Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 3 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Edward Kerry Esquire, lying in Binweston, in the County of Salop, in Trustees, to discharge Incumbrances thereon, and to raise Portions for Younger Children; and for confirming the Marriage Settlement of the said Edward Kerry."
Tilley versus Richardson.
Upon reading the Petition of John Tilley Esquire; praying, "That his Appeal now depending in this House, to which Thomas Richardson is Respondent, appointed to be heard To-morrow, may be put off to Monday next; the Respondent consenting thereunto:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Appeal, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Eighth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
L. Holles's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the speedy Satisfaction of the Debts of Francis Lord Holles, lately deceased."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Bp. of London and E. Nott. Exchange, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Exchange of certain Advowsons, between the Bishop of London and the Earl of Nottingham."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the speedy Satisfaction of the Debts of Francis Lord Holles, lately deceased," is referred; who are to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Estate of Francis Griffith, late of London, Scrivener, deceased, for Payment of his Debts."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Nicholas Goodwin the Elder and Nicholas Goodwin the Younger to sell the Manor of Winslow, in the County of Bucks; and, with the Monies arising thereby, and other Monies to be advanced by the said Nicholas Goodwin the Elder, to purchase Lands of a greater Yearly Value, to be settled to the same Uses as the said Manor is now settled."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Francklyn:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) quintum diem instantis Februarii, hora duodecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.