House of Lords Journal Volume 16
22 January 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 22 January 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 78-79. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13450 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 22 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles,
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Maclesfield.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Powlet.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

Sir Ralph Ashton's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet to supply an Omission of a Limitation intended in his Marriage Settlement, for the Benefit of his Issue Male."

The Question was 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 Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredith:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

D. Ormonde's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling the present Duke of Ormond to raise Money, by Sale of Woods, and making Leases of Lives renewable for ever, for Payment of Debts, and for encouraging English Plantation in Ireland."

Keyser & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing of John Keyser and others."

Neve's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Oliver Neve, of Great Witchingham, in the County of Norfolke, Esquire, to sell Two Houses in London; and for vesting other Lands in the said County, of greater Value, to the same Uses."

The Question was 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 Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredith:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

The Lord Wharton acquainted the House, "That he had moved His Majesty, pursuant to the Order Yesterday, for Guards: That His Majesty would take Care, and give Order for the Guards, as desired."

Ly. Mary Fenwick's Petition:

A Petition of the Lady Mary Fenwick being read; praying the Intercession of this House to His Majesty, for the Reprieve of her Husband for a Week.

Committee to prepare an Address for a Reprieve for Sir J. Fenwick for a Week:

After Debate thereupon;

The Lords following were appointed a Committee, to draw an humble Address, to be presented to His Majesty, for reprieving Sir John Fenwick for a Week, unless it shall appear to His Majesty that such Reprieve may be of dangerous Consequence to His Person or Government:

Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Rochester. 2.
Comes Nottingham. 1.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Herbert.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords withdrew.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee the Address following; (videlicet,)

Address for a Reprieve to Sir J. Fenwick.

"We the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, having received a Petition from the Lady Mary Fenwick; setting forth, That her Husband had not any Divine with him till Yesterday in the Afternoon; and, for that Reason, praying that we would intercede with Your Majesty, to grant her said Husband a Reprieve for a Week; do humbly address to Your Majesty, out of a charitable Inclination to a condemned Man, that Your Majesty would be graciously pleased that her said Husband's Execution may be delayed for a Week, unless it shall appear to Your Majesty that such Delay may be of dangerous Consequence to Your Royal Person or Government."

To which the House agreed.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Scarbrough and the Lord Bishop of London do forthwith attend His Majesty, with the Address of this House, to delay the Execution of Sir John Fenwick for a Week.

Elections, for further regulating, Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further regulating Elections of Members to serve in Parliament," and the Petitions delivered relating thereunto, shall be resumed To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock precisely; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Winchester versus Fowke.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Henry Winchester and Ann his Wife, and the Answer of Elizabeth Fowke put in thereunto, on Tuesday the Six and Twentieth Day of January Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Trained Bands discharged.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Trained Bands, which were raised by Order of this House Yesterday, shall be, and they are hereby, discharged.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) vicesimum tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.