DIE Sabbati, 18 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.
Robertus Comes Lyndsey, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Jacobus Comes Brecknock, Senescallus Hospitii Domini Regis.
Vicecomes de Stafford.
|Ds. Berkeley de Berkeley.
The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common
Pleas sat Speaker this Day, in the Absence of
the Lord Keeper.
Ly: Wortley versus Starsmore.
Upon reading the Petition of Dame Francis Wortley
Widow, late Wife of Sir Francis Wortley Baronet deceased,
being an Appeal for reversing a Decree made in the
Exchequer Chamber, on Behalf of Edmond Starsmore
Esquire, against the Petitioner:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the said Edmond Starsmore may have a Copy of the said Petition; and he is
hereby required to put in an Answer thereunto in Writing, at the Bar of this House, on Saturday the 25th
Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the
Walley and Cutler versus Cutler.
Upon hearing of Counsel this Day at the Bar, on
both Parts, upon the Petition of Robert Walley and
William Cutler Junior, and the Answer of William
Cutler Senior thereunto; the said Petition being an
Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, concerning a Lease of a Conduit Head near Spittlefeilds:
After due Consideration had of what was offered
thereupon, it appearing that by the said Decree it is
directed, That the said Robert Walley shall seal a Counter-part of the Lease formerly made by William Cutler
Senior, as the Master of the Chancery should direct,
whose Report is, "That the original Lease made by
William Cutler Senior did not appear to him to be
lost in such Manner as he might proceed upon the
Order of the Court of Chancery to prepare a new
Lease and Counter-part thereof to be sealed by Robert
Walley;" whereupon the said Court of Chancery ordered, That Robert Walley should stand committed, till
he should sign a Counter-part of the said original
This House, being satisfied that there is a Hardship
upon Robert Walley, wherein he ought to be relieved,
the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, do order, adjudge, and direct, That the Court of
Chancery do give absolute Order to the Master, to
prepare a Lease and Counter-part, to the Effect formerly directed by the said Court to be perfected by the
said Robert Walley (allowing the said original Lease to
be lost); and that the Order of the Court of Chancery
for the Commitment of the said Robert Walley be set
aside; and that from henceforth the said Petition be
Dominus Capitalis Justiciarius de Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque
in diem Lunæ, 20um diem instantis Februarii, hora
decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.