House of Lords Journal Volume 15
21 February 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 21 February 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 675-676. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12264 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 21 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. St Asaph.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bedford.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Bolingbroke.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde L.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.

Bigg's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands of Thomas Bigg and his Wife, in Chislet, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for their Children."

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

Dux Somerset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

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.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the Rivers of Wye and Lugg, in the County of Hereford;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Rivers Wye and Lugg, to make navigable, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the Rivers of Wye and Lugg, in the County of Hereford."

Jerman versus Orchard, in Error.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Philip Jerman and Sarah his Wife are Plaintiffs, and Mary Orchard Widow Defendant, on Saturday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Warner versus Bromley College.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Lee Warner is Appellant, and Wm. North and Grace Featly are Respondents, on Tuesday the Third Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Eyme & al. Nac. Bill.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing of Salomon Eyme and others," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

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

Wallop's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to make and fill up Leases of the respective Estates of Bluet Wallop Esquire and John Wallop Gentleman, during their Minorities, and to purchase other Lands by the Fines thereby to be received, to the same Uses, as the Estates so to be leased are already settled," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

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

Rivers Wye and Lugg, to make navigable, Bill.

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the River of Wye and Lugg, in the County of Hereford:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Thursday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock.

Bills for reversing Judgements begun in H. C. Report concerning.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee (appointed to inspect what hath been done upon Bills for reversing Judgements which have begun in the House of Commons), the Precedents following; (videlicet,)

Strode's Bill, 4 H. VIII. N. 1.

Harrington, 19 H. VII. N. 19.

Bartey, 19 H. VII. N. 30.

Sir Wm. Williams, to reverse a Judgement against Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reversing a Judgement given against Sir Wm. Williams, for what he did as Speaker of the House of Commons, and for asserting the Rights and Freedom of Parliament."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Highways between London and Harwich, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between the City of London and the Town of Harwich in the County of Essex."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Adjourn.

Georgius Treby Miles, Capit. Justic. Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) vicesimum secundum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.