DIE Mercurii, 13 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley S.
River Dee, Navigation of to preserve, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable the Mayor and Citizens of the City of Chester
to recover and preserve the Navigation upon the
Sir Ev. Lloyd versus Sir R. Carew.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Evan Lloyd Baronet,
Dame Mary his Wife, and others; shewing, "That, upon
hearing of the Cause in this House, the Thirteenth
of January One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven,
a Decree of Dismission, made in the Court of Chancery, the Sixth of November One Thousand Six
Hundred Ninety-seven, was by this House reversed;
and that, by a subsequent Order of this House, of
the Four and Twentieth of March following, it was
ordered, that these Words following should be added
to, and made Part of, the said Judgement; (videlicet,)
["That, upon Payment of Four Thousand Pounds unto
Sir Richard Carew, or into the Court of Chancery
for his Use, the Petitioners should be put into Possession of the Premises in Question;"] and that the
Petitioners have since several Times applied to the
Chancery for Relief, pursuant to the said Order and
Explanation; but the Court, being informed, "That
the Lady Carew, the Guardian to Sir Richard Carew,
was dead," declared, "They could do nothing, unless there was a Guardian assigned, he being an
Insant;" the Petitioners again applying to the Chancery, that another Guardian might be assigned; but
Sir Richard Carew, since the Judgement, being beyond the Seas, the Court declared, "They could
not assign a Guardian, unless a Commission for that
Purpose was taken out, or Sir Richard personally
present;" whereby the Petitioners can have no Fruit
of the Judgement of this House, and the Estate runs
to ruin;" and praying, "That a fit Person may be
appointed, to manage the said Estate for the best Advantage, and receive the Rents thereof, and thereout
to pay the said Sir Richard Carew the Interest of the
said Four Thousand Pounds, or into the Court of
Chancery until he shall be of Age to receive the
same, and convey the Premises to the Petitioners:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Hugh Boscawen
Esquire, Jonathan Rashleigh, and Nicholas Maurice, may
have a Copy of this Petition; and Notice, "That this
House will hear Counsel, touching this Matter, on
Wednesday the Twentieth Day of this Instant March,
at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon."
French Protestant Church, London, Bill.
The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the
Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease of a Piece of Ground from the
Rector and Churchwardens of the Parish of St.
Martin's Orgars, London, for Liberty to build a
Church thereon, for the Worship and Service of
God in the French Tongue, according to the Usage
of the Church of England," as fit to pass, with some
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill
ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
selling the Manor of Fenham, in the County of
Northumberland, for Payment of the Debts of Thomas
Riddell Esquire, and Edward Riddell his Son; and for
raising Portions for the Daughters of the said Thomas
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Sir Richard Holford and Sir Robert Legard:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Larke, alias Burne River, navigable, Bill.
The Lord Cornwallis reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the
River Larke, alias Burne, navigable," as fit to pass,
with One Proviso.
Which was read Twice, and agreed to.
Way out of Chancery Lane, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the speedy and effectual making a convenient Way
out of Chancery Lane, to Lincolne's Inne Fields, and
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be
referred to the same Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the River Larke, alias
Burne, navigable, was referred;" who are to meet
To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in
the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and
to adjourn as they please.
Sir Ed. Turnot versus Gee:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of Sir Edward Turnor Knight, complaining of a Decree
in the Court of Chancery, the Twelfth of January,
One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven; and an Order
of the Five and Twentieth of January, One Thousand
Six Hundred Ninety-eight, and other subsequent Orders,
on the Behalf of Francis Gee; and praying the Reversal
of the said Decree and Orders; as also upon the Answer of the said Francis Gee put in thereunto; and 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 Sir Edward Turnor shall be,
and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the
Decree and Orders from which he appealed shall be,
and are hereby, affirmed.
Powell versus River Dee, Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Mico Esquire,
for and on the Behalf of Samuel Powell, of Birkened,
in the County of Chester, Esquire, an Infant, and of
his Tenants, and the Inhabitants of the Hundred of
Virrall, in the County Palatine of Chester; praying to
be heard, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the
Mayor and Citizens of the City of Chester to recover and preserve the Navigation upon the River
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall
be heard at the Committee to whom the said Bill shall
Sir T. Cooke versus Att. General & al.
Whereas there is an Appeal depending in this House,
wherein Sir Thomas Cooke is Appellant, and His Majesty's Attorney General, the Commissioners of the Customs, and others, are Respondents:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
Counsel thereupon, on Friday the Two and Twentieth
Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) decimum quartum diem instantis Martii, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.