House of Lords Journal Volume 15
3 February 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 3 February 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 658-659. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12249 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Lunæ, 3 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Dux Cumberland.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Brook.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde L.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Leinster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.

Barkhamstead Manor Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Manor of Barkhamstead, and to pay off the Incumbrances charged on the same; and to lay out the Overplus in an Estate, to be settled as the said Manor is now vested."

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 John Francklyn:

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

Aunger's Bill.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Aunger, an Infant, and his Mother, to make a Lease of his Estate, for the Improvement thereof," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Aunger, an Infant, and his Mother, to make a Lease of his Estate, for the Improvement thereof."

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 Francklyn:

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

Sir R. Verney's Claim to a Writ of Summons.

Counsel being this Day heard, upon the Petition of Sir Richard Verney depending in this House; who offering to prove every Particular of Sir Richard Verney's Pedigree to be true, as opened by them:

Mr. Solicitor, on His Majesty's Behalf, agreeing the Pedigree to be as they had stated it; it being signed by the Heralds, who are proper Officers in that Case:

And it being moved, by some Lords, "That the Pedigree might be proved, as offered by Sir Richard Verney's Counsel:"

The Counsel being withdrawn:

The House agreed as followeth:

"That Sir Richard Verney's Pedigree (mentioned in his Petition) is truly set forth, it having been formerly made out by Proofs in this House."

Counsel being called in again; His Majesty's Counsel insisting, "That this is the same Case as it was upon Sir Richard Verney's former Petition in this House, claiming the Title of Lord Broke, which was judged the Tenth of (fn. *) January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninetyfour;" which they offered in Bar to any further Proceedings upon this Petition;

And Sir Richard Verney's Counsel being heard thereupon;

After a long Time spent, and several Things offered in Debate; this Question was proposed to be put,

"That, according to the former Judgement of this House, Sir Richard Verney hath no Right to a Writ of Summons to Parliament, by the Title of Lord Broke?"

Then the previous Question was put,

"Whether this Question shall be now put?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the main Question was put,

"That, according to the former Judgement of this House, Sir Richard Verney hath no Right to a Writ of Summons to Parliament by the Title of Lord Broke?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolution that he has no Right to a Writ as Lord Broke.

It is Resolved, upon the Question by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, according to the former Judgement of this House, made the Tenth Day of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety four, upon the Petition of Sir Richard Verney presented to His Majesty, claiming the Title of Lord Broke, and His Majesty's Reference thereupon to this House, the Petitioner Sir Richard Verney hath no Right to a Writ of Summons to Parliament, by the Title of Lord Broke.

Sir R. Verney to be further heard.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner Sir Richard Verney shall be heard, at the Bar, by his Counsel, upon his Petition now depending in this House, on Saturday the Eight Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; as also His Majesty's. Counsel shall be then heard, upon the Matter of the said Petition; and the Heralds also then to attend.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Littleton and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for One Year, for carrying on the War against France;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

Georgius Treby Miles, Capitalis Justiciarius Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) quartum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Origin. February.