DIE Mercurii, 5 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Dux St. Albans.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Clifforde L.
The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas
Sir J. Chamberlain's Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Peterburgh reported from the
Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable
Trustees to exchange Lands of Sir James Chamberlaine Baronet, an Infant, lying in the Common Hill
or Field of Salford, in the County of Oxford, for
like Quantities of Land there, in order to the making
an Enclosure,;" as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.
Land Tax Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for granting to His Majesty an Aid of Four Shillings
in the Pound, for One Year, for carrying on the War
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, the First
Deere versus Gibbon:
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon
the Petition and Appeal of Edward Deere against a
Decree made in the Chancery at the Grand Sessions
held at Brecon, the Twentieth Day of April, One
Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-four, before His Majesty's Justices, in a Cause depending there, between
William Gibbon Gentleman Plaintiff, and the Petitioner
Defendant; as also upon the Answer of the said Wm.
Gibbon put in thereunto:
After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the
said Decree, made in the Chancery, at the Grand Sessions
held at Brecon, the Twentieth Day of April One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-four, before His Majesty's
Justices, in a Cause depending there, between William
Gibbon Plaintiff, and the Petitioner Edward Decre Defendant, shall be, and is hereby, reversed.
East India Trade.
The East India Company (pursuant to the Order Yesterday) delivered their Charter, at the Bar, and also a
Charter of Regulations.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and
put into a Committee, to consider further of the East
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Herbert of Chirbury reported, "That
the Committee of the whole House had come to the
following Resolutions; (videlicet,)
"Resolved, That the East India Trade ought to be
carried on by a joint Stock, by Act of Parliament.
"Resolved, That the Books shall lie open till there
is a Subscription of Three Millions; which whole Sum,
or as much thereof as the Subscribers to the joint
Stock shall judge necessary, may be employed for
carrying on the East India Trade."
Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Eleven of
the Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee,
to proceed further upon Consideration of the East India
Lambert et al. to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Richard Lambert,
Callow, and John Holland, do attend the Lords
Committees for Privileges, on Monday next, at Four of
the Clock in the Afternoon.
Ly. North versus Cecill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the Cause wherein Dame Anne North is Appellant, and
Philip Cecill Respondent, on Wednesday the Twelfth Day
of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Georgius Treby Miles, Capitalis Justiciarius Com.
Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum
esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) sextum diem
instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.