Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 13, 1675-1681. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 9 die Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Sir Edward Chesenhale and Dame Elizabeth his Wife, and their Trustees, to sell the Manor of Billingford, in Norfolke, and to purchase and settle Lands at Preston, in Lancashire, in Lieu thereof."
It was moved, "That the Committee for the Bill concerning Mrs. Clifton's Estate might have a Judge appointed to assist them in the Consideration of that Bill."
Hereupon Mr. Justice Scroggs was appointed for that Purpose.
Langley versus Twisden.
Upon reading the Petition of Robert Langley Woodmonger; shewing, "That having brought his Action this Term against Francis Twisden, of The Inner Temple, Esquire, (for Breach of Covenants by the said Francis Twisden signed and sealed) and having delivered a Writ to the Sheriffs of London against the said Francis; and upon Demand by the said Sheriff to the said Francis for Bail to the said Writ, the said Francis Twisden did shew forth to the said Sheriff a Protection under the Hand and Seal of the Earl of Manchester, by which Means the said Robert Langley being hindered of his due Course at Law, therefore prayeth the Relief of this House:"
Upon Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Protection, granted to the said Francis Twisden by the Earl of Manchester, be, and is hereby, discharged; and that the said Robert Langley may proceed against the said Francis Twisden, in any of His Majesty's Courts of Law, as if no such Protection as aforesaid had been granted.
Mearebanke and Aronfield, Grimsditch's Bail, versus Sare.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Mearebanke and John Aronfield; shewing, "That they became Bail for one Thomas Grimsditch, having obtained a Writ of Error returnable into this Court, upon a Judgement obtained against him by William Sare, in an Action of the Case; notwithstanding the said Writ so obtained was shewed to the said William Sare, he hath sued out Scire facias against the Petitioners, and entered Judgement thereupon, and waiteth to take them in Execution, and therefore prayeth Relief:"
It is ORDERED, That the said William Sare be, and is hereby, required to appear at the Bar of this House, to answer to the said Complaint of the Petitioners, on Friday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Sarjeant versus Sarjeant.
Upon reading the Petition of William Sarjeant and Jane his Wife, One of the Daughters of Dame Mary Saltonstall, deceased, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery in the Cause heard on the 9th Day of December and 14th Day of February 1675, concerning the settling of the Lands of Richard Sarjeant Esquire deceased, and the Portion of the said Jane the Petitioner, and other Matters in the said Decree contained:
It is thereupon ORDERED, That the Petitioners cause Notice of their said Petition to be given to Jane Sarjeant, the Relict and Executrix of the said Richard Sarjeant, and to Henry Parker complained of in the said Petition, who may have a Copy thereof; to which they the said Jane Sarjeant and Henry Parker are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers, in Writing, at the Bar of this House, within One Week next after Notice to them respectively given by the Service of this Order on them.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, 11um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.