DIE Veneris, 17 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, C. P. S.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Berkley Str.
Ds. Pawlet of Bas.
Lawrence versus Lawrence:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of Giles Lawrence Gentleman, complaining of a Decree
made by the present Lord High Chancellor, the Fifth
of December 1715, in a Cause wherein the Appellant
was Plaintiff, and Dulcibella Lawrence Widow and others
Defendants; and praying, "That so much of the said
Decree, as concerns the Matter of Dower of the said
Dulcibella, may be reviewed and reversed:" As also
upon the Answer of the said Dulcibella Lawrence put
in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had 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 be, and is hereby, dismissed this
House; and that the said Decree therein complained of
be, and is hereby, affirmed: And there appearing no
Direction in the said Decree, that so much of the Plaintiff's Bill as relates to the questioning the Dower of the
said Dulcibella Lawrence should stand dismissed; it is
hereby Ordered, That so much of the Plaintiff's said
Bill as relates to that Matter be, and is hereby, ordered to stand dismissed: And it is hereby further
Ordered, That the Appellant do pay, or cause to be
paid, to the Respondent, the Sum of Thirty Pounds, for
her Costs in respect of the said Appeal.
Highgate, &c. Highways, Bill.
Whereas Tuesday last was appointed, for the Second
Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing
the Highways from several Places therein mentioned,
leading towards Highgate Gatehouse and Hampsted, in
the County of Middlesex; and for electing Trustees,
for keeping up a sufficient Number, for the repairing
the Highways upon the Roads from Highgate Gatehouse to Barnet Blockhouse; and also of the Highways
between Kilburn Bridge and Sparrows Hern, in the
County of Hertford."
The House being moved, "That the same be now
It is Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second
Sir Richard Child's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Richard Child Baronet and Dame Dorothy his Wife, and Frederick Tilney
Esquire; praying, "That Leave may be given to bring
in a Bill, to vest the Capital Messuage, and Part of
the Premises, devised by the Will of Sir Josiah Child
Baronet, deceased, and settled by the said Sir Richard, in Jointure on his said Wife, in the Petitioner
Sir Richard and his Heirs, to be sold; and for settling
an Estate purchased by him, to the same Uses the said
Capital Messuage and other Premises were devised,"
It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said
Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief
Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Baron Mountague; 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.
Cuffe, Report of the Judges to be read.
The House being moved, "That the Report of the
Judges, to whom the Petition of John Cuffe Esquire and
Margaret his Wife, praying Leave to bring in a Bill
for the Purposes therein mentioned, was referred,
might be read:"
Ordered, That the said Report be read To-morrow.
River Wear; and Port of Sunderland, Bill.
Ordered, That George Oldner, Henry Cottrell, and
Laithwaite Barton, be, and are hereby, required to attend
this House on Monday next, in order to be examined, or
give Information, before the Committee of the whole
House to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the
Preservation and Improvement of the River Wear, and
Port and Haven of Sunderland, in the County of Durham," stands committed.
Cocke and his Wife, Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Daniel Cocke Gentleman
and Katherine his Wife; praying, "That Leave may
be given to bring in a Bill, for vesting the Lands, Feefarm Rents, and Premises, contained in a Settlement,
made by the Petitioner, after their Intermarriage, in
Trustees, to be sold; and to enable such Trustees to
lay out Two Thousand Seven Hundred Pounds of the
Money arising by such Sale, for the Purchase of an
Estate in Hertfordshire, contracted for by the Petitioner Daniel, with Sir John Humble and his Wife; and
to enable such Trustees, with the Remainder of the
Money, to purchase other Lands nearer London, to be
settled, with the said Estate contracted for, to the same
Uses contained in the aforesaid Settlement:"
It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said
Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Dormer and Mr. Justice Eyre; 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
Kennedy versus Moor.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Richard Kennedy and Mary his Wife and others are Appellants,
and Oliver Moore Esquire Respondent:"
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Fourth
Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque at et in diem Sabbati, decimum octavum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.
DIE Jovis, 11 Julii, 1717,
hitherto examined by us,
Say & Seale.