House of Lords Journal Volume 16
16 March 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 16 March 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 405-407. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13703 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 16 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley. 2.
Ds. Jeffreys. 1.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Members of Parliament, Bill to prevent irregular Proceedings in Returning Officers of.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing irregular Proceedings of Sheriffs and other Officers, in making the Returns of Members chosen to serve in Parliament."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

E. of Warwick's Trial;

ORDERED, That the Committee appointed to consider of the Trial of Edward Earl of Warwick and Holland be revived; to meet on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Clerk of the Parliaments do issue Orders for Witnesses at the Trial of the said Earl.

Order for Witnesses.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Thomas Browne, William Cripps, Robert Applegate, Samuel Cawthorne, William Salmon, Henry Amie, Stephen Turner, Henry Pomfrett, Hance Munson, James Crattle, John Gibson, Richard Edwards, John Palmer, William Dale, Peter Cutro, Jackson, John Lee, Bartholomew Hammond, Captain Loftus Duckingfeild, Colonel Richard Cole, Captain Edmund Keating, Captain David Ward, Mr. Charles Harman, Desolnes, alias Disney, Edmund Raymond, Nicholas Stonestreete, and John Ramsey, do attend, as Witnesses, to be examined at the Trial of Edward Earl of Warwick and Holland, in Westm'r Hall, upon Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Browne's Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Captain Thomas Browne."

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 Francklyn and Sir Lacon William Child:

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

Weslyd's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enabling Cyriac Weslyd Esquire to sell some Part of his Estate, which, by Articles upon his Marriage, was agreed to be settled upon his Wife and Children; and for the settling other Part of his Estate, of better Value, to the same Uses."

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

D. Somersett.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Rabesineres' & al. Nat. Bill; and Penne's Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Carteret and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Naturalization of Theophilus Rabesineres and others;" to which they have made some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Which Amendments, being read Thrice, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Trenchard and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling George Penne Esquire to sell Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments.

Which, being read Thrice, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Scipio Guy and others;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

J. Evelyn & al. against Evelyn's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of John Evelyn, of SaysCourt, in the County of Kent, Esquire, John Evelyn Esquire his Son, and John Evelyn his Grandson; praying, "That they may be heard, before the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a Settlement made by George Evelyn Esquire of his Estate, and for securing the same to his own Right Heirs, after the Decease of John Evelyn the Father, John Evelyn the Son, and John Evelyn the Grandson, without Issue Male:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, as desired, on Thursday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and also all other Persons who shall think themselves concerned therein.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir John Bowles and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to restrain the Number of Officers sitting in the House of Commons;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Onslow and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling Augmentations on certain Vicarages for ever;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Augmentations on Vicarages, for settling, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling Augmentations on certain Vicarages for ever."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for limiting certain Times, within which Writs of Error shall be brought, for the reversing Fines, Common Recoveries, and ancient Judgements;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Fines, &c. to limit Times for bringing Writs of Error on, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for limiting certain Times, within which Writs of Error shall be brought, for the reversing Fines, Common Recoveries, and ancient Judgements."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Thursday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time all the Judges then in Town are to attend, and also Mr. Attorney General.

Dighton versus Greenville, in Error.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, to argue the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Christopher Dighton is Plaintiff, and Bernard Greenville Defendant, on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Bishop of Bangor to preach.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of Bangor be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, on Wednesday the Fifth Day of April next, in the Abbey Church at Westminster.

Ship Charles to trade as a free Ship, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Ship Charles Flyboate, of Exeter, to trade as a free Ship."

Philiponeau & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize John de Philiponeau Sieur de Montargier, and others."

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees the Bills following; (videlicet,)

Burnet's Nat. Bill.

"An Act to naturalize George Burnett;"

Lower & al. Nat. Bill.

"An Act to naturalize William Lower, William Darnell, and Peter Godby;"

Chenevix & al. Nat. Bill.

"An Act to naturalize Phillip Chenevix and others;"

As fit to pass, without any Amendments.

The Lord Steward reported His Majesty's Answer to the Lords Address; (videlicet,)

King's Answer to the Address about E. of Warwick's Trial.

"That His Majesty had given Order for a Place to be prepared in Westminster Hall, for the Trial of the Earl of Warwick and Holland; and would constitute a Lord High Steward."

Bernardean & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Samuel Bernardeau, Peter Chantreau des Gaudree, and others, Private Gentlemen belonging to His Majesty's Three Troops of Guards and Grenadiers."

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

Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondley.
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.

Bridges' Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting and settling the Estate of Anne Bridges, an Infant, in Bermudas, alias The Summer Islands, in America, in and upon Trustees, to be sold; and laying out the Monies arising by such Sale here in England, for the Use of the said Anne Bridges," as sit to pass, with One Amendment.

Which, being read Twice, was agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed.

Adjourn.

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