House of Lords Journal Volume 14
18 June 1685

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 18 June 1685', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 47-49. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12948 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 18 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. Peterborough.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Glouc.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath et Wells.
L. Keeper.
L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
Duke of Norff. E. Marshal.
L. Steward.
Duke of Bucks.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain of the Household.
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 Thannet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plymouth.
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. Willoughby de Parham.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Brook.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler W.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jefferies.

PRAYERS.

Smith versus Coleby.

Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Smith and others, praying a Day for Hearing their Appeal, to which Alexander Coleby hath put in his Answer:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, upon the said Appeal and Answer, on Saturday the 4th of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Alexander Smith and others are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Alexander Coleby for that Purpose.

D. Bucks versus Combes & al.

The House being moved, to appoint a Day for hearing the Cause wherein the Right Honourable the Duke of Bucks is Plaintiff, and John Combes and others Defendants:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, in the said Cause, on Monday the Sixth Day of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Duke of Bucks, or his Agents, are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said John Combes and other Respondents, for the Purpose.

E. Danby's Complaint of a Libel, Terrence and Dinense's Case.

The Earl of Danby acquainted the House, "That there was a Paper printed, intituled, "The Case of Francis Terrence and Martin Dincnse, Merchants;" which he takes to be a Libel against himself:"

After reading thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; to consider thereof, and report to the House their Opinions thereupon.

Message from the King, concerning an Adjournment.

The Lord Keeper acquainted the House, "That he had a Message to their Lordships from His Majesty; which his Lordship delivered, to this Effect: "That His Majesty thinks it necessary, at this Time, your Lordships should be present in your respective Countries, that He may have the Use of your Service there, upon which He relies very much; therefore His Majesty does intend there shall be a Recess in a few Days: But, to the End none of the Businesses now depending may be prejudiced, His Majesty is pleased it shall be by Way of Adjournment, and for some short Time only."

Dutchy of Cornwall, Bill.

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill for Exportation of Leather.

The Earl of Aylesbury reported, "That the Lords Committees have read and considered the Bill for transporting of Leather; wherein the Lords have made a small Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving an Act for transporting of Leather."

The Question was 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 Miles Coke and Sir John Francklyn, to deliver to them:

1. The Bill 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; and to desire their Concurrence thereunto.

2. To return the Bill for reviving an Act for transporting of Leather; to which the Lords do agree, with some Amendments; to which their Concurrence is desired.

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

Hodie 2a 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."

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

Mellor's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Edward Mellor to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts."

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

L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Norff.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes (fn. *) Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Ablingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermin.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Crewe. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler West.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jefferyes.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet Tomorrow, at Four in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Savory to change his Name to Seale, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Isaac Savory, of the City of Exeter, to take on him the Surname of Searle, or Serle."

ORDERED, This Bill be committed to the same Committee as Mr. Mellor's Bill is.

Committee of Privileges.

ORDERED, That the Committee for Privileges do fit on Saturday next, in the Afternoon.

Post-office and Excise Bill.

The Lord Privy Seal reported the Bill for consolidating the Estates Taille, and Reversion in Fee, which His Majesty hath in the Post-office, "That the Committee thinks it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Whereupon the House ordered the said Bill to be engrossed.

Howard versus D. Norfolk & al.

ORDERED, That this House will proceed to hear Counsel in the Cause of the Duke of Norff. and Charles Howard Esquire, To-morrow Morning, the First Business.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 19um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* Origin. Huntingdond.