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, 5 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
D. St. Alban's Privilege:
The House being informed, upon Oath, "That Charles Hayes, Servant to his Grace the Duke of St. Albans, a Peer of this Realm, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament, was arrested, at the Suit of Benjamine Hardy, Brewer, by George Simpson, Bailiff:"
Hardy and Simpson attached for arresting Hayes his Servant.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Bodies of the said Benjamine Hardy and George Simpson, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for their Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Peter Persehouse Esquire, Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them; and to all Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other His Majesty's Officers, to be aiding and assisting in the Execution hereof.
Sir H. Goring versus Sir C. Bishop.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Henry Goreing, of Highdon, in the County of Sussex, Baronet; complaining of some Proceedings in the Court of Chancery, of the Ninth of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and One, and taxing of Costs by a Master of that Court, for which he is now prosecuted by Sir Cecil Bishop; and praying Relief in the Premises; as also upon the Answer of Sir Cecil Bishop put in thereunto; 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 Order of the Court of Chancery of the Ninth of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and One (declaring Sir Henry Goring's Answer to be impertinent) shall be, and is hereby, set aside and reversed; and therefore the Thirty-eight Pounds, Nine Shillings, and Four Pence, Costs, taxed by the Master, shall be, and they are hereby, discharged.
Minshull versus Minshull.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Richard Minshull is Appellant, and Peter Minshull and others Respondents:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Cause shall be heard To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock, the First Business.
Sir S. Thompson's Bill for Sale of Parkbury.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manor, or reputed Manor, of Parkbury, and other Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Hertford; and for applying the Monies arising by the Sale thereof to the Uses thereby directed."
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 Friday the Twentieth Day of this Instant March, 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 enabling Abraham Barnewell to make a more ample Settlement of his Estate, for the Benefit of his Family; and to charge Part thereof for raising Portions for his Younger Children in his Life-time, and for Payment of his Debts."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be referred to the Committee abovenamed; who are to meet at the same Time and Place.
Newdigates Witnesses to Attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Obadiah Key Gentleman, James Nash Clerk, and Mary Eburne Widow, do attend this House on Wednesday next, at Eleven a Clock, to give Evidence on the Behalf of Amphillis, Jane, Elizabeth, and Juliana Newdigate, Children of Sir Richard Newdigate; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, sextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.