House of Lords Journal Volume 15
7 January 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 7 January 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 631-632. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12226 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Martis, 7 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Job'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

Brooke's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Madeley, in the County of Salop, in Trustees, for certain Purposes therein mentioned."

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 John Hoskyns and Sir John Francklyn:

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

Haynes's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Haynes Esquire to settle a Jointure on his now Wife, and to exchange Lands with the Trustees of Thomas Stevens Esquire deceased."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Dux Somerset.
March. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Craven.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.

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

Oaths in Ireland, Bill to amend the Act for.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending an Act made in the Third Year of His present Majesty and the late Queen, intituled, An Act for abrogating the Oath of Supremacy in Ireland, and appointing other Oaths."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, with several Amendments and Alterations therein."

Which, being read, were agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed.

Exports and Imports, Accounts of.

The Papers delivered by the Commissioners of the Customs the Thirtieth of December last were read.

Whereupon,

Lords Committees were appointed, to consider of the Papers delivered into this House, by the Commissioners of the Customs, the Thirtieth of December last; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to the House:

Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Petrib.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.

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

Commissioners of Customs to attend the Committee.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That any One or more of the Commissioners of the Customs do attend the Lords Committees (to whom is referred the Consideration of the Papers delivered by them into this House the Third Instant) To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

List of the Fleet.

Upon reading this Day a List of the Ships for the Fleet in The Channel and Mediterranean, received from the Commissioners of the Admiralty the One and Twentieth of December last:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said List shall be referred to the same Committee, to whom the Papers delivered from the Commissioners of the Admiralty (the Seven and Twentieth of December last) are referred.

List of the Army.

The List of the General Officers and Colonels of His Majesty's Land Forces, was read.

Message from H. C. for a Conference on the Silver Coinage Bill.

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

To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the regulating the Coinage of the Silver Money of this Kingdom."

Answer.

The Commons were called in again; and told, That the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint the same presently, in the Painted Chamber."

ORDERED, That those Lords who were of the Select Committee on the Coinage Bill be Managers of the said Conference; and that the Duke of Somerset and Duke of Bolton be added to the said Committee.

The Commons being come to the Conference; the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester reported, "That they had attended the Conference, and received the Bill from the Commons."

Report of the Conference to be made.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.