House of Lords Journal Volume 15
22 February 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 22 February 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 677-678. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12265 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 22 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bedford.
March. Halifax.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.

Wallop's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to make and fill up Leases of the respective Estates of Blewet 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Eyme & al. Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Salomon Eyme and others."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and Wallop'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.

Message from thence, with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for proclaiming and making effectual Fines levied of ancient Demesne Lands;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to ascertain and settle the Payment of the Impropriate Tithes of the Parish of St. Lawrence Old Jewry, in London, to the Master and Scholars of Ballioll Colledge in Oxford, and for confirming an Award made concerning the same;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Inhabitants of Wormelow Hundred against the Bill for making the Rivers Wye and Lugg navigable.

Upon reading the Petition of the Justices of the Peace, Gentlemen, and others the substantial Freeholders, of the Hundred of Wormelow in the County of Hereford, in relation to the Bill depending in this House, 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 Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, upon their Petition, in relation to the said Bill, on Thursday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; as also Counsel for the Bill at the same Time.

St. James's Parish, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parish of St. James, within the Liberties of the City of Westm'r, to raise (upon themselves) so much Money as will discharge their Debt, for building their Parish Church, Rector's House, Vestry, and other public Works there."

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Wm. Williams and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for further regulating Elections of Members to serve in Parliament;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Oldys versus Domville, in Error.

After hearing Counsel this Day, to argue the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein William Oldÿs is Plaintiff, and Charles Domville Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Speaker of the House this Day do report what was said, by Counsel on either Side, thereupon, on Wednesday the Six and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Two of the Clock in the Afternoon; and that all the Judges do then attend; and that the said William Oldÿs may have One Counsel to attend, if he think fit.

Crosfield to be attached, for dispersing a Paper reflecting on this House.

The House was informed, "That there was a Paper given at the Door, reflecting on this House, by Robert Crosfeild."

Whereupon he was called in, and owned the Paper; but, refusing to give the House an Account who printed the same, the following Order was made; (videlicet,)

"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 Body of the said Robert Crosfeild, and keep him in safe Custody until further Order; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

"To Sir Fleelwood Sheppard, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them."

Adjourn.

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