DIE Mercurii, 17 Augusti.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Georgius Princeps Walliæ.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Devanshire, Senescallus.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes De Loraine.
Ds. Willughby Br.
E. Rochester and Visc. Mountjoy to take the Oaths in England, Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Molesworth and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the
Right Honourable Henry Earl of Rochester, and William Lord Viscount Mountjoy in the Kingdom of Ireland, to take the Oaths of Office for their respective
Offices in the said Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves in England for the legal Enjoyment of
their said Offices;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Stratford & al. Creditors of L. Holles, Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Elizabeth Stratford
Widow; William Prentice, Robert Hemings, Thomas Milksop, and others, whose Names are subscribed, Creditors
of the Right Honourable Francis and Denzill Lord
Holles, deceased, to the Value of above Three Thousand Pounds; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for explaining an Act made in the Ninth Year of King William
the Third, intituled, "An Act for the speedy Payment of the Debts of Francis Lord Holles deceased,
and for the better enforcing the Payment of their
respective just Debts, according to the true Meaning
of the said Act:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be,
and is hereby, 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.
Mixed or medley Broad Cloth, Bill:
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
make an Act of the Tenth Year of Her late Majesty,
intituled, "An Act for regulating, improving, and encouraging, of the Woollen Manufacture of mixed
or medley Broad Cloth, and for the better Payment
of the Poor employed therein," more effectual for the
Benefit of Trade in general; and also to render more
effectual an Act of the Seventh Year of Her said Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the better ascertaining the Lengths and Breadths of Woollen Cloth
made in the County of York."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Rogers and Mr. Browning:
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the
said Bill, without any Amendment.
Visc. Bolingbroke's Attainder, Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to
be put into a Committee of the whole House, upon the
Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Attainder of Henry
Viscount Bolingbroke of High Treason, unless he shall
render himself to Justice by a Day certain therein
It is Ordered, That this House shall be put into
a Committee upon the said Bill, To-morrow, at Two
a Clock; and nothing to intervene; and all the Lords
to be summoned.
D. of Ormond's Attainder, Bill.
Whereas this Day also was appointed, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the
Attainder of James Duke of Ormonde of High Treason, unless he shall render himself to Justice by a
Day certain therein mentioned:"
It is Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second
Time To-morrow, after Two a Clock; and all the Lords
to be summoned.
Daly & Ux. versus Lynch:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Denis Daly Junior, Esquire, and Ellin his Wife,
from a Decree, or Decretal Order, made in the High
Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Twenty-eighth Day
of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirteen, in certain Causes, wherein the Appellants were
Plaintiffs, and Mary Lynch and others Defendants; and
the said Mary Lynch Plaintiff, in a Cross Bill, and the
Appellants and others Defendants; praying, "That
the said Decree may be reversed:" As also upon the
Answer of the said Mary Lynch put in thereunto:
The Counsel being withdrawn; and due Consideration had of what was offered in this Cause; it is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree be
reversed: And it is hereby Declared, That the Respondent
is entitled to her Dower, notwithstanding the Articles
pretended to be made upon her Marriage; and that the
Articles or Agreement, and Endorsement thereon, are
void, as against the Appellants, being then Minors,
and no Parties; and that the Respondent ought to elect
whether she will insist on her Right of Dower or waive
her Dower, and claim a Moiety of the Estate of her
Husband, after the Payment of Debts, Legacies, and
Portions, according to his Will.
Then the Counsel were called in again.
And the Counsel for the Respondents being asked,
"Which of the Two they did elect for their Client?"
But the Respondent herself not being present, her
Counsel declined making any Election for her; and desired a few Days for that Purpose.
And being withdrawn;
The House allowed the said Respondent Time till
Saturday next, to return Answer to the Question put
to her Counsel as aforesaid; at which Time their Lordships will further decree as shall be just.
Causes put off.
Ordered, That the Cause wherein William Habkin
is Appellant, and Roger Hoge Respondent, which is appointed to be heard To-morrow, be put off to Friday;
and the other Cause removed One Day.
De Vlieger & al. Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
naturalize Robert De Vlieger, George Christian Luders,
Goddard versus Sir J. Swinton.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be
appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein John Goddard is Appellant, and Sir John Swinton Respondent:"
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the
said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the
Twenty-fixth Day of this Instant August, at Eleven
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, decimum octavum diem instantis Augusti, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.