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 Mercurii, 19 Aprilis.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Comes (fn. 1) Oxon.
Comes Dorset & Mid'l'x.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Message from H. C. for a Conference, on the Bill to render more effectual the Act for restoring Blackwell-hall Market
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by their Lordships to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the making more effectual an Act, intituled, An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell-hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there."
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Glass Wares to take off the Duties on, Bill.
Baisley versus Stratford.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Evseby Baisley, from a Decree made in the High Court of Chancery in the Kingdom of Ireland, in a Cause there depending, between Robert Stratford and Evseby Stratford, Minors, by their Guardian Thomas Broderick Esquire, Plaintiffs, and the Petitioner and others Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree; and that the (fn. 2) Petitioner may be left at Liberty to recover his Right by Law, to the Possession of the Lands of Corbally:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Stratford and Evseby Stratford may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required (by their Guardian) to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of May next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Billingsgate Fish Market, Bill:
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
Woodman versus Barton:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition of Joshua Woodman; praying an Explanation of a Judgement of this House, of the Fourteenth of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, wherein Amy Barton Widow, George Willoughby and Joanna his Wife, and others, were Appellants, and Joshua Woodman the Petitioner Respondent, as to One particular Point, of making some Order for Relief of the Creditors of Frances Dennis Widow; as also upon the Answer of the said George Willoughby and Joanna his Wife, and Margaret Taylor Widow, put in thereunto:
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 Petition of Joshua Woodman shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Popham Conway, Francis Seymour, and Charles Seymour, Esquires, and their Issue Male, severally and successively, to make Leases of their Estates;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Conway and Seymour's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Popham Conway, Francis Seymour, and Charles Seymour, Esquires, and their Issue Male, severally and successively, to make Leases of their Estates."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for selling divers Freehold and Leasehold Houses, the Estate of Thomas Cowslade, an Infant, and others, to discharge a Mortgage; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the like Uses."
Message to H. C. with it.
Upon reading the humble Petition of John Clements Fishmonger; shewing, "That he is very sorry for the high Displeasure he lies under, for having spoken opprobrious Words of the Right Honourable the Lord Osborne, a Peer of this Realm; praying, that he may be discharged:"
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Clements shall be, and he is hereby, discharged, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.