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 Martis, 13 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hopton's Bill rejected.
This Day this House heard the Counsel and Witnesses of Richard Hopton, and also the Counsel and Witnesses of Sir Edward Hopton and others, in relation to the Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for making void several Conveyances and Assurances, made by Richard Hopton Esquire, Grandson and Heir of Sir Richard Hopton, late of Cannon Froome, in the County of Hereford, fraudulently procured by colour of a forged Will of the said Sir Richard Hopton."
And, upon serious Consideration thereof, these Questions were put and Resolved:
"1. Whether this Bill shall be committed?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
"2. Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Bill to prohibit the Importation of Irish Cattle.
ORDERED, That on Thursday Morning next this House will proceed in the Report of the Bill against importing of Irish Cattle, &c. the First Business.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 14um diem instantis Novembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.