House of Lords Journal Volume 15
17 February 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 17 February 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 671-672. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12260 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 17 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Asap.
Epus. Lincoln.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Lempster.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.

E. Nottingham takes the Oaths.

This Day Daniel Earl of Nottingham took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Rider's and Clitherow's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to confirm and establish an Exchange, made between Thomas Rider Esquire and Christopher Clitherow Esquire, of certain Messuages in London, for the Manors of Bilsington, and other Lands in Kent, of the like Value."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir Cha. Heron's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Charles Heron Baronet to sell Lands, for Payment of a Portion and Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and Rider's Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Lacon Wm. Child:

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Eliab Harvey and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between the City of London and the Town of Harwich in the County of Essex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir John Bowles and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing James Stanhope and others;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Poor Prisoners, for Relief of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt or Damages."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, with some Amendments."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Bill to continue the Acts for prohibiting Trade with France, and for Encouragement of Privateers.

The Earl of Rochester reported, "That it is the Opinion of the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for continuing the Acts for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers, is committed:

That the Commission that constitutes the Commissioners for Prizes be laid before the said Committee on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon."

Whereupon it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners for Prizes do lay before the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the said Bill, their Commission by which they act as Commissioners for Prizes, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Davenant versus Midy & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Charles Davenant Doctor of Laws, from an Order of Dismission, pronounced in the High Court of Chancery, upon the Eight and Twentieth Day of January, in a Cause there depending, wherein the said Doctor Davenant was Complainant, against Samuel Gueger, Bartholomew Midy, Joseph Pertnys, John Leaves, Morris Tipper, and Herman Vanlaugerton, were Defendants; and praying, "that the said Order of Dismission may be set aside; and that the said Bartholomew Midy may answer thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bartholomew Midy may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Jones versus Jones.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Hugh Jones Junior, Gentleman, from an Order of Dismission, made in the Court of Chancery, the Twelfth Day of December, in the Third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King James the Second, on the Behalf of Hugh Jones Senior and Sir Jeffrey Shakerley; and praying, that the Order of Dismission may be set aside:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Hugh Jones Senior and Sir Jeffrey Shakerley may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Second Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Grahme versus Harnage.

Whereas Wednesday next is appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein James Grahme is Appellant, and Richard Harnage 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, at the Bar, on Monday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Creditors, for Relief of, Judges to prepare a more useful Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Creditors," to prepare a more useful Bill, and present it to this House, do give this House an Account what they have done therein, To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Smith versus Dean of St. Paul's and Regell.

Upon reading the Petition of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's and Lewis Rogell Esquire; praying a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Appeal brought into this House by George Smith and his Wife, to which they are Respondents:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

King attended with the Report about Sir Richard Verney.

The Lord President reported, "That he, with the other Lords, had attended His Majesty, as commanded, with the Report concerning Sir Richard Verney."

Adjourn.

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