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, 2 Martii.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
(fn. 1) Comes Rochford.
(fn. 1) Comes Bradford.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Drage shall be, and is hereby, discharged, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Messages from H. C. to return Panton's Bill; Keyser & al. Nat. Bill; and Kerry's Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Thomas Panton Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and securing a Jointure to Mary his Wife;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Edward Kerry Esquire, lying in Binweston, in the County of Salop, in Trustees, to discharge Incumbrances thereon, and to raise Portions for Younger Children; and for confirming the Marriage Settlement of the said Edward Kerry;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.
Gibson, E. of Derby's Servant, discharged from a Commitment by the Court of Exchequer.
Upon reading the Petition of William George Richard Earl of Derby; shewing, "That his Servant, Mr. Edmond Gibson, stands committed Prisoner to The Fleet, by the Court of Exchequer, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edmond Gibson shall be, and is hereby, discharged from the Imprisonment he now lies under; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
E. Derby versus Sawrey.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; who are to hear such Persons as they shall think fit, and report to this House; which Committee is to meet on Monday next, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon.
Attornies, Privilege, who are Servants to Peers.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock, this House shall take into Consideration how far Privilege shall be allowed to Attornies, that are Servants to Peers.
Loss of Ships from Ireland.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of this Matter shall be resumed on Friday next, at Twelve of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) tertium diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.