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 Martis, 28 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
|His Royal Highness the Duke of Yorke.|
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Bath et Wells.
Ds. Thesaurarius Angl.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Dorset et Midd.
Comes St. Alban.
Ds. (fn. 1) Wharton.
Ds. North et Grey.
Ds. Arundell Ward.
Ds. Gerard Brand.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler West.
Cottington versus Angela Gallina his Wife.
Upon reading the Petition of Charles Cottington Esquire; shewing the Danger he apprehends of a Sentence of Excommunication to be passed against him, for not obeying the Order of the Court of Delegates, concerning Matters in his Petition now before the Lords Committees for Privileges, by Reference from this House; and therefore praying, "That all Proceedings in the said Cause before the Court of Delegates may be stayed, till the same be determined by this House:"
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Proceedings in the Court of Delegates, relating to the Cause of the said Charles Cottington, be stayed, until such Time as the Lords Committees for Privileges shall make Report of the Matters referred to them.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and the Judge of the Prerogative Court, or his Deputy, be, and are hereby, appointed to be present with the Lords Committees, who are to consider of an Act for reviving of a former Act for avoiding unnecessary Suits and Delays, and for Continuance of a former Act for the better settling of Intestates Estates, on Thursday the 30th Day of this Instant May, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.
ORDERED, That the Cause between Forster and Armorer and others shall be heard, at this Bar, on Thursday next.
The Question being put, "Whether there shall be any more Petitions read this Morning?"
It was Resolved in the Negative.
Denyes versus Frazier & Denyes.
Upon hearing Counsel at the Bar, several Days, upon the Petition of Frances Denyes Widow (the Relict and Executrix of Edward Denyes Esquire, the Son of Edward Denyes deceased), Daughter of Sir Thomas Badd Knight and Baronet, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, concerning the Manor of Southsorewell, alias West Court, in the Isle of Wight, on the Behalf of Sir Alexander Fraizer Knight, One of His Majesty's Physicians, Guardian and Committee to Bridget Denycs, an Ideot, Sister to the Petitioner's late Husband Edward Denyes, and other Matters in the said Appeal set forth; as also upon the Answer of the said Sir Alexander Fraizer put in thereunto:
After deliberate Consideration had of what was offered by the Counsel on either Part thereupon, it is Resolved and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of the said Frances Denyes (praying the Reversal of the said Decree) be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, 29um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.