DIE Veneris, 16 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Buckingham & Nor.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Report of Committee about Impeachments.
The Earl of Wharton reported from the Lords Committees (appointed to consider of the Impeachment
brought up Yesterday from the House of Commons)
what has been usual, and what is proper to be done
on this Occasion; the Manner of proceeding in the
Case of Goudet and others, impeached by the House of
Commons, on the Tenth of May One Thousand Six
And the House Ordered, That the same should lie
on the Table, for their Lordships Perusal; and that the
Clerks do make further Search for Precedents of like
Francklyn versus Deane.
Upon reading the humble Petition and Appeal of
Joseph Francklyn, from a Decree made in the Court of
Exchequer in Ireland, the Five and Twentieth Day of
February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven, on
the Behalf of Sir Mathew Deane and the Right Honourable Dorothy Countess Dowager of Barramore his
Wife, Plaintiffs in the said Suit; and praying, "That
the said Decree may be reversed, and the now Respondents Bill dismissed with Costs; and that, in case
the Respondents be admitted to redeem the Premises
in Question, it may be on the Terms proposed in
the Petitioner's Plea:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Mathew
Deane and the said Countess Dowager his Wife may
have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they
are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto,
in Writing, on Friday the Seven and Twentieth Day of
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati,
decimum septimum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.