Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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'House of Lords Journal Volume 12: 31 January 1674', in Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 12, 1666-1675, (London, 1767-1830) pp. 624. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/lords-jrnl/vol12/p624 [accessed 4 March 2024]
DIE Sabbati, 31 die Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Jenkins, Pringle, & al. versus Blake, Babington, & al.
Upon reading the Petition of John Jenkins Esquire and Margaret his Wife, Jane Pringle, and Brian Grey and Elizabeth his Wife, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery on the 30th Day of November, 23° Car'l. Secundi, concerning a Rent Charge of Sixty Pounds per Annum, issuing out of certain Lands and Hereditaments in Ford, in the County of Northumberland, and out of the Manor of Cornhill, in the County Palatine of Durham; and concerning an Award made by Ralph Jenison Merchant concerning the same, as in the said Petition is set forth:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Francis Blake and Elizabeth his Wife, Arthur Babington and Margaret his Wife, and John Carr and Susanna his Wife (late the Wife of Thomas Winckles), in the said Petition and Appeal mentioned, be, and are hereby, required to put in their Answer or Answers thereunto in Writing, at the Bar of this House, within Three Weeks next after they shall be served with this Order, and a Copy of the said Petition; and hereof they may not fail.
Lady Read versus Sir J. Read.
ORDERED, That the Cause between the Lady Reade upon her Petition, and Sir John Reade her Husband, which was appointed to have been heard this Day, is put off till Friday Sevennight the 13th of February next.
Ld Brudnel & al. E. of Shrewsbury's Trustees, versus D. of Bucks.
The House this Day entering into Consideration of the Complaint made by Francis Lord Brudnell and others, in their Petition against George Duke of Buckingham and Anna Maria Countess of Shrewsbury, after a long Debate had thereupon, adjourned the further Debate thereof, to be resumed on Friday the 6th Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Ly. OBrian's Claim to the Barony of Clifton, of Leighton Bromswold.
ORDERED, That the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and the other Judges who were present in this House on the 20th of this Instant January, shall be heard, to give their Opinions concerning the Claim made by the Lady O Brian to the Barony of Clifton, of Leighton Bromswold, on Saturday the 7th Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse in diem Martis, 3um diem Februarii, 1673, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Lords take the Oath of Allegiance.
This Day, after the Adjournment of this House, the Lords whose Names are underwritten did, in the Presence of the Lord Keeper and a competent Number of Lords of His Majesty's Privy Council, kneeling at the Woolsack whereupon the Lord Keeper fits, take the Oath of Allegiance provided and mentioned in the Parliament 3° Regis Jacobi.
The Gentleman Usher held the Bible, and the Clerk of the Crown read the Oath.