House of Lords Journal Volume 16
1 April 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 1 April 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 430-431. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13714 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 1 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Petrib.
Dux Leeds, Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Schonburg.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas sat Speaker.

Aldworth's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Aldworth and Anne his Wife to sell their Estate, in or near Wantage, in the County of Berks, for raising of Three Hundred Pounds, for Payment of his Debts; and for applying the Residue of the Money arising by the Sale for the purchasing some other Estate, for the sole Benefit of his Wife and Children."

Sedgemore Roynes, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for opening the ancient and making any new Roynes and Water-courses in and near Sedgemore, in the County of Somerset, for rendering the said Moor more healthful and profitable to the Inhabitants."

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

D. Leeds, Præses.
D. Somerset.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Cestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; 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.

Methwold's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Methwold Esquire to raise the Sum of Twelve Hundred Pounds upon his Estate, by him laid out in improving the same."

Wake alias Jones's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sam'l Wake, alias Jones, Esquire, to sell Lands, to pay Debts, and to purchase other Lands, adjoining to, and formerly Parcel of, his Manor of Waltham, alias Waltham Holy-Cross, in the County of Essex, to be settled to the same Uses."

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 Mr. Meredith:

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

Pulteney's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enabling the surviving Trustee of Sir William Pulteney Knight, deceased, to make Leases, for the raising Monies, for Payment of his Son William Pulteney's Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned."

Weslyd's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, 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," as fit to pass, with One Amendment.

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

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

Hodie 2a 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 House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock, the First Business; and all the Judges now in Town to attend.

Hough's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Estate of Zenobia Hough, for the Payment of the Debts of her Husband, and other Uses."

Small Tithes, for more easy Recovery of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act for the more easy Recovery of Small Tithes."

Liverpool Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Town of Liverpool, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to build a Church, and endow the same; and for making the said Town and Liberties thereof a Parish of itself, distinct from Walton."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee as Sedgmore Bill stands committed; and to meet at the same Time.

L. Molineux to be heard against it.

Upon reading the Petition of Caryl Lord Viscount Molineux; and praying to be heard, before the passing of the abovesaid Bill:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be referred to the same Committee as the Bill stands committed.

Woollen Manufacture, for Encouragement of, and to prevent the Exportation of Wool from England and Ireland, Bill:

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wool out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Foreign Parts, and for the Encouragement of the Woollen Manufacture in the Kingdom of England," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wool out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Foreign Parts, and for the Encouragement of the Woollen Manufacture in the Kingdom of England."

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 Mr. Meredith:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments.

E. Warrington versus Sir J. Langham.

After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of George Earl of Warrington, and the Answer of Sir James Langham Knight and Baronet and Anne Tipping Widow put in thereunto:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas do report what was offered by Counsel thereupon, on Friday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Georgius Treby Miles, Capitalis Justiciarius Com. Placitor. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.