Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 17, 1701-1705. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 14 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. Denbigh takes the Oaths.
This Day Basil Earl of Denbigh took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Prise versus Button.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Prise Esquire, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery, made the Twelfth Day of June, and the Third Day of July, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, in a Cause there, wherein Thomas Button Esquire was Complainant, against the said John Prise and others Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree; and that the said Thomas Button, Herbert Westphaleing, and Herbert Masters, may answer thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Button, Herbert Westphaleing, and Herbert Masters, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday, the Fifth Day of December next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.
Public Accompts; Proceedings of the Commissioners about:
The House being informed, "That the Secretary to the Commissioners for the Public Accompts was at the Door;" he was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, "A Narrative of their Proceedings."
Which being read;
Committee to consider of them.
Lords Committees were appointed, to consider of the Narrative delivered this Day from the Commissioners for the Public Accompts; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and sent for such Persons, Papers, and Records, as they shall think sit, are afterwards to report to the House; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum sextum diem instantis Novembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.