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 Lunæ, 20 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Lewin to sell certain Messuages in Southwarke, for Payment of Debts."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Sir E. Lloyd & al. versus Sir R. Carew & al.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Sir Evan Lloyd Baronet and Dame Mary his Wife are Appellants, and Sir Richard Carew Baronet and Charles Tremaine Clerk are Respondents, on Tuesday the Eleventh Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
L. Mohun, brought by the Marshal of the K. B.:
The Marshal of the King's Bench, by Direction of the House, brought the Lord Mohun to the Bar; and delivered the Writ of Habeas Corpus and Return.
Which were read.
Ordered into the Custody of the Black Rod:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Fleetwood Sheppard, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do immediately take into his Custody the Body of Charles Lord Mohun; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir Fleetwood Sheppard, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.
Committee to consider of Indictment, &c. against him, for the Death of Hill.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Matter of the Indictment and Proceedings against Charles Lord Mohun, in relation to the Death of William Hill; whose Lordships have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and report their Opinion to this House.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
L. Awdley takes his Seat.
This Day James Tutchet Lord Audley took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes, upon his First Sitting in Parliament, after the Death of Mervin Lord Audley his Father.
Deer versus Gibbon.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Deere; complaining (amongst other Things) of some Proceedings of William Gibbon, since the Order of this House upon his Appeal:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said W'm Gibbon may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Seventeenth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum secundum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.