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 Martis, 29 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. of Carlisle takes the Oaths.
This Day Charles Earl of Carlisle took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Bill for Sale of Lands of late Lord Jeffries, for discharging Debts, &c.:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Barony of Wem, and Manors of Wem and Loppington, and several Lands and Tenements in the County of Salop, and the Manors of Dolby and Broughton, and Lands thereto belonging, in the County of Leicester, and the Manor of Fulmer, and several Lands and Tenements in the County of Bucks, late the Estate of George late Lord Jeffreys deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts and Portions, and other Purposes therein mentioned."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Gery and Mr. Rogers:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Middlesex Register Bill.
The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the public registering of all Deeds, Conveyances, and Wills, that shall be made of, or that may affect, any Honours, Manors, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, within the County of Midd'x, after the . . . . Day of . . . ."
After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again, to proceed therein."
Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again on the said Bill To-morrow.
The Earl of Winchilsea reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Term for Five Hundred Years, created by Richard Minshull Esquire and his Trustees, for securing the Payment of Eight Thousand Pounds, and Interest," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Wynne versus Lloyd.
Upon reading the Petition of William Wynne Esquire and Margaret his Wife, Respondents to the Petition and Appeal of Simon Lloyd; praying, "a short Day may be appointed for hearing of the said Appeal; and that the Appellant may produce at the Hearing the Bill or Note for Three Hundred Pounds, which was produced at the Hearing below:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Fifth Day of April next, at Eleven a Clock; at which Time the Appellant is to produce the said Note for Three Hundred Pounds.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, tricesimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.