House of Lords Journal Volume 15
7 February 1695

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 7 February 1695', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 481-482. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12125 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 7 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rumney.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

Sir Gervase Clifton's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest in Trustees certain Lands of Sir Gervase Clifton Baronet, in the County of Nottingham, for Payment of Debts, and raising Portions for Younger Children."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Rogers's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Jane Rogers, the Widow and Relict of Bryan Rogers, late of Falmouth, Merchant, deceased, and Administratrix of his Goods and Chattels, with his Will annexed, and other Trustees therein named, to sell Lands, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies of the said Bryan Rogers, in Performance of his said Will."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with them.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Lacon William Child:

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

Woolston and Marston Manors of, Wentworth's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining the Estates and Interests of the several Persons concerned in the Improvement of the Manors of Woolston and Marston, in the County of Warwick."

Pitt's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for supplying certain Defects in the Directions made in and by a Deed of Trust, and the last Will of George Pitt Esquire, deceased, for settling of his Estate."

Sir W. Chaitor's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

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

March. Halifax.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rumney.
Viscount Villiers.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday 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.

Dodsworth versus Edwards.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Christopher Dodsworth Merchant, from a Decree in the Court of Exchequer, in Easter Terme last, for confirming the Deputy Remembrancer's Report, by which the Appellant is to pay to the Respondents, Benjamin Edwards, Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton Widow, several Sums of Money, certified as due by the said Report; as also upon the Answer of the said Benjamin Edwards, Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton, put in thereunto:

Judgement affirmed;

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Christopher Dodsworth shall and is hereby dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which he appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Christopher Dodsworth shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the Respondents Benjamin Edwards, Sarah his Wife, and Susanna Charleton, the Sum of Forty Pounds, for their Costs.

Strode and Bridall, who signed the Appeal, to attend.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Edward Strode and Phillip Bridall Esquires, who signed the Petition and Appeal of Christopher Dodsworth, shall and they are hereby required to attend this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir P. Whitchcot's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Sir Paul Whitchcot Knight and Baronet, and Dame Jane his Wife, to make Leases for Ninety-nine Years, of the Manor of Tooting Graveney, and any of their Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in Tooting Graveney, Tooting Beake, and Stretham, in the County of Surrey, for the better Improvement thereof."

Commissioners of Admiralty, deliver Lists of the Fleet:

After the Commissioners of the Admiralty had this Day delivered (pursuant to the Order of this House) a List of the Fleet that went into The Meditterranean, and the Time to which they were victualled; as also a List of the whole Navy of England; and hearing them at the Bar:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of he Admiralty do lay before this House, on Saturday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, (fn. *) the Answers to the following Questions, in Writing; (videlicet,)

To send Answers to the following Questions.

"What Force Sir George Rooke had in the Downes, at what Time, and what Stay that Fleet made in The Downes?

"What Force Sir George Rooke had at Spithead, and at what Time?

"What Time Mr. Russell received his First Instructions from the Admiralty this last Year?

"What Movements the Fleet made till it's parting off of Brest?

"If all the Ships now out of Repair are in a Way of being repaired as soon as may be?

"What Number of Bomb Vessels, were designed to go with Mr. Russell to The Streights? What Number did go? And why the rest designed did not go, if more were designed?

"What was the Strength of the Convoys that were sent with Stores and Provisions to The Streights, already arrived there? What Days those Convoys were ordered to fail, and when they did sail?"

Bp. Exon, concerning the Judgement, Philips versus Bury.

The Clerks giving the House an Account, "that no Precedent could be found, in the Case of Phillips versus Bury:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That these Words shall be added to the said Judgement of this House; (videlicet,) ["and that the Plaintiff recover his Term, with his Costs and Damages."]

Adjourn.

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

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* Origin. these.