DIE Jovis, 4 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Comes Dorset & Mid'x, Ds. Camerarius.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Fotherley versus Wankford:
Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the
Petition and Appeal of John Fotherley Esquire, from a
Decree made in the Court of Chancery, on the Behalf
of Robert Wankford, the Seventh Day of November last,
whereby the Appellant is decreed to pay the Respondent Three Thousand Pounds, as a Portion in Marriage with his Daughter; as also upon the Answer of
the said Robert Wankford put in thereunto:
After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon,
it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Fotherley shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which
he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is
further ORDERED, That the said John Fotherley shall
pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Robert Wankford, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for his Costs.
Leister & al. to reverse the Attainder of, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
reversing the Attainder of Jacob Leister and others."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be
committed to the Lords following; and that these
Words, (videlicet,) ["arbitrarily, illegally, and
unjustly,"] be left out of the said Bill:
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House
of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Life Annuities, for purchasing, Bill:
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling such Persons as have Estates for Life in Annuities payable by several former Acts therein mentioned, to purchase and obtain further or more certain Interests in such Annuities; and, in Default thereof, for admitting other Persons to purchase or obtain
the same, for raising Monies for carrying on the
War against France."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Francklyn:
To let the Commons know, the Lords have agreed to
the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Amyas versus Champante.
Upon reading the Petition of Paul Amyas Gentleman;
shewing, "That One of the Respondents, Robert Curtis,
was served in Ireland, on the Seventh of March last,
with the Order of this House, to answer his Appeal
here depending; and that John Lee, of Furnivall's Inne,
Gentleman, hath several Orders and other Writings
belonging to the Petitioner in his Custody, and refuseth to deliver them:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir John Champante
shall have a Copy of the Petition; and do shew Cause to
this House, on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock, why a
Day should not be appointed for hearing the said Cause;
and that the said John Lee do then also shew Cause why
the Writings in his Custody relating to this Cause should
not be produced at the Hearing.
Public Accompts, for enabling Commissioners to take, &c. Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for
appointing and enabling Commissioners to examine,
take, and state, the Public Accompts."
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the
Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think
it sit to pass, without any Amendment."
To which the House agreed.
Stratford versus Jones.
Whereas Saturday next is appointed for hearing of the
Cause wherein Edward Stratford is Appellant, and
Edmund Jones Respondent:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the
said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Ninth
Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Lunæ, (videlicet,) octavum diem instantis Aprilis, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.