Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 24 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Jermyn, for a Divorce, Bill:
After inspecting the Journals, in the Case of Sir John Dillon; and Consideration of the Petition of Sarah Jermyn, read Yesterday:
Parties to be heard; and Mrs. Jermyn to have Money for seeing Counsel, &c.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel for Stephen Jermyn Senior and Stephen Jermyn Junior, to make out the Allegations of their Petition; as also Counsel for the Petitioner Sarah Jermyn; on Tuesday the Fourth Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock; and that the Petitioner Stephen Jermyn, the Son, do forthwith pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Sarah Jermyn, Ten Guineas, to see her Counsel and Solicitor, in order to make her Defence, as to any further Proceeding on the said Petition of the said Stephen Jermyn the Father and Stephen Jermyn the Son.
Vanhoeven versus Giesque:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Isaac Vanhoven Merchant, from Two Decrees or Decretal Orders of the Court of Chancery, brought into this House the Thirteenth of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five, in a Cause wherein the said Isaac Vanhoven was Plaintiff, against Mathias Giesque Defendant; one of them, the One and Thirtieth Day of October One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four; and the other, of the Two and Twentieth Day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five; and praying "the Reversal of the said Decrees or Orders:" As also upon the Answer of the said Mathias Giesque put in thereunto, the Four and Twentieth of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five, which Appeal was revived upon the Petition of Isaac Vanhoven the Twentieth of December last; as also Counsel for Joane Giesque, Administratrix of the said Mathias Giesque her Husband, deceased; and due Consideration had of what was offered thereupon:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Order or Decree of the Court of Chancery, of the One and Thirtieth of October One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four, shall be, and is hereby, so far reversed, or varied, that, in the last Issue directed to be tried at Law by that Order, these Words ["if Three"] shall be left out between the Words ["Three"] and ["whether"]: and the Issues to be, "Whether there were Two Bonds or Three;" and "whether the last Bond for Five Hundred Pounds was paid or not;" and the Court of Chancery is at Liberty to proceed upon the said Issues, so directed to be tried at Law, as shall be just.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hampden and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Grey, Second Son of Richard Nevill Esquire, to change his Surname of Nevill to Grey, according to the Will of Ralph Lord Grey, deceased;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Neville, to take the Name of Grey, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Grey, Second Son of Richard Nevill Esquire, to change his Surname of Nevill to Grey, according to the Will of Ralph Lord Grey, deceased."
Kettilby's Petition for a Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed, to take into Consideration the Report delivered by the Judges, the Twentieth Instant, relating to the Petition of James Kettilby, for a Bill:
It is Ordered, That the said Report shall be taken into Consideration, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Sabbati, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.