DIE Martis, 26 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Marq. De Halyfax, C. P. S.
Dux Norff. Comes Marescallus.
Dux de Grafton.
Dux de Beaufort.
Comes Lyndsey, L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
Ds. Grey de Ruthin.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Marquis de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Newcomb versus Bonham.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas
Newcomb and Dorothy his Wife, complaining of a Decree made by the late Lord Keeper North, and a Dismission of the Petitioner's original Bill, for the Reversing
of a Decree made by the Lord Chancellor Nottingham,
to which Appeal Thomas Bonham and Alice his Wife
are Defendants; and praying, amongst other Things,
"That the said Decree or Reversal may be set aside,
and that the Decree made by the Lord Chancellor
Nottingham for a Redemption may be confirmed:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas
Bonham and Alice his Wife may have a Copy or Copies
of the said Appeal; and be, and are hereby, required to
put in their Answer or respective Answers in Writing
to the said Appeal, on Friday the 5th Day of April
next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof
the said Thomas Newcomb is to cause timely Notice to
be given to the said Defendants, to the End they answer
Serle versus Clarke.
This House being moved, "That a Day may be
appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Henry Serle
is Plaintiff, and Sir Rob't Clarke, Nicholas Barebone,
and others, Defendants:"
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
Wednesday the Third Day of April next, at Ten of the
Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Henry Serle
is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Sir
Rob't Clarke, and Nicholas Barebone, and others, Defendants, to the End they may attend with their Counsel
accordingly, by leaving a Copy of this Order with their
Clerk in Chancery.
Williams versus Reade.
Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing of
Counsel on both Sides, in the Cause between Walter
Williams Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, from a Decree made in the High Court of Chancery, wherein
Edward Reade was Plaintiff, and Richard Reade the
Elder and Richard Reade the Younger Defendants;
and from another Decree, wherein the said Ric'd
Reade the Younger, by the Name of Richard Reade of
Lugwardine Esquire, was Plaintiff, and your Petitioner
Elizabeth, by the Name of Elizabeth Reade Widow, was
Defendant; and praying the Reversal of both the Decrees; Counsel appearing for the Plaintiff, and praying
a further Day for hearing, and that they were willing
to pay Costs, and also hearing the Counsel of the Defendant Reade to this Matter:
After Debate and Consideration had of this Matter,
it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition
and Appeal of the said Walter Williams and Elizabeth
his Wife from these Decrees be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.
Marquis de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque
in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 27um diem instantis Martii,
1689, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.