DIE Lunæ, 14 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond. 2.
Dux Somerset. 1.
Dux Bolton. 2.
Dux St. Albans. 1.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
E. Thanet takes the Oaths.
This Day Thomas Earl of Thanet took the Oaths, and
made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and
subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the
The Earl of Manchester reported from the Lords
Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the vesting
of the several Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Here
ditaments, in the County of Essex, late belonging to
John Cowper Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to be
sold, for better Payment of his Debts and Legacies
charged thereon," as fit to pass, with several Amendments.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill
ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Ireland's Divorce Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
dissolve the Marriage between Coursey Ireland Gentleman, and Anne Ireland, alias Trundall, his Wife."
Sherard versus Harcourt:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of Brownlow Sherard Esquire, and Dame Mary his Wife,
who was Relict, Devisee, and Executrix, of Sir Richard
Anderson Baronet deceased, from several Decrees and
Orders of the Court of Chancery, made the Sixteenth
of May One Thousand Seven Hundred, the One and
Thirtieth of October One Thousand Seven Hundred
and One, the Four and Twentieth of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, and the One and Thirtieth of October last, and the Proceedings thereupon, on
the Behalf of Symon Harcourt Esquire, and Henry and
Richard Harcourt his Sons; and praying the Reversal
of the said Decrees and Orders; as also Counsel for the
said Symon Harcourt and his Sons; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the
said Petition and Appeal of Brownlow Sherard and
Dame Mary his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed
this House; and that the Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, therein complained
of, shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis,
decimum quintum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.