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, 18 Junii.
Appropriating £. 3,700. Weekly, from the Excise, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appropriating Three Thousand Seven Hundred Pounds, Weekly, out of certain Branches of Excise, for public Uses; and for making a Provision for the Service of His Majesty's Household and Family, and other His necessary Occasions."
Lewis versus Yates.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Lewis; shewing, That James Yates and his Wife brought their Appeal into this House; and that he hath put in his Answer; and that the Appellant hath not entered into Recognizance for Costs; and therefore praying, that the said Appeal may be dismissed:"
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 Wednesday, the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant June; and that in the mean Time, the Appellant do enter into Recognizance for Costs, or otherwise the Appeal shall be dismissed.
Justices of Peace, for qualifying, Bill;
E. Orford's Trial appointed:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will proceed to the Trial of Edward Earl of Orford, on Monday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in Westminster Hall.
Message to H. C. with Notice of it.
The Lord Lawarr reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Bigg to charge Part of his Estate, in the County of Hertford, with the Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
Protestations entered Yesterday expunged.
Nouricier & al. Nat.
Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Bagneol & al. Nat. Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Bagneol, Daniel Senault, and others;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Yate versus Fettiplace:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Yate Esquire, against Part of a Decretal Order made in the Court of Chancery, the Thirtieth Day of October, in the Eleventh Year of His present Majesty's Reign, and against Part of an Order made the One and Thirtieth Day of January last, and an Order of Dismission of the Fourteenth Day of March last, in certain Causes, wherein the now Appellant was Plaintiff, against Sir Edmund Fettiplace Baronet, Charles Fettiplace Esquire, and Rowland Lacy Esquire, an Infant, Son and Heir of Sir Rowland Lacy deceased, by the said Sir Edmund Fettiplace his Guardian, Defendants; and wherein the said Sir Edmund Fettiplace, Charles Fettiplace, and Rowland Lacy, were Plaintiffs, against the now Appellant, Defendant; and wherein Elizabeth Silvester and Edward Keeble, Creditors of the said Sir Rowland Lacy, were Plaintiffs, against the said Sir Edmund Fettiplace, Rowland Lacy, and the now Appellant, Defendants; and praying, "That the said Decree and Orders may be considered, and the Petitioner relieved:" As also upon the Answer of Sir Edmund Fettiplace, Charles Fettiplace Esquire, Rowland Lacy, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, by the said Sir Edmund Fettiplace his next Friend and Guardian, Elizabeth Silvester, and Edward Keeble, put in thereunto; and 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 and Appeal of William Yate Esquire shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decrees and Orders therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) decimum nonum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.