House of Lords Journal Volume 15
10 March 1693

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 10 March 1693', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 282-284. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11932 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 10 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somersett.
Dux St. Albans.
March. Halifax.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Capell.

PRAYERS.

Joint Stocks for charging, and continuing several Acts, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing certain Acts therein mentioned, and for charging several joint Stocks."

Review of the Poll Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Review of the Quarterly Poll granted to Their Majesties in the last Session of this present Parliament."

ORDERED, To 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."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Review of the Quarterly Poll granted to Their Majesties in the last Session of this present Parliament."

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 John Francklyn and Sir John Hoskyns:

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

Boevey versus Smith & al.

The House being this Day moved, "That One Counsel on either Side may be heard, whether these Words ["by virtue of the Will of Joanna A Beale"], shall stand in the Judgement of this House, made in the Cause of Boevey versus Smith et al. the Sixth Instant:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That they shall be heard, as desired, To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, upon these Words only.

King's Answer to the Address about Ireland:

The Speaker reported His Majesty's Gracious Answer to the Address presented Yesterday; which was,

"You may be sure, that whatever may have been amiss, all possible Care shall be taken to remedy it."

Address and Answer to be printed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address presented Yesterday to His Majesty, and His Majesty's Gracious Answer thereunto, shall be forthwith printed and published.

Hitchcock versus Sedgwick.

Upon reading the Petition of George Hitchcock and others; praying, "to be heard to the Explanation of the Order of this House of the Seventh Instant, made in this Cause:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear One Counsel on either Side, on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to this Point only, "Whether (as well the Deed of Conveyance from the Assignees of the Commissioners of Bankrupts, as the Re-conveyance to them) shall be set aside?"

Cheatham versus Humphryes.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Ralph Cheatham Gentleman, Administrator of the Goods and Chattels, Rights and Credits, of George Beale Esquire, deceased, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Six and Twentieth Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-two, in a Cause there depending, between the Petitioner Complainant, and Toby Humphryes Esquire Defendant; as also upon the Answer of the said Toby Humphryes put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition and Appeal of Ralph Cheatham shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Ralph Chcatham shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Toby Humphryes the Sum of Ten Pounds, for his Costs sustained in defending the said Appeal in this House.

Message from H. C. for a Conference on the Dutchy of Cornwall Bill, and to remind the Lords of the Alnage Bill.

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

To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House to the 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."

And likewise to put this House in Mind of 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."

Answer.

The Commons were called in; and told, "The Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint the same to be presently, in the Painted Chamber."

Reporters of the Conference.

The Lords following were named Reporters of the Conference:

Ds. Præses.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Ds. Godolphin.

Message from H. C. to return the Indemnity Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Suits against such as acted for Their Majesties Service in Defence of the Kingdom;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, and desire the Concurrence of this House thereunto.

The Amendments were read, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Report of the Conference on the Dutchy of Cornwal Bill:

The Commons being come to the Conference, the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Marquis of Halifax reported, "That the Commons had returned the 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."

"That the Commons had agreed to all their Lordships Amendments to the said Bill, but One; which is in Press the 3d, Line 13, concerning Fees to Officers; to which they disagree, and give this Reason for it; (videlicet,)

"Because the enlarging the Fees, as by the Amendment, is the laying a Charge upon the Subject; which is so inherent and fundamental a Right of the Commons, as they can, by no Means, depart from."

Lords insist on their Amendments;

The House insisted on their Amendment.

Lords Committees appointed to draw Reasons to be given at a Conference for the Lords insisting on their Amendment.

Committee to draw Reasons for it.

Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Exon. Ds. Godolphin.

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.

Privateers to encourage, and for prohibiting all Trade with France, Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock, the House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, and for the Encouragement of Privateers;" and that Sir Charles Hedges shall then be heard at the Committee.

Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of the Bill to prevent double Returns.

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

To put this House in Mind of a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent false and double Returns of Members to serve in Parliament."

Englefield versus Englefield.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Monday next, at Twelve of the Clock, this House will consider of Precedents, in the Case of Sir Charles Englefyld and Mr. Englefyld.

Double Returns of Members, to prevent, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent false and double Returns of Members to serve in Parliament," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be re-committed.

Sea Water, to make fresh, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported the Bill, intituled, An Act for making Sea Water fresh, clear, and wholesome," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

After Debate,

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be read the Third Time?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Crown office, to regulate Proceedings in, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating Proceedings in the Crown-office of the Court of King's Bench at Westm."

ORDERED, That this Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock; and that the Judges of the King's Bench 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 Sabbati, (videlicet), undecimum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.