December 1691

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House of Lords Journal Volume 14
16 December 1691

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 16 December 1691', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 688-690. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13388 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 16 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Bristoll.
Dux Cumberland.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
March. Hallifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. De la Ware.
Ds. Fitz Walter.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Excise Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain Impositions upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors, for One Year."

Shelton's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Sale of several Lands, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Maurice Shelton and others, and for settling other Lands instead of them."

Hetley versus Hervey.

The House being this Day moved, "That the Cause wherein Carina Hetley is Plaintiff, and John Hervey Esquire Defendant, may be put off for some Time longer:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Thursday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ld. Longueville assaulted by the Guard at the Playhouse.

The Lord Viscount Longueville informed the House, as follows:

"That the last Night, as he was going into the Playhouse, having given the Fellow a Guinea to change, that receives the Money, not taking the Ticket with him, the Money not being changed, a Serjeant pushed him back; and some of the Soldiers struck him on the Head with their Musket, and gave Order to fire; they knocked down his Page, and wounded his Footman."

Christopher Yelverton Esquire, John Phinney, and John Pegue, were sworn at the Bar, and attested upon Oath what the Lord Viscount Longueville had informed.

Whereupon the Order following was made:

Lieut. Primrose and the Serjeant to be attached.

"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 Bodies of Lieutenant Primrose and the Serjeant that was Yesterday upon the Guard at the Playhouse, and bring them 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 of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them; and to all Mayors, Sheriffs."

Players acting suspended.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chamberlain of Their Majesties Household be, and is hereby, desired immediately to suspend the Players acting, until their Lordships Pleasure be further signified.

Against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies."

ORDERED, That the House shall be in a Committee To-morrow on this Bill.

Cullam's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Dudley Cullham Baronet to raise Monies, to pay his Brothers and Sisters Portions."

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

Dux Bolton.
Marq. Hallifax.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Bristoll.
Ds. Willoughby E.
Ds. De la Ware.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

E. Derby's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the restoring of William George Richard Earl of Derby to the Manor of Mould and Moulesdale, and the Castle and Manor of Hawarden, and the Advowson of the Church of Hawarden Breston, in the County Palatine of Chester, and the Manor of Broughton, and the Bailiffwick of Loynsdale, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

ORDERED, That Notice shall be given to all Parties concerned in the said Bill; and that they shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar, if they please.

Pote versus Raw.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Pote, praying a Day may be appointed for hearing his Cause, to which John Raw and Elizabeth Pote are Defendants:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, that this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Monday the Fourth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir Charles Hero to attend.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Charles Hero do attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that he bring with him his Orders for guarding the Playhouse.

Lieut. Primrose discharged.

The House being informed, "That Lieutenant Primrose was at the Door:"

He being called in, and heard at the Bar, and being reprimanded for his Behaviour to the Lord Viscount Longueville at the Playhouse:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lieutenant Primrose shall be, and is hereby, discharged; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.

Grantham's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enabling Vincent Grantham to lease Part of his Manor of Golthow in Lincolneshire, for the raising Money to pay Portions and Debts charged thereupon."

Message to H. C. to remind them of the Chancery Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir John Hoskyns:

To put them in Mind of the Message sent to them Yesterday, for the Bill of Reviews in Chancery.

Halford's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest divers Manors, Lands, and Tenements, in the County of Leicester, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Sir William Halford Knight deceased, and for Payment of other Debts of Sir William Halford now living, prior to his Marriage Settlement with the Lady Frances his now Wife."

Fowkes versus Joyee.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Joyce, from a Decree made, by the late Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, on the Tenth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, on the Behalf of Richard Fowkes, Thomas Fowler, and Bryan Satterwaight; as also upon the Answer of Richard Fowkes, Thomas Fowler, and Bryan Satterwaight, put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Side upon the said Petition and Answer, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Thomas Joyce shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree, from which he appealed, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Shepheard versus Wilkins.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Samuell Shepheard is Plaintiff, and Michael Wilkins and others are Defendants:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Fifth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Asheton versus Asheton.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Sir Edmund Ashton is Plaintiff, and Richard Ashton Defendant:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Sixth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Lougher versus Prichard.

The House being this Day moved, on the Behalf of Richard Lougher Esquire, "That Martin Button Esquire may enter into Recognizance for him, he living in Glamorganshire:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Martin Button may enter into Recognizance for him, as desired.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 17um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.