Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 19, 1709-1714. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 1 Martii.
Gomeldon's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Gomeldon Esquire, Thomas Stanley Esquire and Meliora his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Sale of the Manors of Swing field, alias Swinkfield, and Baynton, and the Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and Appurtenances, thereunto belonging, within the Parish of Swingfield, for the Payment of a Mortgage Debt, and other Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench and the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.
Guldefords protected, to attend the passing of their Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Robert Guldeford Baronet and Joseph Guldeford Gentleman; shewing, "That they have petitioned this House, for Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of the Petitioner Sir Robert's Estate, in the County of Kent, for Payment of his Debts, Part whereof the Petitioner Joseph stands engaged for with him, which Petition is referred to Two of the Judges; and that the Petitioners are apprehensive of being arrested by some of their Creditors, the Fear of which will prove a Hindrance to them in prosecuting their intended Bill; and therefore praying the Protection of this House, during such Time as the same is passing:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petitioners have the Protection of this House, during their necessary Attendance in prosecuting the said intended Bill.
Gorges versus Pye.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Henry Gorges Esquire, and Robert Gorges an Infant, by the said Henry Gorges his Father and Guardian, from an Order and Decree of the Court of Chancery, the Sixteenth Day of December in the Ninth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, on the Behalf of Charles Pye Esquire; praying, "That the same may be reversed; and, in order thereunto, that the said Charles Pye may answer the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles Pye may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the Twenty-second Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.
Tanckred versus Tanckred.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Christopher Tanckred Esquire, from several Orders and Decrees of the Court of Chancery, in the Appeal mentioned; particularly that of the Nineteenth of December last, made on the Behalf of Catherine Tanckred Widow, Catherine, Dorothy, Frances, Anne, Elizabeth, and Ursula Tanckred; and praying, "That so much of the said Orders and Decrees as in the said Appeal is complained of may be reversed, and the Petitioner relieved:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Catherine Tanckred Widow, and other Respondents, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the Twenty-second Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.
Land Forces, &c. for recruiting, Bill:
(fn. 1) The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for recruiting Her Majesty's Land Forces and Marines, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twelve."