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, 17 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Ld. Kilmorey's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Lord Viscount Kilmorey, in the Kingdom of Ireland, (being an Infant) to settle divers Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Kingdom of England, upon a Treaty of Marriage."
E. of Macclesfield's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Lands and Tenements, late the Estate of Charles Earl of Maclesfeld, deceased, in Charles now Earl of Maclesfeld and his Heirs, thereby to enable him to make Settlements thereof."
Penn et al. against the Colony Bill.
After hearing Counsel and Witnesses for Mr. Penn, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for re-uniting to the Crown the Government of several Colonies and Plantations in America; as also Counsel and Witnesses for the Bill:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Wednesday next; and all the Lords summoned to attend.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) decimum nonum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.