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 Jovis, 25 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Marquis Dorchester's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Evelyn Marquis of Dorchester; shewing, "That a Marriage is intended for the Honourable William Pierrepont, commonly called Lord Kingston, Son to the said Marquis; and that the said Honourable William Pierrepont, by reason of his Nonage, can make no Settlement; and therefore desiring, that Leave be given to bring in a Bill, to make the Marriage Settlement effectual, for the Benefit of the Infant:"
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 Mr. Baron Bury and Mr. Justice Dormer; 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.
Green versus Green:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Grene, Son and Heir of John Grene, deceased, by Elizabeth his First Wife, deceased, who was the Eldest Daughter of Sir William Middleton, and Grand-daughter of Sir Hugh Middleton, deceased, against an Order and Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Eleventh Day of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine, in a Cause wherein the Petitioner was Complainant, against Johanna Grene Widow, Relict and Second Wife of the Petitioner's late Father, and others, Defendants; and praying, "That the said Order and Decree of the Eleventh of November may be reversed and set aside; and that the Petitioner, upon the whole Matter and the Circumstances of his Case, may have such further and other effectual Relief in the Premises as to this House shall seem meet:" As also upon the Answer of Johanna Grene and John Grene, and the other Respondents put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of William Grene shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Order and Decree therein complained of shall be, and are hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.