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 Martis, 14 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
De Haunt & al. Nat. Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Henry de Hant, George Chabot, and others."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Subjects of Orange, Nat. Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing the Protestant Subjects of the Principality of Orange, who have departed their Country upon the Account of their Religion, who are, or shall, come to settle in this Kingdom."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with Amendments to them.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Rogers:
To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.
Public Accompts, for taking, &c.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, upon the said Bill, on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock.
Insolvent Debtors, who will serve the Queen, Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Discharge out of Prison such Insolvent Debtors as shall serve, or procure a Person to serve, in Her Majesty's Fleet or Army:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, upon the said Bill, on Monday the Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Dally & al. versus Silly:
After hearing Counsel, to argue the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error brought into this House, from Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench, the Three and Twentieth Day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three, wherein Judgement is entered, for William Silly Plaintiff, against William Dally and others Defendants; 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 Judgement given in Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench, for William Silly, against William Dally and others, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed; and that the Record shall be remitted to the said Court, to the End Execution may be had thereupon, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House.
The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Record to be remitted, is as followeth; (videlicet,)
"Et postea, scilicet, Vicesimo Tertio Die Februarii, Anno Regni Dominæ Annæ nunc Reginæ Angl. &c. Secundo, Transcript. Record. & Process. prædict. inter Partes præd. cum omnibus ea tangen. Prætextu cujusdam Brevis de Errore corrigend. per præsat. Will'um Dally, Ric'um Gill, Tobiam Scoller, & Ric'um Slade, in Præmiss. prosecut. dictæ Dominæ Reginæ in præsenti Parliamento, a præd. Cur. dictæ Dominæ Reginæ, hic transmiss. suit; prædictique Will'us Dally, Ric'us Gill, Tobias, & Ric'us, in eadem Cur. Parliamenti comparentes, diversas Causas & Materias pro Errore in Record. & Process. præd. pro Revocatione & Adnullatione Judicii præd. assignaverunt; ad quas præd. Will'us Silly, in eadem Cur. Parliamenti præd. comparens, placitavit, quod nec in Recordo & Processu prædictis, nec in Redditione Judicii præd. in ullo suit Erratum. Et postea, scilicet, Decimo Quarto Die Martii, Anno Regni dictæ Dominæ Reginæ nunc Tertio, in præd. Cur. Parliamenti præd. visis & per Cur. ibidem diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam Record. & Process. præd. ac Judic. super eisdem reddit. quam præd. Causis pro Error. superius assign. & allegat. pro eo quod videtur Curiæ Parliamenti prædict. quod Recordum illud in nullo vitiosum aut defectivum existit, & quod in Recordo illo in nullo est Erratum: Ideo ad tunc & ibidem consideratum suit per eandem Cur. Parliamenti præd. quod Judicium præd. in omnibus affirmetur, & in omni suo Robore stet & Effectu; dictis Causis & Materiis pro Errore assignat. in aliquo non obstantibus."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.