DIE Jovis, 3 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Nathan. Wrighte Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Dudley & Ward.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Dormer versus Bertie & al.
It being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for
hearing the Cause wherein John Dormer, of Ascott,
Esquire, is Appellant, and the Honourable Charles
Bertie, Henry Bertie Esquire, and others, are Respondents:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the
Tenth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven of the Clock
in the Forenoon.
Box's Divorce Bill.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put
into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act to
dissolve the Marriage of Ralph Box with Elizabeth
Eyre, and to enable him to marry again."
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Nottingham reported, "That the
Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and
(the Seventh Day of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and One):
After due Consideration of what was offered by
Counsel upon the said Appeal and Answer, it is this
Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
Decree, made the Fifth Day of February aforesaid,
complained of in the Petition and Appeal of Will'm
Hancock and Leonard Hatfield, shall be, and is hereby,
reversed, the Court of Chancery in Ireland having
proceeded to hear the Cause without proper Parties,
but without Prejudice to the Title of Sir Arthur Shaen:
And it is further ORDERED, That the Respondent Sir
Arthur Shaen do forthwith amend his Bill, and make
the Earl of Kildare a Defendant; and that the now Appellants Will'm Hancocke and Leonard Hatfield are to
procure the Earl of Kildare to appear, and answer before Michaelmas Term next, so that the Cause may come
on to be heard before the Chancery in Ireland as soon
as may be; and in case the said William Hancock and
Leonard Hatfield the Appellants do not procure the Earl
of Kildare to appear and answer, and examine his Witnesses, so as the Cause may come on to be heard as
aforesaid, that then the said Decree of the Fifth of
February aforesaid shall stand, and be affirmed.
Vide Order, Die Martis, 13 Maii, 1701.
And it is further ORDERED, That William Hancock
and Leonard Hatfield do bring the Arrears of Rents
now in their Hands, and the growing Rents, into the
Court of Chancery in Ireland, there to remain until the
determining of the Cause.
Countess of Anglesey, Bill for a Separation.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the engrossed Bill, intituled, "An Act for separating James Earl of Anglesey
from Katherine Countess of Anglesey his Wife, for
the Cruelty of the said Earl," shall be read the
Third Time To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.
Sir J Dillon's Bill, for a Divorce.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow this House
shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed upon
the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dissolving the Marriage of Sir John Dillon with Mary Boyle, and for
other Purposes therein mentioned;" at which Time
the Clauses, which are to be drawn by the Counsel to
be added to the said Bill, shall be delivered to the said
King's Bench and Fleet Prisons Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Lords and
Judges be summoned to attend this House To-morrow,
at Eleven of the Clock, upon the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for regulating the Prisons of The King's Bench
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum nonum diem instantis Aprilis,
hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.