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, 28 Martii.
Tiverton Work-houses, &c. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting Hospitals and Work-houses within the Town and Parish of Tiverton, in the County of Devon, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor thereof."
Crediton Work-houses, &c. Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting Hospitals, Work-houses, and Houses of Correction, within the Town and Parish of Crediton, in the County of Devon; and for the better Relief of the Poor there."
Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return Hall's.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the enlarging, repairing, and preserving, the Bridge and Key of the Borough of Bridgewater, in the County of Somerset;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of John Hall, a Lunatic, subject to a Debt charged thereon;' and to acquaint their Lordships, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.
Coote versus Lynch, in Error.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, to argue the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error brought into this House, the Five and Twentieth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven, from His Majesty's Court of King's Bench, wherein Richard Coote Esquire is Plaintiff, and John Lynch Defendant:
After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Judgement given in the King's Bench for the said John Lynch shall be, and is hereby, affirmed; and that the Record be remitted.
"Sed quia Cur. Parliament nunc hic de Judicio suo de et super Præmiss. reddend. nondum advisatur, Dies inde dat. est Partibus præd. usque Vicesimum Octavum Diem Martii ex tunc prosequen. apud Westm. in Com. Middl'x, in eadem Cur. Parliamenti, de Judicio suo inde audiend. eo quod Cur. Parliamenti hic inde nondum &c.; ad quem Diem, in eadem Cur. præd. ven. Partes præd. per Attornatos suos præd. Super quo per Cur. Parliamenti præd. vif. et diligent. examinat. et plenius intellect. tam Record. et Process. præd. ac Judic. super eisdem reddit. quam præd. Caus. pro Error. superius assignat. et allegat. pro eo quod videtur Cur. Parliamenti præd. quod Record. ill. in nullo vitiosum aut defectivum existit, ac quod in Record. Judicii præd. necnon separal. Affirmation. ejusdem Judicii in nullo est Errat. Ideo ad tunc et ibidem considerat. est, per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod Judicium præd. necnon separal. Affirmation. ejusdem in omnibus assirmentur, et in omni suo Robore stent et Effectu; dict. Caus. pro Error. assign. in aliquo non obstant. Ac superinde Record. et Process. præd. Cur. Domini Regis coram ipso Rege per Cur. Parliament. præd. coram dicto Domino Rege, ubicunque tunc fuerit in Angl. remittantur, et in eadem Cur. dict. Domini Regis, coram ipso Rege, jam residen. &c."