December 1691

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House of Lords Journal Volume 14
23 December 1691

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 23 December 1691', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 699-700. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13394 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 23 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborow.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. President.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux Bolton.
March. Hallifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Clare.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Villers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. De la Ware.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitz Walter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Jermin.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Keveton.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Pote versus Raw.

The House being this Day moved, "That Anthony Smith may enter into Recognizance for the Appellant Elizabeth Pote:"

It is ORDERED, That the said Anthony Smith may enter into Recognizance, as desired.

Albyn versus Moyer.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar upon the Petition and Appeal of Benjamine Albyn Merchant, from a Decree in Chancery, made the Five and Twentieth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, at the Suit of one Samuell Moyer, whereby a Decree of the said Court, made the Thirtieth Day of October, 1° Jacobi Secundi, was reversed; and another Decree of the said Court, made the Fourth Day of May, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, whereby the Petitioner was charged with Six Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy-seven Dollars and Seven and Thirty Aspers more than he ought to be charged with, and of which he was discharged by the First Decree, and praying that the Decree of Reversal may be reversed, and the First Decree confirmed; as also upon the Answer of the said Samuell Moyer put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel upon the said Petition and Answer, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Decree complained of in the Petition and Appeal of Benjamine Albin Merchant, made in the Court of Chancery, the Five and Twentieth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, shall be, and is hereby, reversed.

Orphans Bill.

ORDERED, That the Orphans Bill shall be reported on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Coney versus Terrell.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Cause wherein Mary Coney is Plaintiff, and Samuell Terrell Defendant, shall be heard, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Thirtieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Hetley versus Hervey.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Carina Hetley is Plaintiff, and John Hervey Defendant, on Friday the Fifteenth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Keeble's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Keeble Gentleman to sell certain Lands in Stow Markett, in the County of Suffolke; and to settle other Lands of greater Value to the said Uses."

E. Winchilsea's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enabling the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Winchelsea to settle a Jointure upon any Wife he shall marry during his Minority."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Martin's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Manworthy, with its Appurtenances, in the County of Devon, being the Lands and Estate of Nicholas Martyn Esquire, (fn. *) by Trustees hereinafter named, for the Payment of the Debts of the said Nicholas Martyn."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it; and the E. of Winchilsea's Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Keck:

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to the said Bills.

Deer-stealers to punish, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Discovery and Punishment of Deerstealers."

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

Dux Bolton.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Ds. Dela Ware.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitz Walter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

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

Bp. Bristol, Leave to be absent.

Leave given to the Lord Bishop of Bristoll, to go into the Country, for his Health.

Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of Trials for Treason Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Granville and others:

To put this House in Mind of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials in Cases of Treason."

Against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies Bill.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies," on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that all the Judges be summoned then to attend.

Votes of H. C. concerning E. I. Comp. Regulations.

Then the House went on with the adjourned Debate Yesterday, concerning the Printed Votes of the House of Commons of the Eighteenth Instant, relating to the regulating of the East India Company.

And, after some Time spent therein, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this Debate shall be adjourned to Tomorrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 24um diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Origin. in.