House of Lords Journal Volume 15
14 February 1695

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 14 February 1695', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 492-494. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12131 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 14 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales pr#x00E6;sentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Northumb'land.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rumney.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

E. of Thanet's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Two Indentures Tripartite, the one of Lease, and the other of Release, made between the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Thanet Island of the First Part, the Honourable Sackvile Tufton Esquire of the Second Part, and the Honourable William Cheine Esquire and Sir Charles Tufton Knight of the Third Part, and the Estates thereby settled."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Caryll's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest in Trustees certain Lands in Kent and Sussex, of John Caryll Esquire, for the Payment of Debts, and raising of Portions for Younger Children, and to supply the Defects of a Conveyance intended for those Purposes."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wanley's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wanley, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, to new build several Messuages or Tenements in Ax-Yard, King Street, Westminster; and to enable his Guardian to make One or more Lease or Leases for effecting the same."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Finch's Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands and Tenements in Trustees, to be sold, for the better Provision of the Daughters and Coheirs of Joseph Finch Esquire, deceased," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Webb's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Jonathan Webb Esquire, for Discharge of Debts and Incumbrances charged thereupon."

Braughton versus Micklewright.

Whereas this Day was appointed for Mr. Braughton to shew Cause why he did not prosecute his Appeal sooner, and he being heard thereupon:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Braughton and Mr. Rowland Frith do attend this House, concerning the said Appeal, To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

No Petition for re-hearing to be read the same Day offered.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That no Petition which relates to the Re-hearing of any Cause, or Part of a Cause, formerly heard in this House, shall be read the same Day that it is offered, but shall lie upon the Table; and a future Day be appointed for reading thereof, after Twelve of the Clock.

And this Order to be added to the Roll of Standing Orders of this House.

Questions to the Commissioners of Admiralty; and their Answers, about the Fleet.

Mr. Bridgeman, at the Bar, delivered the Answers to the Questions sent Yesterday to the Commissioners of the Admiralty.

Which were read, as followeth; (videlicet,)

"Answers to the Questions of the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, in Pursuance of their Order of the 13th of February, 1694.

"QUESTIONS:

"1st. What Dutch Men of War were with Sir George Rooke in The Downes, and what he found at Spithead?"

"2d. What Force the Lord Berkeley had at The Nore, and the Lord Danby at Spithead, when they gave their Orders of the 11th of April last?"

"ANSWERS:

"1st. There were with Sir George Rooke in The Downes, the 18th of April, when he sailed from thence to Spithead, the Dutch Men of War following; but they did not proceed with him:

"Guns.
"The Oasters telling wharf, 50
Beschutter, 36
Damiauten, 50
Mriÿderbergh, 50
Count Solmes, 36
Wredam, 36

"And, on the 22th of April, the following Dutch Ships were at Spithead:

"Admirall Generall, 84
Dort, 72
Holland, 72
d'Beschermer, 92
d'Velimoe, 64
Wassaneer, 60
d'Nuÿ, 94
Cheuzvorst, or Brand, 92
Nimevegen, 72
Reÿgersbergh, 72
Gelderland, 72
T. Loo, 64
Leÿden, 64
Zirkree, 64

and Five Fire-ships."

"2dly. My Lord Berkeley had with him at The Nore the following Ships:

"Rate.
1. Britannia.
Roy'l Soveraign.
London.
Queene.
2. Albemarle.
Dutchess.
Ossory.
Sandwich.
"Rate.
3. Torbay.
Northumberland.
5. Jersey.
Scarbrough,
and Three Fire-ships.

"The Lord Danby had with him at Spithead.

"1. St. Andrew.
2. Neptune.
St. Michael.
3. Resolution.
4. Bristoll.
6. Baseing Gally.
4 Fire-ships.
One Hospital-ship.
Three Dutch Men of War, and One Dutch Fire-ship.

"By Command of the Commissioners.

"W. Bridgeman."

Question to the Commissioners of the Admiralty:

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of the Admiralty do, with all convenient Speed, lay before this House their Answer to the following Question; (videlicet,)

"When they had any Directions for preparing Ships to sail to The West Indies, with Colonel Russell, or any others; and how these Directions were executed?"

State of the Fleet:

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of the State of the Fleet shall be resumed on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned then to attend.

Sir G. Rooke to deliver an Account of the united Fleet with him in The Downs.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir George Rooke do lay before this House, with all convenient Speed, an Account of what English and Dutch Ships he had with him in The Downes the Eleventh of April last.

Gollop's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Peter Gollop Gentleman to sell a Farm and certain Lands called Wantsley; and to vest the Inheritance thereof in Fee Simple in such Person or Persons who shall be Purchaser or Purchasers thereof from him, subject only to the Payment of the Sum of One Thousand Pounds Principal-money, with Interest thereof due and to grow due unto the Executory Estate of Robert Merefeild Gentleman, deceased."

E. of Salisbury's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Guardians of James Earl of Salisbury to make Leases of Salisbury-House, and some other Hereditaments in The Strand, in the County of Midd'x, for the Improvement thereof by Building."

Sir R. Barkham's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manors of Earles Croome, alias Jeffrey's Croome, and Baughton, in the County of Worcester, in Trustees, to be sold; and for settling the Manorhouse and Royalty of Waynfleet St. Mary's, in the Counnty of Lincoln, and divers Lands, Parcel of the said Manors, of greater Value, to and upon the same Uses; and to enable Sir Rob't Barkham Baronet to make Provision for his Younger Children."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Adjourn.

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