House of Lords Journal Volume 16
19 April 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 19 April 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 442-443. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13722 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 19 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Ormonde.
March. Normanby.
Comes (fn. *) Oxon.
Comes Dorset & Mid'l'x.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. for a Conference, on the Bill to render more effectual the Act for restoring Blackwell-hall Market

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bertie and others:

To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by their Lordships to 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."

To which the House agreed.

Answer.

Then the Commons were called in; and told, "That the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint the same To-morrow, at One of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up the Bill, intituled, "An Act for taking off the remaining Duties upon Glass Wares;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Glass Wares to take off the Duties on, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking off the remaining Duties upon Glass Wares."

Baisley versus Stratford.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Evseby Baisley, from a Decree made in the High Court of Chancery in the Kingdom of Ireland, in a Cause there depending, between Robert Stratford and Evseby Stratford, Minors, by their Guardian Thomas Broderick Esquire, Plaintiffs, and the Petitioner and others Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree; and that the (fn. *) Petitioner may be left at Liberty to recover his Right by Law, to the Possession of the Lands of Corbally:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Stratford and Evseby Stratford may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required (by their Guardian) to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of May next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Billingsgate Fish Market, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making Billingsgate a free Market for Sale of Fish."

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 John Francklyn and Mr. Pitt:

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

Woodman versus Barton:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition of Joshua Woodman; praying an Explanation of a Judgement of this House, of the Fourteenth of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, wherein Amy Barton Widow, George Willoughby and Joanna his Wife, and others, were Appellants, and Joshua Woodman the Petitioner Respondent, as to One particular Point, of making some Order for Relief of the Creditors of Frances Dennis Widow; as also upon the Answer of the said George Willoughby and Joanna his Wife, and Margaret Taylor Widow, put in thereunto:

Petition dismissed.

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Joshua Woodman shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Sloane and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Popham Conway, Francis Seymour, and Charles Seymour, Esquires, and their Issue Male, severally and successively, to make Leases of their Estates;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Conway and Seymour's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Popham Conway, Francis Seymour, and Charles Seymour, Esquires, and their Issue Male, severally and successively, to make Leases of their Estates."

Cowslade's Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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 John Francklyn and Mr. Pitt:

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

Young's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Young Gentleman to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts and Legacies."

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.

Clements discharged.

Upon reading the humble Petition of John Clements Fishmonger; shewing, "That he is very sorry for the high Displeasure he lies under, for having spoken opprobrious Words of the Right Honourable the Lord Osborne, a Peer of this Realm; praying, that he may be discharged:"

He was called in, and reprimanded. And afterwards,

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Clements shall be, and he is hereby, discharged, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

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

Judges to attend.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Lords be summoned; and that the Judges do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

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

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* Bis in Originali.
* Origin. Petitioners.