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 Martis, 6 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Harnage & al. Creditors of Bellingham versus Hudson & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Richard Harnage, Jaques Wiseman, John Singleton, George Low, David Allen, Joseph Devenish, John Prigg, Richard Sutton, James Paulett, William Smith, William Blinckorne, and Peter Essington, Creditors of Allen Bellingham Esquire, deceased, from Two Orders made in the Court of Chancery, the Three and Twentieth of November, and the Four and Twentieth of February last; and praying the same may be set aside and discharged:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That William Hudson, Francis Mollineux, Will'm Hart, Richard Rigby, Jeremiah Davis, Charles Pigeon, Robert Hilton, and William Bellingham, may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Tonstall versus Oxenberge.
Whereas there is an Appeal depending in this House, wherein Barnabas Tonstall is Appellant, and Robert Oxenberge Respondent: The House being this Day moved, "That the Appellant may enter into a Recognizance, with Sureties, to pay such Costs as this House shall think fit to give, if the Appeal shall be dismissed this House, he being now a Prisoner himself:"
It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Barnabas Tonstall shall forthwith enter into a Recognizance of One Hundred Pounds, with Sureties, to pay such Costs as this House shall give, if the Appeal be dismissed: And it is further ORDERED, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, on which Day, if the said Barnabas Tonstall do not before enter into Recognizance as ordered, the Appeal shall be dismissed this House.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting of the Third Part of the Manor of Leckby, alias Letby, and other Lands, in the County of Yorke, in Trustees, to be sold; and for settling a Farm and other Lands in Terling and Much Leighs, in the County of Essex, of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any (fn. 1) 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.
Bp. Exon versus Hele, in Error.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein the Lord Bishop of Exeter is Plaintiff, and Sampson Hele Defendant, on Monday the Twelfth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.
Ld. Baltemore versus Blackiston and Moore.
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Charles Lord Baltemore, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Seven and Twentieth Day of June One Thousand Six Hundred Seventy-nine, and an Order of Dismission on a Bill of Review thereupon since made; as also upon the Answers of Sir Francis Blackiston and Thomas Moore put in thereunto:
After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Charles Lord Baltemore shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree and Dismission therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.
Cloth Weavers, or Repeal of Part of an Act concerning.
Hodie 2a 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."
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 upon the said Bill.
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had passed the said Bill, with One Amendment in the Title."
Which was read Twice, and agreed to.
Hodie 3a 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."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Holford:
To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to the Amendment.
Message from thence, for a Conference on the Lords Amendments to the Mutiny Bill:
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Granville and others:
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, 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."
To which the House agreed.
And the Commons, being called in again, were told, "The House agrees to a Conference, as desired; and appoints the same presently, in the Painted Chamber."
Then the House named the Lords following to be Managers thereof:
The Commons being come to the Conference; the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.
Which being ended, the House was resumed.
ORDERED, That the Report of the Conference be made To-morrow Morning.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) septimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.