House of Lords Journal Volume 15
31 December 1692

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 31 December 1692', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 167-169. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11876 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 31 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Covent. & Litch.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxford.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Glocester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. Lincolne.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Præses.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux St. Albans.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Senescallus.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Clare.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Leinster.

PRAYERS.

Answer from H. C.

The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons, to desire a Free Conference upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference, return this Answer:

That they will return an Answer by Messengers of their own.

Walthall's Bill.

The Earl of Warrington reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Walthall Esquire to sell Lands, for the Payment of Portions and Debts," with some Amendments.

Which were read; and a Clause drawn for Compensation, which they offer to the Consideration of the House.

Which was read, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments and Proviso.

Stone versus Bourne.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Bourne; praying longer Time for answering to the Petition of Susan Stone:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Bourne hath hereby Time given him for answering thereunto, until Saturday the Seventh Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir J. Wentworth's Bill.

The Lord Marquis of Halifax reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Wentworth Baronet, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, to make a Jointure out and Settlement of his Manors and Lands in the Counties of Yorke and Westmorland," with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the Amendments.

Bromhall versus Leighton, concerning the Bill for Sale of the Office of The Fleet.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas BromhallInfant, per Guardian; shewing, "That Baldwin Leighton hath petitioned, and is ordered to be heard, against the Bill for Sale of the Office of The Fleete, the Seventh of January next;" and praying, "that he may be then also heard, by his Counsel; and that the said Mr. Leighton may forthwith enter into Recognizance, with sufficient Sureties, to answer Costs and Charges:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Bromhall shall be heard, by his Counsel, the Seventh of January next; and that, in the mean Time, the said Baldwin Leighton and Thomas Bromhall Infant, per Guardian, do each of them enter into a Recognizance of One Hundred Pounds, to pay such Costs as the House shall think fit to give in this Matter.

Muschamp versus Burton.

The House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Henry Muschamp Esquire is Appellant, and Phillip Burton Esquire Respondent:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Saturday the Fourteenth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Popham's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Alexander Popham Esquire to settle a Jointure upon his Wife, and to make Provision for Younger Children, upon Receipt of Twelve Thousand Pounds Portion, to be applied for Payment of his Debts."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to the Lords following:

Ds. Præses.
Dux Somersett.
March. Halifax.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxford.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Lincolne.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Capell.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet on Tuesday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

Watts & al. discharged.

Upon reading the humble Petition of Richard Watts alias Waterman, Vincent Head, and Richard Hayes; shewing, "That they are very sorry, and submit themselves to this House for their Offence committed against the Earl of Ailesbury and this House, in arresting a Servant of the said Earl, and humbly praying to be discharged:"

They being called in, and reprimanded for their Offence;

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard Watts alias Waterman, Vincent Head, and Richard Hayes, shall be, and they are hereby, discharged, paying their Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.

Price's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Roger Price Esquire to sell some Part of his Estate, for Payment of Portions to the Daughters of John Price Esquire, deceased."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Christopher Musgrave and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act, That the Inhabitants of the Province of Yorke may dispose of their Personal Estates by their Wills, notwithstanding the Custom of that Province;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Province of York, Inhabitants of, to dispose of Personals, by Will, Bill.

Then, Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act that the Inhabitants of the Province of Yorke may dispose of their Personal Estates by their Wills, notwithstanding the Custom of that Province."

Message from H. C. to return Hawley's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate, Real and Personal, late of Henry Hawley, in Trustees, to be sold, or otherwise disposed, for the Benefit of his Daughters and Heirs Susanna and Mary, who are both Minors;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Bowtell and Webster versus Appleby.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Bowtell and Godfrey Webster, from certain Orders and Decree made in the High Court of Chancery, in Two Causes, wherein Stephen Appleby is Plaintiff, against the said Boutell and Webster, et è contra; and praying the Reversal of the said Orders and Decree:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Stephen Appleby may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and be, and is hereby, required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Ninth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Free Proceedings in Parliament, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act touching free and impartial Proceedings in Parliament."

And, after Debate thereupon,

The Question was put, "Whether the Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Question was proposed, "Whether the House shall be now put into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed on the said Bill?"

Then the previous Question was put,

"Whether the said Question shall be put?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee, to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act touching free and impartial Proceedings in Parliament," on Tuesday next, at Twelve of the Clock; and all the Lords to be summoned then to attend.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) secundum diem Januarii jam prox. futur. hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Hitherto examined by us, this 16th Day of March, 1692,

Huntingdon.
J. Bridgewater.
Craven.
Culpeper.