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House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 16 December 1690

Pages 592-593

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 Martis, 16 die Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Chichester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. President.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Marq. Hallifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Scarborough.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Sydney.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Granvill.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Cholmondley.

PRAYERS.

Orphans of London, Judicature for Relief of, Bill.

The Lord Marquis of Hallifax reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Court of Enquiry, in order to the Relief of the distressed Orphans of the City of London," with Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

ORDERED, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Stepkin, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber, discharged from an Arrest.

Upon reading the Petition of Peter Stepkin; shewing, "That he is One of the Gentlemen of His Majesty's most Honourable Privy Chamber in Ordinary; and that, on the 5th Day of this Instant December, he was arrested, at the Suit of one John Hill, in an Action of Debt, and committed to Woodstreete Compter; and that the said Hill refuses to discharge him, though he hath had Notice that he is His Majesty's Servant in Ordinary;" and upon Oath made at the Bar of the Truth of the abovementioned Particulars, and that he was arrested within the Time of Privilege of Parliament:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Peter Stepkin shall be, and is hereby, discharged from his Imprisonment in Woodstreete Compter; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Keeper of Woodstreete Counter, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them, and all other Persons whom it may concern.

Burdet discharged.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Burdett Gentleman, in Custody of the Black Rod, praying to be discharged:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Burdett shall be, and is hereby, discharged paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.

Orphans of London, Judicature for Relief of, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for erecting a Court of Enquiry, in order to the Relief of the distressed Orphans of the City of London."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass into a Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Oatley and Sir Fn° Hoskins:

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

Message from thence, with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bowyer and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Court of Conscience for the Borough of Southwarke and Parts-adjacent;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Southwark Court of Conscience Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for erecting a Court of Conscience for the Borough of Southwarke and Parts adjacent."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message from H. C. with a Bill, and to return Serle's.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the vesting several Messuages and Tenements in the City of London (late the Estate of John Baines Gentleman, deceased) in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of Debts;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Oagle and others:

Who returned the Bill, intituled, "An Act for selling the Estate of Henry Serle Esquire, deceased," with One Amendment; to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Which Amendment was read Thrice, and agreed to.

Bagnal's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to bar a Remainder limited to Dudley Bagnall Esquire in the Estate of Nicholas Bagnall Esquire, in Ireland."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be, and is hereby, referred to these (fn. 1) Lords following; whose Lordships are to take Care that the Suggestions in the Bill be proved; and if there be not full Proof, then to report to the House before the whole Bill be reported:

Marq. Hallifax.
E. Derby.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Bedford.
E. Bridgewater.
E. Mulgrave.
E. Craven.
E. Maclesfeild.
E. Rochester.
E. Marleborough.
E. Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Worcester.
L. Bp. Chichester.
L. North.
L. Chandos.
L. Sidney.
L. Maynard.
L. Herbert.
L. Vaughan.
L. Culpeper.
L. Clifford.
L. Crew.
L. Ossulston.
L. Godolphin, added.
L. Cholmondley.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

E. of Aylesbury's Bill:

Duchess of Beaufort heard against it.

After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, for her Grace the Dutchess of Beaufort, as also Counsel for the Right Honourable the Earl of Aylesbury; and after due Consideration of what was offered by Counsel for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas "Earl of Aylesbury and Elizabeth Countess of Aylesbury his Wife to make Provision for Payment of Debts, and make Leases of their Estates:"

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Thomas Earl of Aylesbury and Elizabeth Countess of Aylesbury his Wife to make Provision for Payment of Debts, and make Leases of their Estates."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be, and is hereby, referred to these Lords following; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and taken Care that none of the Earl's Children suffer by this Bill; that if the Earl hath Power already to commit Waste, whether that is not more prejudicial to the Heir than the Powers given the Earl by this Bill; and that the Debts of the said Earl be ascertained, which he is empowered to pay by this Bill:

D. Somersett.
D. Bolton.
Marq. Hallifax.
L. Steward.
E. Derby.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Bedford.
E. Bridgewater.
E. Mulgrave.
E. Rivers.
E. Stamford.
E. Kingston.
E. Bath.
E. Craven.
E. Feversham.
E. Maclesfeild.
E. Berkeley.
E. Nottingham.
E. Rochester.
E. Marleborough.
E. Torrington.
E. Warrington.
E. Scarborough.
Vi. Newport.
Vi. Weymouth.
Vi. Hatton.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Worcester.
L. Bp. Chichester.
L. Delawarr.
L. Eure.
L. North.
L. Chandos.
L. Sydney.
L. Lovelace.
L. Maynard.
L. Herbert.
L. Vaughan.
L. Culpeper.
L. Clifford.
L. Lexington.
L. Berkeley.
L. Granvill.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Ossulston.
L. Dartmouth.
L. Godolphin, added.
L. Cholmondley.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) 17um diem instantis Decembris, hora nona Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

  • 1. Deest is Originali.