House of Lords Journal Volume 16
12 April 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 12 April 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 435-436. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13717 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 12 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Ormonde.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

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

Moor's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manors of Hallwill and Becket, in the County of Devon, the Estate of John Moor, for Payment of Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manors of Hallwill and Becket, in the County of Devon, the Estate of John Moor, for Payment of Debts."

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.

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

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for limiting certain Times, within which Writs of Error shall be brought, for the reversing Fines, common Recoveries, and ancient Judgements."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester 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 limiting certain Times, within which Writs of Error shall be brought, for the reversing Fines, common Recoveries, and ancient Judgements."

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.

Fishmongers versus Billingsgate Market Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, for the Fishmongers, of London, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making Billingsgate a Free Market for the Sale of Fish, on Friday next," at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon ; and also any other Persons who shall think themselves concerned therein.

Deal, for bringing fresh Water to, Bill, rejected.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for bringing fresh Water into the Town of Deale, in the County of Kent."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable posthumous Children to inherit their Fathers Estate;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sir Thomas Darcey's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of some Part of the Estate of Sir Thomas Darcey deceased, for Payment of Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of some Part of the Estate of Sir Thomas Darcey deceased, for Payment of Debts."

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.

Blackwell Hall Market, Bill to render more effectual the Act for restoring:

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, 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," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a 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."

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 Mr. Meredith and Mr. Pitt:

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

Children of Aliens to inherit, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, 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."

The House was resumed.

Bull's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Bull, an Insant, to sell his Lands in Kent, for the Payment of Debts and Annuities charged thereon, and for Provision of Younger Children."

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 Mr. Meredith and Doctor Newton:

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

Adjourn.

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