DIE Veneris, 29 die Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. David's.
Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Comes Pembrook et Mount.
|Ds. Grey de R.
Ds. Howard de Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
King's Answer, concerning Signet Books.
The Lord Viscount Newport reported, "That he presented to His Majesty the Address, That the Committee for Inspections may have Leave to peruse the
Books of the Signet-office, from 1680 to the Fourth
Year of the late King James; and His Majesty has
given Order that the Books shall be ready, as is desired."
This Day Robert Yard, Thomas Morris, Peter Augur,
Josia Moore, Richard Haley, Robert Bates, and John
Phelps, were sworn at the Bar, in order to give their
Informations before the Committee for Inspections.
Daye & Ux. versus Thwaites.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Deye
and Frances his Wife, complaining of a Decree made
by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, the Tenth
Day of July last past, wherein your Petitioner Deye and
his Wife were decreed to pay Five Hundred Pounds,
and a Moiety of Four Hundred Pounds, with Interest
for the Moiety of the said Four Hundred Pounds from
the Death of the Lord Limbrey, and Interest for the said
Five Hundred Pounds from Two Years after the Death of
Thomas Thwaites, with Costs, as in the Petition, amongst
other Things, is set forth, whereunto Martha Thwaites
by her Guardian is Defendant; and praying that the
said Decree may be set aside:
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
Martha Thwaites and her Guardian may have a Copy
of the said Petition; and be, and are hereby, required
to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Twelfth Day of December next, at Ten of the
Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said John Deye
and Frances his Wife are to cause timely Notice to be
given to the Defendants, to the End they answer accordingly.
Fountain versus Coke and Guavas.
Upon reading the Petition of Andrew Fountaine
Esquire; shewing, "That he hath an Appeal depending in this House, to which Edward Coke Esquire
and William Guavus have put in their Answers; and
praying the Reviving of the said Appeal, and Stay
of Proceedings, and a Day appointed for hearing the
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Edward Coke Esquire
and William Guavas may have a Copy of the said Petition; and be, and are hereby, required to put in their
Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Sixth Day
of December next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; And it is further ORDERED, That in the mean
Time all Proceedings in the Courts below, from which
he appealed, be, and are hereby, stayed.
Thirhill, D. of Graston's Servant, arrested.
Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, "That
Thomas Sayer, an Attorney at Law, sued Robert Thirhill, menial Servant to his Grace the Duke of Grafton,
a Peer of this Realm, contrary to the Privilege of
Peerage and Privilege of Parliament, although he was
told he was his Grace's menial Servant:
Sayer to be attached.
It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman
Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy or Deputies, do
forthwith attach the Body of the said Thomas Sayer,
and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House,
to answer for his said Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir Tho. Duppa, Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod attending this
House, his Deputy and Deputies,
and every of them, and to all
Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other Their Majesties
Officers, to be aiding and assisting
in the Execution hereof.
The Question being put, "Whether this House
shall be adjourned till Monday next, at Ten
of the Clock?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de
Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 2um diem Decembris, 1689, decima hora Aurora,
Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us, this 11th of January, 1699/89,
North & Grey.