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 Martii.
Cupper versus Hall, in Error.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing the Errors argued upon Two Writs of Error brought into this House, the One and Twentieth of February last, wherein Mathias Cupper is Plaintiff, and John Hall Defendant; the House being this Day informed, "That the said Plaintiff and Defendant have agreed the Matters in Difference between them; and praying that Mathias Cupper may have Leave to withdraw his said Writs of Error:"
Sir T. Hare's Bill.
The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling of the Executors and Trustees of Sir Thomas Hare Baronet, lately deceased, to raise Portions and Maintenances for his Younger Children," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.
King's Answer to Message.
The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Peter Gollop Gentleman to sell a Farm and certain Lands, called Wantsley, and to vest the Inheritance thereof in Fee Simple in such Person or Persons who shall be Purchaser or Purchasers thereof from him, subject only to the Payment of the (fn. 1) Sum of One Thousand Pounds Principal-money, with the Interest thereof, due and to grow due unto the Executory Estate of Robert Merefeild Gentleman, deceased," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
E. of Montagu versus E. of Bath.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of this Petition shall be resumed on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.
Bishop versus Rothwell.
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 Thursday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Abp. Cant. to print his Sermon at the Funeral.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That his Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury be, and he is hereby, desired to print and publish his Sermon preached in the Abbey Church, Westminster, at the Funeral of Her late Majesty Queen Mary, of Blessed Memory.
Oaths to His Majesty, Bill for certain Persons to take.
Counterfeiting and clipping the Coin, to prevent, Bill.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges do take into their Consideration the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the counterfeiting and clipping the Coin of this Kingdom;" and to prepare such Alterations as they shall think proper in this Case, and offer the same to this House on Monday next; and that the Officers of the Mint do attend the Judges, at such Time or Times as they shall appoint.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Inhabitants of the Parish of Christ Church, in the County of Surrey, to make Rates, for raising a Maintenance for a good and able Minister; and for the empowering the Trustees of the Will of John Marshall deceased to employ Monies for the finishing the said Parish Church;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.