Die Jovis, 6 Decembris, 1649.
APETITION being presented on the Behalf of
Thomas Devaux Esquire, and Magdalen his Wife;
and it being desired, That the said Petition should be read;
And, upon the Debate of the House, the Question
being propounded, That this House doth declare, that
they will not meddle with any Case of Meum & Tuum,
between Party and Party, which is determinable by any
Court of Justice, except it be in case of Male Administration, or where the Law is defective;
The Question was put, That the said Question be first
It passed with the Negative.
The humble Petition of Thomas Devaux Esquire, and
Magdalen his Wife, was this Day read.
Ordered, That it be referred to the Council of State, to
consider of this Petition; and to examine the Matter of
Force and Practice: And that they have Power to give
Relief therein, by restoring the Child to her former
Guardians, or otherwise, as they shall think sit.
Education of Children.
Ordered, That the Act touching the Education of
Children, and appointing them Guardians, be read Thisday-sevennight.
Ordered, That the Report touching the Carmen be
Writs of Error.
Ordered, That the Bill touching Writs of Error be read
To-morrow Morning, the first Business.