Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 18 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and
subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the
George Earl of Warrington.
Price Lord Viscount Hertford.
George Lord Bishop of Bath & Wells.
Thomas Lord Leigh.
Message from H.C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for charging and continuing the Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Muirheid versus Muirheid.
Upon reading the Petition of John Muirheid; praying a further Time for his Father James Muirheid's answering to the Appeal of Rose Muirheid; the said James Muirheid being aged, and on the Road from North Britain:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Murheid hath hereby Time allowed him for answering to the said Appeal, until Friday the Fourth Day of March next, at Eleven a Clock.
Fowle versus Ellis.
The House being this Day moved on the Behalf of John Fowle, Respondent to the Appeal of Patrick Ellis, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock.
Lady Falkland and Ly. Russel versus It Lytton.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petitions and Appeals of the Lady Viscountess Falkland and Lady Russell:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will proceed to hear Counsel, for the Respondent Lytton Lytton Esquire, To-morrow, at Ten a Clock.
Thanks to Bishop of Norwich, for his Sermon.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Norwich, for his Sermon preached before this House Yesterday, in the Abbey Church at Westminster; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, decimum nonum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.