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 Mercurii, 25 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Browne and Sands versus Sir R. Dashwood.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Browne and Thomas Sands, from a Dismission made in Chancery the Three and Twentieth Day of February, in a Cause there depending, wherein the said John Brown and Thomas Sands were Plaintiffs, against Sir Robert Dashwood, John Perry Esquire, Sir Samuel Dashwood, Edward Noell, Executors of George Dashwood Esquire deceased, Edward Buckley, and others, Defendants; and praying, "that the said Dismission may be reversed:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Robert Dashwood and John Perry may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Fourth Day of December next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon: And that the said Sir Sam'l Dashwood, Edward Noel, Edward Buckley, and other Defendants in the said Cause, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and be, and they are hereby, required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on the said Fourth Day of December next.
Sir J. Hanham a Protection to attend his Bill.
Whereas there is a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Holme, alias East Holme, and other Lands of Sir John Hanham Baronet, in the County of Dorset, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging a Mortgage thereupon;" and the said Sir John Hanham not being able to attend this House, in order to declare his Consent to the said Bill in Person, fearing to be arrested by his Creditors:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir John Hanham shall and he hath hereby the Protection of this House, from any Arrest or Attachment whatsoever, in his coming, staying here, and returning again, during the Dependance of the said Bill in this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To all Mayors, Sheriffs, Under-sheriffs, Bailiffs, and other Officers whatsoever whom this may concern.
Wethered versus Roberts, in Error.
The Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench, in the usual Manner, brought in a Writ of Error; (videlicet,)
Thomas Wethered Plaintiff,
Francisc. Roberts Defendant.
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Colonel Wharton and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further remedying the ill State of the Coin of the Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Clarke and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain that Part of the Act passed the last Session of Parliament, for laying several Duties on Low Wines and Spirits of the First Extraction, and for preventing the Frauds and Abuses of Brewers, Distillers, and other Persons chargeable with the Duties of Excise, which relates to the Payment of Tallies and the Interest thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
No Lord to go into the House of Commons whilst sitting.
It was proposed, to be ordered, "That no Lord of this House go into the House of Commons, when sitting, without Leave of this House."
And, after Debate thereupon,
This Question was put, "Whether the House shall be now adjourned?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That no Lord of this House shall go into the House of Commons, whilst the House, or any Committee of the whole House, is sitting there, without the Leave of this House first had; and this to be added to the Roll of Standing Orders.
Mr. Cook to attend.
ORDERED, That Mr. Cook, One of the Prothonotaries of the Court of Common Pleas, do attend this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.