DIE Veneris, 23 Octobris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Ds. Gray W.
E. Sunderland takes his Seat.
This Day Charles Earl of Sunderland sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Father Robert Earl of
Sunderland; and took the Oaths of Allegiance and
Supremacy, and the Oath of Abjuration, and made and
subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Queen to be attended.
The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That
he had attended Her Majesty, as ordered, humbly to
know Her Majesty's Pleasure, when She would be
attended by this House with their Address; and that
Her Majesty was pleased to appoint this Afternoon, at
Five a Clock, at St. James's."
Sharpe versus Thomas et al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Sharpe
Esquire, from Two several Orders of the Court of Chancery, the One made the Sixteenth Day of December in
the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King William the
Third, and the other the Second Day of August One
Thousand Seven Hundred, on the Behalf of Daniel
Thomas and Benjamin White; and praying, "That they
may answer thereunto, and all Proceedings in the
mean Time stayed:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Daniel
Thomas and Benjamin White may have a Copy of the
said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to
put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the
Sixth Day of November next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon; and that, in the mean Time, all Proceedings in
the Courts below be stayed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum septimum diem instantis, Octobris, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.