DIE Mercurii, 18 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Georgius Princeps Walliœ.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Comes De Loraine.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Trafford & Ux. versus Ashton:
A Petition and Appeal of Humphrey Trafford Junior,
and Anne his Wife, was presented to the House, and
read; complaining of Part of a Decree of the Court
of Chancery, made the Seventh Day of July in the
Ninth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty, in certain Causes, wherein the Appellants were Plaintiffs, and
Sir Ralph Asheton and others Defendants; & è contra;
and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"
Appeal rejected, not being brought in Time.
Ordered, That the said Appeal be rejected; the
same not being brought within the Time limited by
the Standing Order of this House; but without Prejudice to its being hereafter received.
Septennial Parliaments, Bill:
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
enlarging the Time of Continuance of Parliaments appointed by an Act made in the Sixth Year of the
Reign of King William and Queen Mary, intituled,
An Act for the frequent meeting and calling of Parliaments."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Protest against it:
"Bristol. Abingdon. Willoughby De Broke.
Message to H. C. with the Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Justice Tracy and Mr. Justice Dormer:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Cochineal Importation, Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to
be put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for the free Importation of Cochineal, during
the Time therein limited;" and for the Commissioners
of the Customs to attend; and likewise for such
Merchants and Clothiers, as shall think themselves concerned therein, to be heard:
It is Ordered, That this House shall be put into
a Committee on the said Bill, To-morrow; and that
the Commissioners of the Customs do then attend; and
that such Merchants and Clothiers may be heard before
the said Committee.
Popping, &c. to be brought to the Bar.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for S. Popping, and
John Pemberton and Edmund Curll, Booksellers, in Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, to be
brought to the Bar of this House:
It is Ordered, That the said S. Popping, John
Pemberton, and Edm'd Curll, be brought to the Bar
of this House, To-morrow.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum nonum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.