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 Martis, 4 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Moor et al. versus Mattocks et al.
This Day being appointed, to hear Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Boyl Moor, Henry Edgworth and Elizabeth his Wife, Thomas Burridge, and John Cary, complaining of an Order made in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Third of December 1715, in a Cause wherein Thomas Mattocks, Henry Bridges, Richard Healy, and Thomas Amory, were Plaintiffs, and the Appellants Defendants, so far as the said Order relates to the Allowance of the Plaintiffs Exceptions to the Master's Report, and the Disallowance of the Appellants Exceptions; and also of several other Orders of the said Court; to which Appeal the said Thomas Mattocks, Henry Bridges and Thomas Amory, put in their Answer:
Counsel accordingly were called in, to be heard in the said Cause.
And the Counsel for the Appellants proceeding:
The Respondents Counsel objected to the Generality of the Appeal.
And the Counsel on both Sides being heard thereupon;
And it was agreed, by the House, that the Hearing of the said Cause should stand over to a further Day, in regard to the Objection made by the Respondents Counsel as to the Form and Manner of the said Appeal: And Ordered, That the Appellants Agents do, within Three Days, give to the Respondents Agents Notice, in Writing, of the particular Exceptions, and Branches of Exceptions, they intend to insist and stand upon; and that the Appellants do pay, or cause to be paid, to the Respondents, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for their Costs of this Day's Attendance, in respect of the Generality and Irregularity of the said Appeal.
Then the Counsel were called in again; and the Lord Chancellor acquainted them therewith.
And being withdrawn;
Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be adjourned, to Saturday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant June, at Eleven a Clock.
The House being moved, "That the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Susanna Catherina Nugent to sue for, recover, and hold, the Portion of Fourteen Hundred Pounds, provided for her out of her Father's Estate, notwithstanding her Coverture, and the Outlawry of her Husband Hyacinthus Nugent Esquire," be now read the First Time.
His Majesty's Consent to it.
The Earl of Sunderland signified to the House, "That His Majesty, having been acquainted with what the said Mrs. Nugent desires by the Bill, is willing the same may be proceeded in; and that His Interest may not interfere with any Redress she may obtain thereby."
Then the said Bill was read the First Time.
Sale of Thynne's Estate, Bill.
After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom the Petition of John Conyers Esquire was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition, and pursuant to the Judges Report.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting an Estate at Corsham, in Wiltshire, in the surviving Trustee and Executor of the last Will of Henry Frederick Thynne Esquire deceased, and his Heirs, to make Sale thereof, for the Execution of the Trusts created by his Will."
D. of Montagu's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Part of the Duke of Montagu's Estate, for the Intents and Purposes therein mentioned; and for settling other Estates; in Lieu thereof, to the same Uses."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; videlicet,
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant June, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
The Lord Bishop of St. Asaph reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rectifying Defects in a Settlement made by Robert Davies Esquire, deceased, of certain Estates in the Counties of Denbigh and Flint, and effectually securing the Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for the Younger Children of Robert Davies his Son, and settling the said Estates subject thereto," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and found the Allegations thereof to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had made some Amendments to the Bill."
Which were read Twice, and agreed to.
Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.
L. Caher versus Nagle:
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Lord Baron of Caher in the Kingdom of Ireland is Appellant, and Catherine Nagle and others Respondents:
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday the Sixth Day of July next, at Eleven a Clock.
Act for Papists to Register their Estates, Bill to explain.
Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining an Act passed the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act to oblige Papists to register their Names and Real Estates; and for enlarging the
"Time for such registering," which was appointed to be read a Second Time To-morrow, be read a Second Time on Thursday next; and the Lords to be summoned then to attend.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, sextum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.