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 Jovis, 3 Decembris.
His Majesty, being arrrayed in His Regal Robes and Crown, attended with His Officers of State, ascended His Royal Throne (the Peers being also in their Robes); commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure, they attend Him presently."
"2. 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."
Eastmond versus Sandyes.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Joseph Eastmond and Samuel Nayle, as also upon the Answer of Edwin Sandyes put in thereunto, on Saturday the Twelfth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
E. of Lincoln versus Rolle & al.
Whereas Tuesday the Eighth Day of this Instant December was appointed for hearing of the Cause depending in this House, wherein Henry Earl of Lincoln an Infant, by Susanna Countess of Lincoln his Mother and Prochein Amy, is Appellant; and Samuel Roll, Vere Booth, Hugh (fn. 1) Boscawen and Bridget his Wife, Richard Wynne, Christopher Davenport, and George Townshend, Respondents:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall be heard, in this Cause, on Tuesday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Settlement of the Manor of Treyagyoe, in the County of Hereford, and other the Lands late of Crompton Mynors Esquire, deceased; and for raising and increasing of the Portion of Theodosia Mynors, the Daughter of the said Crompton, she being an Infant of the Age of Seventeen Years," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
L. Cornwallis, Leave to be absent.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) quartum diem instantis Decembris, hora duodecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.