DIE Jovis, 9 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, C. P. S.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Ds. North & Grey.
The Lord Chancellor reported, "That he, with the
House, did Yesterday attend His Majesty, and present
to Him their humble Address; to which His Majesty
was pleased to return the following most Gracious
His Majesty's Answer to Address.
"I thank you kindly for this very dutiful Address:
Your Zeal and Affection to My Person and Government is what (under God) I shall always principally
Ordered, that the said Address, and His Majesty's
most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed
River Wear and Port of Sunderland, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for the Preservation and Improvement of the River
Wear, and Port and Haven of Sunderland, in the
County of Durham."
Standing Orders concerning the Hearing of Causes, to be considered.
Notice being taken, "That the Standing Orders of this
House, made to prevent or restrain the proceeding on
Business upon Days whereon Causes are appointed to
be heard before such Hearings, are defective, or of late
have not been strictly observed:"
And thereupon the Standing Order of this House, of
the 14th of January 1705, which forbids the Reading
of Private Bills before the Hearing of Causes; and also
the Standing Order of the 28th of June 1715, which
directs Causes to be called in precisely at Eleven a Clock,
and no other Business to intervene; being read:
It is Ordered, That on Saturday next this House
will take the said Orders into Consideration, in order to
enforce the same, or remedy any Defects there may be
therein; and that the Lords be then summoned to attend the Service of this House.
Bond & al. versus Hele & al.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of Isabella Bond, Widow, Relict, and Administratrix, of
John Bond Esquire, deceased, Paschasius Minne and Martha his Wife, Caleb, Martha, Mary, Gertrude, John, and
Isabella Minne, their Children, Infants, by the said Paschasius Minne their Father and Guardian; complaining
of a Decree made by the late Lord Chancellor, on the
Eighteenth Day of July 1713, in a Cause wherein
Charity and Julyan Hele, Infants, by Julian their Mother and next Friend, were Plaintiffs, and the Appellants and others Defendants; and praying, "That the
said Decree may be reversed and rectified, and the
Appellants relieved: As also upon the Answer of the
said Charity and Julian Hele put in to the said Appeal; and likewise hearing the Judges of the Court
of King's Bench, as to the Matter of Law, who continued of the same Opinion as was certified by them
to the Court of Chancery; and also hearing all the
other Judges, who concurred in Opinion with the
Judges of the Court of King's Bench; and on due
Consideration had of what was offered in this Case:
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 said Decree therein complained
of be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Sir R. Barnardiston versus Carter.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Robert Barnardiston
Baronet and others; setting forth, "That the Order of
this House, for hearing their Appeal on Monday next,
was served so late upon them, that they cannot be
prepared by the Time appointed; and Mr. Peer Williams, One of their Counsel, is lately fallen sick; and
that One Part of this Cause being, as the Petitioners
are advised, Matter of Law; and praying, that the
said Hearing may be put off for a Week; and that
the Judges attend this House at the Hearing:"
And thereupon the Petitioners Agent being called in,
and examined upon Oath, at the Bar, as to Notice given
to the Respondent, pursuant to the Standing Order:
It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause
be, and is hereby, adjourned to Friday the Seventeenth
Day of this Infant May, at Eleven a Clock; and that
the Judges do then attend this House.
Lawrence versus Lawrence.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Giles Lawrence Gentleman is Appellant, and Dulcibella Lawrence Respondent:"
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the Sixteenth
Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris,
decimum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ,
Dominis sic decernentibus.