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 Mercurii, 4 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Melborne Rectory, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, " An Act for increasing the Rent of the Rectory of Melborne, in the County of Derby, to the Bishop of Carlisle, and Vicar of Melborne aforesaid."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the settling and vesting divers Manors and Lands of Francis Wightwick, an Infant, lying in the County of Stafford, in Trustees, to enable them to settle and convey the same, upon the Marriage of the said Francis Wightwick, to such Uses, Intents, and Purposes, as shall be agreed upon."
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 Thursday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Thanks to the Bishop of Chichester.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Chichester, for his Sermon preached before this House, in the Abbey Church at Westminster, the Thirtieth of January last; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.
Wentworth versus Ld. Raby.
Whereas there is a Petition and Appeal depending in this House, wherein Thomas Wentworth Esquire is Appellant, to which Thomas Lord Raby is Respondent; and also another Appeal, wherein Thomas Lord Raby is Appellant, and Thomas Wentworth Respondent:
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, upon the said Appeals and Answers, on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, quintum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.