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, 10 Decembris.
Lords take the Oaths.
Buggins' and Fowler's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing a Partition made by Sir Edmond Fowler Knight and Dame Anne his Wife, and Elizabeth Buggins Widow, of certain Manors and Lands, in the County of Kent, in the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Thirty-four."
Hoare & al. Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Henry Hoare Esquire, James Hoare Gentleman, and Dorcas Lady Ashfeild; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the Lady Ashfeild to pay Money in Discharge of a Trust, and to indemnify her for so doing:
Pierson versus Miles.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Time allowed them for answering thereunto until Monday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
E. of Leicester takes his Seat.
This Day Philip Earl of Leicester sat first in Parliament upon the Death of his Father Robert Earl of Leicester; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Ormsby versus Dodswell.
Upon reading the Petition of Henry Dodswel and Katherine his Wife, Respondents to the Petition and Appeal of John Ormsby; praying longer Time for answering to the said Appeal until Monday, their Writings being very lately come from Ireland:
Ormsby versus Ormsby.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby further Time allowed her for answering thereunto, until Monday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant December.
Northcot versus Northcot.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Dame Elizabeth Northcott, Widow and Relict of Sir Arthur Northcot Baronet, from an Order and Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Fourth of May in the Fifth Year of King William and Queen Mary, and a Report of the Twentieth of December One Thousand Seven Hundred and One, and an Order of the Fourth of June last, made for Confirmation thereof; and praying Relief in the Premises, that she may have the Fruit and Benefit of the Decree and Orders of this House, and Interest for Two Thousand Seven Hundred Fiftysix Pounds, One Shilling, and Four Pence, from the Time the same was thereby to be paid; and that Sir Francis Northcot, and Alice Northcot, and such others as are any Ways concerned in the said Decree, Orders, and Report, may answer thereunto:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Francis Northcot and Alice Northcot may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Fifteen Hundred Pounds, by Mortgage of Lands, in the County of Dorset, for Payment of Debts; and for a further Provision and Maintenance for the Younger Children of Philip Caldecot Esquire."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting divers Lands and Tenements of Edward Owen, of Eaton-Mascot, in the County of Salop, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts."
Difference between L. Osborne and L. Halifax:
Injunction to prevent a Quarrel between them.
"The House having received Information, whereupon there is Reason to believe a Quarrel might ensue between the Lord Osborne and the Lord Halifax; the Lord Keeper, by Command of the House, laid the Injunction of the House upon each of them; and commanded, That they do not proceed any further in this Matter; and that the House expects each of them give their Word and Honour to this House, that they will proceed no further therein, upon Pain of incurring the highest Displeasure of this House."
D. of Ormond's Journal.
Flag Officers, &c. original Journals.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the original Journals of all the Flag Officers, and the Captains of the Ships of those Flag Officers, who were in the late Expedition to Cadiz and Vigo, be laid before this House on Monday next.
Provisions for the Fleet brought Home, Account of.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Agent Victualler upon the Fleet in the late Expedition to Cadiz and Vigo, do lay before this House, in Writing, on Monday next, an Account of what Provisions he brought Home, and for how many Men.