House of Lords Journal Volume 15
24 January 1693

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 24 January 1693', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 197-198. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11895 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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DIE Martis, 24 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincolne.
Dux Somerset.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Carven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Leimpster.

PRAYERS.

Hungerford versus Pollard.

Upon reading the Petition of Jane Hungerford; praying, "a Trial in Easter Terme; and that, in the Interim, it may be referred to One of the Judges, to settle the Issue, and other Things in the Petition mentioned:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, rejected.

Pitt's Bill.

Hodie 3 a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Lands and Tenements of Mathew Pitt Esquire and Robert Pitt Gentleman, for the Payment of Debts; and to settle the rest of their Lands upon the said Mathew and Robert, and the Wife of the said Robert, and their Issue."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Attwood's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Abell Attwood to sell some Lands, to pay Debts, and make Provision for Younger Children."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

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

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

Hill, Deputy Black Rod, arrested by Jones, for serving the Order of this House upon him, discharged.

The House being informed, "That one William Hill, employed as a Messenger or Deputy to Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, to attach Hugh Jones the Elder (which he did), for a Breach of Privilege committed by him against the Right Honourable the Earl of Rochester, a Peer of this Realm, is now arrested by the said Hugh Jones for false Imprisonment, though he only executed the Order of this House:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Hill shall be, and he is hereby, discharged from the said Arrest, and any Action that is or shall be brought against him for executing the Order of this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To all Sheriffs, Bailiffs, and other Officers whom this may in any Wise concern.

Bellamy versus Glover.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Bellamy, Executor of Will'm Bellamy his Father, deceased, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, in Michaelmas Terme, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, on the Behalf of John Allen and John Glover; as also upon the Answer of John Glover and John Allen put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Bellamy shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree made in Michaelmas Terme, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, complained of in the said Petition, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Bentley examined, about printing the Book, intituled, "King William and Queen Mary Conquerors."

This Day Richard Bentley was called in and heard, in relation to the Printing of the Book, intituled, "King William and Queen Mary Conquerors."

And, after Debate, he was dismissed; and the following Order was made:

Libel to be burnt:

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Book, intituled, King William and Queen Mary Conquerors, &c. shall be burnt, by the Hands of the Common Hangman, in The Old Palace Yard at Westminster, To-morrow, between the Hours of Twelve and One of the Clock; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

"To the Sheriffs of London and Midd'x, and their Under-sheriffs, and every of them."

Committee to draw a Resolution about it.

Lords Committees appointed to draw a Resolution, upon the Debate concerning the Book ordered to be burnt:

March. Halifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Warrington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Capell.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing the Chapelries of North Chappell and Dungton from the Parish of Petworth, and erecting them into new Parishes; and for settling the Advowsous and Rights of Patronage of the Rectories of Petworth, North Chappell, Dungton, Clewer, Farnham Royall, Worplesdon, Kirby Overblowes, and Catton, and the Vicarage of Long Horsley;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Excise Duties, Bill.

Hodie 2 a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to Their Majesties certain Rates and Duties of Excise, upon Beer, Ale, and other Liquors; for securing certain Recompenses and Advantages, in the said Act mentioned, to such Persons as shall voluntarily advance the Sum of Ten Hundred Thousand Pounds, towards carrying on the War against France."

ORDERED, That this 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.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Godolphin reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, without any Amendment."

Then the Earl of Shrewsbury reported from the Committee, the Resolution drawn by them, as followeth; (videlicet,)

Resolution concerning the Libel, called. "K. William and Q. Mary Conquerors."

"Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Assertion of King William and Queen Mary's being King and Queen by Conquest, is highly injurious to Their Majesties, inconsistent with the Principles on which this Government is founded, and tending to the Subversion of the Rights of the People."

To which the House agreed; and ordered the same to be communicated to the House of Commons.

Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.

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

To desire a Conference, upon Occasion of a Libel that hath been lately printed, To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber.

The Lords following were named Managers of the Conference:

March. Halifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Capell.

ORDERED, To let the Commons know, at the Conference, That, their Lordships having ordered a Libel, (intituled, "King William and Queen Mary Conquerors, &c.") to be burnt by the Common Hangman, their Lordships have thought the Matter so important, that they agreed to make this Resolution, and to communicate it to the House of Commons.

Marston versus Marston.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Marston, from an Order and Decree of the Court of Exchequer, in Trinity Terme, the Two and Twentieth Day of June last, and a Report made the Fourteenth Day of October following, which was confirmed on the Seventeenth Day of November last; and praying the Decree and Dismission may be reversed, and that Joseph Marston may answer thereunto:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Joseph Marston may have a Copy of the said Petition; and be, and he is hereby, required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Third Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Husbands versus Bigg.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Sam'll Husbands Knight, from a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, at the Suit of William Bigg, upon Articles of Agreement concerning Brick-making in Essex:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Bigg may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and be, and he is hereby, required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Friday the Third Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Warre versus Attwood.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Warr Merchant and Sarah his Wife, the acting Executors of the last Will and Testament of William Attwood Esquire deceased, from a Decree and several Orders made in the Court of Chancery, in a Cause there depending, wherein Edward Atwood and Anne Halford, Two of the Children and Legatees of the said William Atwood, were Plaintiffs, against the Appellants and others Defendants, which Decree was made the Twelfth Day of January, Tertio Gulielmi & Mariæ; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree and Orders:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edward Atwood and Anne Halford 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 Friday the Third Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Bp. of Bangor's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Humphrey Lord Bishop of Bangor to make a Lease of Bangor House, with the Appurtenances, in the Parish of St. Andrew's, Holbourne, London, for a competent Term of Years, in order to the newbuilding and improving the Rent thereof, for the Benefit of his Successors."

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) 25um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.