House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 25 February 1695

Pages 505-506

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 Lunæ, 25 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuereunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rumney.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford Laun.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.


D. of Ormond's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors, Lands, and Tenements, belonging to James Duke of Ormond, in Ireland, in Trustees, to be sold; and enabling the said Duke to make Leases, for raising of Money, to discharge the Debts and Incumbrances of his Grandfather, the late Duke of Ormond, charged on his Estate in Ireland; and likewise for raising Portions for the Younger Daughters the now Duke shall happen to have, and securing the Jointure of the present Dutchess."

Howland's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Elizabeth Howland, the Widow of John Howland Esquire deceased, to settle Lands, upon the Marriage of his sole Daughter and Heir; and for settling Lands upon the said Widow Howland for her Life, in Lieu of Dower; and for indemnifying Sir Josias Child and the said Widow Howland, Grandfather and Mother of the said Heir, in disposing of the Personal Estate belonging to her, upon her Preferment in Marriage, she being under the Age of One and Twenty Years," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Small Tithes, for more easy Recovery of Bill.

The Marquis of Halifax reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy Recovery of Small Tithes," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Sir W. Chaitor's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands of Sir William Chaitor Baronet, in Yorkshire and Durham, to be sold, for Payment of Debts charged thereon, and to secure Portions for Younger Children."

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 Miles Cooke and Sir John Hoskyns:

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

Sparhawke versus Alcocke:

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Sparhawke Gentleman, Brother, Heir, and Executor of James Sparhawke, against a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Twelfth Day of May One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-one, in a Cause wherein Susan Alcocke was Complainant, against the said John Sparhawke Defendant; as also upon the Answer of the said Susan Alcocke put in thereunto:

Judgement affirmed.

After due Consideration 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 John Sparhawke shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from wich he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Counterfeiting and clipping Money, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent counterfeiting and clipping the Coin of this Kingdom."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Queen's Funeral, Order of the Procession.

The Duke of Norfolke, Earl Marshal of England, laying before this House a Scheme of the Proceeding to the Funeral of her Majesty Queen Mary the Second:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Four Officers of Arms shall go before this House, in the Procession at the Queen's Funeral.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.