DIE Mercurii, 2 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunelm & Crew.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Brown versus Bradford.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon
the Petition and Appeal of Humphry Browne; complaining of a Decree made in the Court of Chancery,
the Fifteenth Day of June, in the Eighth Year of His
present Majesty's Reign, on Behalf of Richard Bradford; as also upon the Answer of the said Richard
Bradford 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 Petition and Appeal of Humphry Browne
shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that
the Decree from which he appealed shall be, and is
E. of Maclesfield's Divorce Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for
dissolving the Marriage between Charles Earl of Maclesfeld and Anne his Wife, and to illegitimate the
Children of the said Anne."
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the
Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think
it fit to pass, with some Amendments."
Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and
the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Irish Merchants versus Woollen Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of several Merchants of
the City of London trading to Ireland; praying to be
heard, by their Counsel, against the Bill, intituled,
"An Act to encourage the Woollen Manufacture in
England, and to restrain the Exportation of Woollen Manufactures from Ireland into any Foreign Parts;
and for the better preventing the Exportation of
Wool from England and Ireland:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners
shall be heard, by their Counsel, on Wednesday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant March, before the said Bill
be read a Second Time.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) tertium diem instantis Martii, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.