House of Lords Journal Volume 14
17 June 1685

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 17 June 1685', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 45-47. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12947 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 17 die Junii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Petriborough.
Epus. Lyncoln.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Glouc.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
L. Keeper.
L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Norff. E. Marshal.
L. Steward.
Duke of Bucks.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain of the Household.
Comes Shrew'bury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlile.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfeild.
Comes Danby.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Townsend.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Ds. Lawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Conyers.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell de Trerice.
Ds. Butler de Weston.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.

PRAYERS.

Carriages for the King Bill.

The Lord Colepeper reported, "That the Committee for the Bill for providing necessary Carriages in His Majesty's Royal Progress and Removals hath considered that Bill, and do find it agree with a former Act; therefore think it fit to pass as it is."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to provide necessary Carriages in His Majesty's Royal Progress and Removals."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Carriages for Navy and Ordnance Bill.

Hodîe 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving an Act for providing of Carriages, by Land and by Water, for the Use of His Majesty's Navy and Ordnance."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House; presently.

The House was put into a Committee.

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee have read over the Bill for providing Carriages, by Land and by Water, for the Use of His Majesty's Navy and Ordnance; and are of Opinion, that the same do pass as it is, without any Amendment."

Hedie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving an Act for providing of Carriages, by Land and Water, for the Use of His Majesty's Navy and Ordnance."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Franklyn and Doctor Eddisbury;

To acquaint them, that this House hath passed these Two Bills:

"1. An Act to provide necessary Carriages in His Majesty's Royal Progress and Removals.

"2. An Act for reviving an Act for providing of Carriages, by Land and Water, for the Use of His Majesty's Navy and Ordnance."

Collop versus Jefferys & al.

Upon reading the Answer of John Jefferyes and others, put in to the Appeal of William Collop:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Appellant William Collop do put in a Rejoinder to the said Answer within One Week next after the Date hereof.

Deeping Fen Bill.

Whereas, by Order dated 6° Juniî, 1685, this House was to proceed in the Consideration of the Bill concerning Deeping Fenn, and that all Parties were to be summoned, and might be heard for or against the said Bill; it being moved, on the Behalf of the Parties summoned, that they cannot be so soon ready:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Bill and Hearing thereupon be, and is hereby, put off till Saturday next, the 20th of June Instant, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.

James versus Richardson, in Error.

The House being moved, to appoint a Day for hearing the Errors argued upon a Writ of Error, wherein John James is Plaintiff, and William Richardson Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, to argue the said Errors, on Wednesday the First Day of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Stickland versus Coker.

The House being moved, on the Behalf of Robert Coker, he being in His Majesty's Service, "That the Hearing of the Cause might be put off for some longer Time:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Hearing of the Cause, wherein John Stickland is Plaintiff and Robert Coker Defendant, be, and is hereby, put off until Friday the 3d Day of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Skynner versus Davis.

Whereas, by Order of this House, John Davis was to put in an Answer to the Appeal of Thomas Skynner on Wednesday the Tenth Day of June Instant, which he hath not yet done:

Now, upon Oath made at the Bar by William Bell, that he served the said John Davis with the said Order, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Davis be, and is hereby, required peremptorily to put in an Answer thereunto, on or before Wednesday the 24th Day of June Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; or otherwise this House will proceed to hear the said Cause ex Parte.

Sir O. Butler versus The King, in Error.

After hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, to argue the Errors upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Sir Oliver Butler is Plaintiff, and the King Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges this Day present, videlicet, Mr. Justice Withins, Mr. Justice Levins, Mr. Justice Walcot, Mr. Justice Holloway, Mr. Justice Charlton, and Baron Gregory, shall be attended with a Copy of the Transcript of the Judgement given in the King's Court of Chancery, which was brought into this House by Writ of Error, and the Proceedings thereupon by the Plaintiffs and Defendants therein concerned, to consider thereof, to the End they may come prepared to deliver their Opinion concerning the same in this House.

Bampfield versus Vaughan.

Whereas, by Order dated 3° Junii, 1685, this House appointed this Day, for hearing the Cause upon the Petition of Warwick Bampfeild Esquire, being an Appeal from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, for his repaying One Thousand Pounds to Hugh Vaughan Executor of Charles Vaughan, in such Manner as in the Petition is set forth, which was given by the said Charles Vaughan for the Purchase of a Rent of Eighty Pounds per Annum for Forty-two Years of Thomas Bampfeild, Father to the Petitioner; as also for Payment of Costs, and other Matters in the said Appeal suggested; and to which Appeal John and Hugh Vaughan have put in their Answer, as by Order dated 5th of July, 1678, they ought to do: Now this Day the Counsel for the Defendants Hugh Vaughan and others appeared; but no Counsel appearing for the Appellant Warwick Bampfeild, though he had Notice thereof as appeared by the Oath of Charles Vaughan this Day, of the serving of an Order of this House, dated 3° Junii aforesaid, by leaving a Copy thereof at the Dwelling House of the said Warwicke Bampfeild in Somersetshire, and served his Clerk in Chancery, and lest a Copy thereof at his House or Lodging in Town:

Upon due Consideration had of the said Warwick Bampfeild's not appearing to prosecute his Appeal as he ought to do, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition and Appeal of the said Warwick Bampfeild be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which he appealed be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Warwick Bampfeild do pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Hugh Vaughan, the Sum of Twenty Pounds of lawful Money of England, for his Costs and Charges in defending the said Appeal in this House.

Eyre & al. versus Eyre.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar in the Cause depending in this House, wherein Thomas Eyre of Hassop, William Inge, and Henry Balgay, and others, are Defendants; this Objection arose, "Whether the Plaintiff had named proper Parties in his Appeal?"

After the Debate and Consideration had thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Appellant Mr. Tho. Eyre and others have hereby Leave given them to amend their said Petition, and put in proper Parties; and further, that Her Majesty the Queen Dowager's Trustees, His Majesty's Attorney General, the Queen Dowager's Attorney, and the Attorney of the Dutchy, may put in their Answer thereunto, if they think fit: And it is further ORDERED, That this House will hear His Majesty's Attorney, and Queen Dowager's Attorney, and the Attorney of the Dutchy, and all the other Parties concerned, by their Counsel, in this Cause, on Tuesday the 23th of June, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Williams versus Reade. Williams versus Mellish.

The House being moved, to appoint a Day for hearing Counsel in Two Causes; one, wherein Walter Williams Esquire is Plaintiff, and Richard Reade is Defendant; the other, Elizabeth Williams Plaintiff, and Edward Mellish Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel at the Bar, in the said Causes, on Thursday the Second Day of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Walter Williams and Elizabeth Williams are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Richard Reade and Edward Mellish for that Purpose.

Bill to repeal Part of an Act for draining Bedford Level.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for repealing a Clause for dividing of Commons, in an Act of Parliament made in the 15th Year of King Charles the Second, intituled, An Act for settling the Draining of the Great Level of the Fens, called Bedford Levell."

Dutchy of Cornwall Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable His Majesty to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of His Highness's Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same; and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to a Committee of the whole House.

And presently the House was put into a Committee.

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee of the whole House read the Bill for enabling His Majesty to make Grants and Leases of the Dutchy of Cornwall, and have thought fit to make some small Amendments therein."

The said Amendments were read Twice, and Agreed to; and the said Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Yarmouth Piers, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for clearing, preserving, and maintaining, the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth."

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

L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Norff.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Berks.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Townsend.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at Four of the Clock, in the Lord Keeper's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 18um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.