Die Jovis, 25 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Comes Dorset. & Midd'x.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. North & Grey.
Marquis Dorchester's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Evelyn Marquis of Dorchester; shewing, "That a Marriage is intended for the
Honourable William Pierrepont, commonly called Lord
Kingston, Son to the said Marquis; and that the said
Honourable William Pierrepont, by reason of his Nonage, can make no Settlement; and therefore desiring, that Leave be given to bring in a Bill, to make
the Marriage Settlement effectual, for the Benefit of
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. Justice Dormer; 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.
Green versus Green:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Grene, Son and Heir of John Grene,
deceased, by Elizabeth his First Wife, deceased, who
was the Eldest Daughter of Sir William Middleton, and
Grand-daughter of Sir Hugh Middleton, deceased, against
an Order and Decree made in the Court of Chancery,
the Eleventh Day of November One Thousand Seven
Hundred and Nine, in a Cause wherein the Petitioner
was Complainant, against Johanna Grene Widow, Relict
and Second Wife of the Petitioner's late Father, and
others, Defendants; and praying, "That the said Order and Decree of the Eleventh of November may
be reversed and set aside; and that the Petitioner, upon
the whole Matter and the Circumstances of his Case,
may have such further and other effectual Relief in the
Premises as to this House shall seem meet:" As also
upon the Answer of Johanna Grene and John Grene,
and the other Respondents 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 William Grene shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Order and Decree therein complained of shall be, and are hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.