House of Lords Journal Volume 15
14 February 1693

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 14 February 1693', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 228-229. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11911 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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DIE Martis, 14 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Coven. & Litch.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Glocester.
Epus. Lincolne.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Schonberge.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bolingbroke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Willoughby P.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Danby's Bill.

Hodie 3a 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."

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 Sir Robert Legard:

To let them know, that their Lordships had passed the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Highwaymen, to encourage the apprehending of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the apprehending of Highwaymen."

Alnage, Duty for transferring to the Custom-house, Bill. Persons to be heard concerning it.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all Persons concerned for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for transferring the Collection of the Duty of Alnage to the Custom-house, and for giving a Recompense to the Crown for the same," shall be heard, by their Counsel, on Friday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Bp. London and E. of Monmouth Exchange, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exchanging of several small Parcels of Land, in the Parish and Manor of Fulham, belonging to the Bishopric of London, and Part of the Bishopric of London, for other Lands of the like Value, to Charles Earl of Monmouth and his Heirs."

Marston versus Marston.

Upon reading the Petition of William Marston; praying, "a Day may be appointed for hearing of his Cause to which Joseph Marston is Respondent; and that Mr. Robert Meade may enter into Recognizance for him:"

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 Saturday the Five and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that Robert Meade may enter into Recognizance, as desired.

Seymour's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Assurance of the Manor of Woodlands and Hundred of Knolton unto Edward Seymour Esquire."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir J. Williams's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Williams, of Llangibby Castle, in the County of Monmouth, Baronet, to sell the Manors of Ewyas, Lacy, Waterston, and Trescaillan, and other Lands, in the County of Hereford, and the Manor of Carwent and other Lands in the County of Monmouth, for the Payment of Debts."

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 Robert Legard:

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

Smith versus Welsh.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Edward Smith Baronet, Edward Smith Esquire, and others, from an Order made in the Court of Exchequer the Thirtieth of May last, and from a Decree of the said Court the Six and Twentieth Day of January last, in a Cause wherein Jonathan Welsh and Joseph Welsh were Plaintiffs, and the Petitioners Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Order and Decree:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Jonathan Welsh and Joseph Welsh may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and are hereby required to put in their Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Butter and Cheese Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Abuses committed by the Traders in Butter and Cheese."

E. I. Comp. versus Regeni.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to The East Indies, against a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, the Nine and Twentieth Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety-two, and other Proceedings in the said Court; as also upon the Answer of Sir John Sommers Knight, Their Majesties Attorney General, as well for and on the Behalf of Their Majesties, as of Walter Whitefeild, John Earle, and Thomas Kilner, Relators in the said Cause:

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 the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to the East Indies shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Decree therein complained of, made in the Court of Exchequer, the Nine and Twentieth Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Woollaston's.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Their Majesties to make Grants, Leases, and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of Their Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same, and for Confirmation of Leases and Grants already made;" to which the Concurrence of this House is desired.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwynn and others:

Who returned the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Sale of certain Wood-lands, in the County of South'ton, and certain Articles of Agreement made between Isaac Woollaston and Richard Woollaston Esquires;" to which they have agreed, with One Amendment, and desire their Lordships Concurrence thereunto.

Malicious Informations in the K. B. against, and for more easy Reversal of Outlawries, Bill.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Saturday next, at Twelve of the Clock, the House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed on the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent malicious Informations in the Court of King's Bench, and for the more easy Reversal of Outlawries in the same Court;" and that the Lord Chief Justice Holt and some other Judges do then attend.

Gardiner and Bawden versus African Company.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel in the Cause wherein John Gardner and Letitia Bawden are Appellants, and the Royal Affrican Company Respondents:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel on either Side thereupon, To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Muschamp versus Burton.

A Petition was offered, on the Behalf of Henry Muschamp Esquire.

It is ORDERED, That the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, dismissed.

Warre versus Minshall.

The House being this Day moved, by Consent of Plaintiff and Defendant, "That the Writ of Error brought into this House the Three and Twentieth Day of January, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, wherein William Warre is Plaintiff, and Francis Minshall Defendant, may be withdrawn:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Writ of Error may be withdrawn, as desired.

Sedgwick versus Hitchcock.

Upon reading the Petition of Obadiah Sedgwick Merchant, against George Hitchcock and others, Creditors of Richard Slaney; shewing, "That the Issues directed by this House are tried; and praying (amongst other Things) that the Order of this House, of the Twentieth of December One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety, may be confirmed:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said George Hithcock and others may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall be heard, by their Counsel, on Monday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and may put in their Answer thereunto in the mean Time, if they think fit.

E. of Pembroke, Bill to set aside a Fine, &c.

Whereas Friday next is appointed for hearing Counsel for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to set aside several Amendments and Alterations made in the Records and Writs of a Fine, and Two Recoveries, in the Grand Sessions held for the County of Glamorgan:"

L. Jessries to be heard against it.

It is ORDERED, That they shall be heard, as appointed; and that the Judges do then attend the House.

Bayly versus Robson.

Upon reading the Petition of Sarah Bayly, Executrix of Edward Bayly; praying, "That the Respondent Anne Robson the Widow may forthwith appear, and plead to an Action as directed by this House:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Anne Robson shall have a Copy of the said Petition; and do answer thereunto on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

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,) 15um diem Februarii instantis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.