House of Lords Journal Volume 16
1 March 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 1 March 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 222. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13568 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Martis, 1 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

L. Mohun's Trial, Committee to consider of.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles Lord Mohun; praying a certain Time may be appointed for his Trial:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees appointed, the Twentieth of December last, to consider of the Matter of the Indictment and Proceedings against Charles Lord Mohun; whose Lordships are 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; and report their Opinions in this Matter to the House.

E. of Maclesfield's Divorce Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dissolving the Marriage between Charles Earl of Maclesfeld and Anne his Wife, and to illegitimate the Children of the said Anne."

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another short Time may be appointed, for them to sit again."

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of John Hall, a Lunatic, subject to a Debt charged thereon," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord Hartington and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Charles Duncomb Esquire, for contriving and advising the making of false Indorsements of several Bills made forth at the Receipt of Exchequer, commonly called Exchequer Bills;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Duncomb, Bill for punishing.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the abovesaid Bill shall be read on Friday next, at Twelve of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Charles May Esquire;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

May's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Charles May Esquire."

E. of Maclesfield's Divorce Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee again, upon the Earl of Maclesfeld's Bill.

And a Clause drawn by the Judges, being read, was agreed to, for indemnifying the Earl of Maclesfeld against the Lady's Debts.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had made some further Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for them to sit again."

ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee again on this Bill, To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock.

Adjourn.

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