DIE Jovis, 7 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Howard Esc.
John Earl of Bridgewater sat Speaker.
Frivolous Suits in Wales, &c. to prevent, Bill.
The House took into Consideration the Commons
Amendments, made to the Lords Amendment to the
Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing of frivolous
and vexatious Suits in the Principality of Wales, and
the Counties Palatine."
Which were read Thrice, and agreed to.
ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the
Lords have agreed to their Amendments, made to the
Lords Amendment to the said Bill.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr.
Blake and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the
better preserving the Navigation of the Rivers Avon
and Froome; and for cleansing, paving, and enlightening, the Streets of the City of Bristol;" to which
they desire the Concurrence of this House.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
Sale of Part of the Estate of Charles Hoare Esquire,
for Payment of his Debts; and for settling other Part
in Trust, for raising a Portion and Maintenance for
Elizabeth his only Daughter by his former Wife,
and for making a Jointure for Mary his now Wife,
and for a Provision for the Children by the said Mary."
The Lord Audley reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Manor of Fenham, in the County of Northumberland,
for the Payment of the Debts of Thomas Riddell
Esquire and Edward Riddell his Son, and raising
Portions for the Daughters of the said Thomas Riddell: That the Committee found some Difficulties in
the Bill, the Debts not being sworn to, and other
Matters which occurred to them."
Whereupon it is ORDERED, That the said Bill shall
be re-committed to the same Committee as before; and
to meet on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to
enable Thomas May Gentleman to sell Lands, in the
County of Suffolke, which were settled upon his Marriage; and to convey other Lands in the same County, of a greater Value, to the same Uses."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords
have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Kirke versus Webb:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of Thomas Kirke Gentleman, from a Decree of Dismission of the Court of Chancery, made the Three and
Twentieth Day of June, One Thousand Six Hundred
Ninety-nine, in a Cause wherein the Petitioner was
Plaintiff, against Henry Webb Esquire, Executor of the
last Will and Testament of Doctor Thomas Wood, late
Bishop of Coventry and Litchfield, Sir Cesar Wood, alias
Cranmer, Knight, and Thomas Webb Esquire, Defendants; as also upon the Answers of the said Tho. Webb,
Henry Webb, and Sir Cesar Cranmer, alias Wood, put in
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 Thomas Kirke shall be, and
is hereby, dismissed; and that the Decree of Dismission
from which they appealed shall be, and is hereby,
Sir M. Eustace versus Carroll.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Maurice
Eustace Knight, against a Decree obtained in the Chancery in Ireland, the Two and Twentieth and Six and
Twentieth Days of June last, in a Cause wherein James
Caroll was Plaintiff, and the Petitioner and others Defendants; praying the Reversal of the said Decree, and
to dismiss the said Caroll's Bill; and that he answer
thereunto in a short Time, in order to hear both Appeals
at One Time:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Caroll
may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he
is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in
Writing, on Monday the Eleventh Day of this Instant
March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Joh'es Comes Bridgewater, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad
et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) octavum diem instantis
Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.