House of Lords Journal Volume 16
7 January 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 7 January 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 188-189. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13533 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 7 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburgh.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Hammered Money, for recoining, Bill; and making out new Exchequer Bills.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the further Currency of any Hammered Silver Coin of this Kingdom, and for re-coining such as is now in Being; and for the making out new Exchequer Bills, where the former Bills are, or shall be, filled up by Indorsements."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert of Cherbury reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Bishop of Ely's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Symon Lord Bishop of Ely and his Successors to lease the Manor-house and Demesne Lands of Downham, in the Isle of Ely, and for confirming a Lease lately thereof made by the said Bishop; and for the clearing of the said Bishop and others from Dilapidations there."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following: (videlicet,)

March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

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

Lassels' Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Rebecca Lassells Widow to sell Copyhold Lands in Ealing, in the County of Middl'x."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the abovenamed Committee.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Clarke and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Imprisonment of Counter and others, for the late horrid Conspiracy to assassinate the Person of His Sacred Majesty;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Counter et al. to continue the Imprisonment of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Imprisonment of Counter and others, for the late horrid Conspiracy to assassinate the Person of His Sacred Majesty."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read again To-morrow Morning.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Hobbart and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Francis Guybon and Dame Issabella his Wife, and their Trustees, to sell the Manor of Avennalls, and other Lands, in or near Gunthorp, in the County of Norfolke; and for settling other Lands in Lieu thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Irish Appeals, Methods to be considered.

Lords Committees appointed to consider the proper Methods of appealing from Decrees made in the Court of Chancery in Ireland; whose Lordships have hereby Power given them to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and, having heard such Persons thereupon as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report their Opinions to this House.

Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

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

Countess of Inchiquin versus Ld. Howard Esc Privilege waived.

This Day the Lord Chancellor reported to the House, what was offered by Counsel, at the Bar, the Third Instant, upon the Petition of Elizabeth Countess Dowager of Inchiquin, and the Answer of the Lord Howard of Escrick put in thereunto.

And, after Debate thereupon, the Lord Howard declared, "That he doth and will waive his Privilege, as to all Proceedings in any Court whatsoever, touching any Marriage precedent to his Marriage with the said Countess."

To which the House agreed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.