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 Lunæ, 4 Martii.
Commissioners for the Army, Report.
Ly. Byrne versus Hartpole & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Dame Anna Dorothea Byrne, Executrix of the last Will and Testament of Sir Daniel Byrne Baronet, deceased, and of Sir John Byrne Baronet, an Infant, Son and Heir of the said Sir Daniel Byrne by the said Dame Anna Dorothea his Mother and Guardian; complaining of a Decree, or Decretal Order, made in the High Court of Chancery in Ireland, on the last Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifteen, in a Cause wherein the said Sir Daniel Byrne was Plaintiff, and George Hartpole an Infant, by Sir Peirce Butler Baronet his Guardian, William Wilcocks Administrator with the Will annexed of Charles Wilcocks, John Hayes and John M'Cullagh Executors of Robert Wilcocks deceased, Robert Wilcocks the Son of Stephen Wilcocks, Robert Wilcocks the Son of William Wilcocks, Elizabeth Wilcocks the Widow of Thomas Wilcocks deceased, Issachar Wilcocks, Sarah Wilcocks, Elizabeth Wilcocks, and Abigail Wilcocks, Children of the said Thomas Wilcocks, Edward Cowper, James Forbes, Thomas Robbins, Joshua Wilcocks, and others, Defendants; and praying "Relief; and, in order thereto, that the said Defendants may answer the said Appeal; and that the Service of the Order of this House on their Clerk or Clerks in the said Court may be deemed good Service; and that they may be stayed from cutting down or carrying away any of the Timber or Woods on the Premises in the Appeal mentioned, until the Hearing thereof:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said several Parties Defendants may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the Eighth Day of April next; and that the Service of this Order upon the Respondents Clerk or Clerks in the said Court shall be good Service, in order thereunto.
Nugent to answer Rochfort's Appeal.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Rochfort Esquire; setting forth, "That his Appeal, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, was received on the First of June last; and Ridgeley Nugent was ordered to put in his Answer in a Month; which he has not yet done;" and praying, "That he may be ordered to put in his Answer by a short Day:"