House of Lords Journal Volume 14
26 May 1685

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 26 May 1685', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 16-19. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12933 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Martis, 26 die Maii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Well.
L. Keeper.
2 L. President.
1 L. Treasurer.
L. Privy Seal.
E. Marshal.
L. Steward.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Bucks.
Duke of Albemarle.
Duke of Newcastle.
Duke of Beaufort.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain of His Majesty's Household.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Cravon.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfeild.
Comes Danby.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Gaynesborough.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Say & Seale.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Townsend.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Coniers.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley de Stratton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell de Trerise.
Ds. Butler de Weston.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Churchill.
Ds. Jefferyes.

PRAYERS.

E. of Derby's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the restoring of William George Richard Earl of Derby to the Manor of Hawarden and Mouldsdale, and the Castle and Manor of Hawarden, and the Advowson of the Church of Hawarden, in the County of Flint, the Manor of Bidston in the County Palatine of Chester, and the Manor of Broughton in the Bailiwick of Lounsdale, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

E. of Pembroke's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling the Manors and Lands of Phillip late Earl of Pembrooke on Thomas now Earl of Pembrook, charged with the Payment of the Debts of the said late Earl, and with the raising of Ten Thousand Pounds for the Portion of the Lady Charlotte Herbert his Daughter."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, which hath passed the House of Commons, intituled, "An Act for settling the Revenue on His Majesty for His Life, which was settled on His late Majesty for His Life;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

Revenue on the King for Life, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for settling the Revenue on His Majesty for His Life, which was settled on His late Majesty for His Life."

Esselbron & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Naturalization of John Esselbron, Otto Goertz, David Becceler, and others."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:

L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Steward.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Albemarle.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Dorset & Midd.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Arch. York.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litch. et Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Conyers.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Strat.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler de West.
Ds. Osulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Churchill.
Ds. Jefferies.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber; and to adjourn as they please; and their Lordships have Power to add such other Persons, and make such Alterations, and hear such Persons concerning the said Bill, as their Lordships shall think fit.

The House called.

Next, the House was called, beginning with the lowest; and these Lords were absent:

Ds. Dover.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Butler of Moore Park.
Ds. Holles.
Ds. Langdale.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Bellasis.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Widdrington.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Herbert de Cherbury.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Pawlet.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Mountagu.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Tenham.
Ds. Arundell de Wardour.
Ds. Gerrard de Bromeley.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Howard de Essingham.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Awdley.
Ds. Abergaveny.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Hereford.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Hereford.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Powis.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Bath.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Essex.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Portland.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Berks.
Comes Bolingbrook.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Warwick & Holland.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Exon.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Lyncolne.
Comes Kent.
Marq. of Winton.
Duke of St. Albans.
Duke of Northumberl'd.
Duke of Grafton.
Duke of South'ton.
Duke of Richmond.
Infra Ætatem.
Not well. Excused.
Excused.
Excused.
Excused.
Infra Ætatem.
Infra Ætatem.
Extra Regnum.
Extra Regnum.
Infra Ætatem.
Infra Ætatem.
Infra Ætatem.
Not well. Excused.
Not well. Excused.
Dead.
Not well. Excused.
Infra Ætatem.
Aged. Excused.
Excused.
Not well. Excused.
Infra Ætatem.
Extra Regnum.
Excused. Extra Regnum.
Excused.
Excused.
Not well. Excused.
Excused.
Excused.
Infra Ætatem.
Infra Ætatem.
Excused.
Infra Ætatem.
Not well. Excused.
Not well. Excused.
Excused.
Infra Ætatem.
Infra Ætatem.
Infra Ætatem.
Excused.
Infra Ætatem.

Standing Orders read.

Next, was read the Standing Orders of the House.

The Lord Cromwell, the Lord Paget, and the Lord Delamer, were added to the Committee for Petitions.

ORDERED, That the Committee for Petitions have Power given them, to send for such Persons, Records, and Papers, as they shall see Cause for.

For Payment of Small Tithes, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better Payment of Church Rates, Small Tithes, and other Church Duties; and for the passing of Churchwardens Accompts, and regulating of Parishes."

ORDERED, That this Bill be read the Second Time on Saturday Morning next.

Stickland versus Coker.

Upon reading the Petition of John Stickland, and Thomas Greene and Mary his Wife; shewing, "That they have an Appeal depending in this House, wherein Robert Coker is Defendant; to which the said Robert Coker was, by Order of this House, to put in his Answer thereunto; which he hath not yet done:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Coker may have a Copy of this and the former Petitions; and be, and is hereby, required to put in an Answer thereunto in Writing, at the Bar of this House, on Tuesday being the Second of June next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and hereof he may not fail.

Bateman versus Foote.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Bateman Knight, now Prisoner in Execution in The King's Bench; shewing, "That he hath a Petition of Appeal depending in this House, whereunto Sir Thomas Foote hath put in his Answer; and praying, that he may be at Liberty to come abroad, upon a Habeas Corpus, to attend the Hearing of his Cause:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Thomas Foote may have a Copy of this Petition; and be, and is hereby, required to put in an Answer thereunto, at the Bar of this House, on Wednesday the Third Day of June next, in order to a Hearing thereupon; and hereof he may not fail: And it is further ORDERED, That the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England be desired to grant so many Day-writs of Habeas Corpus as his Lordship shall think fit, to enable the said Sir Thomas Bateman to attend the said Cause, while it shall be depending in this House.

Jenoway versus Bedford.

Upon reading the Petition of William Jenoway and Elizabeth his Wife, and Robert Dickons; shewing, "That they have a Petition depending in this House, being an Appeal from a Decree made in Chancery, 1678, to which Thomas Bedford, Edward Buncher, John Steere, and John Buncher, have put in their Answers, pursuant to an Order of this House:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Bedford, Edward Buncher, John Steere, and John Buncher, may have a Copy of this Petition; and be, and are hereby, required to put in an Answer or Answers in Writing thereunto, on Tuesday the Second Day of June next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Schofield versus Radcliffe.

Upon reading the Petition of James Schofeild and Alice his Wife, &c.; shewing, "That they have a Petition of Appeal depending in this House, to which Savile Radcliffe, and Elizabeth Radcliffe, and Radcliffe Schofeild, have put in their Answers; and praying to be heard:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Savile Radcliff, Eliz. Radcliff, and Radcliff Schofeild, may have a Copy of this Petition; and are hereby required to put in an Answer or Answers thereunto, at the Bar of this House, on Tuesday the 16 Day of June next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and hereof they may not fail.

Sir Wm. Beversham, Master in Chancery, refuses the E. of Plymouth's Testimony upon Honour.

The Earl of Radnor reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges, "That the Earl of Plymouth informed their Lordships, that his Lordship being to give an Answer in Chancery, he offered it to Sir William Beversham, a Master in Chancery, upon his Honour; but he refused to take it, unless his Man might hold a Bible before his Lordship's Face: but that Sir Tymothy Baldwin (another Master) immediately took his Answer, without laying the Book before him.

"That it is the Opinion of the Committee, that a Master in Chancery refusing to take a Peer's Answer in Chancery upon his Honour, without laying a Bible before him, is a Breach of the Privilege of Peerage; and that your Lordships will be pleased to make an Order, to be recorded in Chancery, to prevent such Inconveniences for the future."

The House agreed to this Report, and made the ensuing Order:

Peers to answer upon Honour only.

"Upon Report made to this House, from the Lords Committees for Privileges, That it is the Opinion of the said Committee, that a Master in Chancery refusing to take a Peer's Answer there upon his Honour, without laying a Bible before him, is a Breach of the Privilege of Peerage; and also that this House would be pleased to make an Order, to be recorded in the Court of Chancery, to prevent the like Inconveniencies for the future: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House agrees with the Lords Committees for Privileges in the said Report; and do further order, That this Order be registered in the Court of Chancery, to prevent Complaints of the like Nature for the Time to come."

Sir Wm. Beversham to attend.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir William Beversham, a Master in Chancery, do attend this House To-morrow Morning, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to receive the Reprehension of this House.

Lady Dacre versus Chute.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees for Petitions, to whom is referred the Petition of Dorotby Lady Dacre read in this House, have hereby Power given them, to send for such Persons, Books, Papers, and Records, as their Lordships shall think needful in this Case.

Eyre & al. versus Eyre.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Eyre, William Inge Esquire, and divers others, Freeholders, from a Decree lately made against them in the Court of the Dutchy of Lancaster:

It is ORDERED, That Thomas Eyre, complained of, and his Trustees, may have a Copy of this Petition; and are to put in their Answers thereunto, on Saturday the Sixth Day of June next.

Terrence & al. versus The Attorney General.

Upon reading the Petition of Francis Terrence and Martin Deinse; shewing, "They have a Petition and Appeal depending in this House, from a Decree in the Court of Exchequer:"

It is ORDERED, That Mr. Attorney General do put in his Answer thereunto, on Tuesday the Second of June next; and that Charles Bertie Esquire may put in his Answer at the Time aforesaid, if he thinks fit.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, videlicet, 27um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Hitherto examined by us, this 30th Day of May, 1685.

Clarendon, C. P. S.
Huntingdon.
J. Bridgewater.
Craven.
Ossullstone.