House of Lords Journal Volume 15
25 February 1693

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 25 February 1693', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 248-250. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11921 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 25 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

(fn. *) Arch. Cant.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Coven. & Litch.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Schonberge.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Leinster.

PRAYERS.

Declarations to Prisoners, for delivering, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for delivering Declarations to Prisoners," with several Amendments.

Which were Twice read, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled "An Act for delivering Declarations to Prisoners."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass, with the said Amendments?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. to return it with Amendments.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Hoskyns:

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

Goodwyn's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Goodwyn the Younger to sell Lands, for the Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife and Children."

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

D. Somersett.
D. St. Albans.
March. Halifax.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.

Mr. Justice Eyre and Mr. Baron Powell, to assist.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Game, for Preservation of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Discovery and Conviction of such as shall destroy the Game."

ORDERED, That the Consideration hereof shall be referred to the same Committee to whom Goodwin's Bill is referred.

Heron, D. of Somerset's Servant, arrested.

Upon Oath made at the Bar of this House, "That Thomas Heron, of Corbridge, in the County of Northumb'land Gentleman, Bailiff to his Grace the Duke of Somersett, was arrested at the Suit of one George Dent, an Innholder without Bishop'gate, by one John Cooke, a Sheriff's Bailiff of Middl'x, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:"

Dent and Cooke to be attached.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Bodies of the said George Dent and John Cooke, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for their said Offence: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Thomas Heron, and Edmund Mason and Thomas Morley Bail for the said Thomas Heron, shall be, and they are hereby, discharged; 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, and to all Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other Their Majesties Officers, to be aiding and assisting in the Execution hereof.

Smith to attend.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. John Smith shall attend this House on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Simpson's Petition, concerning the Button Bill, rejected.

A Petition of Humphry Simpson was read, in relation to the Bill against Hair Buttons.

The Question was put, "Whether the Petition shall be rejected?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hair Buttons, to prevent the Importation of, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for prohibiting the Importation of all Foreign Hair Buttons."

A Proviso was offered, to be added to the Bill.

The Question was put, "Whether this Rider shall be read a Third Time?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Hoskyns:

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

Meyrick versus Hughes.

Upon reading the Petition of Edmund Meyrick Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, Richard Kiffyn Esquire and Jane his Wife; praying, "that the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal may be directed to hear his Cause:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Charles Hughes and Anne Harding may have a Copy of the Petition; and do answer thereunto on Saturday the Fourth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Berry & al. versus Yate.

The House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein William Berry and others are Appellants, and Samuel Yate and others Respondents:"

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 Friday the Third Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir F. Blundell & al. to attend, about the State of Ireland.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Francis Blundell, Colonel Robert Fitzgerald, Colonel Frederick Hamelton, and Richard Barey, do attend this House on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to give an Account, as far as they know, of the present Condition and State of the Kingdom of Ireland.

Greenland Trade, for regaining, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the regaining, encouraging, and settling, the Greenland Trade."

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Pitt's.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Attorney General and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain additional Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandizes, for the prosecuting the present War against France;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Lands and Tenements of Mathew Pitt Esquire and Robert Pitt Gentleman, for the Payment of Debts, and to settle the rest of the Lands upon the said Matthew and Robert, and the Wife of the said Robert, and their Issue;" to which they have agreed, with One Amendment, and desire the Concurrence of this House thereunto.

The Amendment was Twice read, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

L. Baltimore versus Sir F. Blackistone and Moore.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Charles Lord Baltemore, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Seven and Twentieth Day of June, One Thousand Six Hundred Seventy-nine, and an Order of Dismission on a Bill of Review thereupon since made; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree and Order:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Francis Blackiston Baronet and Thomas Moore Junior may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and do put in their Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Eleventh Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Engl-field versus Englefield.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Charles Englefeild:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; who are to inspect Precedents, on Wednesday next, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon.

Marston versus Marston.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Marston, from an Order and Decree in the Court of Exchequer, in Trinity Terme, the Two and Twentieth Day of June last, and a Report made the Fourteenth Day of October following, and a Confirmation thereof and final Decree the Seventh Day of November last; as also upon the several Answers of Joseph Marston and William Briscoe put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of William Marston shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decrees and Report therein complained of, and the Dismission of the Appellant's Bill, shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said William Marston shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Joseph Marston and William Briscoe, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for their Costs sustained in defending the said Appeal in this House.

Public Accompts, for examining, &c. Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for examining, taking, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom."

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment."

Then, Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for examining, taking, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Militia Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year 1693, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had passed the said Bill, without any Amendment."

Then, Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year 1693, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Hoskyns:

To let them know, the Lords have passed the said Bills, without any Amendments.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) 27um diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Origin. Epus.