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 Jovis, 21 Julii.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. (fn. 1) Harborough.
E. Denbigh takes the Oaths.
King attended with the Address.
The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That the Lords with White Staves (according to Order) had waited on His Majesty, humbly to know what Time His Majesty would please to appoint to be attended by this House, with their Address; and that His Majesty had been pleased to appoint this Day, at Two a Clock, at His Palace of St. James's."
Nolan versus Bourke.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Gregory Nolan Gentleman, from all Orders and Proceedings had upon the Decrees obtained in the Court of Chancery in Ireland by the Lady Grandison by the Name of Katherine Fitzgerald Villiers, and by Thomas Butler and Lady Iveagh, in the Year 1697, against Rickard late Earl of Clanricarde, any Way affecting the Petitioner; and also from the several and respective Orders of the 25th of August 1704, and 1st of February 1705, and the Master's Report in 1706, and likewise from the several and respective Orders of the 23d of May and 19th of June 1707, 21st of May and 25th of February 1708, 2d of December and 28th of February 1709, and 11th of May 1715; and from all other Orders and Proceedings had in the said Court, which in any Wise do affect the Petitioner; praying, "That the same may be set aside and discharged in relation to him, or that he may be otherwise relieved, as to the Wisdom of this House shall seem meet; and, in order thereunto, that Colonel Thomas Bourke may answer the said Appeal; and that the Service of the Order of this House on the said Colonel Bourk's Clerk in the said Court may be deemed good Service, so as to stop any Proceedings against the Petitioner there:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Colonel Bourke may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Eighteenth Day of August next; and that the Service of this Order on the Respondent's Clerk in Court shall be good Service.
Baber, Leave for a Bill.
St. Alban's, &c. Highways, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways, through the several Parishes of St. Michael, St. Albans, St. Peter, Shenley Ridge, and South Mims, in the Counties of Hertford and Middlesex."
Ordered, That the Cause wherein Charles Menzies is Appellant, and Helen, Barbara, and Jean Menzies, and Rob't Muir, are Respondents, which was appointed to be heard this Day, be put off to Saturday next; and the other Causes removed one Day in Course.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable George Heneage Esquire to sell the Rectory of North Willingham, in the County of Lincoln, and some Lands there; and for settling a Rent-charge, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Richard Winche Baronet, and Humphrey Winche Esquire only Son and Heir Apparent of the said Sir Richard Winche, to settle a Jointure upon such Woman as the said Humphrey Winche shall marry."