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 Jovis, 25 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Sale of Lands, late of Jeffrey Stockley, in the County of Chester, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and for making Provision for Mary his Daughter."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Martin & al. versus Stepnens:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Martin the Elder, Henry Marrell, Robert Bewick, Symon Brown the Elder, Symon Browne the Younger, Robert Hills, Edward Ballard, Joseph Leach, and Thomas Cottage, from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, on the Behalf of William Stephens Clerk, present Vicar of Lynton, in Cambridgesh'r; as also upon the Answer of the said William Stephens put in thereunto:
Decree affirmed, with Costs.
It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Martin the Elder, Henry
Marrell, Robert Bewick, Symon Brown the Elder, Symon Brown the Younger, Robert Hills, Edward Ballard, Joseph Leach, and Thomas Cottage, shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of, made on the Behalf of William Stephens, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Thomas Martin the Elder, Henry Marrell, Robert Bewick, Symon Brown the Elder, Symon Brown the Younger, Robert Hills, Edward Ballard, Joseph Leach, and Thomas Cottage, shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said William Stephens, the Sum of Ten Pounds, for his Costs.
Sir J. Harper & al. versus Hayward & al.
Whereas Monday next was appointed, to hear the Cause depending in this House, wherein Sir John Harper Baronet and others are Appellants, and Gladwin Hayward and others Respondents:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Eighth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
The Lord Bishop of Peterburgh reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Fallows, an Infant, to sell an Estate in the County of Chester, to pay Debts secured by Mortgages," as fit to pass, with One Amendment.
Which, being read Twice, was agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.