House of Lords Journal Volume 16
23 March 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 23 March 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 412-414. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13707 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 23 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
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 Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
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. Eure.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Billingsgate, a free Fishmarket, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making Billingsgate a free Market for Sale of Fish."

Wrayford's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wrayford Gentleman, and Dame Anne Rich Widow, to make Leases of Houses and Ground in Covent Garden, late the Estate of John Athy, Citizen and Haberdasher, of London."

Philiponeau & al. Nat. Bill:

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees the Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize John de Philiponeau Sieur de Montargier, and others," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize John de Philiponeau Sieur de Montargier, and others."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to 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 to their Lordships Amendments.

Message from thence, to return Brown's Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Captain Thomas Browne;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

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

Aliens Children to inherit, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty's natural-born Subjects to inherit the Estate of their Ancestors, Lineal or Collateral, notwithstanding their Father or Mother were Aliens."

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.

Ayr and Calder Rivers, navigable, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the making and keeping navigable the Rivers of Air and Calder, in the County of York."

E. of Warwick's Trial; Surveyor General to attend.

ORDERED, That His Majesty's Surveyor General do attend the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Methods of Trial of the Earl of Warwick and Holland, To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Byde's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Byde Esquire, an Infant, (with the Consent of his Guardians and next Relations) to make a Contract for the buying in his Mother's Jointure, and to sell a small Estate in Great Amwell, in the County of Hertford; and likewise for the securing and raising a Portion for Barbara Byde, Sister of the said Thomas Byde; and for other Purposes in the Act mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Seyliard's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands of Sir Thomas Seyliard Baronet, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of his Sisters Portions charged thereon."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

To carry down the abovementioned Two Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Captain Desborow's Pot.

The House took into Consideration the Report made the One and Twentieth Instant, upon the Petition of Captain Desborow, and the several Informations taken in that Matter.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

Resolution that he was unjustly broke.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee was of Opinion, That Captain Desborow was unjustly broken; and also that an Address be made to His Majesty, to restore him to His Majesty's Favour, and his own just Rights."

To which the House agreed.

Address to the King, to restore him:

It is Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it is the Opinion of this House, That Captain Charles Desborow was unjustly broken; and also that an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, from this House, "That he may be restored to His Majesty's Favour, and his own just Rights."

Report upon his Petition to be further considered:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee again To-morrow, to consider further of the Report made the One and Twentieth Instant, upon Captain Desborow's Petition; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Captains and Officers to attend.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Captains and Officers now in Town, who were at the Council of War when Captain Desborow was broken, do attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

E. of Warrington versus Sir James Langham.

ORDERED, 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 Saturday the First Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

James & al. Conviction for Coote's Death to be brought at the E. of Warwick's Trial.

The House being moved, "That the Convictions of Mr. James and others, which were found at The Old Bayly, in relation to the Death of Richard Coote Esquire, may be produced at the Trial of the Earl of Warwick and Holland:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the proper Officer, in whose Custody the said Convictions are, do attend this House therewith, 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 Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesiraum quartum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.