House of Lords Journal Volume 16
25 March 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 25 March 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 417-419. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13709 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 25 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Oxon.
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 Ormonde.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Barnard.

PRAYERS.

Wrayford's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

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

Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormond.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds.Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Eighth 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.

Sedgmoor Roynes, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for opening the ancient, and making any new, Roynes and Watercourses, in and near Sedgmore, in the County of Somerset, for rendering the said Moor more healthful and profitable to the Inhabitants."

Vesey's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Dudley Vesey, in Hintlesham, in the County of Suffolke, for the Payment of his Debts."

Air and Calder Rivers navigable Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the making and keeping navigable the Rivers of Air and Calder, in the County of York."

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

Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormond.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
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.

Grantham versus Thorold.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Francis Grantham Esquire and Anne his Wife, from Two several Decrees made in the Court of Chancery; the one, dated the Four and Twentieth of April, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven; and the other, the Twelfth Day of November last; on the Behalf of Elizabeth Thorold Widow, late Wife of Nathaniel Thorold, deceased, John Lee and Mary his Wife; and praying the Reversal of the said Decrees:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Elizabeth Thorold, John Lee and Mary his Wife, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Eighth Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

L. Mohun, Counsel, Copy of Indictment, and Orders for Witnesses.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles Lord Mohun; praying, "That he may be allowed Counsel at his Trial, a Copy of the Indictment against him, and Orders for Witnesses:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That William Atwood Esquire shall be, and he is hereby, assigned Counsel for the Lord Mohun, at his Trial; and also that he have a Copy of the Indictment against him, and Orders for Witnesses, as desired.

Lascells' Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of Thomas Lascells Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts."

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.

Ulster Society of London versus Bp. of Derry:

Address for the Bp. of Derry, the Serjeant at Arms of the House of Lords in Ireland, & al. to be sent for, in Custody.

The Marquis of Normanby reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Petition of the Society, London, of the new Plantation in Ulster, in the Kingdom of Ireland, "That, upon Examination of Persons, and reading several Orders of the House of Lords in Ireland, and an Affidavit of John Campell annexed to the said Petition; That it was the Opinion of the Committee, that an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, that the Lords Justices in Ireland do send over, in Custody, the Bishop of Derry, Mr. Lloyd Serjeant at Arms to the House of Lords there, Mr. Scott his Deputy, and Lieutenant Colonel Lucy Commander in Chief at London Derry."

To which the House agreed; and the following Order made; (videlicet,)

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees to whom the Petition of the Society, London, was referred, do meet on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers, to draw an Address to be presented to His Majesty, as agreed to by the House."

Capt. Desborow's Pet. Report about:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider further of the Report made the One and Twentieth Instant, upon Captain Desborow's Petition.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "The Committee was of Opinion, That the not going out to fight Ponti, upon the several Intelligences given, was a very high Miscarriage, to the great Disservice of the King and Kingdom."

To which the House agreed.

ORDERED, That the House be put into a Committee again on this Matter, upon Monday Morning next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Captain Norris to attend.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That when Captain Norris shall arrive in England, he do immediately attend this House.

Adjourn.

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