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 Veneris, 19 Februarii.
The Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for securing, out of the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of Charles Pelham, of Brockelsby, in the County of Lincolne, Esquire, the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds, with Interest, unto Anne Pelham, eldest Daughter of the said Charles," were read Thrice, and agreed to.
Judges Commissions and Salaries, Bill.
Message from H. C. to return L. Villiers's Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the vesting several Manors, Lands, and Rents, in the Counties of Lincolne, Berks, and Devon, in Trustees, to be sold, for the buying other Manors and Lands, to be settled for the same or the like Uses as those to be sold are now settled;" to which they have agreed, with One Amendment.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock; and all the Lords to be summoned then to attend.
Low Wines, &c. Duty, Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering and collecting the Duties upon low Wines and strong Waters, and for preventing the Abuses therein."
Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.
D. Bolton versus Serjeant Ryley & al. for serving him with an Order of Council.
The House ordered Mr. Serjeant Ryley to be called in; and he was told, "Though the House did not take it fully to amount to a Breach of Privilege; yet they thought it a Rudeness, and ordered him to ask his Grace's Pardon."
Roffey versus Hunt, in Error.
Upon the Petion of the Defendant, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Errors argued thereupon, on Wednesday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Tooke versus L. Chief Baron Atkins.
Mordaunt versus Keck.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Mordant Baronet, for the Reversal of a Decree of the Court of Chancery, made against him, on the Second Day of May last, at the Suit of Samuell Keck Complainant; as also upon the Answer of Samuel Keck put in to the said Petition:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel upon the said Petition and Answer, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Sir John Mordant Baronet shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) 20um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.