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, 25 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. of Macclesfield's Divorce, Bill.
After hearing, this Day, Counsel and Witnesses for the Earl of Maclesfeld, in order to make good the Allegations of his Bill:
The Counsel for the Countess of Maclesfeld desired, "That they might have Copies of the Depositions taken on Behalf of the Earl of Maclesfeld; and that they having a material Witness in Brecknocksh'r, (videlicet,) one Mr. Dunn, might have Time to send for him, and the Protection of this House coming and going:"
It being proposed by the Counsel on the other Side, That they produce some Person to swear that Mr. Dunn is a material Witness:"
The House thought fit to respite the appointing Time for the Lady Maclesfeld to be heard till To-morrow Morning.
Leighton's Bill, concerning the Wardenship of The Fleet.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Baldwin Leighton Esquire, in relation to the Office of Warden of The Fleete," on Thursday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time the Lord Chief Justice Holt, the Lord Chief Justice Treby, Mr. Justice Nevill, and the Register formerly summoned, do attend this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Januarii, hora duodecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.