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 Februarii.
D. of Ormond's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors, Lands, and Tenements, belonging to James Duke of Ormond, in Ireland, in Trustees, to be sold; and enabling the said Duke to make Leases, for raising of Money, to discharge the Debts and Incumbrances of his Grandfather, the late Duke of Ormond, charged on his Estate in Ireland; and likewise for raising Portions for the Younger Daughters the now Duke shall happen to have, and securing the Jointure of the present Dutchess."
The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Elizabeth Howland, the Widow of John Howland Esquire deceased, to settle Lands, upon the Marriage of his sole Daughter and Heir; and for settling Lands upon the said Widow Howland for her Life, in Lieu of Dower; and for indemnifying Sir Josias Child and the said Widow Howland, Grandfather and Mother of the said Heir, in disposing of the Personal Estate belonging to her, upon her Preferment in Marriage, she being under the Age of One and Twenty Years," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.
Small Tithes, for more easy Recovery of Bill.
Sir W. Chaitor's Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands of Sir William Chaitor Baronet, in Yorkshire and Durham, to be sold, for Payment of Debts charged thereon, and to secure Portions for Younger Children."
Message to H. C. with it.
Sparhawke versus Alcocke:
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Sparhawke Gentleman, Brother, Heir, and Executor of James Sparhawke, against a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Twelfth Day of May One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, in a Cause wherein Susan Alcocke was Complainant, against the said John Sparhawke Defendant; as also upon the Answer of the said Susan Alcocke put in thereunto:
After due Consideration of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Sparhawke shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from wich he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Counterfeiting and clipping Money, to prevent, Bill.
Queen's Funeral, Order of the Procession.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.