House of Lords Journal Volume 15
25 April 1695

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 25 April 1695', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 569-570. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12183 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 25 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Litch.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke,
Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Sconbergh.
Dux Shrewsbury.
March. Normanby.
Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Craven.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rumney.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Villiers.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Privateers, for better Encouragement of, Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Encouragement of Privateers," shall not be read but in a full House; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Acton 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, his Deputy and Deputies, do forthwith attach the Body of Richard Acton, and bring him to the Bar of 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.

Bates & al. to attend.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Charles Bates Mr. Hornby's Cashier, Thomas Farmer, Mr. Ince, Michaell Godfrey, and Abraham Willmer, do immediately attend this House.

Sir. B. Bathurst & al. sworn.

Sir Benjamin Bathurst, Were sworn, in order to be examined at the Committee of both Houses.
Sir Jeremy Sambrooke,
Geo. Bohun,
Thomas Powell,
Nath'l Tench,
Will'm Fawkoner,
John Ward,
Isaac Houblon, and
Mr. Acton,

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Sir Basil Firebrace to be kept close Prisoner.

The House being informed, "That Sir Basill Firebrace, now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, was seen abroad, walking and conversing with several Persons:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do take special Care that the said Sir Basil Firebrace be kept close Prisoner; and that he be not suffered to speak with any Person whatsoever, but in the Presence of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod or his Deputy, unless by Order of the Committee of both Houses.

Leave to Acton to lie at his own House.

The House being informed, from the Committee of both Houses, "That Mr. Acton hath behaved himself ingenuously at the said Committee:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Richard Acton (now in the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod) hath hereby Leave given him to go to and lie at his own House, having an Officer of the Black Rod's to attend him; and that he attend the Committee of both Houses To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Bates to attend.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Charles Bates do attend this House To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ince & al. sworn.

John Ince, Jur.
Robert Phillips,
Thomas Farmer,
Abraham Wilmer,

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesimum sextum diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora.