DIE Veneris, 27 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bath & Well.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Viscount Say & Seale.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. St. John.
Dyke & al. versus Bp. Bath & Wells:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of Thomas Dyke Esquire, Gustavus Venner Gentleman,
Robert Kerslake Gentleman, William Manley, Thomas
Southwood, and Richard Blackmore, complaining of a
Decree of the Court of Exchequer, made the Eleventh
Day of February 1713, in certain Causes, wherein
George Lord Bishop of Bath & Wells was Complainant,
and the Petitioners Dyke, Venner, and Kerslake, Lessees
of the Manor of Buckland, alias Bockland, in the County of Somerset, in Trust for the other Petitioners, who
are Copyholders of the said Manor, were Defendants;
and wherein all the Petitioners, on Behalf of themselves and the rest of the Copyholders of the said
Manor, were Complainants, and the said Lord Bishop
Defendant; and praying, "That the said Decree may
be reversed, and that the Petitioners may have such
Relief as to this House shall seem meet:" As also upon
the Answer of the said Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells
put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration of
what was offered in this Cause:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this
House; and that the Decree therein complained of be,
and is hereby, affirmed.
Morison versus Nisbett.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the
Cause wherein William Morison Esquire, of Preston
Grange, is Appellant, and William Nisbett, of Dirlton,
The House being informed, "That the said Parties
are treating of an Agreement, and therefore desire
the hearing the Cause may be deferred for some
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Hearing of the
said Cause be adjourned till Monday the Twenty-seventh
Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.
Hamerton's Pet. referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of John Hamerton, Son
and Heir of Mathew Hamerton Gentleman, deceased;
praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Sale or Mortgaging of Part of his Estate, in the Petition mentioned,
for Payment of his Debts, and other Purposes therein
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition
be referred to the Consideration of Mr. Justice Blencowe and Mr. Justice Tracy; 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.
Hoskyn's Pet. referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Hungerford Hoskins
Baronet; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable him
to limit a Rent-charge, not exceeding Six Hundred
Pounds a Year, out of the Real Estate in the Petition
mentioned (subject as therein is expressed), for a Jointure for such Wife as the Petitioner shall happen to
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be
referred to the Consideration of 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.
Sir Arthur Acheson versus Basill, for a Decree to be made up.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Arthur Acheson Baronet; setting forth, "That Martin Caulfeild Basill
Esquire, on the Ninth of June last, lodged his Appeal in this House, from a Decree of the Court of
Exchequer in Ireland, to which the Petitioner answered on the Ninth of July following; and soon after
the Parliament was prorogued; and no Application
has been made by the Appellant, to the Petitioner's
Knowledge, to the proper Officer, to make up the
said Decree; nor has the Appellant ever since stirred
in his said Appeal, till the Twenty-ninth of April last;
and then, without any Notice to the Petitioner, obtained an Order, that the proper Officer of the said
Court should settle and sign the said Decretal Order,
but no Time is fixed by this House for procuring the
same; and the Petitioner has Reason to apprehend
the Appellant (who is in Possession of the Lands in
Question) intends to delay the hearing the said Appeal this Session; and praying, that the proper Officer
may be required, by a certain Day, to settle and sign
the said Decree; and that a Day may be appointed
for hearing the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Barons of the said
Court of Exchequer do cause the proper Officer to draw
up the said Decree ex Parte, within Six Days after Notice of this Order, unless the Appellant bring back the
Copy thereof, and join in passing it before that Time.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Dominicum,
vicesimum nonum diem instantis Maii, hora nona Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.