House of Lords Journal Volume 15
19 February 1692

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 19 February 1692', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 84-85. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11824 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 19 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Chichester.
Ds. Præses.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Manmouth.
Comes Mountagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Pelham's Bill.

The Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for securing, out of the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of Charles Pelham, of Brockelsby, in the County of Lincolne, Esquire, the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds, with Interest, unto Anne Pelham, eldest Daughter of the said Charles," were read Thrice, and agreed to.

ORDERED, That the Commons be acquainted, the Lords have agreed to the Amendments.

Judges Commissions and Salaries, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining the Commissions and Salaries of the Judges."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this Bill shall be read the Second Time To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.

Message from H. C. to return L. Villiers's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Clarke and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the vesting several Manors, Lands, and Rents, in the Counties of Lincolne, Berks, and Devon, in Trustees, to be sold, for the buying other Manors and Lands, to be settled for the same or the like Uses as those to be sold are now settled;" to which they have agreed, with One Amendment.

Which was Thrice read, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons be acquainted, that the Lords have agreed to the Amendment.

Poll Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Money by a Poll, payable Quarterly, for One Year, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising Money, by a Poll, payable Quarterly, for One Year, for the carrying on a vigorous War against France:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock; and all the Lords to be summoned then to attend.

Low Wines, &c. Duty, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering and collecting the Duties upon low Wines and strong Waters, and for preventing the Abuses therein."

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Godolphin reported, "The Committee had passed the Bill, without any Amendment."

To which the House agreed.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering and collecting the Duties of low Wines and strong Waters, and for preventing the Abuses therein."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.

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

To let the Commons know, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

D. Bolton versus Serjeant Ryley & al. for serving him with an Order of Council.

Upon hearing this Day, at the Bar, what was objected by his Grace the Duke of Bolton, against Mr. Serjeant Ryley, and Mr. Wickett, and Charles Low, at the Bar:

The House ordered Mr. Serjeant Ryley to be called in; and he was told, "Though the House did not take it fully to amount to a Breach of Privilege; yet they thought it a Rudeness, and ordered him to ask his Grace's Pardon."

Which he did, as commanded.

Roffey versus Hunt, in Error.

Whereas there is a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein John Roffey and others are Plaintiffs, and Elizabeth Hunt Defendant:

Upon the Petion of the Defendant, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Errors argued thereupon, on Wednesday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Tooke versus L. Chief Baron Atkins.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Debate upon the Cause of Thomas Took and the Lord Chief Baron Atkins shall be adjourned till To-morrow.

Mordaunt versus Keck.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Mordant Baronet, for the Reversal of a Decree of the Court of Chancery, made against him, on the Second Day of May last, at the Suit of Samuell Keck Complainant; as also upon the Answer of Samuel Keck put in to the said Petition:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel upon the said Petition and Answer, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Sir John Mordant Baronet shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) 20um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.