House of Lords Journal Volume 15
9 March 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 9 March 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 698-699. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12278 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 9 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Shrewsbury.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Warwick. 2.
Comes Northampton. 1.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willuby de Br.
Ds. Whar ton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas sat Speaker.

E. Dorset signs the Association.

This Day the Earl of Dorsett Lord Chamberlain signed the Association.

Sir R. Sawyer's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell a Messuage, Garden, and Outhouse, in Lincolne's Inn Fields, late of Sir Robert Sawyer Knight deceased; and for purchasing other Lands and Tenements, to be settled to the same Uses."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir T. Wagstaff's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Thomas Wagstaff Knight to raise and secure a Portion for Frances his only Daughter and Heir Apparent."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and Sawyer's.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cook and Mr. Meredith:

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

Maydwell Rectory, Bill.

The Earl of Nottingham reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling divers Lands and Rents-charge on the Rector of the Church of Maydwell, in the County of Northampton, and his Successors; and, in Lieu thereof, for settling other Lands, and discharging Tithes belonging to the said Church, according to several Agreements between the Patron and the said Rector, made upon the enclosing of Lands in Maydwell, and afterwards, with Consent of the Ordinary, confirmed by several Decrees in the Court of Chancery," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Wet Dock at Rotherith, Marq. of Tavistock's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to raise Money, for the making a Wet Dock, and improving the Estate of the Marquis and Marchioness of Tavistock, at Rederhith, in the County of Surrey."

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

D. Northumberland.
Ds. Bolton.
Ds. Bedford.
M. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petrib.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Grahme versus Molineux & al.

After reading the Petition of Francis Molineux, Richard Rigby, William Hudson, Jeremy Davis, John Bignall, William Phillips, Richard Sill, and William Hart; desiring Time to answer the Petition and Appeal of James Grahme Esquire:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein James Grahme Esquire is Appellant, and Richard Harnage and others (and the others abovementioned) are Respondents, on Monday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; before which Time the Petitioners abovementioned may answer, if they think fit.

House in Queen Street, Bill.

The Earl of Kent reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Improvement of a House and Ground in Great Queen Street," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

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

City of London versus Bill for further regulating Elections.

After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled; praying, That they may be heard, by themselves and Counsel, against a Clause in the Bill, intituled, An Act for further regulating Elections of Members to serve in Parliament:"

Elections, for further regulating, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for further regulating Elections of Members to serve in Parliament."

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.

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Cornwallis reported, That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for further regulating Elections of Members to serve in Parliament."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredith:

To let them know, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Messages from thence, with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Jurors, and better regulating of Juries;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill; intituled, "An Act to enable the King, His Heirs and Successors, to grant License of Alienation in Mortmain;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Committee for Privileges.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees for Privileges do meet on Thursday next, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the House of Peers.

Oldys versus Domville, in Error.

Whereas this Day was appointed to hear the Judges, concerning some Matters relating to 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 Judges shall be heard thereupon To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock.

Adjourn.

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