DIE Martis, 10 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
Jennens' Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Jennens, Widow
and Relict of William Jennens, late of Long Wittenham,
in the County of Berks, Esquire, deceased, on Behalf
of herself, and of William, John, and Elizabeth, her
Children; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting
the Premises in the Petition mentioned, in the County
of Oxon, in Trustees, to be sold; and that, out of the
Monies arising by such Sale, the Incumbrances on the
said Estate might be in the First Place satisfied, and
the Residue of the Monies laid out in the Purchase of
Lands, to be conveyed to the like Uses as the said
Premises so to be vested in Trustees were limited by
the Petitioner's Marriage Settlement, or otherwise, as
by the Petition is prayed:
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. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer; 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 same.
The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during
Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill,
intituled, "An Act for making effectual the Provisions
intended by William Hayward, late of Quedgley, in
the County of Gloucester, Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and providing Portions for his
After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Mohun reported, "That the Committee
of the whole House had gone through the said Bill."
Oliver & al. versus Att. General, in Error;
Upon reading the Order of the Thirteenth of December last, in relation to the Cause between Jerome
Oliver and others Plaintiffs, against Her Majesty's Attorney General Defendant:
The Writ withdrawn by Consent.
The House was informed, "That the Parties in
the said Writ of Error were agreed, and desired Leave
to withdraw the same."
To which the House agreed.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
undecimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.