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, 10 Maii.
Judges to attend, and Lords summoned.
Coin, to prevent counterfeiting, &c. Bill.
Deye versus Thwaites.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Message from H. C. for a Conference on the Lords Amendments to the Colchester Workhouses, &c. Bill.
To desire a Conference, upon the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting Hospitals and Workhouses within the Town of Colchester, in the County of Essex, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor thereof."
Message from H. C. to return Cary's Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Moiety of certain Messuages and Lands in Hackney, in the County of Middl'x, in Trustees, for the Benefit of Susanna Cary, Widow and Relict of Nicholas Cary Esquire, deceased, and others;" to which they have agreed, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Arnold versus Attorney General & al.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Thomas Arnold is Appellant, and His Majesty's Attorney General and others are Respondents, on Thursday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.
Officers of Excise, Bill to allow Time to qualify.
Protections, Account of Proceedings about, to be brought in.
Duty or Coals, &c. Bill.
Ayr and Calder Rivers, to make navigable, Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of several Masters of Ships, Vessels, and Mariners, trading in the River of Ouse; praying to be heard, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the "Rivers Ayr and Calder, in the County of York:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by Counsel, as desired, on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.
Governor and Assistants of Ulster Plantation versus Bp. of Londonderry.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel, upon the Petition of the Governor and Assistants of the new Plantation in Ulster, in Ireland, to which the Bishop of London Derry is Respondent, as to that Part of their said Petition which relates to Jurisdiction only:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will peremptorily hear Counsel thereupon, on Friday the Twentieth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.
Sir C. Bradshaw versus D. of Newcastle.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That such Persons as were produced and heard viva voce in the Court of Exchequer, shall be also produced and heard at the Hearing the Cause in this House, on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that such Deeds and Writings as were produced in the Exchequer shall be also produced at the Hearing in this House.
Message from H. C. to impeach Goudet, Barreau, Longueville, & al.
"The Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, in Parliament assembled, in the Name of themselves and of all the Commons of England, do impeach John Goudet, David Barreau, Peter Longueville, Stephen Seignoret, Rene Bawdovin, Nicholas Santini, and Peter Dihearse, and every of them, of several High Crimes and Misdemeanors; and will, in due Time, exhibit particular Articles of Impeachment against the said Persons, and make good the same."
And also acquainted their Lordships, "That the said Persons are in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending their House, ready to be delivered to the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, when their Lordships shall please to give Order therein."