DIE Lunæ, 7 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. St. Asaph.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Bp. of Exeter takes the Oaths.
This Day Sir Jonathan Trelawney Lord Bishop of
Exeter took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the
Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.
West Kirby Bill.
The Earl of Sandwich reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the
Estate of Thomas Bennett, late of Newton cum Larton, in the County of Chester, in Trustees, for the
Use of the Poor of West Kirby, pursuant to the Will
of the said Thomas Bennett," as fit to pass, with some
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill
ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Lofland & al. Nat. Bill.
The Earl of Warrington reported from the Lords
Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Adrian Lofland and others," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.
Thanks to Bp. of Litchfield, for his Sermon.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House
shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of
Litchfield and Coventry, for his Sermon preached on the
Fast-day, before this House, in the Abbey Church at
Westminster; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.
Cornwall versus Williams.
After hearing Counsel (as agreed on Thursday last)
touching the Order made for appointing a Day for
hearing the Cause wherein Colonel Henry Cornwall is
Appellant, and Elizabeth Williams Widow, and Elizabeth Williams, an Infant, are Respondents; and Debate
This Question was put, "Whether the said Cause
shall stand to be heard on Saturday next?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
And ORDERED accordingly.
E. Warwick versus Brookfield and Newport Markets Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Edward Earl of Warwick and Holland; shewing, "That there is a Bill now
depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Grant of Brookfield Market and Newport
Market, in the County of Middl'x," which is ordered
to be read the Third Time To-morrow; that the passing the said Bill will be of great Prejudice to the Petitioner, and lessen his Estate about Smithfield Five
Hundred Pounds per Annum at least; and therefore
praying to be heard, by his Counsel, before the Third
Reading of the said Bill."
The Question was put, "Whether the Petitioner
shall be heard, by his Counsel, before the
Third Reading of the said Bill?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Edward
Earl of Warwick and Holland shall be heard, by his
Counsel, before the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Grant of Brookfield
Market and Newport Market, in the County of
Middl'x," on Monday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven of the Clock; or any other Persons who shall think themselves therein concerned.
Dormer versus Bertie & al.
Upon reading the Petition of John Dormer Esquire;
shewing, "That his Petition and Appeal stands to be
heard on Thursday next, upon the Motion of Charles
Bertie Esquire and others, Respondents to his Appeal; and the Petitioner's Counsel having been out of
Town, by which Means he is straitened in Point of
Time; he therefore humbly prays, to have the Time
enlarged for hearing the said Cause:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will
hear the said Cause on Tuesday the Fifteenth Day of
this Instant April, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Lester versus Foxcroft.
After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal
of Ralph Lester, Citizen and Plaisterer of London, from
a Decretal Order made in the Court of Chancery the
Sixth Day of March last, whereby the Petitioner's Bill
was dismissed without any Relief; as also upon the Answers of Elizabeth Foxcroft, Benjamine Whitchcott, Henry
Foxcroft, and Isaac Foxcroft, put in thereunto; and due
Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the
Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled,
That the Decretal Order of Dismission, complained of
in the said Appeal, shall be, and is hereby, reversed:
And further, that the Respondent Isaac Foxcroft, or
such other of the Respondents to whom the Estate in
Question shall come by virtue of his Father's Will,
shall, when he or they shall be of Age, execute, to the
Petitioner Ralph Lester, his Executors, Administrators,
or Assigns, such a Lease of the Premises in Question as
was prepared and approved of by the said Isaac Foxcroft the Father, before his Death; and that the Appellant Ralph Lester and his Assigns do, in the mean
Time, hold and enjoy the same, under the Covenants
and Agreements in the said intended Lease contained,
discharged of all Incumbrances done by the said Isaac
Foxcroft, or any claiming under him.
Ly. Mohun versus L. Mohun.
Upon reading the Petition of Phillips Lady Mohun;
praying (amongst other Things), "That the Lord
Mohun's Privilege may be taken off:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall
be, and is hereby, dismissed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis,
(videlicet,) octavum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.