DIE Martis, 3 die Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
(fn. *) Epus. Chester.
L. Privy Seal.
Dux de Grafton.
Dux de Bolton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Howard de Effingham.
Ds. North & Grey.
L. Hereford's Bill.
The Earl of Berkeley reported, "That the Committee for the Bill to enable the Lord Viscount of Hereford to make a Marriage Jointure, in regard of his
Minority, have heard all Parties concerned; and their
Lordships are of Opinion, That the said Bill is fit to
pass as it is, without any Amendment."
To which the House agreed; and ordered the said
Bill should be engrossed.
E. of Abingdon, Leave to be absent.
ORDERED, That the Earl of Abingdon hath Leave to
go into the Country, for his Health.
Dodd versus Dawson.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the
Petition and Appeal of Tymothy Dodd, from a Decree in
the Court of Chancery, made the Sixth Day of July,
1689, in a Cause wherein the said Tymothy Dodd and
others are Defendants, at the Suit of William Dawson
Complainant, complaining of the said Decree by the
Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England; as
also upon the Answer of the said William Dawson put
After due Consideration had of what was offered by
Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED and
Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in
Parliament assembled, That the said Decree made by
the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England,
from which the said Tymothy Dodd appealed to this
House, be, and is hereby, reversed; and that the Order or Decree, mentioned in the said Petition to be made
the Fifteenth Day of April, 1687, do stand, and is hereby confirmed.
Brooke versus Borman.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Robert
Brooke Baronet and Dame Martha his Wife, Relict and
Administratrix of Christopher Tomlinson deceased; shewing, "That George Borcman exhibited his Bill against
Christopher Tomlinson, in the Court of Chancery, for
an Accompt of the Profits of the Ballast-office, and
the Accompt was stated; and complaining, that upon
several Hearings in the said Court, charged them
with Twelve Pence per Ton for Ballast, which they
conceive they ought not to have done; and that the
Court of Chancery hath let into the said Cause Sir
Charles Porter, for a Demand of Fifty-three Pounds
per Annum out of the said Office, as in the Petition
amongst other Things is set forth; and praying Relief herein; and that the Defendants, Edward Crispe,
Mary Marshall, and Anne Bourman, may answer thereunto:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edward Crispe,
Mary Marshall, and Anne Bourman, may have a Copy
of the said Petition; and be, and are hereby, required
to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the 13th Day of December
Instant; whereof the said Sir Robert Brooke and Dame
Mary his Wife are to cause timely Notice to be given
to the Defendants, to the End they answer accordingly.
Beake versus Berney.
Whereas there is an Appeal depending in this House,
wherein Elizabeth Beake is Plaintiff, and Richard Berney
Defendant; the House being this Day moved, on the
Behalf of the Defendant, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the said Cause:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the
said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on
Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant December,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 4um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.