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, 7 Februarii.
Sir Gervase Clifton's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest in Trustees certain Lands of Sir Gervase Clifton Baronet, in the County of Nottingham, for Payment of Debts, and raising Portions for Younger Children."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Jane Rogers, the Widow and Relict of Bryan Rogers, late of Falmouth, Merchant, deceased, and Administratrix of his Goods and Chattels, with his Will annexed, and other Trustees therein named, to sell Lands, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies of the said Bryan Rogers, in Performance of his said Will."
Message to H. C. with them.
Woolston and Marston Manors of, Wentworth's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining the Estates and Interests of the several Persons concerned in the Improvement of the Manors of Woolston and Marston, in the County of Warwick."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for supplying certain Defects in the Directions made in and by a Deed of Trust, and the last Will of George Pitt Esquire, deceased, for settling of his Estate."
Sir W. Chaitor's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands of Sir William Chaitor Baronet, in Yorkeshire and Durham, to be sold, for Payment of Debts charged thereon, and to secure Portions for Younger Children."
Dodsworth versus Edwards.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Christopher Dodsworth Merchant, from a Decree in the Court of Exchequer, in Easter Terme last, for confirming the Deputy Remembrancer's Report, by which the Appellant is to pay to the Respondents, Benjamin Edwards, Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton Widow, several Sums of Money, certified as due by the said Report; as also upon the Answer of the said Benjamin Edwards, Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton, put in thereunto:
After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Christopher Dodsworth shall and is hereby dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Christopher Dodsworth shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the Respondents Benjamin Edwards, Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton, the Sum of Forty Pounds, for their Costs.
Strode and Bridall, who signed the Appeal, to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Edward Strode and Phillip Bridall Esquires, who signed the Petition and Appeal of Christopher Dodsworth, shall and they are hereby required to attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Sir P. Whitchcot's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Sir Paul Whitchcot Knight and Baronet, and Dame Jane his Wife, to make Leases for Ninety-nine Years, of the Manor of Tooting Graveney, and any of their Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in Tooting Graveney, Tooting Beake, and Stretham, in the County of Surrey, for the better Improvement thereof."
Commissioners of Admiralty, deliver Lists of the Fleet:
After the Commissioners of the Admiralty had this Day delivered (pursuant to the Order of this House) a List of the Fleet that went into The Meditterranean, and the Time to which they were victualled; as also a List of the whole Navy of England; and hearing them at the Bar:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of he Admiralty do lay before this House, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, (fn. 1) the Answers to the following Questions, in Writing; (videlicet,)
To send Answers to the following Questions.
Bp. Exon, concerning the Judgement, Philips versus Bury.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That these Words shall be added to the said Judgement of this House; (videlicet,) ["and that the Plaintiff recover his Term, with his Costs and Damages."]
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) octavum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.