House of Lords Journal Volume 15
26 January 1693

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 26 January 1693', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 201-203. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11897 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 26 Januarii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Covent. & Litch.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux St. Alban's.
Dux Schonberge.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Senescallus.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lexingdon.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Capell.
Ds. Leinster.

PRAYERS.

Excise Duties, Bill.

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredith:

To let them know, the Lords have passed the Bill, without any Amendment.

Ward versus Turner.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein James Ward and others are Appellants, and Sir Edward Turner 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 Tenth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon:

Petworth; Dungton, Clewer, Farnham Royal, Worplesden, &c. Advowions of to settle, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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 Advowsons 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."

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

Dux Somersett.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Coven. & Litch.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Capell.

Their Lordships, or any Three 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.

E. of Sussex's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Sussex to sell Part of his Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments of Inheritance; and to settle other Part thereof upon the Right Honourable the Countess Anne his Wife, for her Jointure."

ORDERED, That all Persons concerned in the abovesaid Bill, shall have Notice thereof; and that the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Thursday the Sixteenth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Hinde's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

ORDERED, That the Consideration hereof be referred to the same Committee to whom Petworth Bill is referred.

Bangor House Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 new building and improving the Rent thereof, for the Benefit of his Successors."

ORDERED, That the Consideration hereof shall be referred to the same Committee to whom Petworth Bill is referred.

Boevey versus Smith & al.

Upon reading the Petition of James Boevey Esquire; praying Leave to make the Right Honourable Henry Lord Capell, Richard Garth, Thomas Lowns, Elizabeth his Wife, Elizabeth the Wife of John Boevey, Jacob Lucy, and Thomas Crispe, Parties Respondents to his Petition of Appeal; and that they may answer thereunto:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lord Capell and other the Persons abovenamed shall be, and are hereby, made Respondents to the said Appeal; and do put in their Answers thereunto on Monday the Sixth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Lords to attend at the Trial of L. Mohun.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Peers shall be summoned to attend, at the Trial of Charles Lord Mohun, who are in Town, or within Twenty Miles thereof, upon Pain of incurring the utmost Displeasure of this House; and that every Peer, who shall be absent at the Trial, do send Two Persons to attest upon Oath, "That they are absolutely disabled by Sickness to attend;" and that no Peer now in Town do leave the Town until after the said Trial, which is appointed to be on the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant January.

Peers Eldest Sons to follow the Judges at the Trial.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Eldest Sons of the Nobility, that go to the Trial of the Lord Mohun, shall go next after the Judges, and before the Maces that go before the Barons.

Stone versus Bourne.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Susan Stone, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the One and Thirtieth of May, One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety; as also upon the Answer of Thomas Bourne put in thereunto:

Upon hearing Counsel for Susan Stone upon her Appeal, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Susan Stone shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Susan Stone shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Thomas Bourne, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for his Costs sustained in defending the said Appeal.

Message from H. C. to return the Bill for special Bail in the Country.

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

To return the Bill, 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;" and to acquaint their Lordships, that they have agreed to the Amendments made by this House.

Danby's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the settling a Jointure on the Wife of Anthony Danby Esquire, and for making Provision for his Brothers and Younger Children, and for Payment of his Debts."

Osbaston's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of certain Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, late the Estate of Francis Osbaston Esquire, deceased, for the Payment of his Debts and Legacies, and raising Ten Thousand Pounds for the Portion of Mary Osbaston his Daughter, chargeable upon the said Estate."

King's Counsel to attend at L. Mohun's Trial.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the King's Counsel shall have Notice to attend at the Trial of the Lord Mohun, on the One and Thirtieth Instant, to prosecute on His Majesty's Behalf.

Gates versus Pread.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Agnes Gates, Administratrix of Daniel Gates, deceased, from several Orders of the Court of Chancery, made in a Cause wherein John Praed Merchant is Plaintiff, against the Petitioner and one William Warr Defendants, the Nine and Twentieth Day of June last:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Praed may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Fourth Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Parker's Petition dismissed.

Upon reading the Petition of Philadelphia Parker and others:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be dismissed this House.

Hastings versus Ly Churchill.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Caroletta Hastings is Appellant, and the Lady Churchill 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 Tuesday the Seventh Day of February next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

King present.

His Majesty, being arrayed in His Royal Robes and Regal Crown, ascended His Throne, all the Peers being in their Robes; the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod was commanded to signify His Majesty's Pleasure to the Commons, "That they presently attend His Majesty."

Who being come, with their Speaker; he made a short Speech, relating to the Excise Bill.

Bills passed.

Then the Clerk of the Parliaments received the following Bill from the Hands of the Speaker, and brought it to the Table, where the Clerk of the Crown read the Title as followeth; (videlicet,)

"1. 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."

The Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy et (fn. *) la Reyne, remerciant les bon Subjects, acceptant leur Benevolence, et ainsi l' veulcnt."

In like Manner this following Bill was passed:

"2. 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 Westm'r."

To which the Royal Assent was pronounced in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy et (fn. *) la Reyne l' veulent."

"3. An Act to enable Ralph Macclesfeild to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for his Wife and Children."

To which the Royal Assent was pronounced in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Soit fait come il est desiré."

Which being ended; His Majesty withdrew, and the Commons went to their House.

Gates' Petition dismissed.

Upon reading the Petition of Agnes Gates:

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

Adjourn.

Rob'tus Atkyns, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro (fn. †) de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, videlicet, 27um diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Origin, le.
Deest in Originali.