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 Lunæ, 25 Januarii.
Peacock versus Spooner.
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 Monday the Fifteenth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Penny versus Keymer.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Edward Penny is Plaintiff, and Mary Keymer Defendant; and that Mary Keymer's Solicitor, Mr. Morse, may produce, at the Hearing, all the Deeds and Writings by him taken from a Master in Chancery which concern the Matters in Question, they being absolutely necessary for the Appellant's making out his Case at the Bar:"
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 Sixteenth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that Mr. Morse, the Defendant's Solicitor, do produce, at the Hearing, all the Deeds and Writings by him taken from a Master in Chancery which concern the Matters in Question between the Plaintiff and Defendant.
E. Derby's Bill.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition of John Lord Cutts, Sir William Glynn Baronet, John Twisleton Esquire, Edward Sayer, and William Lightfoote, on Behalf of themselves and divers others interested in opposing the passing of a Bill, depending in the House of Peers, intituled, "An Act for restoring of William George Richard Earl of Derby to the Manors of Mould and Mouldsdale, and the Castle and Manor of Hawarden, and the Advowson of the Church of Hawarden, in the County of Flint, the Manor of Bidston, in the County Palatine of Chester, and the Manor of Broughton, and the Bailiwick of Loynsdale, in the County Palatine of Lancaster;" as also Counsel for the Right Honourable William George Richard Earl of Derby for the said Bill:
Dutchess of Richmond against the Alnage Bill.
The House being this Day moved, on the Behalf of her Grace the Dutchess of Richmond, "That Mr. Andrews, Mr. Milner, and Mr. Glover, Officers belonging to the Custom-house, may attend at the Hearing on Wednesday next; as also Sir John Francklyn, or Oliver Ange his Clerk, may then attend, with the Rentals relating to the Alnage in 1623 and 1638:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Andrews, Mr. Milner, and Mr. Glover, do attend this House, on the Behalf of the Dutchess of Richmond, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that Sir John Francklyn or Oliver Ange do then attend, with the Rentals relating to the Alnage in 1623 and 1638.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Keeble Gentleman to sell certain Lands in Stow Market, in the County of Suffolke, and to settle other Lands of greater Value to the same Uses," with some Amendments.
Message to H. C. with it.
Under sheriff of Westmorland, for discharging Persons protected by L. Morley, to be indemnified.
Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return the Bill for Payment of the Debts, Legacies, &c. of the late E. of Salisbury.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing malicious Informations, and for the more easy Reversal of Outlawries in the Court of King's Bench;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Shadwell Water-works, Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for incorporating the Proprietors of the Water-works in the Parish of St. Paul's, Shadwell, in the County of Midd'x; and for the encouraging, carrying on, and settling, the said Water-works."
Message to H. C. with it.
Dutchess of Norfolk's Petition.
Rob'tus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, (videlicet,) 26um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.