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 Lunæ, 10 Novembris.
Lords take the Oaths.
Neville & al. versus Sir Henry Johnson & al.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Neville Esquire, and others, Executors, and Henry Grey, and Henry Fane, Esquires, Residuary Legatees of the last Will and Testament of the Right Honourable John late Lord Lovelace, deceased, Appellants; to whose Petition of Appeal, depending in this House, Sir Henry Johnson Knight, and the Right Honourable Martha Baroness of Wentworth his Wife, are Respondents; shewing, "That the said Respondents having put in an Answer to the Appeal, and consented to have the Matter heard, it was, the Eight and Twentieth Day of March now last past, ordered, "That Counsel for the said Creditors, and for the said Respondents, upon the said Appeal and Answer; and also Counsel for the Petitioners; the said Executors and Legatees, as to Three Points in the said Order mentioned; (videlicet,) the Five Thousand Pounds and Interest, Three Thousand Pounds and Interest, and Mr. Boyle's Mortgage Debt and Interest, should be heard on Wednesday then next:" That the said Cause was afterwards put off to further Days; and on the Seventh of April last, this House was pleased to order, "That Counsel should be heard on the Second Monday of the then next Session of Parliament;" and praying, "That this Cause, upon the said several Matters of the said Order of the Eight and Twentieth of March last past, may be heard, on such Day as this House shall please to appoint:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, as to the Three Points stated in the said Order of the Eight and Twentieth of March last, on Monday the First Day of December next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioners are to cause Notice to be given to the Respondents.