House of Lords Journal Volume 15
13 January 1692

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 13 January 1692', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 26-28. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11792 Date accessed: 25 November 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 13 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Oxford.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Chichester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Præses.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Bolton.
March. Hallifax.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Bullingbrooke.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Scarborough.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Villers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Delaware.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Keveton.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Brown versus Mercer.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Edward Browne Merchant, from Two several Decrees made in the Court of Chancery, the One bearing Date the Fourth of December, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, and the other the Third Day of March last, in a Cause wherein Daniell Mercer and others are Plaintiffs, against the said Edward Browne and others Defendants; and praying the said Decrees (so far as concerns the Petitioner) may be reversed:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Daniell Mercer and others may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall be, and they are hereby, required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, on Saturday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that all Proceedings in the Courts below be stayed upon the said Decrees.

Bayley versus Robson.

Upon reading the Petition of Sarah Bayley, Widow and Executrix of Edward Bayly her late Husband deceased, against Anne Robson Widow, Mary Robson, Anne and Katherine Robson Infants, by the said Anne the Widow, their Mother and Guardian, and Thomas Paske, William Bryan and others Defendants, and a cross Cause, wherein the said Anne Robson the Widow, Mary Robson, Anne Robson, and Katherine Robson, by the said Anne Robson the Widow, their Guardian, were Plaintiffs, and the said Edward Bayly and the said Sarah his Wife Defendants, from a Decree made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England; and prayed, "that the said Decree, made by the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal of England, may be reversed; and that all Proceedings may be stayed upon the said Decree:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Anne Robson Widow, Mary Robson and Katherine Robson Infants by the said Anne Widow, their Mother and Guardian, and Thomas Paske, William Bryan, and others, may have a Copy of the said Petition; and be, and they are hereby, required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Wednesday the Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that all Proceedings in the Courts below shall be stayed.

D. of Norfolk's Divorce Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Mary Dutchess of Norfolke:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Richard Raynes, Sir Charles Hedges, and Doctor Oxenden, do attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, after hearing the Civil Lawyers To-morrow, this House will then consider when the Bill, (intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Henry Duke of Norfolke, Earl Marshal of England, with the Lady Mary Mordant, and to enable the said Duke to marry again,)" shall be read the Second Time.

ORDERED, That all the Lords shall be summoned to attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Laugher versus Prichard.

The House being moved, "That Joane Prichard and others may have further Time to answer to the Petition of Richard Laugher:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Joane Prichard and others have hereby Time given them for answering to the said Appeal, until Tuesday the Nineteenth Day of January Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Malstead's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Halsted to make a Lease for the Improvement of his Prebend of Ealdstreete, in the Church of St. Paul, in London."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

D. of Leinster's Naturalization Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled "An Act for naturalizing of Mainhardt Duke of Leinster."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and Halsted's Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Robert Legard:

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Messages from thence, to return Cullum's and Shelton's Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Davers and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Sir Dudley Cullum Baronet to raise Monies, to pay his Brother and Sisters Portions;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendments.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons' by Mr. Fenwicke and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Sale of several Lands, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Maurice Shelton and others, and for settling other Lands instead of them;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Davile's Bill.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Davile to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts," with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Davile to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts."

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 Robert Legard:

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

Newton's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Manor and Lordship of King's Bromley, and other the Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, (fn. *) for Barbary Newton Widow, Relict of Samuel Newton, late of the Island of Barbadoes, in America, Esquire, deceased, and John Newton Esquire, Son and Heir of the said Samuel by the said Barbary," with some Amendments.

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

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Edwein Sadler Baronet to sell Lands, to pay his Debts."

Sadler's Bill.

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the Lords following:

Dux Bolton.
March. Hallifax.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Craven.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Fauconberge.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Villers.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Oxford.
Epus. Ely.
Ds. Fitz Walter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Ashburnham.

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.

Sir C. Holt's Bill, to divest Fountain of Lands for Payment of a Mortgage.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for divesting the Manors and Lordships of Bushwood and Lapworth, and several other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Warwicke, out of Andrew Fountaine Esquire, and vesting the same in Trustees, for raising and paying a Debt due upon a Mortgage thereof, taken in the Name of the said Andrew Fountaine."

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 (fn. *)

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

Cambridge University Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Charters and Liberties of the University of Cambridge, and the Colleges and Halls therein."

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of London reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have made some Progress in the Bill; and they desire a special Committee may be appointed, to consider of the said Bill."

To which the House agreed, and named the Committee as followeth:

Dux Bolton.
March. Hallifax.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Bullingbrooke.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Marleborough.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Saxum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Oxford.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Chichester.
Ds. Dela Ware.
Ds. Fitz Walter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashburnham.

Their Lordships, or any (fn. *) 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.

Against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act against adhering to Their Majesties Enemies."

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Newport reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress on the said Bill; and desired another Day may be appointed, to proceed thereupon."

ORDERED, That the Lords and the Judges be summoned to attend on Monday next; on which Day the Bill to be taken into further Consideration, at Twelve of the Clock.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 14um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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