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 Lunæ, 26 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Colonel Leighton, King's Answer about.
The Earl of Radnor acquainted the House, "That he and the Earl of Scarbrough had attended His Majesty, in Behalf of Colonel Baldwin Leighton; giving His Majesty an Account of his Service and Sufferings; and His Majesty was pleased to say, That what Favour could be done for him should be done."
E. of Orrery's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Lionel Earl of Orrery in the Kingdom of Ireland, by Sale of certain Lands and Tenements, to raise Money, for Payment of his Debts, and settle other Lands to the Uses and Purposes in this Act mentioned."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Tenth Day of February next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Whitwick, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Francis Whightwick, of Dunstall, in the County of Stafford, Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill to enable him (being under Age) to make such Settlements of his Estate upon his Marriage as if he were of full Age:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, that the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.