House of Lords Journal Volume 16
12 March 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 12 March 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 232-234. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13576 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 12 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
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. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Sir C. W. Bampfield's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable certain Trustees therein named to make, renew, and fill up, Leases of the Estate of Sir Copplestone Warwick Bampfyeld, during the Minority of the said Sir Copplestone Warwick Bampfyeld and John Bampfyeld his Brother."

Woollen Manufacture, Bill.

Whereas Wednesday the Seventeenth Instant was appointed for hearing several Merchants and others, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to encourage the Woollen Manufacture in England, and to restrain the Exportation of Woollen Manufactures from Ireland into any Foreign Parts, and for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool from England and Ireland:"

It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Persons who think themselves concerned therein shall be heard, for and against the said Bill on Saturday, the Nineteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Exon and Tiverton, for the Woollen Bill.

Upon reading the several Petitions of the Mayor, Aldermen, and others, of the City of Exeter, the Mayor, Burgesses, Assistants, and others, of the Town of Tiverton, in the County of Devon, and the Petition of the Traders in Woollen Manufactures of the Borough of Colchester; praying, "That the Bill, intituled, An Act to encourage the Woollen Manufacture in England, and to restrain the Exportation of Woollen Manufactures from Ireland into any Foreign Parts, and for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool from England and Ireland, may pass this House:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, if they think fit, what they have to offer for the said Bill, on Saturday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Hewett's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees, to be sold, certain Lands of George Hewett Esquire, lying in the County of Middl'x, settled upon his Marriage; and, with the Money arising thereby, for purchasing other Lands in Leicestershire, where his Estate and Seat lies, to be settled to the same Uses," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Morley versus Jones, in Error.

The Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench brought up a Writ of Error, in the usual Manner; (videlicet,)

Will'us Morley Quer. versus Peter Jones Defendant.

Hall's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of John Hall, a Lunatic, subject to a Debt charged thereon."

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 John Hoskyns and Sir John Francklyn:

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

Peirse and Bp. of Chester versus Regem.

Whereas Wednesday next was appointed for hearing of the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Richard Peirse and the Bishop of Chester are Plaintiffs, and the King Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued thereupon, on Friday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Witnesses, Duncomb's Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Daniel Lawrence, Mr. Romney, Mr. John Francis, Mr. Francis Pippett, Dr. Fawquier, Mr. Bletchington, Mr. John d'Costa, Mr. Peters, Mr. John Haynes, Mr. Noell, Mr. Brewer, and Mr. Herne, do attend this House, as Witnesses, on Tuesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Hilliard versus Twyford.

Upon reading the Petition of William Hilliard and Mary his Wife, Respondents to the Petition of James Twyford and others Appellants:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock.

Rex versus Greepe, in Error.

After hearing Counsel, at the Bar, to argue the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error brought into this House from His Majesty's Court of King's Bench, the Ninth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninetyseven, wherein Judgement is entered for Robert Greepe, against the King:

Judgement reversed.

Upon due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Judgement given in the Court of King's Bench, for the said Robert Greepe, against the King, shall be, and is hereby, reversed; and that the Judgement which was given in the Court of King's Bench for the said Robert Greepe shall be, and is hereby, given for the King: And it is further ORDERED and Adjudged, That the said Robert Greepe shall pay, or cause to be paid, to the King, the Sum of Five Pounds, and be imprisoned until Payment be made thereof; and shall stand in the Pillory at Plympton Earl, in the County of Devon; and also in The Old Palace Yard, Westm'r, in the County of Middl'x.

The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Transcript of the Record, followeth; (videlicet,)

"Sed quia Cur. Parliamenti nunc hic de Judicio suo de et super Præmiss. reddend. nondum advisatur, Dies inde dat. est, tam præsat. Thomæ Trevor (fn. *) qui pro eodem Domino Rege in hac Parte sequitur, &c. quam præd. Rob'to Greepe, usque Diem Sabbati, Duodecimum Diem Martii ex tunc proxim. sequen. apud Westm. in Comitat. Middl'x, de Judicio suo inde audiend. eo quod Cur. Parliamenti præd. hic inde nondum, &c.; ad quem Diem, in eadem Cur. Parliamenti ven. tam præd. Thomas Trevor, (fn. *) qui pro eodem Rege in hac Parte sequitur, &c. quam præd. Rob'tus Greepe per Attornat. suum præd. Super quo, vis. et per eandem Cur. nunc hic plenius intellect. omnibus et singulis Præmissis, maturaque Deliberatione superinde habita, videtur Cur. Parliamenti nunc hic, quod Informatio præd. et Veredictum præd. superinde reddit. bon. et sufficien. in Lege exist. ad warrantizand. Judic. superinde versus præsat. Rob'tum Greepe: Ideo cons. est, quod Judicium præd. per præd. Cur. dicti Domini Regis, coram ipso Rege, pro præd. Rob'to Greepe in Forma præd. reddit. ob Error. ill. et al. in eodem Judicio existen. revocetur, adnulletur, et penitus pro nullo habeatur; et quod Dominus Rex ad omnia quæ ipse Occasione Judicii ejusdem amisit restituatur. Et ulterius cons. est per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod idem Rob'tus Greepe solvat Domino Regi Summam Quinque Librar. pro Fine suo Occasione præd. ac etiam stabit in et super Pillor. apud Plymton Comit. in Com. Devon. super aliquem Diem Sabbati, ab Hora Undecima ante Meridiem usque ad Horam Primam post Meridiem ejusdem Diei; ac etiam stabit in et super Pillor. in Atrio Antiqui Palatii Westm. in Comitat. Middl'x, super aliquem Diem Veneris, ab Hora Undecima ante Meridiem usque ad Horam Primam post Meridiem ejusdem Diei; et quod idem Rob'tus Greepe capiatur et imprisonetur quousque eundem Finem solvit."

Rex versus Mellen, in Error:

After hearing Counsel, at the Bar, to argue the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error, brought into this House from His Majesty's Court of King's Bench, the Five and Twentieth Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven, wherein Judgement is entered for Phillip Mellen, against the King:

Judgement reversed.

Upon due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Judgement given in the Court of King's Bench for the said Phillip Mellen, against the King, shall be, and is hereby, reversed; and that the Judgement which was given in the Court of King's Bench for the said Phillip Mellen shall be, and is hereby, given for the King: And it is further ORDERED and Adjudged, That the said Phillip Mellen shall pay, or cause to be paid, to the King, the Sum of Five Pounds, and be imprisoned until Payment be made thereof; and shall stand in the Pillory in The Old Palace Yard, Westminster, in the County of Middl'x; and also at Cannington, in Somersetshire.

The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Transcript of the Record, followeth; (videlicet,)

"Sed quia Cur. Parliament. nunc hic de Judicio suo de et super Præmiff. reddend. nondum advisatur, Dies inde dat. est tam præsat. Thomæ Trevor, (fn. *) qui pro eodem Domino Rege in hac Parte sequitur, &c. quam præd. Ph'o, usque Diem Sabbati, Duodecimum Diem Martii ex tunc proxim. sequen. apud Westm. in Comitat. Middl'x, de Judicio suo inde audiend. eo quod Cur. Parliamenti præd. hic inde nondum, &c.; ad quem Diem, in eadem Cur. Parliamenti ven. tam præd. Thomas Trevor, (fn. *) qui pro eodem Domino Rege in hac Parte sequitur, &c. quam præd. Ph'us per Attornat. suum præd. Super quo, vis. et per eandem Cur. nunc hic plenius intellect. omnibus et singulis Præmissis, maturaque Deliberatione superinde habita, videtur Cur. Parliamenti nunc hic, quod Informatio præd. et Veredictum superinde reddit. bon. et sufficien. in Lege exist. ad warrantizand. Judicium superinde versus præsat. Ph'um Mellen, alias Mellins, alias Mellin: Ideo cons. est, quod Judicium præd. per præd. Cur. dicti Domini Regis, coram ipso Rege, pro præd. Ph'o Mellen, alias Mellins, alias Mellin, in Forma præd. reddit. ob Error. ill. et al. in eodem Judicio existen. revocetur, adnulletur, et penitus pro nullo habeatur; et quod dict. Dominus Rex ad omnia quæ ipse Occasione Judicii ejusdem amisit, restituatur, &c. Et ulterius cons. est per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod idem Ph'us solvat Domino (fn. †) Regi Summam Quinque Librar. pro Fine suo Occasione præd.; ac etiam stabit in et fuper Pillor. in Atrio Antiqui Palatii Westm. in Com. Middl'x, super aliquem Diem Veneris, ab Hora Undecima ante Meridiem usque ad Horam Primam post Meridiem ejusdem Diei; ac etiam stabit in et super Pillor. apud Cannington, in Com. Somerset, super aliquem Diem Sabbati, ab Hora Undecima ante Meridiem usque ad Horam Primam post Meridiem ejusdem Diei; et quod idem Ph'us capiatur et imprisonetur quousque eundem Finem solvit."

Greepe and Mellen to be apprehended.

The Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench being present, was directed to issue out his Warrant, to apprehend the said Robert Greepe and Phillip Mellen, in order to bind them to appear in the King's Bench, the First Day of next Term, to be punished according to the said Judgement.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

* Origin. quam.
* Origin. quam.
Origin. Rege.