Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 13 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Answer from H.C.
The Messengers sent Yesterday to the House of Commons return Answer:
That the Commons agree to a Conference, as desired.
Messages from thence, with a Bill; and to return Warner's.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Heveningham and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act explaining a former Act of Parliament (intituled, An Act for enabling Trustees to sell Part of the Estate of Edmund Warner deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and for preserving the rest for the Benefit of his Heir);" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Which Amendments, being read Three Times, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.
A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Colt and others:
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving and regulating the Hay-market, in the Parishes of St. Martin in the Feilds and St. James, within the Liberty of Westm.;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Conference on the Bill to prohibit India Silks, &c.
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.
And the Lord Steward reported, "That the Lords had attended the Conference; and delivered the Bill and Reasons, as commanded.
St. Paul's and Westminster Ashey, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the compleating the building and adorning the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London; and for repairing the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Westm'r."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway between Ryegate in the County of Surrey and Crawley in the County of Suffex."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Leighton's Pet. about the Wardenship of The Fleet.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Report on Colonel Baldwin Leighton's Petition, from the Lords Committees to whom the same was referred, be made on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock.
Loss of Ships from Ireland:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock, this House shall resume the Consideration of the Loss of the Provision Ships coming from Topisham and Ireland.
Bowen & al. to attend.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Bowen, Mr. Ball, and Captain Glover, do attend this House on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock.
Sir John Harper versus Gladwin & als:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Harper Baronet, an Infant, by Robert Burdett Esquire, Robert Wilmot Esquire, Henry Dyson Gentleman, his Guardians, and of the said Robert Burdett, Robert Wilmot, and Henry Dyson, from a Decree made in the Dutchy Court at Westminster, the Nineteenth Day of November last, in a Cause there depending, between the Attorney General of the said Dutchy, on relation of Thomas Gladwin, Thomas Leigh Esquire, Gilbert Munday Gentleman, Robert Hayward, Robert Ferne, Robert Pidcock, and Edward Parks, Complainants, and the Petitioners Defendants; as also upon the Answers of Edward Northey Esquire Attorney General of the Dutchy, Thomas Gladwin, Thomas Leigh, Gilbert Munday, Robert Hayward, Robert Ferne, Robert Pidcock, and Edward Parks, put in thereunto:
After Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Sir John Harper Baronet, an Infant, by Robert Burdett Esquire, Robert Wilmot Esquire, Henry Dyson Gentleman, his Guardians, and of the said Robert Burdett, Robert Wilmott, and Henry Dyson, shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree of the Dutchy therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) decimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.