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 Martis, 15 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Messages from H. C. to return Jones's Bill; and Muggleston's Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Guidot and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Jones, of Funmun Castle, in the County of Glamorgan, Esquire, to make Leases for Three Lives, or for Ninety-nine Years determinable on Three Lives, of the Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Glamorgan, limited to himself for Life by his Marriage Settlement; and for settling other Lands to the Uses of that Settlement, in Lieu and Recompence of such Power;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Which Amendments, being read Thrice, were agreed to; and Ordered, That the Commons have Notice thereof.
Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Vice Chamberlain and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of certain Lands and Tithes, in the Parish of Tonge, in the County of Leicester, late the Estate of William Mugglestone, deceased; and for the Distribution of the Money thereby arising, pursuant to a Settlement made of the said Lands and Tithes by the said William Mugglestone;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Abraham Roth, of the Kingdom of Ireland, Esquire, in relation to the Purchase of Part of the forfeited Estates in Ireland."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Message from thence, with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Duncomb and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of poor Insolvent Debtors, who do not owe above Twenty Pounds, Principal Money, to any One Person;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Burton & al. Inhabitants of Hammersmith, versus Bp. of London and Hutchinson.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein Littleton Burton and others are Appellants, and the Lord Bishop of London and Michael Hutchinson are Respondents:"
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 Friday next, at Eleven a Clock.
Bp. of St. David's to preach 29th Inst.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of St. David's be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westm. on Tuesday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant May.
Assize of Bread, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending an Act, made in the Eighth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to regulate the Price and Assize of Bread."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock; at which Time, all Parties concerned may be heard.
Monypenny versus Brown.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Katherine Monypenny Widow, from a Decree of the Lords of Council and Session in North Britain, of the Fourteenth of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten, and the Affirmance thereof the Third of February following, made on the Behalf of John Broun and Isabel his Wife; praying to be relieved against the said Decree, according to Justice: As also upon the Answer of the said John Brown and his Wife 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 Katherine Monypenny shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum sextum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.