DIE Jovis, 22 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Extracts of Precedents, relating to Impeachments, reported.
The Earl of Wharton (pursuant to Order Yesterday)
reported from the Lords Committees (appointed to consider of the Impeachment brought up the Fifteenth
Instant from the House of Commons, of what has been
usual, and what is proper to be done on this Occasion)
several Extracts of what Precedents the Clerks have
found, in relation to this Matter.
Ordered, That the said Extracts do lie on the
Table, to be perused by the Lords.
Bigg's & al. Petition, referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Bigg, Edward
Collingwood, Edward Ward, and Charles Clark; shewing, "That the Testamentary Estate of William Bigg,
consisting chiefly in Mortgages in Fee, some made
to himself, and others to Isabel his Wife, the Estate
in Fee of such mortgaged Premises is lawfully
vested in John Bigg Gentleman, a Lunatic, and his
Heirs, he being Son and Heir to both the said William and Isabel, his said Father and Mother, and
surviving Executor of the Will of the said William Bigg;" and praying Leave to bring in a Bill,
for vesting the Personal Estate and Securities of the
said William and Isabel in Trustees, for the Payment of
their Debts and Legacies, and for Performance of the
Trusts in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of
the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to
Mr. Justice Powell and Mr. Justice Powys; who are
forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the
Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the
House the State of the Case, with their Opinion
thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all
Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences
of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that
the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the
Nugent & al. versus Reily & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Robert
Nugent and Michael Nugent, from a Decree and Proceedings of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, the
Five and Twentieth Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine, on the Behalf of Charles
Reily, John Reily, and Edmund Reily; and praying,
"That the said Decree may be reversed; and that
the said Charles, John, and Edmund Reily, may answer to the said Appeal:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles
Reily, John Reily, and Edmund Reily, may have a Copy
of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby
required to put in their Answer or respective Answers
thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Second Day of February next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Decembris, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.