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, 13 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lady North & Grey takes the Oaths.
This Day Maria Margaret Lady North & Grey took the Oaths appointed, in order to her Naturalization.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Maria Margaret Lady North & Grey."
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 Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Davenport versus Elliot.
The House being this Day moved, on the Behalf of George Davenport, Respondent to the Appeal of William Elliott, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing "of the said Cause:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, on Friday the Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock; whereof the Respondent is to cause Notice to be given to the Appellant, within Three Days after the Date hereof.
Eyton versus Eyton.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of David Eyton, from a Decree and Orders made in the Court of Chancery, the Four and Twentieth of July Decimo Tertio Guliel. Tertii, the Six and Twentieth of November, and the First of February, in the First Year of Her present Majesty's Reign, on the Behalf of John Eyton and Jane his Wife, and Anne Eyton; and praying "the said Decree and Orders may be set aside and reversed; and that the Service on the Respondents Clerk in Court may be good Service, and all Proceedings stayed:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Eyton and Jane his Wife, and Anne Eyton, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Service of this Order upon the Respondents Clerk in Chancery shall be good Service, in order thereunto; and that all Proceedings on the said Decree or Orders shall be and they are in the mean Time hereby stayed.
Ma-Carty versus Baily.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Charles Ma-Carty Junior, Son and Executor of Charles MaCarty Senior, Esquire, deceased, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Twelfth of December One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five; wherein the Lord Chancellor did decree John Baily the Respondent a perpetual Injunction against all Proceedings at Law, upon a Judgement in Ejectment upon the Petitioner's Title to the Estate in Question; and praying "the Reversal of the said Decree, and the Enrolment thereof, and Relief in the Premises:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Baily may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Four and Twentieth Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Clerke versus Ward.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Winifred Clerke Spinster, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, by Susan Dee Widow, her Grandmother and next Friend, from an Order or Decree of Dismission of the High Court of Chancery, dated the Six and Twentieth Day of February in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of King William the Third, made in a certain Cause there depending, wherein the Petitioner, by her said Friend, was Complainant, and John Ward Clerk Defendant; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Ward may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock.
Ordered, That the Lords be summoned to attend this House To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock, upon extraordinary Business.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, decimum quartum diem instantis Decembris, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.