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 Sabbati, 6 Februarii.
Highways for repairing, &c. Bill.
The Earl of Bridgwater reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands of William Molyneaux Gentleman in Trustees, for raising the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds, for paying the Portions to his younger Brother and Sisters, pursuant to a Decree in the Court of Chancery," as fit to pass, without any Amendments.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands of William Molyneax Gentleman in Trustees, for raising the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds, for paying the Portions to his younger Brother and Sisters, pursuant to a Decree in the Court of Chancery."
Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.
Arnold versus Arnold.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Richard Arnold, praying the Explanation of the Judgement of this House, the Eleventh of July, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, as to the Stating of the Accompt; as also Counsel for the former Defendant Anne Arnold:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Side, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Richard Arnold shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Richard Arnold shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the Defendant Anne Arnold, the Sum of Ten Pounds, for her Costs in defending the said Petition in this House.
Message from H. C. about a Conference on the Public Accompts Bill.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering and collecting the Duty upon low Wines and strong Waters, and preventing the Abuses therein;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Appeals, about receiving.
Live Cattle, to prevent Butchers from selling, Bill.
Birmingham Free School, Bill.
The House was this Day moved, "That the Persons who prosecuted the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating and settling the Free School of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, and the Revenues thereof," might be withdrawn:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Order made the Seven and Twentieth Day of January last, upon the First Reading of the said Bill, shall be, and is hereby, set aside.
Hale versus Dashwoods.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Thursday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
E. Rochester versus L. Grey.
The Lord Cornwallis reported, from the Lords Committees for Privileges in the Case referred to them, upon the Petition of the Earl of Rochester, and the Answer of the Lord Gray of Warke, the Precedents following:
Duke and Dutchess of Norfolk.
Which being ended, the Dutchess's Counsel said, "That they would now proceed to produce Evidence to shew that the Duke and Dutchess had been reconciled since the Time mentioned in the Duke's Evidence;" to which they also examined some Witnesses.
"After having this Day heard several Witnesses, on the Behalf of her Grace the Dutchess of Norfolke: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Counsel for his Grace the Duke of Norfolke shall proceed to examine Witnesses on Tuesday next, at Twelve of the Clock."
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) 8um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.