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 Martis, 26 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Nicholas Goodwin the Elder and Nicholas Goodwin the Younger to sell the Manor of Winslow, in the County of Bucks; and, with the Monies arising thereby, and other Monies to be advanced by the said Nicholas Goodwin the Elder, to purchase Lands of a greater Yearly Value, to be settled to the same Uses as the said Manor is now settled."
D. of Ormond's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling the present Duke of Ormond to raise Money, by Sale of Woods, and making Leases of Lives renewable for ever, for Payment of Debts, and for encouraging English Plantation in Ireland."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Susannah Smith to marry again."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of Mary Savill, an Infant, upon her Marriage."
Winchester versus Fowke:
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Henry Winchester Gentleman and Anne his Wife, One of the Grandchildren of James Fowke Gentleman deceased; complaining of a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Sixth Day of March, One Thousand Six Hunded Eighty-five, on the Behalf of Elizabeth Fowke; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree, so far as it assects them; and the Answer of Elizabeth Fowke put in thereunto; and 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 Henry Winchester and Anne his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Ly. Mary Fenwick's Petition, for the House to intercede for her Husband's Banishment.
After reading the Petition of the Lady Mary Fenwick; praying the Intercession of this House to His Majesty, for the Banishment or perpetual Imprisonment of her Husband Sir John Fenwick:
This Question was put, "Whether the House shall be now adjourned ?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum septimum diem instantis Januarii, hora duodecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.