DIE Sabbati, 10 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
|Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Sir J. Maynard's Estate, for settling, Bill.
Whereas Tuesday next is appointed to hear Counsel,
in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling
the Estate of Sir John Maynard Knight deceased, late
One of the Commissioners for the Custody of the
Great Seal of Engl'd:"
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Counsel shall
be heard thereupon, on Thursday the Fifteenth Day of
this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon: And it is further ORDERED, That all Persons
shall then attend, who were appointed by the former
Brooke versus Brooke.
After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal
of Dame Martha Brooke, the Wife of Sir Robert Brooke
Baronet, late Relict and Executrix of Christopher Tomlinson, of London, Merchant, deceased; and of Grace,
Anne, and Pleydell Tomlinson, Spinsters, Three of the
Children of the said Christopher, who are Infants, by the
said Martha their Prochien Amy, and of Sir William
Thompson Knight, and John Pleydell Gentleman, their
Trustees, from several Decrees made in the High Court
of Chancery, in certain Causes there depending, wherein
the said Sir Robert Brooke was Complainant, and the said
Lady Brooke and others Defendants; and the said Sir
William Thompson Knight, John Pleydell, Grace, Anne, and
Pleydell Tomlinson, Infants, by their Prochien Amy, Complainants, and the said Sir Robert Brooke, Dame Martha
his Wife, and others, Defendants; as also upon the
Answer of the said Sir Robert Brooke put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by
Counsel thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by
the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal shall be, and
is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decrees
and the Proceedings thereupon, complained of in the
said Petition and Appeal, shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the
said Dame Martha Brooke shall pay, or cause to be
paid, the Sum of Thirty Pounds, to the said Sir Robert
Brooke, for his Costs in defending the said Appeal in
Price to be attached, for signing Lady Brook's Appeal:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of
the Black Rod attending this House do forthwith attach
the Body of Thomas Price Esquire, who signed the Petition and Appeal of Dame Martha Brooke, this Day
heard in this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod attending this House,
his Deputy and Deputies, and every
Webb, who signed it, to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Thomas Webb Esquire,
who signed the Petition and Appeal of Dame Mertha
Brooke, shall be, and he is hereby, required to attend
this House on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Joseph
Tredenham and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent Delays of Proceedings at the Quarter Sessions
of the Peace;" to which they desire the Concurrence
of this House.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Fenwick and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable
Roger Whitley the Elder Esquire, and Thomas Whitley
Esquire, to exchange certain Lands, of equal Value,
within the County of Chester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ,
(videlicet,) duodecimum diem instantis Februarii, hora
undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.