House of Lords Journal Volume 15
8 February 1695

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 8 February 1695', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 483-484. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12126 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 8 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Ds. Senescallus.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
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 Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

Town of Warwick, for rebuilding, &c. Bill:

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the re-building the Town of Warwick, and for determining Differences touching Houses burnt or demolished by reason of the late dreadful Fire there," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and others added by the House.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the re-building the Town of Warwick, and for determining Differences touching Houses burnt or demolished by reason of the late dreadful Fire there."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Hoskyns and Sir Miles Cooke:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to the said Amendments.

Gage's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees of William Gage to raise Money, by a Mortgage of Part of his Estate, for the Preservation of the Timber growing thereon."

Strode and Bridall reprimanded.

Mr. Strode and Mr. Bridall were called in, and reprimanded, at the Bar, for signing Dodsworth's Appeal.

Brooke's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting the Manor of Madely, and other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Salop, the Estate of Basill Brooke Esquire, in Trustees, for raising Monies, for the Payment of Debts, and for securing his Wife's Jointure."

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

D. Bolton.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarborough.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

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

Pitt's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be referred to the same Committee to whom Brook's Bill is committed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at the Time and Place abovesaid.

E. of Rochester's Estate, for settling, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the dividing and settling the Estate of the Coheirs of John late Earl of Rochester, deceased, and for discharging the Trusts thereupon."

Hitchins versus Basset.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edward Hungerford and John Hill; praying, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Errors argued upon a Writ of Error, wherein John Hitchins is Plaintiff, and Sir William Basset Defendant:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued thereupon, on Tuesday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Littleton and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound for One Year, and for applying the Yearly Sum of Three Hundred Thousand Pounds for Five Years, out of the Duties of Tonnage and Poundage, and other Sums of Money payable upon Merchandizes exported and imported, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Land Tax, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid of Four Shillings in the Pound for One Year, and for applying the Yearly Sum of Three Hundred Thousand Pounds for Five Years, out of the Duties of Tonnage and Poundage, and other Sums of Money payable upon Merchandizes exported and imported, for carrying on the War against France with Vigour."

Lancashire Trials;

After hearing this Day several Persons, in relation to the late Trials in Lancashire upon Oath, the following Orders were made; (videlicet,)

Taffe to be attached:

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House do forthwith attach the Body of John Taffe, and keep him in safe Custody until further Order.

To Sir Fleetwood S'eppard, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them."

Wybrant, Baker, et al. to attend.

"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of the Proceedings, in relation to the late Trials in Lancashire shall be resumed on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that Mr. Wybrant, Mr. Baker, Mr. Aaron Smith, and all other Persons who did, or were ordered to attend this Day, do then attend this House."

Queen's Funeral.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the naming and ordering of the several Peers of this House, who shall execute any Office to be performed at the Solemnity of Her Majesty's Funeral, shall be wholly left to the Direction of his Grace the Duke of Norfolke, as Earl Marshal of England.

Adjourn.

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