DIE Lunæ, 11 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Viscount Lonsdale, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Comes Warwick & Hoil'd.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Coote versus Langham.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Colonel
Rich'd Coote; complaining of several Decrees, Orders,
and Proceedings, in the Court of Chancery, in Ireland,
of the Thirtieth of June last, the Tenth of July last,
the Thirteenth of July last, and the Seven and Twentieth of October last, on the Behalf of Joseph Longham,
Elizabeth Lady Dowager of Shelborne, James Howison,
James Barlow, and Samuel Vaughan; and praying the
Reversal of the said Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Joseph Langham, Lady Shelborne, James Howison, James Barlow,
and Samuel Vaughan, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in
their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Two and Twentieth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Beisley versus Stratford.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the Cause wherein Evseby Beisly is Appellant, and
Robert Stratford and Evseby Stratford, Minors, (by their
Guardian Thomas Broderick Esquire,) are Respondents,
on Monday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant December,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Siderfin, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the humble Petition of Robert Siderfin,
of Croydon, in the County of Somerset, Esquire; shewing,
"That divers Lands of the Petitioner's, in the County of
Somersett, are mortgaged for great Sums of Money;
and he, owing other Monies upon Bond, cannot discharge the same, otherwise than by Sale of Part of
the said Lands; which is not in his Power (by reason
of a subsequent Settlement) without the Aid of an
Act of Parliament, whereunto all the Parties to the
said Settlement are freely consenting; and praying
Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest Part of the said Lands
in Trustees, and, by the Sale thereof, to pay off the
Debts of the Petitioner:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath
hereby Leave given him to bring in a Bill, according to
the Prayer of the said Petition.
Thorowgood versus Cordell.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John
Thorowgood and Rebecca his Wife, from a Decree and
Orders of the Court of Chancery, of the Twentieth of
May One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three, the
Third of June One Thousand Six Hundred Ninetyeight, and the Fourth of October One Thousand Six
Hundred Ninety-eight; upon hearing of Cross Causes,
One, wherein Edm'd Cordell, Administrator of Mary his
Wife, was Complainant, and John Thorowgood and Rebecca his Wife, John Bugden and Mary Hallet were
Defendants; the other, wherein the said John Thorowgood and Rebecca his Wife were Complainants, and the
said Edmund Cordell and Mary his Wife, and John Webb
and Mary his Wife, Defendants:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edm'd Cordell
may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he
is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in
Writing, on Thursday the Fourth Day of January next,
at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Smith attached for Remarks on the Duke of Shrewsbury's Letter to the House of Lords.
Mr. Mathew Smith being this Day brought to the
Bar, and shewed a written Book sent by him to the
Lord Chancellor, to be communicated to this House,
intituled, "Remarks upon the D- of S-'s Letter
to the House of Lords, concerning Captain Smith, by
Mathew Smith, of The Inner Temple, Esquire:"
He owned the said Book to be his Hand-writing.
And after reading thereof, and Debate thereupon:
The Question was put, "Whether Mathew Smith
is guilty of a Breach of Privilege?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or
Deputies, do forthwith take into his Custody the Body
of Mathew Smith Esquire, and keep him in safe Custody
until further Order of this House; and this shall be a
sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir David Mitchell, Gentleman Usher of
the Black Rod attending this House, his
Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
(videlicet,) decimum tertium diem instantis Decembris,
hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.