House of Lords Journal Volume 16
22 March 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 22 March 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 410-412. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13706 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 22 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
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 Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Bridges' Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting and settling the Estate of Anne Bridges, an Infant, in Bermudas, alias The Sommer 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."

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 Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

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

L. Mohun committed to The Tower, for the Death of Coote:

The House being informed, "That Charles Lord Mohun hath surrendered himself to the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House;" and he standing indicted for the Murder of Richard Coote Esquire:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Charles Lord Mohun, now in Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, shall be, and is hereby, committed Prisoner to His Majesty's Tower of London, there to be kept in safe Custody until he shall be delivered by due Course of Law; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Lord Lucas, Chief Governor of His Majesty's Tower of London, and to the Deputy Governor thereof.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House do carry the Lord Mohun, now in his Custody, to His Majesty's Tower of London.

To Sir David Mitchell, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.

L. Mohun to be tried:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Charles Lord Mohun shall be tried, in Westminster Hall, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Address, for Lord High Steward at his Trial.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White Staves do attend His Majesty, to let Him know, "That this House hath appointed the Trial of Charles Lord Mohun to begin in Westm'r Hall, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant March; and humbly to desire His Majesty, that He will be pleased to appoint a Lord High Steward, to continue during the said Trial."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Samuel Bernardiston and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Dudley Vesey, in Hintlesham, in the County of Suffolke, for the Payment of his Debts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Scott's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

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

John Evelyn versus Evelyn's Bill.

Whereas To-morrow was appointed for hearing Counsel, for and against 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 this House will hear Counsel thereupon, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Guy & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Scipio Guy and others."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom Samuel Bernardeau's Bill was committed; to meet on Friday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

E. of Huntingdon versus the Bill for making the River Trent navigable.

The House being moved, "That the Earl of Huntingdon may be heard, by his Counsel, before the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and Keeping the River Trent, in the Counties of Leicester, Derby, and Stafford, navigable:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Huntingdon shall be heard, as desired, on Saturday the First Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and also any other Persons who shall think themselves concerned therein.

Bernardeau & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a 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."

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 Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

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

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the making and keeping navigable the Rivers of Air and Calder, in the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

E. of Warwick, Copy of Indictment, Counsel, and Witnesses.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Earl of Warwick and Holland; praying, "That he may have a Copy of the Indictment against him, and Orders to summon Witnesses, and Counsel allowed him at his Trial:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Thomas Powys shall be, and he is hereby, assigned Counsel for the said Edward Earl of Warwick and Holland, to assist him at his Trial, in case any Matter of Law shall arise; and that he shall have Orders for Witnesses, and a Copy of the Indictment.

Number of Officers in H. C. for restraining, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to restrain the Number of Officers sitting in the House of Commons."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Tuesday the Fourth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Fresh Water, for bringing to Deal, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for bringing fresh Water into the Town of Deale, in the County of Kent."

Augmentations on Vicarages, for settling, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling Augmentations on certain Vicarages for ever."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom Sir Francis Andrews' Bill was committed; whose Lordships, or any Five of them, are to meet on Monday 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.

Lascells' Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of Thomas Lascells Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Cowslade's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for selling divers Freehold and Leasehold Houses, the Estate of Thomas Cowslade, an Infant, and others, to discharge a Mortgage; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the like Uses."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom Sir Francis Andrews' Bill was committed; whose Lordships, or any Five of them, are to meet on Thursday the Sixth 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.

Wilson versus Monoux.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Jane Wilson Widow, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Eleventh Day of April, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven, against Lewis Monoux, Francis Brace, and James Yarway:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lewis Monoux, Francis Brace, and James Yarway, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Thirtieth Day of March Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

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

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ship Charles Flyboate, of Exeter, to trade as a free Ship," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

E. of Warwick, Order for Witnesses.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Thomas Goodale, Mrs. Ann Goodale, West, and Mr. Stanton Clerke, Mr. George Dockwra, and Mr. Roger James, do attend this House, as Witnesses, to be examined at the Trial of Edward Earl of Warwick and Holland, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

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