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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DIE Veneris, 17 die Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Sale of some Lands, to pay the Debts, and make Provision for the Younger Children, of John Beckham Esquire deceased."
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Francklin and others; who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Execution of a Trust, for Payment of the Debts, and providing for the Younger Children, of Richard Taylor Esquire, deceased;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.
ORDERED, That this Bill shall be read To-morrow Morning.
The Earl of Dorsett is excused for his Absence.
Woollen Manufacture Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill for regulating the Manufacture of Woollen Cloth shall be read on Monday Morning next.
Worth versus Weldon.
The Answer of George Weldon, to the Complaint of Andrew Worth, was delivered into this House; and ordered to be read on Wednesday Morning next.
Norden versus Hawles.
Upon hearing this Day the Counsel of John Norden Esquire, upon his Petition and Appeal from a Decree and Dismission made by the Court of Chancery, in a Cause there lately depending between him and Thomas Hawles Esquire (and also the Counsel of the said Thomas Hawles was heard):
It is ORDERED, That this House will hear the Counsel on both Sides, To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, upon the whole Merits of the Cause.
Additional Hearth-money Bill.
ORDERED, That Two of the Judges are hereby appointed to assist the Lords Committees, who are to consider of a Bill, intituled, "An additional Act for explaining the former Acts, and better collecting of the Duty of Hearth-money," in their Lordships proceeding upon the said Bill, on Monday the 20th Day of April Instant, at Eight of the Clock in the Morning, in the Prince's Lodgings; at which Time and Place Mr. Attorney General, or some other Counsel for him, is also appointed to attend their Lordships upon the said Bill.
Toomes versus Etherington, in Error.
Whereas, upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, between Richard Toomes Plaintiff, and Robert Etherington Defendant, this Day was appointed to hear the Errors assigned by the said Richard Toomes argued at the Bar:
It is this Day ORDERED, That the said Errors shall be argued, by Counsel on both Sides, on Wednesday the 22th Day of April Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, 18um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.