DIE Lunæ, 9 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Dean and Chapter of Exon, Bill for Culmstock Manor:
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral
Church of St. Peter, in Exeter, and their Farmers
and Tenants, to make Leases of and in the Manor of
Culmstock, in the County of Devon."
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 Mr. Pitt:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Her Majesty to be attended.
The Lord Steward reported, "That Her Majesty
hath appointed Five a Clock this Afternoon, for this
House to attend Her Majesty, with the Address, at St.
March. Worcester versus D. Beaufort.
Upon reading the Answer of the Lady Rebecca Marchioness of Worcester, to the Petition of the most Noble
Mary Dutchess of Beaufort, and Henry Duke of Beaufort; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the said
Duke to perform and execute several Deeds and other
Matters, in the Petition set forth, though under Age,
in order to his Marriage:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Dutchess and
Duke of Beaufort may have a Copy of the said Answer;
and be heard, by their Counsel, thereunto, on Monday
the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at
Eleven a Clock, if they think fit; as also Counsel for
the Marchioness of Worcester.
Act 7 W. III. for settling the Succession, &c. to explain, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
explaining a Clause in an Act, made at the Parliament
begun and holden at Westminster the Twenty-second of November in the Seventh Year of the Reign
of our Sovereign Lord King William the Third, intituled, An Act for the better Security of His Majesty's
Person and Government."
Thwayts versus Deye:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of James Thwayts, Son and Heir of William Thwayts,
deceased, brought into this House the Fifth Day of
December, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine,
from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, the
Eighteenth Day of June One Thousand Six Hundred
Eighty-three, on the Behalf of John Deye and Frances
his Wife; and the Answer of the said John Deye and
his Wife put in thereunto; upon which Appeal and
Answer, several Orders of this House have been made;
and particularly on the Three and Twentieth of March
One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-nine, upon hearing
Counsel, it was ordered, "That the said Josiah
Thwayts, the Infant Son and Heir of the said James,
who was then dead, should try the Cause before the
End of Michaelmas Term next, upon the former Issue,
directed by this House the Three and Twentieth of
May One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-nine;" and
was then allowed the Benefit of the Deed of Appointment, mentioned in the Petition; which Trial was
had, and a Verdict for the said Josiah Thwayts; after
which, the said John Deye and Frances his Wife, Dame
Susannah Bridgeman, Sarah Pauncefort, Grimbal Pauncefort, and Christopher Cratfort Gentleman, the Eighteenth
of March One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-nine,
petitioned this House; shewing, "That James Thwayts
being allowed by the former Order to have a Trial at
Law, which had been had, and a Verdict for the said
Josiah Thwayts, who put in his Answer;" and upon
hearing thereof, the Tenth of June One Thousand
Seven Hundred and One, it was ordered, "That there
should be a new Trial, on the former Issue, before the
End of Michaelmas Terme then next, in the Exchequer; and that Thwayts should be allowed the Deed
of Appointment, dated the Twentieth of August One
Thousand Six Hundred Seventy-nine, and Costs ordered to be paid to Thwayts:" After all which Proceedings, the said John Deye and his Wife, the Nine
and Twentieth of January last, Respondents to the Petition of Josich Thwayts, petitioned this House, setting
forth, "That he had obtained a Verdict in the Court of
Exchequer upon the Trial directed by this House the
last Session of the last Parliament;" and praying, "the
Affirmation of the Decree made in the Cause in the
said Court of Exchequer several Years since, as above
is set forth; and to have the Monies due to him,
with Interest and Costs; and that, until Payment, the
Appellant may be excluded the Benefit of the Will
of his Grandfather William Thwayts;" to which Petition Josiah Thwayts put in his Answer:
After due Consideration of what was offered on either
Side, upon the said Appeal, Petitions, and Answers,
it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That
the said Decree of the Court of Exchequer, complained
of in the Appeal of James Thwayts, shall be, and is
hereby, affirmed; with this Alteration, that the said
Josiah Thwayts, and all legally entitled under him, shall
have the Benefit of the Deed of Appointment before
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.