Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 20, 1714-1717. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 30 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day the Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes:
Meinherdt Duke of Schonburg and Leinster.
George Earl of Cardigan.
James Earl of Bute.
William Earl of Dartmouth.
William Lord Bishop of Carlisle.
Adam Lord Bishop of St. David's.
Touchett versus Countess Dowager Castlehaven & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James Touchett, of the City of Dublin, in the Kingdom of Ireland, Esquire, from a Decree of Dismission made in the Court of Chancery in the said Kingdom the Second Day of December 1713, and an Affirmation of the same on the Twenty-fourth Day of February 1713, in a Cause wherein the Appellant was Plaintiff, and Elizabeth Countess Dowager of Castlehaven, James Earl of Castlehaven, Fergus Farrell, and Mary Cartwright, were Defendants; praying, "That the said Decree may be reversed; and, in order thereunto, that the said Defendants may answer the said Appeal; and that the Service of the Order of this House on their several Clerks in Court may be good Service:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Countess of Castlehaven and the other Defendants may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wednesday the Fourth Day of May next; and that the Service of this Order on the Respondents Clerks in Court shall be good Service, in order thereunto.
Dyke et al. versus Bp. of Bath and Wells.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Dyke Esquire, Gustavus Venner Gentleman, Robert Kerslake Gentleman, William Manley, Thomas Southwood, and Richard Blackmore, from a Decree of the Court of Exchequer, on the 11th of February 1713, on the Behalf of George Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells; praying, "That the same may be reversed, and the Petitioners relieved:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said George Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wednesday the Twentieth Day of April next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, primum diem Aprilis nunc prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.