House of Lords Journal Volume 16
25 January 1698


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 25 January 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 201-202. URL: Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Martis, 25 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.


E. of Macclesfield's Divorce, Bill.

After hearing, this Day, Counsel and Witnesses for the Earl of Maclesfeld, in order to make good the Allegations of his Bill:

The Counsel for the Countess of Maclesfeld desired, "That they might have Copies of the Depositions taken on Behalf of the Earl of Maclesfeld; and that they having a material Witness in Brecknocksh'r, (videlicet,) one Mr. Dunn, might have Time to send for him, and the Protection of this House coming and going:"

It being proposed by the Counsel on the other Side, That they produce some Person to swear that Mr. Dunn is a material Witness:"

The House thought fit to respite the appointing Time for the Lady Maclesfeld to be heard till To-morrow Morning.

Leighton's Bill, concerning the Wardenship of The Fleet.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Baldwin Leighton Esquire, in relation to the Office of Warden of The Fleete," on Thursday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time the Lord Chief Justice Holt, the Lord Chief Justice Treby, Mr. Justice Nevill, and the Register formerly summoned, do attend this House.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Januarii, hora duodecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.