House of Lords Journal Volume 15
3 March 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 3 March 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 690-692. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12273 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 3 Martii.

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.
Dux Cumberland.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Willuby de Broke.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde de L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.

Sir J. Hanham's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Holme, alias East Holme, and other Lands of Sir John Hanham Baronet, in the County of Dorset, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging a Mortgage thereupon, and Payment of his other Debts."

Bigg's Bill.

The Lord Ferrers reported from the Committee, the Bill, 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," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Stanhope & al. Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing James Stanhope and others," as sit to pass, without any Amendment.

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

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Jones's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Personal Estates of Richard Jones Esquire and Mary Gyfford Spinster, Minors, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

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 Richard Holford:

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

Fines of ancient Demesne Lands, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for proclaiming and making effectual Fines levied of ancient Demesne Lands."

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

Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
March. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes (fn. *) Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde L.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
The Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench, to attend.
Mr. Justice Rookesby, and
Mr. Justice Nevill,

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday 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. Poultney and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for empowering His Majesty to apprehend and detain such Persons as He shall find Cause to suspect are conspiring against His Royal Person and Government;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Habeas Corpus Act, for Suspension of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for empowering His Majesty to apprehend and detain such Persons as He shall find cause to suspect are conspiring against His Royal Person and Government."

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Sir Ja. Chamberlain's.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Hobart and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Wimondham and Attleborough, in the County of Norfolke;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Pocklington and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to exchange Lands of Sir James Chamberlain Baronet, an Infant, lying in the Common Hill or Field of Salford, in the County of Oxford, for like Quantities of Lands there, in order to the making an Enclosure;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Northern Borders, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue Four former Acts, for preventing Theft and Rapine upon the Northern Borders of England."

Grahme versus Harnage.

Upon reading the Petition of James Grahme Esquire; shewing, "That, the Fourteenth of January last, he presented his Appeal to this House, to be relieved against a Decree made the Seven and Twentieth of May, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one; which Appeal coming to be heard Yesterday, the House did not think fit to proceed thereon, for Want of proper Parties; and praying to have Leave to add proper Parties, and a short Day may be appointed for them to answer:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Francis Mollineux, Richard Rigby, William Hudson, Jeremy Davis, John Bignall, William Phillips, Richard Sill, William Hart, David Allen, William Bellingham, Charles Pigeon, and Robert Hilton, shall be, and are hereby, made Parties and Respondents to the said Petition and Appeal of James Grahme depending in this House; and that they shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the Tenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing, meeting, and sitting of a Parliament, in Case of the Death or Demise of His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Parliament to meet, in Case of His Majesty's Demise.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing, meeting, and sitting of a Parliament, in Case of the Death or Demise of His Majesty, His Heirs or Successors."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better supplying the City of Bristol with fresh Water;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Warner versus North and Bromley College:

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Lee Warner Gentleman, complaining of a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Four and Twentieth Day of November; One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three, on the Behalf of William North; and another Decree made on the Behalf of Grace Featly, and the other Widows of Bromley Colledge; and praying, "That a Decree made by the Commissioners of Charitable Uses may be ratified and confirmed; and that the Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings in the Court of Chancery, may be reversed;" as also upon the several Answers of William North Gentleman and Grace Feately Widow, on Behalf of herself and other the Widows of Bromley Colledge, in the County of Kent, put in thereunto:

Judgement affirmed.

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED, and Adjudged by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Lee Warner shall be, and is hereby dismissed, this House; and that the Decrees, Orders, and Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, therein complained of, shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.

Wines, Tobacco, &c for continuing Duties on, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Duties granted by former Acts, upon Wine and Vinegar, and upon Tobacco and East India Goods, and other Merchandize imported, for carrying on the War against France."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.

Norwood versus Norwood.

Whereas Friday next was appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein John Norwood is Appellant, and Thomas Norwood Respondent:

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 Tenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

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

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* Bis in Originali.