Die Martis, 2 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerant:
Epus. Bath & Well.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Mundy's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Mundy Widow,
and Guardian to Ivat Mundy, an Insant of the Age of
Fourteen Years; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to
vest the Inheritance of the Moiety or Half Part (the
Whole in Two equal Parts to be divided) of One great
Messuage, Garden, Orchard, and Appurtenances thereto
belonging, together with Two Closes of Pasture Land, lying in the Parish of Edmonton, in the County of Midd'x,
in the Occupation of James Mundy at the Time of his
Death; and also the Moiety of several Parcels of Land,
lying in Edmonton aforesaid, then and now let to James
Howard, under the Yearly Rent of Eighteen Pounds;
and also the Moiety of other Parcels of Land, now let
to Chancellour, under the Yearly Rent of Ten
Pounds, in Edmonton, in such Trustees as this House
shall think fit, in order to confirm an Agreement made
for the Sale of the said Messuage, Orchard, Garden,
and Two Closes of Land, to Felix Feast; and to sell
the other Lands to the best Purchaser that can be had
for the same; and to vest the Money thereby arising in
Trustees, to and for the Benefit of the said Ivat, until he shall attain the Age of One and Twenty
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 Lovell and Mr. Justice Eyre; 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.
Conway versus Shrimpton.
Upon reading the Petition of Henry Conway Esquire,
by Sir John Conway Baronet, his Father and next
Friend, and of Bridget Lytton Widow, and Charlotta
Mostyn, both Insants, by Richard Mostyn Esquire, their
Father and next Friend; shewing, "That, on the
Eleventh Day of December last, the Petitioners
brought their Appeal into this House, to be relieved
against Two Decrees in Chancery, in Favour of Philadelphia Shrimpton Widow and Philip her Son, to
which the said Philadelphia and Philip answered the
One and Twentieth of December last; upon which it
was ordered, That the Cause should be heard on the
First Thursday after the Recess; that the Petitioners
Counsel have been out of Town these Holidays, so
that it was not possible for the Petitioners to be
ready in so short a Time; and therefore the Petitioners humbly pray, the Hearing may be put off to
some convenient Time:"
It is therefore Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will
hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant January, at Eleven a Clock.
Durham versus Lundine & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James
Durham, of Largo, in North Britain; complaining of
a Decree or Sentence of the Lords of Council and
Session in Scotland, pronounced the Twenty-third
of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight,
and a Re-hearing thereof in July following, whereby
they have affirmed the Prolongations granted by the
Commissioners for Plantation of Churches to Robert
Lundine of Lundine, Alexander Watson of Aithernie,
Andrew Lundine of Straitherlie, and John Lundine of
Baldaster, of their respective Tithes within the Parish
of Largo; and praying the Reversal of the said Sentence and Decree; and that the Respondents may answer the said Appeal:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert
Lundine, Alexander Watson, Andrew Lundine, and John
Lundine, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and
shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on
or before Monday the Fifth Day of February next, at
Eleven a Clock.
E. Peterborow takes the Oaths.
This Day Charles Earl of Peterborow took the Oaths,
and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also
took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant
to the Statutes; his Lordship having first delivered
a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, and
his Witnesses sworn and examined to the Truth
The Duke of Dover, by Her Majesty's Command,
delivered, in Writing, a Message from Her Majesty.
Which was read by the Lord Keeper, and is as follows:
Queen's Message, concerning Affairs in Spain:
"Her Majesty having received Notice that there
has been an Action in Spain, very much to the Disadvantage of King Charles's Affairs; which having
fallen particularly on the British Forces, the Queen
immediately gave Directions for sending and procuring Troops to repair this Loss.
"Her Majesty acquaints this House with this Intelligence, and likewise with Her Orders given thereupon; not doubting but the Parliament will approve
thereof, and concur in their Assistance for remedying
so great a Misfortune."
Committee to draw an Address upon it.
Lords Committees were appointed, to draw an
humble Address, to be presented to Her Majesty,
to return Her Majesty the humble Thanks of this
House for Her most Gracious Message; and to assure Her Majesty of the utmost Assistance of this
House, for retrieving the Condition of the Affairs
in Spain; and report to the House:
|Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
presently, in the Prince's Lodgings near the
House of Peers; and to adjourn as they
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum effe usque ad & in diem Mercurii, tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.