Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 22 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Answer from H.C.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on Saturday last, to desire that such of their Members as are Commissioners of the Admiralty may have Leave to attend the Lords Committees (when desired) appointed to make an Inquiry concerning the Thoulon Squadron's getting into Brest without any Opposition, in April One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-six, return Answer, "That the Commons will send an Answer, by Messengers of their own."
King's Answer to Address about Trade.
The Lord Wharton reported His Majesty's Answer to the Address of this House, presented to Him the Eighteenth Instant; (videlicet,)
"That His Majesty will take Care to comply with their Lordships Advice therein, so as to make the same effectual"
Westminster Hay-market Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for paving and regulating the Hay-market, in the Parishes of St. Martin in the Fields and St. James, within the Liberty of Westminster."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock.
Coward et al versus Ld. Mohun:
After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Coward Serjeant at Law, and Phillips Lady Mohun his Wife, and of Elizabeth Mohun her Daughter by Charles Lord Mohun her First Husband; complaining of a Decree made by the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, the Fourth of May One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-four; and an Order of the Eighth Day of June, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-five; and other Proceedings in the Court of Chancery, on Behalf of the Lord Mohun, and Sir Charles Orby, James Mohun, Cordelia Mohun, Katherine Mohun, Sir John Baber, and other the Parties to the said Decrees; as also upon the several Answer of Charles Lord Mohun, Sir Charles Orby, James Mohun, Cordelia Mohun Katherine Mohun, and Sir John Baber, put in thereunto:
After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of the said William Coward, Phillips Lady Mohun his Wife, and Elizabeth Mohun her Daughter, shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Fanshaw versus Sir Wm. Fowlis et al.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, wherein Symon Fanshaw Esquire is Appellant, and Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb are Respondents, on Monday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum tertium diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.