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 Jovis, 29 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lord Lempster takes the Oaths.
This Day William Lord Lempster took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.
Thwaites versus Deye.
Upon reading the Petition of John Deye, Respondent to the Appeal of Josiah Thwaits; setting forth, "That he had obtained a Verdict in the Court of Exchequer, upon a Trial directed by their Lordships the last Session of Parliament; and praying the Affirmation of a Decree made in this Cause in the said Court of Exchequer several Years since, and to have the Monies due to him with Interest and Costs; and that, until Payment thereof, the Appellant may be excluded the Benefit of the Will of his Grandfather William Thwaits:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Josiah Thwaits may have a Copy of the said Petition; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Twelfth Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Lee, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Warner Lee an Infant, and Henry Lee his Father; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the said Warner Lee to make a Jointure of certain Manors and Lands in the County of Norfolke, all Parties concerned being consenting thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave given them to bring in a Bill, as desired.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, tricesimum diem instantis Januarii hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.