House of Lords Journal Volume 16
28 May 1701

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 28 May 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 709-711. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13907 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 28 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Petrib.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Shaftsbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
L. Viscount Say & Seale.
L. Viscount Townshend.
L. Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Norwich Court of Conscience, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Court of Request, or Conscience, in the City and County of the City of Norwich, for Recovery of small Debts under Forty Shillings."

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

D. Bolton.
M. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresm. & Crew.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Herne's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for declaring the Will of Sir Joseph Herne Knight, dated the Five and Twentieth Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight, to be taken and esteemed the last Will of the said Sir Joseph Herne."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees above named; who are to meet on Thursday the Twelfth Day of June next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Bagneol & al. Nat. Bill.

The Lord Lawarr reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Bagneol and others," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

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

Barkstead's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Jane Barkstead Widow; and vesting several Mortgages and Securities in her, to enable her to convey or assign the same."

Dean and Chapter of Lincoln versus Pye & al.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein the Dean and Chapter of Lincolne and Charles Newcomen are Appellants, and Richard Pye and his Wife and William Woolfe are Respondents, on Friday the Thirteenth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Minehead Harbour, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Weymouth reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the recovering, securing, and keeping in Repair, the Harbour of Minhead, for the Benefit and Support of the Navigation and Trade of this Kingdom," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

E. of Lindsey takes his Seat.

This Day Robert Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain, sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Father Robert Earl of Lindsey; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

Fawconer's Bill.

Then the Amendments made to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the vesting and settling several Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, belonging to John Fawconer Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts," were read Thrice, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Sir J. Tily versus Wharton.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Joseph Tily and Dame Deborah his Wife; praying, "That William Wharton and Eunuce his Wife may produce a Bond at the Hearing of his Cause in this House; and that all other Papers and Evidences proved and made Use of at the Hearing in Chancery, and mentioned in the Decree, may be likewise produced:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Wharton and his Wife shall produce the said Bond and Writings, at the Hearing of the Cause in this House.

L. Howard Efcr. versus Ly. Inchiquin.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles Lord Howard, Baron of Escrick; praying, "That this House would be pleased to apply to His Majesty, That he may have a Commission of Review in his Case, relating to his Marriage with the Lady Inchequin, or order him to be prosecuted for Felony:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lady Inchequin may have a Copy of the said Petition; and do put in her Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Wednesday the Thirteenth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.

New Deal fresh Water, Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for furnishing the Town of New Deale with fresh Water," on Friday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Lucretia Tipping, an Infant, in Trustees, that they, upon her Marriage, may sell the same, for a Portion, upon a Settlement to be made on her and her Issue;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Also, a Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Bartholomew Shower and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better settling and preserving the Library kept in the House at Westminster, called Cotton House, in the Name and Family of the Cottons, for the Benefit of the Public;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Cotton Library, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better settling and preserving the Library kept in the House at Westminster, called Cotton House, in the Name and Family of the Cottons, for the Benefit of the Public."

Holmes versus Peacock.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Holmes Esquire, brought into this House the Sixth of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninetyeight, from a Decree made in His Majesty's Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Second Day of December then last past, and other Proceedings there, on the Behalf of James Peacock; as also upon the Answer of James Peacock put in thereunto, the Seven and Twentieth of April One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-nine:

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED, and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Thomas Holmes shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree and other Proceedings therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.

Grosvener versus Coy.

Whereas this Day was appointed for resuming the Debate, upon hearing the Appeal of John Grosvener, and the Answer of Colonel John Coy:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will resume the said Debate on Thursday the Fifth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock, the First Business.

Sir J. Tiley versus Wharton.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Sir Joseph Tily and Dame Deborah his Wife are Appellants, and William Wharton and Eunice his Wife Respondents, on Saturday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Kirkby versus Ormsby.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Monday next, at Eleven a Clock, this House will proceed to hear the Appeal of Temperance Kirkby, and the Answer of Gilbert Ormsby.

Thwaytes versus Dye.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Josiah Thwayts is Appellant, and John Dey and his Wife Respondents, on Friday the Sixth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum nonum diem instantis Maii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.