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 Lunæ, 10 Martii.
Thanks to the Bishop of Chester, for his Sermon.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Chester, for his excellent Sermon preached before this House, on Saturday last, at the Abbey Church, Westm'r; and he is desired to print and publish the same.
Crawford to enter into a Recognizance.
Upon reading the Petition of John Crawford, by Jane Crawford his Mother and Curatrix; praying, "That Thomas Crawford, of Lincoln's-Inn, Gentleman, may be admitted to enter into a Recognizance for the Petitioner, in relation to his Appeal depending in this House, in regard the said Jane Crawford resides in North Britain, and is very infirm, and unable to travel:"
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Honourable Algernon Grevile Esquire to make a Settlement of his Estates, in the several Counties of York and Warwick, pursuant to Agreements made by him on his Marriage with the Honourable Mary Somerset, his now Wife."
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Twenty-fifth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Edward Southwell Esquire to grant certain Houses and Lands, in the County of Gloucester, to Joshua Franklyn, of Bristol, Merchant, for a Term of Years, in order to the better Improvement thereof, and of other adjacent Lands of the said Edward Southwell."
Newburgh, Day of Hearing.
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 Wednesday the Twentysixth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.
Van Homrigh's Bill.
Lord Mohun versus Minshull.
Upon reading the Petition of Elizabeth Minshull and Jane Minshull, on Behalf of themselves and of Peter Minshull Esquire, their Brother; shewing, "That the Lord Mohun hath brought an Appeal before this House, against a Decree lately made in the High Court of Chancery, to which the Petitioners were to put in their Answer by the Third Instant; that their said Brother is now in Spain, and the said Decree not yet passed; and praying Three Months Time longer, to put in their Answers to the said Appeal; and that the same may not be heard till the Sitting of the Parliament next after Michaelmas; and that all Proceedings upon the said Decree be stayed in the mean Time, save the passing thereof;" and the Lord Mohun declaring his Consent thereunto:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have Three Months Time allowed them for answering the said Appeal; and that the same shall not be heard till the Sitting of the Parliament next after Michaelmas; and that all Proceedings on the said Decree be stayed in the mean Time, save the passing thereof.
Duloe Vicarage, Bill.
Sir R Guideford & al. Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Hempsted, and other Lands therein mentioned, lying in the Counties of Kent and Sussex, the Estate of Sir Robert Guldeford Baronet, for the Payment of Debts; and for settling the Camber Farm, and other Lands in the said County of Sussex, to the same Uses as the said Manor of Hempsted now stands settled."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Owen Thomas Bromsall Gentleman to sell divers Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Bedford, for the Purposes therein mentioned."