DIE Lunæ, 18 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
(fn. *) Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bath & Well.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Suffolk & Bindon.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and
subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the
John Duke of Atholl.
Thomas Earl of Westmorland.
William Earl Marischall.
William Lord Bishop of Carlisle.
E. Plymouth's Pet. referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable
Other Earl of Plimouth, Elizabeth Countess of Plimouth,
and Elizabeth Whitley Widow; praying Leave to bring
in a Bill, that the Manor of Wadborough, alias Wadberrow, in the County of Worcester, and other Lands
there, which came to the Petitioner the Earl of Plymouth by his Mother, and excepted in an Act of Parliament made in the Seventh Year of Her Majesty's Reign,
may be vested in Trustees to be sold, for raising Money,
to pay off Debts charged upon the Paternal Estate of
the Petitioner, and for other Purposes to be in the Bill
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration
of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to
the Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Powys; who are forthwith to
summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after
hearing them, to report to the House the State of the
Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands;
and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the
Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition;
and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do
sign the same.
Davies' Pet. referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Coney Davies,
and Mary Davies, Infants under the Age of One and
Twenty Years, by Jane Griffith their Mother, and of
the said Jane Griffith, for and on the Behalf of her
said Children by William Davies the Younger her First
Husband; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of
the Rectory of Llandevison, in the County of Carmarthen, of the Yearly Value of Three and Twenty Pounds,
or thereabouts; and the Rectory of Llangathen, and
Chapel of Llangernion and Llechron in Llanegwad, in
the same County, of the Yearly Value of Seventy-five
Pounds, or thereabouts, which were settled in Trustees
by the Petitioners Grandfather's Will, in Trust to renew the Leases thereof from Time to Time, as Occasion
should require, and other the Purposes in the Petition
set forth; and for applying the Purchase-money for
the Infants Maintenance and Benefit, according to the
Will and Codicil of their Grandfather:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of
the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr.
Baron Bury and Mr. Baron Price; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and,
after hearing them, to report to the House the State of
the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their
Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned
in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill,
do sign the same.
Dutchess of Beaufort versus Lady Granville & al.;
After hearing Counsel, on the Petition of Appeal of
Mary Dutchess Dowager of Beaufort, Executrix of the
last Will and Testament of Henry late Duke of Beaufort, her late Husband, deceased, as well on the Part of
the several Respondents as of the Appellant, against
a Decree made in the Court of Chancery on the Three
and Twentieth and Four and Twentieth Days of February last past, founded on a Bill brought there by
Rebecca Lady Dowager Granville, the Lord Charles Somerset, and the Lady Henrietta Somerset, Infants, by
the said Lady Granville their Mother and next Friend,
Complainants, against the said Dutchess Dowager and
others Defendants; praying the Reversal of the said
Decree: As also upon the several Answers of the said
Rebecca Lady Dowager Granville, the Lord Charles Somerset, the Lady Henrietta Somerset, James Duke of
Ormonde and Mary Dutchess of Ormonde his Wife,
Henry Earl of Suffolke and Bindon and Henrietta Countess of Suffolk and Bindon his Wife, Anne Countess
Dowager of Coventry, Henry Duke of Beaufort, and
the Lord Arthur Somerset, put in thereunto; and due
Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon:
It is this Day Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That
the said Decree complained of in the said Petition of
Appeal shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.