House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 8 December 1693

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Veneris, 8 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bristoll.
Epus. Lincolne.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles,
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Sconbergh.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchelsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Gray War.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lei'pester.


Libel against the Trinity:

Whereas there is this Day dispersed a scandalous Paper, or Libel, intituled, "A brief, but clear, Consutation of the Doctrine of the Trinity:"

Samson to discover the Author.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Thomas Samson shall and he is hereby required, with all Diligence, to use his utmost Endeavour to find out and apprehend the Author, Publisher, or Printer of this Paper; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To all Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other Officers, to be aiding and assisting in the Execution hereof.

Ashley versus Jemmat.

Upon reading the Petition of John Jemmatt; shewing, "That his Writings are out of his Hands, and in the Custody of Counsel and others, who are out of Town; and praying further Time for answering to the Petition and Appeal of Henry Ashley Gentleman:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Jemmatt hath hereby Time given him for answering thereunto, until Tuesday the Six and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ridges versus Gardiner.

Upon reading the Petition of John, Joseph, James, and Charles Ridges, Sons of William Ridges of London Esquire, deceased; shewing, "That there is a Bill brought into this House, by Joseph Gardiner and Sarah his Wife, Sister to the Petitioners, for settling of several Houses in St. John's Street in Trustees, to be sold; and praying, that they may be heard, by their Counsel, at the Committee, before such Bill be reported:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John, Joseph, James, and Charles Ridges, shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Committee (to whom the said Bill is referred), on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

Frequent Parliaments, Bill for.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the frequent Calling and Meeting of Parliaments."

A Proviso was offered, to be added to the Bill.

Which was read Twice.

And, after a long Debate,

The Question was put, "Whether this Proviso shall be read a Third Time?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Proviso was read the Third Time.

And the Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Proviso, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the Lord Chief Justice Holt and Mr. Justice Rookesby:

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


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) nonum diem instantis Decembris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.