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 Veneris, 6 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Thanks to the Bishop of Ely, for his Sermon.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Ely, for his Sermon preached Yesterday in the Abbey Church at Westm'r; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.
M. Normanby versus D. Devonshire, for Waiver of Privilege.
Upon reading the Petition of John Marquis of Normanby; shewing, "That his Grace the Duke of Devonsh'r had waved his Privilege, and appeared to a Suit in Chancery (wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff), and put in his Answer; and praying, That the Duke of Devon. may not resume his Privilege in this Case:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That his Grace the Duke of Devonsh'r may have a Copy of the said Petition; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant November, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
E. Lincoln versus Rolle, Booth, & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Henry Earl of Lincolne, an Infant, by Susanna Countess of Lincolne his Mother and Prochein Amy, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Nine and Twentieth of June, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-six, on Behalf of Samuell Rolle, Vere Booth, Hugh Fortescue, and Bridget his Wife, Richard Wynne, Christopher Davenport, and George Townshend; and praying, that they may answer thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Samuel Rolle and Hugh Fortescue may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and put in their Answer or Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant November, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the said Vere Booth, Richard Wynne, Christopher Davenport, and George Townshend, may also have a Copy of the said Appeal; and be, and they are hereby, required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on the said Sixteenth Day of this Instant November.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Moore and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for importing and coining Guineas and Half Guineas;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Guineas, for importing and coining, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for importing and coining Guineas and Half Guineas."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) septimum diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.