House of Lords Journal Volume 15
18 January 1693

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 18 January 1693', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 188-189. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11890 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 18 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Coven. & Litch.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somerset.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux St. Albans.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Gray War.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Keveton.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.

PRAYERS.

Ruddle versus Cass.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Cause wherein Robert Ruddle is Appellant, and John Cass Respondent, shall be heard, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Price's Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Bangor reported the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Roger Price Esquire to sell some Part of his Estate, for Payment of Portions to the Daughters of John Price Esquire, deceased," from the Committee, 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.

Hinde's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting a Messuage and Lands in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts of Abraham Hinde deceased."

Warre versus Praed.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein William Warre is Appellant, and John Pread Respondent:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Friday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

White discharged.

The House being informed, That John White, now in Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for a Breach of Privilege committed by him against his Grace the Duke of Northumberland:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John White shall be, and he is hereby, discharged, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.

Special Bail in the Country on Actions in Westm. Hall, Bill for taking.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking special Bails in the Country, upon Actions and Suits depending in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer at Westminster."

Message from H. C. for a Conference on the Lords Amendments to the Land Tax Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Clarges and others:

To desire a Conference with this House, upon their Lordships Amendments to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to Their Majesties an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for One Year, for carrying on a vigorous War against France."

Debate whether an Answer shall be sent by Messengers of this House.

A Debate arose, "Whether the Commons shall be called in, and told, The Lords will send an Answer by Messengers of their own."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, for Freedom of Debate.

And, being resumed, the House was informed, "That another Message was at the Door."

Another Message from H. C. delivered before the First Messengers were answered.

And a Debate arose, "Whether that Message should be called in, before the other was answered?"

The Question was put, "Whether the Second Message shall be now called in?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages from H. C. with a a Bill, and to return Sir W. Mannock's.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Smith and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy and effectual Execution of the Trust created by the Will of Henry Bayntun Esquire, deceased, and for raising a Portion for his Daughter;" to which the Concurrence of this House is desired.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Goldwall and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the enabling Sir William Mannock Baronet to charge his Estate, for the raising his Younger Children Portions;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

Answer to H. C. about the Conference.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, for Freedom of Debate, upon the First Message for a Conference, "Whether the Commons shall be told, That the Lords will send an Answer by Messengers of their own?"

After Debate thereupon, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Opinion of the Committee is, That the House agrees to a Conference, as desired."

Then the Commons were called in, and told, "That the House agrees to a Conference; and appoints the same at Four of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber."

Bayly versus Robson.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, "That the Cause wherein Sarah Bayly is Appellant, and Anne Robson and others Respondents, shall be heard, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Saturday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon."

Frequent Parliaments, Bill for.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee, the Clause drawn by them, "That a Parliament meet every Year, a new Parliament every Three Years, and a Blank for the determining of this."

The Clause was read, and ordered to be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Clause, with several Amendments."

Which, with the Title, were read, amended, and agreed to; and the whole Bill read, and agreed to, with an Amendment in the Preamble.

Then a Paragraph, agreed to the other Day by the Committee, was read, and laid aside.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the frequent Calling and Meeting of Parliaments," shall be engrossed, and read the Third Time on Saturday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned then to attend.

Managers for Conference on the Lords Amendments to the Land Tax Bill.

The House named the Lords following, to be Managers of the Conference:

Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somersett.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Rochester.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.

Report of it.

The Commons being come to the Conference, the Managers Names were read; and the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Privy Seal reported, "That the Commons said, They could not agree with the Provisos added by the Lords to the Bill, intituled, An Act for granting to Their Majesties an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound, for carrying on a vigorous War against France."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Report of the Conference this Day with the House of Commons shall be considered To-morrow Morning.

Clandestine Mortgages to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds by clandestine Mortgages."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that One Judge of each Court do then attend.

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) 19um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.