Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 14, 1685-1691. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Veneris, 5 die Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Epus. Cov. et (fn. 1) Litch.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
2 L. President.
1 L. Treasurer.
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Norff. E. Marshal.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Bucks.
Duke of Beaufort.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Ds. Willoughby Parh.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler de W.
Imposition on Wines, &c. Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting His Majesty an Imposition upon all Wines and Vinegar imported, between the Four and Twentieth Day of June 1685, and the Four and Twentieth Day of June 1693."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Bill to prevent Minor's clandestine Marriages.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act disabling Minors to marry without the Consent of their Fathers or Guardians, and against their untimely marrying after the Decease of their Fathers."
A Proviso, engrossed, was offered to be added to the Bill.
The Proviso was read Thrice.
And the Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Proviso now read, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it; and that the Lords have passed the Imposition on Wines, &c. Bill.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Coel and Sir William Beversham:
To deliver to them the Bill for disabling Minors to marry without the Consent of their Fathers or Guardians, and desire the Concurrence of the Commons thereunto.
2. To let them know, that this House hath passed the Bill for granting His Majesty an Imposition upon all Wines and Vinegar, without any Amendments.
E. of Powis's Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for re-building the Earl of Powis's House in Lyncoln's Inn Feilds, lately demolished by Fire."
Deeping Fens Bill.
ORDERED, That the Bill for draining Deeping Fens shall be read the Second Time To-morrow Morning.
Fitton versus L. Gerard, now E. of Macclesfield.
Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Fitton Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, on or about the 13th Day of June, 14° Caroli Secundi, wherein the Right Honourable Charles Lord Gerard, now Earl of Macclesfeld was Plaintiff; against William Fitton the Petitioner's Father, and the now Petitioner and others Defendants; as also upon the Answer of the Earl of Macclesfeld put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Part in the said Cause, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of the said Alexander Fitton (praying the Reversal of the said Decree) be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Decree of the Court of Chancery be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Mildmay versus Mildmay.
The House being informed; "That Henry Mildmay, Appellant in this House, is in the Country and infirm; and desires that Warnour South of Graies-Inn Esquire, and Phillip Schreckenbox of Holborne; Apothecary, may be Security for him, upon Recognizance of One Hundred Pounds to His Majesty, to abide the Judgement of this House:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Warnour South Esquire and Phillip Screckenbox be, and are hereby, admitted to enter into a Recognizance of One Hundred Pounds to the King's Majesty, that the said Henry Mildmay shall pay such Costs to the Defendant in the said Appeal as this Court shall appoint, in case the Decree appealed from shall be affirmed by this House.
E. of Derby's Bill.
Whereas this House hath appointed to hear Counsel at the Bar, upon a Bill, intituled, "An Act for restoring of Willi'm George Richard Earl of Derby to the Manors of Mold and Mouledale, &c." It being moved, "That His Majesty's Attorney General may be allowed to be of Counsel for the said Earl of Derby:"
It is ORDERED, That Mr. Attorney General may be of Counsel for the said Earl in this Cause.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, sextum diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Hitherto examined by us, this 9th of June, 1685,