DIE Jovis, 7 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Joh'es Sommers Miles,
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.|
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Simmons versus Grant & Ux.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Grant and
Bridget his Wife, Respondents to the Petition and Appeal of Elizabeth Simmons, Executrix of Sir Ralph Bovey Baronet; shewing, "That the Appeal is brought
only for Delay, and praying a Day for hearing
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar,
on Thursday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that
the Service of this Order upon the Appellant's Solicitor shall be good Service, in order thereunto.
Robson versus Bayly.
Upon reading the Petition of Anne Robson Respondent, to the Petition of Sarah Bayly; praying, "That
the Time for hearing of their Cause may be put
off for some few Days:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will
hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the
Bar, on Saturday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant
December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
L. Preston's Trial.
The Lord Preston's Trial was produced, pursuant to
the Order of the Fifth Instant.
Skinner versus E. India Company.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas
Skinner Merchant, against the Governor and Company
of Merchants of London trading to The East Indies,
and against Sir Josiah Child, Sir John Moore, Sir Benjamin Bathurst, Sir Jeremiah Sambrooke, Sir Humphry
Edwin, Sir Thomas Davall, and Robert Blackborne,
Members of the said Company, Respondents, from a
Dismission of the Appellant's Bill, exhibited in the
Court of Exchequer against the Respondents, the Nineteenth Day of June, One Thousand Six Hundred
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords following shall be a Committee, to consider of this Petition,
and report their Opinion to this House.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock, in the
Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers, and
to adjourn as they please.
Ds. Gray W.
Brandy &c. Bill, to repeal Acts which prohibit the Importation of, except from France.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act
for repealing such Parts of several former Acts as
prevent or prohibit the Importation of Foreign
Brandy, Aqua Vitæ, and other Spirits, and Bacon,
except from France."
And, after some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported, "That
the Committee had passed the said Bill, without any
To which the House agreed; and ORDERED, That
the same be read the Third Time on Saturday next.
Bridgeman, Dutchess of Graston's Trustee, versus Justices of the King's Bench:
Upon reading another Answer of William Dolben,
Wm. Gregory, and Gyles Eyre Knights, Justices of Their
Majesties Court of King's Bench (Leave being given
to withdraw their former Answer), to the Petition of
the Dutchess of Graston and William Bridgeman; the
following Orders were made:
"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will
hear Counsel, upon the said Petition and Answer, on
Friday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant December,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon."
Bridgeman versus Holt & al. in Error.
"Whereas there was a Writ of Error brought into
this House the Four and Twentieth Day of November
last, wherein William Bridgeman is Plaintiff, and
Rowland Holt and others Defendants, on which, by
the Rules of this House, Errors ought to be assigned
within Eight Days after the bringing in thereof: It
is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Plaintiff
in the said Writ of Error hath hereby Time given
him to assign his Errors thereupon, until Monday the
Eighteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of
the Clock in the Forenoon."
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens
Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) octavum diem instantis Decembris
hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.