfleete St. Marye's, in the County of Lincoln, and divers Lands, Parcel of the said Manor of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses; and to enable Sir Robert Barkham Baronet to make Provision for his Younger Children."
ORDERED, That the Committee appointed to consider the several Circumstances relating to the Procession at Her Majesty's Funeral shall be revived; to meet on Thursday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands and Tenements, late of John Estoft, of Etton, in the County of Yorke, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, towards Payment of the Debts of the said John Estoft, and raising Portions for his Daughters."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Holford:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Trials in Lancashire concerning the Plot.
After having heard this Day Mr. Lee Banks, Mr. John Bagshaw, and Mr. Edward Beresford, upon Oath, in relation to the late Trials in Lancashire:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Persons who did attend this Day, do attend again on Friday next, as also Mrs. Bankes (Sister to Mr. Lee), Mr. Pigot, Mr. John Willson, Lunt, and Taffe, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Ld. C. J. King's Bench to attend.
ORDERED, That the Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench do attend this House on Friday next.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) tricesimum primum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.