House of Lords Journal Volume 15
15 February 1695

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 15 February 1695', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 494-496. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12132 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 15 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. Chester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux South'ton.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Schonbergh.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
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 Bradford.
Comes Rumney.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Gray W.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford L.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.

PRAYERS.

Sir P. Braughton versus Miclewright.

Upon hearing Mr. Peter Braughton this Day, to shew Cause why the Petition and Appeal of Sir Bryan Braughton and himself hath not been prosecuted since the Time it was brought into this House, the Nine and Twentieth of December, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three; to which William Miclewright put in his Answer the One and Thirtieth of January following:

After Consideration of what he offered thereupon, it is ORDERED, That the said Petition and Appeal shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.

Simoniacal Contracts, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual preventing of Simoniacal Contracts."

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Monday next; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Sir G. Rooke's Account of the Fleet with him in The Downs.

Sir George Rooke delivered an Answer to the Order sent to him Yesterday.

Which was read, as followeth; (videlicet,)

"In Obedience to your Lordships Order of Yesterday, requiring me to give an Account what English and Dutch Ships I had with me in The Downes the Eleventh of April last; I have examined my Journal, and Weekly Accounts, and do find there were in The Downes at that Time.

"Ships.

"Third Rates, 17

"Fourth, 7

"Fifth, 1

"Fire-ships, 5

"Sixth Rates, 1

"There were also Four or Five Dutch Men of War, but not under my Command.

"15th Feb. 1694. G. Rooke."

Marton Meare, E. of Derby and Fleetwood's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the ratifying and confirming a certain Indenture of Lease of Marton Meare, in the County of Lancaster, made by the Earl of Derby and others, to Thomas Fleetewood Esquire."

Pitt's Bill.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, 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 his Estate," 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.

Finch's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Pitt:

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

E. of Salisbury's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

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

D. Somerset.
M. Halifax.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Viscount Villiers.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Peterburgh.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Weston.

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.

Gollop's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Peter Gollop 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 the Interest thereof due and to grow due unto the Executory Estate of Robert Merefeild Gentleman, deceased."

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

Webb's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

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

Lancashire Trials:

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

Wilson examined, and attached;

"After hearing this Day, at the Bar, upon Oath, George Wilson: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod do immediately attach the Person of the said George Wilson, and keep him in safe Custody, until he shall be discharged by this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

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

Bell discharged;

"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Richard Bell, who was summoned to attend this House, shall be, and is hereby, discharged from Attendance."

Smith to deliver an Account of what other Trials he has prosecuted, and of Money received for those Purposes.

"ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Aaron Smith do lay before this House, with all convenient Speed, an Account of what other Trials he hath prosecuted since Lady-day last; and if any, what they were; and what Monies he received for those Trials, and how he has laid out the Money."

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of the Proceedings in the late Trials in Lancashire shall be resumed To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend."

Queen's Funeral, E. Marshal to deliver a Scheme of the Procession.

Upon the Earl Marshal of England's this Day laying before the House a Scheme of the Procession at Her Majesty's Funeral:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That there shall be amongst the Assistants to the Chief Mourner some of the Ladies of each Rank of the Nobility.

Smith's Account of Lancashire Trials, Expences, &c.

Mr. Smith delivered his Accompt of Monies disbursed in the Prosecutions of the Lancashire Trials, upon Oath, at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of this House of the 5th Instant.

Adjourn.

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