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 Mercurii, 1 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Bp. of Bangor to preach 30th Instant.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of Bangor shall be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church at Westm'r, on the Thirtieth Day of this Instant January.
Stephens versus Castle.
Upon reading the Petition of Francis Stephens, Respondent to a Petition and Appeal of Richard Castle, lately depending in this House; praying, "That an Alteration may be made in the Recital of a Judgement of this House, upon hearing of the Cause, the Fifth of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninetythree:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That in the Recital of the said Judgement of the Fifth of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three, these Words shall be left out, ["Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Second Day of March, 4° Jacobi Secundi, on the Behalf of Francis Stephens;"] and these Words inserted, ["An Order of the Court of Chancery, the Thirtieth of May, One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety, whereby the Petitioner's Bill was dismissed."]
Lord F. Pawlet's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lord Francis Pawlet to settle Four Hundred and Fifty Pounds per Ann. Annuities on his Younger Children, as a Provision for them."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Trustees to sell Part of the Estate of Edmund Warner, deceased, for Payment of his Debts; and for preserving the rest for the Benefit of his Heir."
Silver Coinage, for regulating, Bill.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee appointed to adapt the Clauses in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the regulating the Coinage of the Silver Money of this Kingdom," to a Clause agreed on in the Committee of the whole House, "That they have made some Progress in the Bill; and desire they may meet again To-morrow."
To which the House agreed; and ordered as follows; (videlicet,)
"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees, to whom it was referred to amend a Clause in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Coinage of the Silver Money of this Kingdom," do meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; who have Power to receive or add any new Clauses to the said Bill, as they shall think fit."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) secundum diem instantis Januarii, hora duodecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.