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 Sabbati, 15 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Sir Francis Guybon's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Francis Guybon and Dame Isabella his Wife, and their Trustees, to sell the Manor of Avennalls, and other Lands, in or near Gunthorp, in the County of Norfolke; and for settling other Lands in Lieu thereof."
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 Tuesday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
E. of Macclesfield's Divorce, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dissolving the Marriage between Charles Earl of Maclesfeld and Anne his Wife, and to illegitimate the Children of the said Anne."
Upon reading this Day the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dissolving the Marriage between Charles Earl of Maclesfeld and Anne his Wife, and to illegitimate the Children of the said Anne:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Maclesfeld shall be heard, by his Counsel, to make out the Allegations of his Bill, on Friday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Eleven of the Clock; and that the Lady Maclesfeld have Notice thereof; and may have a Copy of the Bill, and be heard, by her Counsel, what she has to offer against the same; and that either Side have Orders for Witnesses.
Report concerning Irish Appeals.
The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, appointed to consider the proper Methods of appealing from Decrees made in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Precedents following; (videlicet,)
11° Novembris 1670. Nugent versus Talbot.
17 Aprilis 1679. Barret versus St. Leger.
23d Novembris 1680, post Meridiem. Rose O'Hara versus Crowe.
23 Maii 1685. Barret versus Dismaneer.
1 Junii 1685. Desborough versus Desborough.
29th Decembris 1691. Cuningham versus Creighton.
23d February 1694. Stratford versus Jones.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) decimum septimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.