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, 9 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Stanley versus E. of Derby.
Upon reading the Petition of James Stanley and Charles Stanley, Esquires; praying, "That the Earl of Derby may be ordered to waive his Privilege; or to grant the Petitioners Leave to sue his Lordship in the Court of Chancery, for Recovery of Annuities due to them:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Derby shall have a Copy of this Petition; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Ninth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
E of Tankerville takes the Oaths.
This Day Ford Earl of Tankerville took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) decimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.