House of Lords Journal Volume 15
8 February 1692

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 8 February 1692', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 66-67. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11814 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 8 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Lincolne.
Dux Cumberland.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Bullingbrooke.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Dela Ware.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Ber'eley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Bp. of Lincoln takes the Oaths.

This Day Thomas Lord Bishop of Lincolne took the Oaths, and his Witnesses Thomas Gilbert and Thomas Skeyns were sworn to the Truth of the Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament; and then he took and subscribed the Test, pursuant to the Statute 25° Car. IIdi.

Marq. Monpovilian, Nat. Bill.

The Lord Bridgwater reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing of Armand Nompar de Caumaunt, Marquis of Monpovillan," with some Amendments.

Which were read, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing of Armand Nompar de Caumaunt, Marquis of Monpovillan."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Lacon William Child:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to the Amendments.

Hildeyard's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better vesting and settling the Manor of East Horsley, in Surrey, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts of Phillip Hyldeyard Esquire," without any Amendments.

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be engrossed.

Live Cattle, to prevent Butchers from selling, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An additional Act to prevent Butchers from selling live Cattle."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Lacon William Child:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Poor Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Explanation and supplying the Defects of the former Laws for the Settlement of the Poor."

Phillips versus Phillips.

Whereas Tuesday next is appointed for hearing of the Cause, wherein Elizabeth Phillips is Plaintiff, and Dame Marina Phillips Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, on Friday the Twelfth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Cane versus Coleman.

Upon reading the Petition of John Cane Gentleman; shewing, "That he hath brought a Writ of Error into this House, to reverse a Judgement in the King's Bench, and since confirmed in the Exchequer Chamber, and the Defendant is since dead, and left Sarah his Wife Executrix; and praying, that in regard the said Record is in this House, that the Petitioner may have an Order to summon the Executrix at a certain Day:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That (the Defendant being dead) Sarah Coleman shall be, and is hereby, appointed to join Issue on the said Writ of Error, on Monday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Browne versus Knapp.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, wherein Edward Browne is Plaintiff, and Knap and others Defendants, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir Rice Rudd & al. versus Bp. St. David's.

The House was this Day moved, "That the Persons who have signed the Petition presented to this House (against the Lord Bishop of St. David's) may be summoned to appear and own their Hands."

The House being informed, "That some of them have denied their subscribing thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Lewis of Coldmaur in Cardiganshire, John Vaughan of Place Gwynne, William Brigstock of Llackdunny in Carmarthenshire, S. C. Powell of Castle Madock, William Williams of The Battle in Brecknockshire, do attend this House on Thursday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to own or disown their Names to the said Petition.

Alnage Bill.

After hearing this Day the Counsel for her Grace the Dutchess of Richmond, as also Counsel for the King, and the Farmers and Clothiers, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for transferring the collecting of the Duties of Alnage to the Custom-house, and for giving a Recompense to the Crown for the same:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Report of what was said by the Counsel, and Debate thereupon, shall be adjourned to Wednesday next, at One of the Clock in the Afternoon; and that One Counsel on either Side shall then attend.

Public Accompts, for examining, Bill.

The Commons being come to the Free Conference, the last Managers Names were read.

Conference.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Free Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester gave an Account, "That they insist upon their Disagreement to the Lords Amendments, and have returned the Bill."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Debate of the Free Conference, had this Day with the House of Commons, shall be adjourned until To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Mutiny Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, after the Debate of the Free Conference, the Amendments made to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing of Mutineers and Deserters, preventing false Musters, and paying the Army according to the Musters of Effective Men, and for the better paying of Quarters," shall be reported to the House from the Committee.

Quakers Evidence, Bill.

It is ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for empowering the High Court of Chancery and the Court of Exchequer to accept of the solemn Answer, or Evidence, of any of the People called Quakers," To-morrow, the First Business.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, (videlicet,) 9um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.