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, 20 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Harrison versus Abp. of Dublin, in Error.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Theophilus Harrison Doctor in Divinity is Plaintiff, and William Lord Archbishop of Dublin Defendant:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued in this Case, on Thursday the Second Day of July next, at Eleven a Clock.
Excommunication, too frequent, to prevent, Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the too frequent Denunciation of Excommunication, in the Exercise of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Rogers:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Stewart & al. versus Harkness.
Counsel (according to Order) were called in, to be heard, upon the Petition and Appeal of Walter Stewart, and upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Pillans, both from a Decree of the Court of Chancery, in a Cause wherein John Harkness was Plaintiff against the said Walter Stewart and Thomas Pillans Defendants.
And the Counsel for the said Appellants were heard, and several Proofs in the Cause read.
And the Counsel withdrew.
Ordered, That on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock, this House will proceed in the further Hearing of the said Cause; and that the Business appointed for that Day be put off to Tuesday, and the Causes removed One Day in Course.
Messages from H. C. to return the Bill for preventing Robberies in Houses; and Burgoyne's Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Medlicote and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual preventing and punishing Robberies that shall be committed in Houses;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Cater and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Warwick and Bedford (late the Estate of Sir Roger Burgoyne Baronet, deceased), in Trustees, for divers Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.
Jones versus Bennet.
Whereas Monday next was appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Jones is Appellant, and Ann Bennet Widow Respondent:
It is this Day (with Consent of the Parties) Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Saturday next, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.