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, 4 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.
E. Denbigh signs the Association.
This Day the Earl of Denbigh signed the Association.
Sir J. Hanham's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Holme, alias East Holme, and other Lands of Sir John Hanham Baronet, in the County of Dorset, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging a Mortgage thereupon, and Payment of his other Debts."
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.
Freeholders of St. Briavell's versus Wye and Lugg Rivers, for making navigable, Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of the Gentlemen, Freeholders, and others the Inhabitants, of the Parish and Hundred of St. Briavell's, in the County of Gloucester; praying to be heard, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the Rivers of "Wye and Lugg, in the County of Hereford:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, as desired.
Parliament to meet, in Case of His Majesty's Demise, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing, meeting, and sitting of a Parliament, in Case of the Death or Demise of His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Oldys versus Domville, in Error.
This Day the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, Speaker pro Tempore, reported what was offered by Counsel, at the Bar, the Two and Twentieth of February last, upon arguing the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein William Oldÿs is Plaintiff, and Charles Domville Defendant.
And, upon Debate, some Questions being proposed to be asked the Judges present, in relation to this Matter; and the Judges desiring Time to consider thereof: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges shall be heard, in relation to this Matter, on Monday the Ninth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Habeas Corpas Act, for Suspension of, Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for empowering His Majesty to apprehend and detain such Persons as He shall find Cause to suspect are conspiring against His Royal Person and Government," shall be read the Second Time To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and all the Lords summoned to attend.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Conyers and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to raise Money for the making a Wet Dock, and the improving the Estate of the Marquis and Marchioness of Tavistock, at Rotherhith, in the County of Surrey;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Message from thence, with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwyn and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize William Viscount Tunbridge, and other Children of the Earl of Rochford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Georgius Treby Miles, Capit. Justic. Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) quintum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.