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, 13 Martii.
Answer from H.C.
Messages from thence, with a Bill; and to return Warner's.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act explaining a former Act of Parliament (intituled, An Act for enabling Trustees to sell Part of the Estate of Edmund Warner deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and for preserving the rest for the Benefit of his Heir);" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving and regulating the Hay-market, in the Parishes of St. Martin in the Feilds and St. James, within the Liberty of Westm.;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Conference on the Bill to prohibit India Silks, &c.
St. Paul's and Westminster Ashey, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the compleating the building and adorning the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London; and for repairing the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Westm'r."
Leighton's Pet. about the Wardenship of The Fleet.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Report on Colonel Baldwin Leighton's Petition, from the Lords Committees to whom the same was referred, be made on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock.
Loss of Ships from Ireland:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock, this House shall resume the Consideration of the Loss of the Provision Ships coming from Topisham and Ireland.
Bowen & al. to attend.
Sir John Harper versus Gladwin & als:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Harper Baronet, an Infant, by Robert Burdett Esquire, Robert Wilmot Esquire, Henry Dyson Gentleman, his Guardians, and of the said Robert Burdett, Robert Wilmot, and Henry Dyson, from a Decree made in the Dutchy Court at Westminster, the Nineteenth Day of November last, in a Cause there depending, between the Attorney General of the said Dutchy, on relation of Thomas Gladwin, Thomas Leigh Esquire, Gilbert Munday Gentleman, Robert Hayward, Robert Ferne, Robert Pidcock, and Edward Parks, Complainants, and the Petitioners Defendants; as also upon the Answers of Edward Northey Esquire Attorney General of the Dutchy, Thomas Gladwin, Thomas Leigh, Gilbert Munday, Robert Hayward, Robert Ferne, Robert Pidcock, and Edward Parks, put in thereunto:
After 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 Sir John Harper Baronet, an Infant, by Robert Burdett Esquire, Robert Wilmot Esquire, Henry Dyson Gentleman, his Guardians, and of the said Robert Burdett, Robert Wilmott, and Henry Dyson, shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree of the Dutchy therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) decimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.