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, 11 Martii.
Fanshaw. versus Fowlis
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That he hath hereby Time allowed him for answering thereunto, until Monday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Highways, for enlarging, Bill.
Sir C. W. Bampfield & al. versus Popham & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Copplestone Warwick Bampfeild Baronet, and John Bampfeild Esquire, both Infants, by George Horner and Thomas Beare Esquires their next Friends, and the said George Horner, Thomas Beare, Joseph Langton, and Anthony Stocker Esquire, Executors and Trustees of all the Estate of Warwick Bampfeild Esquire deceased, in Trust for the said Infants Sir Coppiestone Warwick Bampfeild and John Bampfeild, and for discharging the Debts and Legacies of the said Warwick Bampfeild and Henry Rogers deceased; praying the Directions of this House, in relation to some Proceedings in a Cause depending in the Court of Chancery, wherein the Petitioners are Plaintiffs, and Alexander Popham Esquire is Defendant:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Alexander Popham may have a Copy of the said Petition; and put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for revesting the Sine Cure of Llandinam, in the County of Mountgomery, in John Spademan Clerk," shall be read the First Time To-morrow Morning.
Sheriffs Accompts Bill:
Officers of Exchequer to be heard about it.
Upon reading the Petition of several Officers of the Exchequer, concerned in passing Sheriffs Accompts; praying to be heard, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by themselves or Counsel, as desired, before the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill is committed, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.
Offices, against buying and selling, Bill:
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Roger Crowle Esquire deceased, in Trustees, for raising Portions for his Younger Children, in regard he (being a Lunatic) could not execute a Power in his Marriage Settlement for that Purpose."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneneris, (videlicet,) duodecimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.