House of Lords Journal Volume 16
17 December 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 17 December 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 42-43. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13434 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 17 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Dorsett, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Bolingbroke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rumney.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalier.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

The House was called over, as ordered.

Blaney and Needler, to attend.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Robert Blaney Esquire and Gulverwell Needler do attend this House presently.

Sir J. Fenwick's Bill of Attainder, Counsel, and Witnesses heard.

Sir John Fenwick was brought to the Bar.

And, after hearing Counsel and Witnesses, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to attaint Sir John Fenwick Baronet of High Treason," the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and, after some Time, resumed.

Lords Leave to be absent, being indissed.

The Earl of Fauconberg, Earl of Berkeley, and the Bishop of Bath & Wells, had Leave to be absent, being indisposed.

Then the Counsel proceeded; and, having summed up their Evidence, Sir John Fenwick and the Counsel being again withdrawn, the following Orders were made:

Evidence to be considered:

"The House having heard Witnesses and Counsel upon the Bill, intituled, An Act to attaint Sir John Fenwick Baronet of High Treason; it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock, this House will take into Consideration what hath been offered thereupon."

Sir J. Fenwick remanded:

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir John Fenwick Baronet shall be, and is hereby, remanded to the Prison of Newgate."

To be brought To-morrow:

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Sheriffs of London and Middl'x do take Care of and bring Sir John Fenwick Baronet to this House To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock.

"To the Sheriffs of London and Middl'x."

House to be called.

"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock, this House shall be called over, at the First Sitting, and Rising, thereof, as formerly ordered, under the same Penalties in case of Absence."

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) decimum octavum diem instantis Decembris, hora duodecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.