DIE Martis, 17 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
House-breakers, for suppressing, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the better Discovery and Suppressing of Housebreakers."
Sir C. Bradshaw versus D. Newcastle.
After reading Yesterday the Petition of Sir Cornwall
Bradshaw; shewing, "That he having brought his
Appeal into this House, to reverse several Decrees,
Orders, and Proceedings, made in the High Court
of Chancery, in Two several Causes there depending;
in one of which, the Duke of Newcastle and John
White Esquire were Plaintiffs, against the Petitioner
and others Defendants; and the other, wherein the
Petitioner and Whitlock Bulstrode Gentleman were
Plaintiffs, and the said Duke and others Defendants;"
and praying, "That his Petition and Appeal may
be dismissed, as to so much of it as relates to the
said Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings, had and made
in the Court of Chancery; and that the said Decrees,
Orders, and Proceedings, may be affirmed:"
And this Day Counsel being called in upon the said
Appeal, and the Answer put in thereunto by the said
Duke of Newcastle; the Counsel for Sir Cornwall Bradshaw agreed, "That his Petition of Appeal should be
dismissed; and that the Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings, made in the Court of Chancery, therein
complained of, should be affirmed."
To which the Counsel for the Duke of Newcastle
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition
and Appeal of Sir Cornwall Bradshaw (so far as it concerns the Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings in the
Court of Chancery) shall be, and is hereby, dismissed
this House; and that the same Decrees, Orders, and
Proceedings, shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.
Relief of Creditors, in Cases of Bankruptcy, Bill to repeal the Act for;
Upon reading the Petition of several Creditors, their
Executors, Administrators, and Trustees, on Behalf of
themselves, and many other Creditors of Persons failed
before the Seventeenth Day of November One Thousand
Six Hundred Ninety-six; praying, "That they may be
heard, by their Counsel, in relation to the Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for Repeal of
an Act, made the last Session of Parliament, intituled,
An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Compositions with their Debtors, in case Two Thirds in
Number and Value do agree:"
Petition against it.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall
be heard, as desired, on Thursday the Nineteenth Day of
this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon, before the Second Reading of the said Bill.
Sir C. Bradshaw versus Sutton.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel,
upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Cornwall Bradshaw,
from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer; and
the Answer of William Sutton put in thereunto:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
Counsel thereupon, on Monday the Three and Twentieth
Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.
Lottery Tickets, for better Payment of, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the better and more orderly Payment of the Lottery
Tickets now payable out of certain additional Duties
of Excise, and of other Annuities lately payable out
of the Tonnage Duties."
Message from H. C. with Articles of Impeachment against Goudet, & al.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwyn and others:
Who brought up Articles of Impeachment, against
John Goudet, David Barreau, Peter Longueville, Stephen
Seignoret, Rene Baudowin, Nicholas Santini, and Peter
Dihearse, Merchants, and John Pearse Gentleman.
ORDERED, That the said Articles of Impeachment be
read To-morrow Morning.
Riccards versus Cornforth, in Error.
The House this Day having heard the Judges, upon
the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein
Robert Riccards is Plaintiff, and Henry Cornforth Defendant; the following Judgement was made:
"After hearing Counsel, to argue the Errors assigned
upon the Writ of Error brought into this House, the
Five and Twentieth of February One Thousand Six
Hundred Ninety-seven, to reverse a Judgement given
for Henry Cornforth, against Robert Riccards, in the
Court of Common Pleas, in a Cause wherein the said
Robert Riccards was Plaintiff, and Henry Cornforth
Defendant, and the Affirmation thereof in His Majesty's Court of King's Bench: Upon due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is this Day
ORDERED and Adjudged by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
Judgement given in the Court of Common Pleas, and
the Affirmation thereof in His Majesty's Court of
King's Bench, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed."
The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to
the Record to be remitted, followeth; (videlicet),
"Et quia Cur. Parliamenti nunc hic de Judicio suo
de et super Præmiss. reddend. nondum advisatur, Dies
inde dat. est Partibus præd. coram eadem Cur. Parliamenti apud Westm. usque Diem Martis, Decimum
septimum Diem Maii ex tunc prox. sequen. de Judicio suo inde audiend. eo quod Cur. Parliamenti præd.
hic inde nondum &c. Ad quem Diem, in eadem Cur.
Parliamenti apud Westm. præd. ven. Partes præd.
per Attorn. suos præd.; super quo, vis, et per eand.
Cur. Parliamenti nunc hic plenius intellectis omnibus
et singulis Præmissis, maturaque Diliberatione superinde habita, videtur eidem Cur. nunc hic, quod nec in
Record. et Process. præd. nec in Affirmatione Judicii
præd. in ullo est Errat. ac quod Record. illud in nullo
vitiosum aut defectivum in Lege existit: Ideo cons. est
per eandem Cur. Parliamenti nunc hic, quod Judic.
præd. nec non Affirmatio ejusdem in omnibus affirmentur, ac in omni suo Robore stent et Effectu; dict.
Caus. et Mater. superius pro Error. assign. in aliquo
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir
Rowland Gwyn and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Hillary Reneu and others;" to which they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
(videlicet,) decimum octavum diem instantis Maii, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.