DIE Jovis, 24 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
|Ds. Willoughby Ers.
Ds. Grey Ru.
L. Leigh takes the Oaths.
This Day Thomas Lord Leigh took the Oaths, and
made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the
Statutes made in that Behalf.
Sir H. Forester's Bill.
The Earl of Craven reported, "That the Lords Committees have considered the Bill to enable Sir Humphrey Forester to settle and dispose Lands, and have
heard all Persons concerned; and the Opinion of the
Committee is, the said Bill is fit to pass, with some
Which, being read Twice, were Agreed to; and ordered the said Bill to be engrossed, with the Amendments.
Harris versus Osbolston.
Upon reading the Petition of John Harris and Elizabeth Harris; praying, "That Robert Osbolston may give
the Petitioners an authentic Copy of a Deed Tripartite, between David Spicer, Henry Paules, and Jeremiah Blackman, which was produced at the Hearing
at the Bar of this House; which will be necessary
and material in the Prosecution of the Order of this
House; and that the Deed may be delivered to the
Clerk of the Parliaments:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Rob't Osbolsion do deliver, or cause to be delivered, to the Clerk of
the Parliaments, or his Deputy, the said Deed, to the
End they may have a Copy of it accordingly.
Law, Practice of, Bill for regulating.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, against
some Part of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Benefit
of the Subject, in relation to the Practice and Execution of the Law:"
It is ORDERED, That this House shall be put into a
Committee, to proceed on the said Bill, on Saturday
next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, the First
Dashwood versus Champante.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing of
Counsel at the Bar, upon the Petition of Sir Robert
Dashwood Knight and Baronet, Sir Samuell Dashwood
Knight, John Bery, and Edward Noell, surviving Executors of the last Will and Testament of George Dashwood Esquire deceased, in Trust for Minors, the Younger
Children of the said Mr. Dashwood; as also upon the
Answer of Sir John Champante:
The Counsel for the Respondent objected, "That
the Cause came not regularly before this House."
And the Counsel for the Appellants were heard to
that Point, and the Point of Notice to Sir John Champante of Dashwood's Assignment.
After due Consideration had of what was urged by
the Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED,
by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Barons of Their Majesties Court of
Exchequer do proceed to examine the Witnesses for Sir
Robert Dashwood, and the other Appellants therein
concerned, as to Mr. Dashwood's Assignment, and Sir
John Champante's having Notice thereof: And that the
Court of Exchequer do allow Time for the producing
and examining those Witnesses until Michaelmas Terme
next; and that the Accompts be understood, by the
said Court, to be open Accompts to the Appellants and
Address for L. Montjoy and others in France to be exchanged for Priests, &c. here.
ORDERED, That the Lord Steward of His Majesty's
Household do humbly move His Majesty, from this
House, "That He will be graciously pleased to procure an Exchange for the Lord Mountjoy, now Prisoner in France, and such other Persons as His Majesty shall think fit, for the Priests and Jesuits now
in Prison here."
Fountain versus Coke.
The House being this Day moved, "That the Words
["by any other Deed or Writing than by the Releases"] may be inserted in the Judgement of this
House made the Ninth of January, 1689, in the Issues directed to be tried at a Trial at Bar, in the
Cause then before this House, wherein A'drewe
Fountaine Esquire Plaintiff, and John Coke Esquire
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Words
["by any Deed or Writing than by the Releases"]
shall be inserted in the said Judgement after the
Words ["Andrew Fountain"], and before the Words
["in which Issues"].
Bill for vacating several Letters Patents.
ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill for vacating several Letters Patents therein mentioned be, and
is hereby, adjourned to Saturday next, at Five of the
Sir H. Forester's Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Sir
Humphrey Forester to settle and dispose Lands."
The Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall
pass into a Law?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Rob't Le Guard and Mr. Merideth:
To deliver the Bill concerning Sir Humphrey Forester,
and desire Concurrence therein.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 25um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.