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, 26 Februarii.
Marq. of Tavistock's Bill.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling divers Manors and Lands upon the Marriage of the Marquis of Tavistock, Grandson of William Duke of Bedford," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.
Which (fn. 1) were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed.
Amyas versus Curtis et al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Paul Amyas, from a Decree made in the High Court of Chancery, the Thirtieth Day of May, in the Fourth Year of the Reign of the late King James the Second (before the Master of the Rolls), in a Cause there depending, between Sir John Champante Knight, Complainant, and the Appellant (then an Infant), and one Edward Doneland and Dorothy his Wife, and John Eves and Mary his Wife (the Appellant's Sisters), Defendants; and from a subsequent Order of the Fourteenth of July following, made in the same Cause; and from another subsequent Decretal Order, of the Thirteenth of July, in the Second Year of Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, made by the Lords Commissioners for the Custody of the Great Seal of England; and from another Order of the Sixteenth Day of February, in the Fourth Year of King William and Queen Mary, and the several Proceedings therein; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree and Orders; and that the said Sir John Champante and Robert Curtis may answer thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir John Champante and Robert Curtis may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Six and Twentieth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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 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."
Small Tithes Bill:
Message to H. C. with it, and Howland's.
Lloyd versus Griffith:
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Richard Lloyd Gentleman, from a Decree passed in the High Court of Chancery, the Eleventh Day of February, in the Nineteenth Year of King Charles the Second, in a Cause wherein Robert Griffiths Esquire, deceased, was Plaintiff, and the Petitioner and others Defendants; as also upon the Answer of the said Edward Griffiths 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 Richara Lloyd shall be, 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 Richard Lloyd shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Edward Griffiths the Sum of Forty Pounds, for his Costs.
Evans, Solicitor in the Cause, to be attached.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, shall forthwith attach the Body of Edmond Evans, Solicitor in the Cause this Day adjudged between Richard Lloyd Plaintiff, and Edward Griffiths Defendant; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Baronies by Writ, Descents of.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration thereof shall be resumed on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.
Sir R. Verney's Claim to the Barony of Broke.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Committee (appointed to consider of what shall be reported to His Majesty, in relation to His Majesty's Reference to this House, upon the Petition of Sir Richard Verney, claiming the Title of Lord Broke) shall meet on Thursday the Seventh Day of March next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Manner of sitting, when King present.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees for Privileges shall meet on Wednesday the Sixth Day of March next, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, to enquire into the Manner of the Lords sitting, as well in Parliament as out of Parliament, when the King is present.
Taaffe and Wilson discharged.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Taaffe and George Wilson shall be, and they are hereby, discharged; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum septimum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.