House of Lords Journal Volume 15
22 December 1694

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 22 December 1694', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 450-451. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12094 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 22 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

REX.

Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumb'land.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford Laun.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert Chir.

PRAYERS.

Tonnage and Poundage, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to Their Majesties a Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, and other Sums of Money payable upon Merchandizes exported and imported."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.

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

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

Weymans & al. Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing of Francis Weymans and others: That the Committee have gone through the said Bill, and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

To which the House agreed; and ordered the said Bill to be engrossed.

Dodsworth versus Edwards and Charleton.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Christopher Dodsworth Merchant, from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, the Third Day of May, in Easter Terme last, for confirming the Deputy Remembrancer's Report, by which the Appellant is to pay to the Respondents, Benjamine Edwards and Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton Widow, several Sums of Money certified as due by the said Report; and praying that the said Report, Decree, and Proceedings thereupon in the Court of Exchequer, may be reversed:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Benjamine Edwards, Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton, may have a Copy or Copies of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Fifth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Bp. of London versus Regem, in Error.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein the Bishop of London and Doctor Birch are Plaintiffs, and Their Majesties Defendants, on Monday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant December, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Duvall versus Price.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error wherein John Duvall is Plaintiff, and Edward Price Defendant, on Wednesday the Second Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

E. of Banbury, Proceedings in the K B. against the Person who claimed the Title of.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will resume the adjourned Debate concerning the Person who claimed the Title of Earl of Banbury, on Wednesday the Second Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the proper Officers of the Court of King's Bench do then attend with the Records, as formerly ordered.

Martin versus Herbert.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Henry Marten is Appellant, and Thomas Herbert Respondent, on Thursday the Third Day of January 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 Regal Robes and Crown, attended with His Officers of State, ascended His Royal Throne (the Peers being also in Their Robes); commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons, "That it is His Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Him presently."

Who being come, with their Speaker; he made a short Speech relating to the Bill to be passed for Tonnage and Poundage.

Then the Clerk of the Parliaments received the said 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,)

Bills passed.

"An Act for granting to Their Majesties a Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, and other Sums of Money payable upon Merchandizes exported and imported."

To which Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced in these Words,

"Le Roy et la Reyne, remerciant les bon Subjects, acceptant leur Benevolence, et ainsi l' veulent."

In like Manner, the Bill following was passed:

"An Act for the frequent Meeting and Calling of Parliaments."

"Le Roy et la Reyne l' veulent."

Then His Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and the Commons went to their House.

Trials for Treason, for regulating, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials, in Cases of High Treason and Misprision of Treason."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Day may be appointed, to proceed."

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, to proceed further on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials, in Cases of High Treason and Misprision of Treason," on Thursday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis prox. futur. (videlicet), vicesimum septimum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.