House of Lords Journal Volume 15
11 January 1694

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 11 January 1694', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 339-341. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=11983 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 11 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles,
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
Ds. Senescallus.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Clare.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Strafforde.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Torrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.

PRAYERS.

Grahme versus Stamper.

The House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein James Grahme is Appellant, and Francis Stamper Respondent:"

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

Sir R. Dutton versus Howell.

Whereas there is a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Sir Richard Dutton is Plaintiff, and Richard Howell and others are Defendants; upon which Errors are assigned:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Defendants in the said Writ of Error do join Issue thereupon on or before Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Italian Thrown Silk, for Importation of, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Importation of fine Italian, Sicilian, and Naples Thrown Silk."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Clare.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Marleborough.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashburnham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Mercers, Italian Merchants, and Silk Throwns, &c. to be heard concerning it.

Upon reading the Petition of several of the Mercers of London; praying, to be heard, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Importation of fine Italian, Sicilian, and Naples Thrown Silk:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Committee to whom the said Bill is referred, on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Upon reading the Petition of Joseph Cagnoni, Angelo Corticelly, Joseph Come, and Anthonio Francis Magnoni, Italian Merchants; praying, "That they may be heard, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Importation of fine Italian, Sicilian, and Naples Thrown Silk:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Persons abovenamed shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Committee to whom the said Bill is referred, on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Upon reading the Petition of divers Throwers of Silk, in Behalf of themselves and Multitudes of poor Windsters thereof, in and about the City of London; praying, "Liberty to be given to English Merchants, to import over Land all Sorts of Raw Silk, which is not in the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Importation of fine Italian, Sicilian, and Naples Thrown Silk:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Committee to whom the said Bill is referred, on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Grove versus Mathew.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Huttoft Grove, from a Decree made the Twentieth of February last, in the High Court of Chancery, wherein Jane Mathew and others were Plaintiffs, and the Petitioner Defendant; and praying "the Reversal of the said Decree; and that Jane Mathew Widow, Henry Lunbray, William Hall, John Fulks, Thomas Watson, Anne Clisby, Thomas White, Susan Gurney, and Jane Saunders, may answer thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Jane Mathew and the said other Respondents may have a Copy of the said Petition; and do and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Twentieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Address for Information, when Intelligence of the Sailing of the Brest Fleet was sent to the Admirals.

After the House had spent some Time in Debate, why the Intelligence of The French Fleet's being out was not sent to the Admirals, the following Address was made:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Right Honourable the Earl of Rochester and the Lord Godolphin do humbly address to His Majesty, from this House, "That He will please to give Leave to the Lords of the Council (who are Members of this House) that they may give this House an Account when the Intelligence of the French Fleet's sailing out of Brest was sent to the Admirals of the Fleet."

Motion for Capt. Rutter to be prosecuted for Perjury:

It being moved, "That Mr. Attorney General be ordered to prosecute Captain Rutter for Perjury:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Debate thereof shall be adjourned until To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock; and that Captain Rutter and his Witnesses may then attend, if they think fit.

Priestman to attend;

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Captain Priestman, One of the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Engl'd, do attend this House To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock, with the Order the Commissioners of the Admiralty received from Her Majesty, upon which they grounded their Order to the Admirals of the Nineteenth of May last.

and the Admirals.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Admirals who commanded the Fleet the last Summer do attend this House To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) duodecimum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.