House of Lords Journal Volume 16
25 March 1700

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 25 March 1700', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 558-559. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13805 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 25 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Oxon.
Viscount Lonsdale, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
March. Halifax.
Comes Lindsey, Ds.Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

John Earl of Bridgewater sat Speaker.

Mansell's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Edward Mansell Esquire to mortgage or sell the Impropriate Rectories of Llanriddian and Penrice, for Payment of Debts, and raising Portions for Younger Children; and for settling the Manor of Hen-Llys, and other Lands of more Value," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Edward Mansell Esquire to mortgage or sell the Impropriate Rectories of Llanriddian and Penrice, for Payment of Debts, and raising Portions for Younger Children; and for settling the Manor of Hen-Llys, and other Lands of more Value."

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.

Members of Corporations not signing the Association,

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Disputes that may arise, by Officers and

Bill to prevent Disputes about.

Members of Corporations having neglected to sign the Association, and taking the Oaths, in due Time."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next, at Twelve of the Clock.

Piracy, for Suppression of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next.

Harrison's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the selling the Reversion and Inheritance of the Farm of Nethercott, in the County of Oxon, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of George Harison Esquire, deceased," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the selling the Reversion and Inheritance of the Farm of Nethercott, in the County of Oxon, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of George Harison Esquire, deceased."

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.

Bourges & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Bourges and others."

Bone Lace, &c. Act to prevent the Importation of, to repeal, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act made in the Ninth Year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for rendering the Laws more effectual for preventing the Importation of Foreign Bone Lace, Loom Lace, Needle-work, Point and Cut-work, Three Months after the Prohibition of the Woollen Manufactures in Flanders shall be taken off."

Vagrants, for Punishment of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Punishment of Vagrants, and sending them whither by Law they ought to be sent."

Sherard versus Sherard:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Castle Sherard, from Two Orders; the one, made by the Master of the Rolls, the Two and Twentieth of December, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven; and the other, on the Nineteenth Day of July last, by the Lord High Chancellor of England, confirming the same, in a Cause wherein the now Respondent John Castle Sherard was Plaintiff, and the Petitioner Defendant; and praying the Reversal of the said Orders; as also hearing Counsel, upon the Answer of the said John Castle Sherard put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed, with Costs.

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Castle Sherard shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Orders therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the Petitioner Castle Sherard shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Respondent John Castle Sherard the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for his Costs.

Woollen Manufactures, Bread, &c. exported, Duties on for taking off, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking away the Duties upon the Woollen Manufactures, Corn, Grain, Bread, Biscuit, and Meal, exported."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

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

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendment made thereunto.

Libel concerning D: of Norfolk's Bill, Author to be discovered.

The House being acquainted, "That there is printed and published a scandalous Libel, reflecting on this House, intituled, A Letter to a Friend concerning the Duke of Norfolk's Bill:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Master and Wardens of the Company of Stationers do take Care and give Order for the finding out the Author and Printer of the said Paper.

Adjourn.

Joh'es Comes Bridgewater, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.