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.
E. of Carlisle takes the Oaths.
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."
Message to H. C. with it.
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 . . . ."
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."
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.
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.