House of Lords Journal Volume 16
28 March 1700

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 28 March 1700', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 562-563. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13808 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 28 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
2. Epus. Cov. & Lich.
1. Epus. Elien.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Vagrants, for punishing, Bill.

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Dover Harbour, for Repair of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Repair of Dover Harbour."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Members of Corporations, not signing the Association, Bill to prevent Disputes about.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Disputes that may arise, by Officers and Members of Corporations having neglected to sign the Association, and taking the Oaths, in due Time."

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.

Message from H. C. to return Holman's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Cheney and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to supply the Loss of certain Indentures of Lease and Release heretofore made by Philip Holman Esquire, since deceased, to George Holman his Son, now also deceased;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Piracy, for Suppression of, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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 Francklyn and Sir Robert Legard:

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

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

After hearing some Persons, for and against the Bill, 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, Needlework, Point, and Cut-work, Three Months after the Prohibition of the Woollen Manufactures in Flanders shall be taken off:"

Hodie 2a 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, LoomLace, Needle-work, Point, and Cutwork, Three Months after the Prohibition of the Woollen Manufactures in Flanders shall be taken off."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with leaving out the last Clause."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to be left out.

Hodie 3a 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 BoneLace, Loom Lace, Needle-work, Point, and Cut-work, Three Months after the Prohibition of the Woollen Manufactures in Flanders shall be taken off."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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 Francklyn and Sir Robert Legard:

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

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return the Duke of Norfolk's Bill for a Divorce.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwynne and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Duke of Norfolk's Marriage with the Lady Mary Mordant, and to enable him to marry again;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Also, a Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Solicitor General and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to punish Governors of Plantations in this Kingdom, for Crimes by them committed in the Plantations;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Baiseley versus Stratford.

The Petition of Euseby Baiseley Esquire being this Day offered, relating to an Order or Judgement of this House, of the Two and Twentieth of December last, upon hearing of his Appeal, whereunto Robert and Euseby Stratford Minors (by their Guardian Thomas Broderick Esquire) were Respondents:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition (and an Affidavit sworn to this Day, at the Bar, by Edmund Jones) shall be read on Monday the First Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Governors of Plantations, for punishing here, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to punish Governors of Plantations in this Kingdom, for Crimes by them committed in the Plantations."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) primum diem Aprilis jam prox. futur, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.