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, 9 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Strode versus Head & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Elizabeth Head and Sarah Adderley, Respondents to the Appeal of Edward Strode; shewing, "That they have put in their Answer thereunto; and praying a short Day for hearing; and that the Appellant do produce, at the Hearing, the Deed of the Seven and Twentieth of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three."
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 Thursday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant November, at Eleven a Clock; and that the said Edward Strode do produce, at the said Hearing, the Deed of the Seven and Twentieth of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three, which was produced and read at the Hearing of the Cause in the Exchequer.
Brewster & al. discharged.
Upon reading the Petitions of George Brewster, James Devereux, and John Parkes, then in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for a Breach of the Privilege of the Duke of Devonshire Lord Steward of Her Majesty's Household; shewing their great Sorrow for their Offence; and praying to be discharged:
They, being called in, and kneeling at the Bar, were, by Order of the House, reprimanded by the Lord Keeper.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said George Brewster, James Devereux, and John Parkes, shall be, and they are hereby, discharged, paying their Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum diem instantis Novembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.