House of Lords Journal Volume 14
20 June 1685

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 20 June 1685', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 50-51. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12950 Date accessed: 21 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Sabbati, 20 die Junii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Carlile.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & 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 Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Ds. Lawer.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Conyers.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Butler W.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jefferies.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Paget, from the Committee, reported Two Bills:

Mellor's Bill.

1. The Bill to enable Edward Mellor to sell Lands for the Payment of Debts, as fit to pass, without any Amendments.

Savory to take the Name of Searle, Bill.

2. The Bill to enable Isaac Savory to take upon him the Surname of Searle, or Serle; which the Committee thinks fit to pass, with a small Amendment.

Which being read Twice, and Agreed to, the Bill is ordered to be engrossed.

Yarmouth Piers, &c. Bill.

The Lord North reported from the Committee, the Bill for repairing the Haven of Great Yarmouth, "That they think the said Bill fit to pass as it is, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for clearing, preserving, and maintaining, the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Mellor's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Edward Mellor Esquire to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Savory to take the Name of Searle, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Isaac Savory, of the City of Exeter, Gentleman, to take upon him the Surname of Searle, or Serle."

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 Miles Cooke and Sir John Franklyn;

To let them know, that this House hath passed Two Bills, which came from them, without any Amendments:

1. The Bill for clearing, preserving, and maintaining, the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth.

2. The Bill to enable Edward Mellor to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts.

Also, to deliver to them the Bill passed this House, to enable Isaac Savory, of the City of Exeter, Gentleman, to take upon him the Surname of Searle, or Serle; and to desire their Concurrence thereunto.

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

Next, the House was adjourned into a Committee, to consider the Bill for repealing of 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."

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee have read and considered the Bill concerning Bedford Levell; and do find that the said Bill is made with the Consent of all Parties therein concerned; therefore it is the Opinion of the Committee that the said Bill do pass as it is, without any Amendment or Alteration."

Which the House Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for repealing of 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Lowther and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy and easy Recovery of Small Tithes and other Dues by Rectors and others;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

Mildmay versus Mildmay.

Whereas there is a Petition of Henry Mildmay, and Hallyday Mildmay his Son, depending in this House, to which the Defendants have put in their Answers:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar of this House, on Tuesday the 7th of July next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioners are to cause timely Notice to be given to the Defendants for that Purpose.

E. of Anglesey, Privilege. Philpot to be attached, for Scandal.

Upon Complaint and Oath made at the Bar of this House, "That Anthony Philpot, contrary to the Privilege of Peerage and Privilege of this House, hath uttered very scandalous Words against the Right Honourable Arthur Earl of Anglesey, a Peer of this Realm:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled in Parliament, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, or his Deputy or Deputies, shall forthwith attach the Body of the said Anthony Philpot, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for his said Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies; and to all Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other His Majesty's Officers, to be aiding and assisting in the Execution hereof.

Barret versus St. Leger.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Barret Esquire, from a Decree made in a Cause in the High Court of Chancery in Ireland, between John St. Leger Esquire Plaintiff, and the Petitioner Defendant; complaining of a Decree or Order made in the said Court on or about the 17th of February 1678, concerning Lands in Ireland, late the Estate of Sir William Barret, as in the Petition, amongst other Things, is set forth; as also upon the Answer of John St. Leger Esquire put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Part thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Decree or Orders of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, from which the said John Barret appealed to this House, be, and are hereby, reversed; and that the Plaintiff John St. Leger's Bill, upon which the said Decree was made, be, and is hereby, dismissed the said Court of Chancery in all Parts; saving only to the Preservation of his Witnesses Testimony examined in perpetuam Rei Memoriam, as well as the other Suit, which both Sides are at Liberty to make Use of, as if the said Bill had not been dismissed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Lunæ, videlicet, 22um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.