House of Lords Journal Volume 16
3 May 1701

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 3 May 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 665-666. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13886 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Sabbati, 3 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brook.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

E. Northampton takes the Oaths

This Day George Earl of Northampton took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

Holmes versus Peacock.

Whereas Monday next was appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Thomas Holmes is Appellant, and James Peacock Respondent:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.

Luke versus Christie & al.

The House being moved, "That Nicholas Luke Esquire may enter into Recognizance for Jane Luke, upon her Appeal now depending in this House:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Nicholas Luke may enter into Recognizance, as desired.

Duke of Ormond's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy Payment of the Creditors of James late Duke of Ormonde and the present Duke of Ormonde," as fit to pass, with several Amendments.

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

Mews to take the Name of St. John, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to change the Surname of Ellis Mews and his Heirs to the Surname of Saint John," 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.

Tilley attached, for Reflections on the House.

Upon Oath made, at the Bar of this House, "That John Tilley Esquire hath uttered Words much reflecting upon this House:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Body of the said John Tilley, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for his Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.

Sir John Dillon's Bill, for a Divorce:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dissolving the Marriage of Sir John Dillon with Mary Boyle, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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 Sir Richard Holford:

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

Sir Henry Ashurst versus American Colonies, Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Henry Ashurst Baronet, Agent for the Colony of Conecticott; praying, "That he may be heard, by his Counsel, against the Bill, intituled, An Act for re-uniting to the Crown the Government of several Colonies and Plantations in America:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, as desired, against the said Bill, on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock.

E Bath versus American Colonies Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of John Earl of Bathe, in Behalf of himself and others, the Lords Proprietors of the Province of Carolina and The Bohame Islands in America; praying, "That he may be heard, upon Matters relating to the Bill, intituled, An Act for reuniting to the Crown the Government of several Colonies and Plantations in America:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, for himself and the other Proprietors, as desired, at the Committee to whom the said Bill shall be committed.

Davison's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of William Davison Esquire, deceased, for Payment of Debts, and raising his Childrens Portions charged thereupon."

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

D. Leeds.
March. Normanby.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Dudley & Ward.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant May, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Papers relating to Plantations, to be laid before the House.

After hearing Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for re-uniting to the Crown the Government of several Colonies and Plantations in America:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Papers that lie before the Commissioners of Trade, the Commissioners of the Customs, and Commissioners appointed to execute the Office of Lord High Admiral of England, relating to any Complaint against the Governors of any of the Plantations or Colonies in America, shall be laid before this House so soon as conveniently they can.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) quintum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.