House of Lords Journal Volume 15
27 February 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 27 February 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 684-685. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12269 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 27 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Willuby de Broke.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.

Ld Willoughby de Broke takes his Seat.

This Day Richard Lord Willuby de Broke sat first in Parliament, coming in by Descent, as adjudged to have a Right to a Writ of Summons to Parliament; who took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.

His Writ bears Date the 25th Februarii, 8° Gul. Tertii.

Hort versus Hort.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Kingman Hort and Isaac Hort, from a Decree or Order of Dismission, made in the Court of Chancery, the Three and Twentieth Day of November last, on the Behalf of Thomas Hort and Thomas Knight; and praying, "that the said Dismission may be reversed and set aside:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Hort and Thomas Knight may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Twelfth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir R. Atkins versus Tooke.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Robert Atkyns Knight of the Bath, from a Decree in Chancery, made in Trinity Terme, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-four, on the Behalf of Elizabeth Tooke and others Complainants, against the Petitioner Respondent; and praying, "that his Plea may be allowed, and the Decree reversed:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Elizabeth Tooke and others therein mentioned may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, on Thursday the Fifth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Association for Safety of the King's Person, and Defence of His Government:

Then the Order, for calling over the House, and signing the Association, was read.

Whereupon the House was called over; and the Lords following signed the same.

But, before signing thereof, a Paper was offered, on Behalf of the Archbishops and Bishops.

Which, being read, was agreed to be entered, as followeth; (videlicet,)

Bishops Declaration:

"The Archbishops and Bishops, before their subscribing, did declare, That, by the Word "Revenging," "they did not intend to oblige themselves to any other Acts than what are consistent with their Function."

Lords sign the Association.

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg & Leinster.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick & Holl.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley & Monteagle.
Ds. Willuby de Broke.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

Absent Lords summoned:

After calling over the House; it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerk do make a List of the Lords this Day absent; and that such of them who are in Town be summoned to attend the House; and that the Speaker write Letters to the Lords now in the Country (not this Day excused) to attend also; and that, upon the Appearance of any of them, the Clerk do offer the Association to them.

"My Lord,

"I am commanded, by the most Honourable House of Peers, to signify to your Lordships, that your Attendance is required, (all Excuses set apart,) on Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of March next; and in Case of Sickness which absolutely disables you, that then you send up Two Persons, to attest the same upon Oath.

"I am, "My Lord,

"Your humble Servant."

This Letter was sent to the Lords following:

D. Richmond.
D. Beaufort.
E. Derby.
E. Rutland.
E. Bristoll.
L. Visc. Weymouth.
L. Fitzwalter.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Coventry.
L. Leigh.
L. Rockingham.
L. Ossulstone.
L. Leinster.

Rivers Wye and Lugg, to make navigable, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed to hear Counsel, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making Navigable the Rivers of Wye and Lugg, in the County of Hereford:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Counsel, shall be heard, as ordered, on Thursday the Fifth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

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