DIE Veneris, 1 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Comes De Loraine.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. St. John.
Rochfort versus Nugent.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Robert Rochford Esquire; complaining of a Decree and several Orders, made and pronounced in His Majesty's High Court
of Chancery in Ireland, in a Cause wherein Ridgely Nugent Gentleman was Plaintiff, and the Petitioner and Leonard Hatfield Defendants; and praying, "That the
same may be reversed; and, in order thereunto, that
the said Ridgely Nugent may answer the said Appeal;
and that the Service of the Order of this House on
his Six Clerk in the said Court may be deemed good
Service; and that, in the mean Time, all Proceedings
on the said Orders and Decree may be stayed:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Ridgely Nugent may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and
is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in
Writing, on or before Friday the Twenty-ninth Day
of this Instant June; and that the Service of this Order
on the Respondent's Six Clerk in the said Court of
Chancery shall be good Service, in order thereunto.
Tobacco, &c. to prevent Abuses in, Bill.
Whereas Yesterday was appointed, for the House to
be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act
to prevent the Mischiefs by manufacturing Leaves, or
other Things, to resemble Tobacco, and the Abuses in
making and mixing of Snuff;" and to hear Counsel for
the Traders in Snuff, touching a Clause in the said
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be
put into a Committee, to consider of the said Bill, on
Wednesday next; and that any Persons who shall think
themselves concerned therein may be then heard, for or
against any Part thereof, before the said Committee.
E. Scarsdale and Ld. Hay, under Bail in The King's Bench.
Notice being taken to the House, "That the Earl
of Scarsdale and the Lord Hay, who had been committed, pursuant to the Consent of this House, on Suspicion of Treason or Treasonable Practices, were now
under Bail in The King's Bench:"
And the House being thereupon moved, "That the
Proceedings in the Journal, in the Year 1692, in relation to the Complaint of the Earl of Huntingdon and
other Lords being under Bail in The King's Bench,
upon Warrants of Commitment for High Treason,
might be read:"
The Earl of Scarsdale acquainted the House, "That
he, having been committed to The Tower by Warrant
as abovementioned, and lately bailed, did this Day
appear in the Court of King's Bench, and there moved
for the Discharge of his said Bail; but the Court refused to discharge the same, the Attorney General
not being there present."
Then the Proceedings in the Journal, in the Case of
the Complaint abovementioned, being read:
It was moved, "That the Judge, who took the said
Bail, might acquaint the House with the Fact, and the
Grounds and Reasons of his taking such Bail."
And thereupon Mr. Baron Price was heard touching
the same; as were also some other of the Judges heard,
in relation to the Matter of bailing of Prisoners.
Then the Standing Order of this House, concerning
the Commitment of Peers, was read.
And a Debate arising, touching the Matters aforementioned:
It was proposed, "That the Consideration of the
Subject-matter thereof be referred to the Committee for Privileges; to meet To-morrow Morning."
And it being proposed, "That the Committee meet
on Monday next:"
This Question was put, "That the Committee for
Privileges do take the Subject-matter of the
said Debate into their Consideration on Monday next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges do
take the Subject matter of the Debate abovementioned
into their Consideration on Monday next, at Eleven a
Clock in the Forenoon; and report to the House.
Morris et al. against Rigby's Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Joshua Morris, Capell
Wall, John Johnson, and Francis Sayer, in Behalf of
themselves and several others; praying, "That they
may be heard, by Counsel, or in such Manner as this
House shall think sit, against the Bill, intituled, "An
Act to discharge Sir Alexander Rigby Knight from his
Imprisonment; and vest his Estate and Effects in Trustees, for the Benefit of his Creditors," before the same
pass into a Law:"
It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the
Table, till the Judges to whom the Consideration of the
said Bill is referred, do make their Report thereupon to
Whereas this Day was appointed, for the Second
Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better
regulating Select Vestries, within the Cities of London
and Westminster, and Borough of Southwark and Bills
of Mortality; and for preventing any Misapplication
of Monies raised or given for the Maintenance of the
It is Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second
Time on Tuesday next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, secundum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ,
Dominis sic decernentibus.