DIE Veneris, 15 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Joh'es Sommers Miles,
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux St. Albans.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.|
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Gray War.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Curtius Petition for a Proviso in the Bill for vesting superstitious Trusts in His Majesty.
Upon reading the Petition of Adolph Curtius, Son of
Sir William Curtius Baronet; praying a Proviso or Clause
may be added to the Bill for the vesting of superstitious
Trusts and Uses in the Crown:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall
be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees of
the whole House, to whom the said Bill is referred.
Simmons versus Grant et Ux.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon
the Petition and Appeal of Elizabeth Simmons, Executrix
of Sir Ralph Bovey Baronet, deceased, from a Decree
made in the Court of Exchequer, the Eleventh Day of
May last past, in a Cause there depending, between Thomas Grant and Bridget his Wife, Plaintiffs, against the
said Elizabeth Simmons Defendant; as also upon the Answer of Thomas Grant and Bridget his Wife put in
After due Consideration had of what was offered by
Counsel thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal
of Elizabeth Simmons shall be, and is hereby, dismissed
this House; and that the Decree made in the Court of
Exchequer, on the Behalf of Thomas Grant and Bridget
his Wife, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is
further ORDERED, That the said Elizabeth Simmons
shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Thomas
Grant, the Sum of Ten Pounds, for Costs in defending
the said Appeal in this House.
Free Proceedings in Parliament, Bill for.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
touching free and impartial Proceedings in Parliament."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass, with the Amendments?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Justice Nevill and Mr. Baron Powell:
To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence
to their Lordships Amendments.
Dut. Grafton versus Judges of K. Bench:
After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition of
the Dutchess of Grafton and William Bridgman Esquire;
as also upon the Answer of the Judges of Their Majesties
Court of King's Bench put in thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Keeper of the
Great Seal of England shall report what was offered
thereupon, To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the
Forenoon; and nothing to intervene.
Counsel to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Counsel, who
were this Day heard upon the Petition of the Dutchess of
Grafton and William Bridgeman Esquire, as also for the
Justices of Their Majesties Court of King's Bench, do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) decimum sextum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.