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House of Lords Journal Volume 14
7 March 1689

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 7 March 1689', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 141-142. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13011 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 7 die Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archb. of York.
Epus. London.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
Dux Norffo'k, Comes Maresc.
Dux Somerset.
Marq. de Winton.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Devon, L. Steward.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrook.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Clare.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Grey de Ruthin.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Godolphin.

PRAYERS.

M. de Halyfax Speaker, pro Tempore.

E. of Berkeley takes the Oaths.

This Day George Earl of Berkeley took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, according to the Acts.

Bill to suspend the Habeas Corpus Act.

The House was adjourned into a Committee, to consider the Bill for empowering His Majesty to apprehend and detain such Persons as He shall find just Cause to suspect are conspiring against the Government.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Steward reported, "That the Committee were of Opinion, That this Bill may pass, with a small Amendment."

Which, being read, the House agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for empowering His Majesty to apprehend and detain such Persons as He shall find just Cause to suspect are conspiring against the Government."

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

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 Robert Atkins and Serjeant Levintz:

To let them know, that this House agrees to the Bill for empowering His Majesty to apprehend and detain such Persons as He shall find just Cause to suspect are conspiring against the Government, with the Amendment; and to desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Bill to reverse L. Russell's Attainder.

A Bill was brought in, intituled, "An Act for annulling and making void the Attainder of William Russell Esquire, commonly called Lord Russell;" which Bill had His Majesty's Recommendation, written in the Margin, in these Words, "William R. I do allow of the bringing in of this Bill."

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for annulling and making void the Attainder of William Russell Esquire, commonly called Lord Russell."

ORDERED, That this Bill be read the Second Time To-morrow Morning.

Bill to remove Papists from London.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the amoving Papists and reputed Papists from the Cities of London and Westminster, and Ten Miles Distance from the same."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Serjeant Dolben and Sir Edward Nevill:

To deliver to them the Bill for amoving Papists from London, &c. and to desire Concurrence thereunto.

E. of Rivers versus Earls of Derby and Strafford, & al.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable the Earl Rivers; complaining of a Dismission of his Bill in the Court of Chancery, on the 18th Day of July last past, before the then Lord Chancellor Jefferyes, to which Bill the Right Honourable the Earls of Derby and Strafford, Francis Richardson and Thomas Manne, were Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Dismission:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Derby, Earl of Strafford, Francis Richardson, and Thomas Manne, may have a Copy of the said Petition; and be, and they are hereby, required to put in their Answer, or respective Answers, to the said Petition, on Thursday the 28th Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Earl Rivers is to cause timely Notice to be given them for that Purpose.

Eyre versus London, Eyre, & al. concerning Waste in Hope, Bradwell, & al.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir John Heath Knight, His Majesty's Attorney General of the Dutchy of Lancaster, as well on the Part and Behalf of the King's most Excellent Majesty, as well by the Relation of Sir James Boteler Knight, Attorney General of the Queen Dowager, as on Behalf of the said Queen, and the Right Honourable Phillip Earl of Chesterfield, the Right Honourable Henry Earl of Clarendon, and the Honourable William Mountagu Esquire, surviving Trustees of Her said Majesty, and Thomas Eyre Esquire; shewing, "That a Decree was made in the Dutchy, in June, 1684, for the Relator Eyre and his Heirs to have a Moiety of the Waste Ground, in the Towns of Hope, Bradwell, and Wormhill, against Anthony Londen, Humphrey Thornhill, Thomas Fletcher, Thomas Eyre Esquire (fn. *) of Hassop, William Juge Esquire, Adam Bagshaw Gentleman, Richard Bower, Nicholas Stones, Thomas Balgay, Henry Balgay, Nicholas Thornhill, John Wagstaff, John Boking, John Hurler, Robert Hallom, George Hallom, George Bagshaw, Anthony Hall, and others, Defendants, and their Heirs; which Decree was by this most Honourable House, on the 14th Day of November, 1685, affirmed: And complaining, that contrary to the said Decree and Affirmation of this House, the then Chancellor of the Dutchy did, on the 24th of November last past, make an Order for a new Division of the said Lands in the Towns of Hope and Bradwell, by a Commission for Surveyors; and praying the Reversal of the said Order and Commission:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Robert Phillips Esquire, late Chancellor of the Dutchy, and the said Anthony Longden, Humphry Thornhill, Thomas Fletcher, Rowland Eyre, Son and Heir of the said Thomas Eyre of Hassop, William Juge, Adam Bagshaw, Richard Bower, Nicholas Stones, Thomas Balgay, Henry Balgay, Nicholas Thornhill, John Wagstaffe, John Boching, John Hurler, Robert Hallom, George Hallom, George Bagshaw, and Anthony Hall, may have a Copy of the said Petition; and be, and are hereby, required to put in their Answer, or respective Answers, to the said Petition, in Writing, on Thursday the 28th Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Sir John Heath and Thomas Eyre, and others, the Plaintiffs, are to cause timely Notice to be given to the said Defendants for that Purpose.

Message from H. C. with the Bill to suspend the Habeas Corpus Act.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Littleton and others:

Who returned the Bill sent down this Morning with an Amendment, for empowering His Majesty to apprehend and detain such Persons as he shall find just Cause to suspect are conspiring against the Government: to which Amendment the Commons agree.

Downing to be attached for printing a Paper against L. Grey of W.

Upon reading a Paper, reflecting upon the Right Honourable the Lord Grey of Wark, printed by William Downing:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House do forthwith attach the Body of the said William Downing, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher.

ORDERED, That Captain Hall be, and is hereby, required to attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and hereof he may not fail.

Adjourn.

Marquis de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 8um diem Martii, 1688/9;, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Bis in Originali.