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 Jovis, 1 die Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir John Guise and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Repeal of the Two and Thirtieth Article in the Statute of the Fifth Year of Queen Elizabeth (containing divers Orders for Artificers and others), which relates to Weavers of Cloth;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Cloth Weavers, Bill to repeal Part of an Act concerning.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Repeal of the Two and Thirtieth Article in the Statute of the Fifth Year of Queen Elizabeth (containing divers Orders for Artificers and others), which relates to Weavers of Cloth."
Message from H. C. to return Sir C. Barrington's Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Boles and others:
Who returned the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Charles Barrington Baronet to settle a Jointure on Dame Bridgett his Wife, and to make Provision for their Younger Children;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers, who shall mutiny, or desert Their Majesties Service, and for punishing false Musters, and for the Payment of Quarters for One Year longer."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.
After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Nottingham reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Day may be appointed, to proceed; and that a Select Committee do draw a Clause upon the Debate."
To which the House agreed; and ordered the Lords following to draw a Clause upon the Debate:
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Mr. Attorney General, to assist the said Committee.
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate late of Sir James Beverley, in Huntingdonshire, to be sold, for discharging Incumbrances thereupon, and for Provision of the Widow and Children of James Beverley Grandson of the said Sir James; and for Payment of the Surplus to Thomas Beverley the Heir Male of the said Sir James."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the abovesaid Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
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.
ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Justice Treby do attend the Lord Stawell's Committee Tomorrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Report of Conference about Intelligence of the Brett Fleet sailing.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Debate of the Report of the Conference made the Fifteenth Instant shall be further considered on Saturday next, at Twelve of the Clock; and no other Business to intervene; and that all the Lords be summoned then to attend.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for increasing the present Maintenance of the Honourable Henry Cavendish Esquire, and for providing a Jointure for such Woman as he shall marry during. the Life of his Father the Earl of Devonshire."
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 John Hoskins and Sir John Francklyn:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Capiatur Fine, Process for, to take away, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to take away the Process for the Capiatur Fine in the several Courts at Westm'r."
Merchant Insurers Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable divers Merchants, Insurers, (who have sustained many Losses by the present War with France), the better to satisfy their several Creditors."
ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Thursday the Eight Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that this Order be fixed on the Doors of this House.
Hindmarsh versus Paise.
Upon reading the Petition of John Hindmarsh and others; praying further Time for answering to the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Paise:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That they have hereby Time given them for answering thereunto, until Tuesday the Sixth Day of this Instant March.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) secundum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.