House of Lords Journal Volume 15
5 February 1695

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 5 February 1695', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 478-479. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12123 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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DIE Martis, 5 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rumney.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

Kerridge's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Kerridge Esquire, a Minor, to purchase divers Manors, Lands, and Tenements, that lie adjacent to his Estate in the County of Suffolke."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sam'll Keck and Roger Meredith Esquires:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Bp. Exon concerning the Judgement, Phillips versus Bury:

The House being moved, "To take into Consideration the Petition of the Lord Bishop of Exeter, concerning a Judgement given here, for reversing a Judgement in the Court of King's Bench, in the Case of Phillips versus Bury, upon a Writ of Error;" and hearing the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench thereupon:

Judgements for the Defendant below, reversed by this House.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerks do search Precedents, where the Judgement in the Court below was for the Defendant, hath been reversed by this House.

Sir W. Chaitor's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands of Sir William Chaitor Baronet, in Yorkeshire and Durham, to be sold, for Payment of Debts charged thereon, and to secure Portions for Younger Children."

St. Martin's, Grant of the Rector of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to confirm a Grant made by the Rector of the united Parishes of St. Michael Royall and St. Martin's in the Vintry, London, of Part of St. Martin's Church Yard."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

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.

House to be adjourned every Day to Ten o'Clock.

The Order being read, for taking into Consideration Ways to oblige Lords to attend at the Times to which this House shall adjourn;

And Debate thereupon;

This Question was put, "Whether this House shall be adjourned every Day to Ten o'Clock?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be adjourned every Day to Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, during this Session of Parliament.

Coin, clipping and defacing of, to be considered.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at One of the Clock in the Afternoon, this House shall be put into a Committee, in order to take into Consideration the clipping and defacing the King's Coin, and the Inconveniencies that have arisen or may arise thereby; and that the Officers of the Mint, and the Master and Wardens of the Goldsmiths Company, do then attend, to offer such Expedients as they shall think proper, to prevent those Inconveniencies for the future.

Dodsworth versus Edwards.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Cause appointed to be heard this Day, wherein Christopher Dodsworth is Appellant, and Benjamin Edwards and others Respondents, shall be heard on Thursday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Upon further Consideration had this Day of the Proceedings in the late Trials in Lancashire, the following Orders were made; (videlicet,)

Winter to attend.

"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Robert Winter do attend this House on Friday next, at Ten of the Clock."

Trials in Lancashire, for the Plot;

After hearing Mr. Aaron Smith, upon Oath, in relation to the Prosecutions in Lancashire, and Debate thereupon;

This Question was put, "Whether Mr. Aaron Smith shall be required to give an Account in Writing, upon Oath, to this House, what Monies he has received for carrying on the Prosecutions in Lancashire, and how he has distributed that Money?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Smith to give Account, upon Oath, of Monies received for them, and how expanded;

"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Aaron Smith shall give an Account, in Writing, upon Oath, to this House, of what Monies he has received for carrying on the Prosecutions in Lancashire, and how he has distributed that Money, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon."

Affidavits to be produced;

"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Two Affidavits made before the Lord Chief Justice, concerning... Taffe, and the Warrant thereupon, shall be laid before this House on Friday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon."

and Wilson, Bagshaw, & al. to attend.

"After hearing several Persons this Day, in relation to the late Trials in Lancashire: it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of this Business shall be resumed on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that Mr. Wilson, Mr. Bagshaw, Mr. Beresford, Mr. Wombell, . . . . Lunt, and . . . . Taffe, do then attend."

Proxies, Lords voting who have any, whether obliged to vote for them also.

A Doubt this Day arising, "Whether a Lord voting in the Question, and having a Proxy, is obliged to give his Vote in respect of such Proxy:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of this Matter shall be resumed on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora prima post meridiem, Dominis sic decernentibus.