House of Lords Journal Volume 16
20 March 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 20 March 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 407-409. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13704 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 20 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

L. Mohun to surrender to the Black Rod.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles Lord Mohun; praying, "That he may be tried; and that he is ready to surrender himself:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles Lord Mohun do surrender himself to the Gentlemen Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Savery's Invention for raising Water, &c. Bill for Encouragement of.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of a new Invention, by Thomas Savery, for raising Water, and occasioning Motion to all Sorts of Mill-work, by the impellent Force of Fire."

The Earl of Bradford reported His Majesty's Answer to the Address, concerning Forts and Ships, as followeth; (videlicet,)

King's Answer to Address about the Navy and Forts.

"I return My Thanks to the Lords, for their Address; in which they express so much Concern for the Safety of My Person, and the Security of the Kingdom. I think the Services which they mention are very necessary to be done; and I shall be very glad to be enabled by Parliament, to see the same effectually performed."

Guy & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Scipio Guy and others."

Message from H. C. to return Carcassonet & al. Nat. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Gerrard and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Naturalization of John Francis de Carcassonet and others;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Message from thence, with a Bill; and to return

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

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

Coulombiere & al. Nat. Bill.

As also to return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Anthony Coulombiere and others;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Which Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the Amendments made to the said Bill.

Scott's Bill.

The Lord Jeffreys reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Estate of George Scott Esquire, to pay Debts, and raise Portions for his Brothers and Sister, and to settle other Part of his Estate," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

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

Chenevix & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Philip Chenevix and others."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

and Davesseins & al. Nat. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Cornbury and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Marke Anthony Davesseinsde Moncall and David Loches;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and keeping the River Trent, in the Counties of Leicester, Derby, and Stafford, navigable;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Philiponeau & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize John de Philiponeau Sieur de Montargier, and others."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom Samuel Bernardeau's Bill was committed.

Dighton versus Greenville, in Error.

Upon reading the Petition of Bernard Greenville; praying the Hearing of the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Christopher Dighton is Plaintiff, and the Petitioner Defendant, may be put off for Two or Three Days:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House will hear the Errors argued thereupon on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and no other Business to intervene.

Proceedings upon the Judgement, Ulster Society versus Bp. of Derry, Letter from Lords Justices in Ireland, about.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That he had received a Letter from the Lords Justices in Ireland, in Answer to his Letter to them by Order of this House, the Fourteenth of February last, to desire an Account from them of what hath been done in Ireland, in Pursuance to the Order, Judgement, and Declaration of this House, of the Four and Twentieth of May One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight, in the Case of the Society, London, and the Bishop of Derry."

Memorandum, This Letter is entered at the End of the Book (fn. *) .

Which Letter being read, the following Order was made; (videlicet,)

L. Chancellor to write again to the Lords Justices.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chancellor do write again to the Lords Justices in Ireland; to let them know the House is not satisfied with their Answer; but desires a particular Account of what hath passed in Ireland relating to the Society, London, and Bishop of Derry, since the Order, Judgement, and Declaration of this House of the Four and Twentieth of May One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight."

Woodman versus Barton.

Upon reading some Days since the Petition of Joshua Woodman, praying an Explanation of a Judgement of this House, of the Fourteenth of January One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, wherein Amy Barton Widow, George Willoughby and Joanna his Wife, William Taylor and Margaret his Wife, were Appellants, and Joshua Woodman the Petitioner Respondent, as to One particular Point, of making some Order for Relief of the Creditors of Frances Dennis Widow:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Amy Barton and others may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Lower & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize William Lower, William Darnell, and Peter Godby."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Burnett's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize George Burnett."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Ship Charles, to trade as a free Ship, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Ship Charles Flyboate, of Excter, to trade as a Free Ship."

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

M. Halifax.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
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.

E. Warrington versus Sir J. Langham.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein the Earl of Warrington is Appellant, and Sir James Langham and Anne Tipping Widow are Respondents, on Friday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Owen versus Saunders, in Error.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued, by Counsel, at the Bar, (fn. *) wherein Phillip Owen is Plaintiff, and Thomas Saunders Defendant, on Monday the Third Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Act to restore Blackwell Hall Market, Bill to render more effectual.

After hearing Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the making more effectual an Act, intituled, An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell Hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there."

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the making more effectual an Act, intituled, An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell Hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there."

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

March. Halifax.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
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.

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing irregular Proceedings of Sheriffs and other Officers, in making the Returns of Members chosen to serve in Parliament.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a 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."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Sir Francis Andrews Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Downham, in the County of Essex (the Estate of Sir Francis Andrews); and for buying and settling other Lands to the same Uses."

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

M. Halifax.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Third Day of April 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.

Legg & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Richard Legg and others."

Adjourn.

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

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