DIE Jovis, 9 die Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Arch. de York.
Epus. St. David's.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Howard de Essingham.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Marq. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Sir Thomas Treby and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and
settling the Succession of the Crown;" to which they
desire their Lordships Concurrence.
Additional Poll Bill:
The Lord Delamer reported, "That the Committee
have considered the Bill, intituled, "An additional
Act to an Act, intituled, An Act for raising Money,
by a Poll and otherwise, for the reducing of Ireland;" and have made a small Amendment, and have
drawn a Clause according to former Precedents in
the like Case, for rating and taxing the Peers by
Commissioners of their own naming, and appointing
a Collector to receive the Rates and Taxes of the
Which, being read, were Agreed to; and ORDERED,
The Bill to be read a Third Time, with these Amendments.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An additional Act to an Act, intituled, An Act for raising Money, by a Poll and otherwise, for the reducing of
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with
the Amendments now read, shall pass for a
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
(fn. *) :
To let them know, that this House agrees to the
Bill, intituled, "An additional Act to an Act, intituled,
"An Act for raising Money, by a Poll and otherwise,
for the reducing of Ireland," with some Amendments; and desire their Concurrence to the said Amendments.
Harvey versus L. Holles.
After hearing Counsel Yesterday, upon the Petition
and Appeal of John Hervey Esquire and Isabella his
Wife, and their Trustees, complaining of a Decree
made in the Court of Chancery (by the then Lord Chancellor) the Thirtieth Day of May, 1682, wherein Sir
Robert Carr was decreed to pay Ten Thousand Three
Hundred and Sixty Pounds, Nine Shillings, with Interest
of the Six Thousand Pounds Principal Money from the
First of March 1678, by a Time therein mentioned; as
also of another Decree made by the late Lord Chancellor Jeffryes in the said Cause, the Fifth Day of February
1686, wherein he decreed, "That the Estate of your
Petitioner Isabella is charged with Ten Thousand
Three Hundred Sixty Pounds, Nine Shillings, as a
stated Sum arising by Six Thousand Pounds Principal,
and the Interest thereof, to the First of March, 1678,
and Interest both for the Principal and Interest from
the Time, in all amounting to above Sixteen Thousand Pounds," and other Things in the Petition set
forth; as also upon the Answer of the Right Honourable Francis Lord Holles put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by
Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Decree made
by the Lord Chancellor Nottingham, the 30th Day of
May, 1682, in this Cause, be, and is hereby, affirmed:
And it is also ORDERED and Adjudged, That the Decree made by the said Lord Chancellor Jefferyes, the
Fifth Day of February, 1686, be, and is hereby, reversed, so as that the said Lord Holles shall have no
Advantage by the Will of Sir Robert Carr; and that
the Lord Holles be left to have the Land sold according
to the Decree of the aforesaid Lord Chancellor Nottingham, which said Decree is affirmed as aforesaid.
Commissioners of the Great Seal Bill.
The Amendments made in the Bill concerning the
Commissioners of the Great Seal, by the House of Commons, were read; but, because the Amendments do not
cohere, the House made the Lords following a Committee, to oversee them, and fit them for the House:
E. of Huntingdon.
E. of Pembrooke.
E. of Mulgrave.
E. of Nottingham.
E. of Rochester.
E. of Fauconberg.
Epus. St. Asaph.
|D. of Norff.
|D. of Bolton.
|L. Great Chamberlain.
The Question being put, "Whether this House
shall be now adjourned till To-morrow, at
Ten of the Clock?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Marquis de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore,
declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse
usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 10um diem instantis
Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us, this 28 June, 1689,
North & Grey.