House of Lords Journal Volume 16
17 January 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 17 January 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 196. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13541 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Lunæ, 17 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Powlet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the throwing or firing of Squibs, Serpents, and other Fire-works;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Squibs, and other Fireworks, to prevent throwing, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the throwing or firing of Squibs, Serpents, and other Fire-works."

Brown versus Bradford.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Humphry Browne; complaining of a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Fifteenth Day of June, in the Eighth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, on Behalf of Richard Bradford; and praying, "That the said Richard Bradford may answer thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard Bradford may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Seventh Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Leighton's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Baldwin Leighton Esquire, in relation to the Office of Warden of The Fleete."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Baldwin Leighton Esquire, in relation to the Office of Warden of The Fleete:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Persons concerned have Notice of this Bill; and shall be heard, by their Counsel, for and against the same, on Monday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Expence of Suits, for restraining.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider of proper Methods to restrain the great Expence and Length of Suits, in the Courts of Law and Equity.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of proper Methods to restrain the great Expence and Length of Suits in the Courts of Law and Equity; whose Lordships have hereby Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and; having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report their Opinion thereupon to this House.

Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday 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.

Adjourn.

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