House of Lords Journal Volume 15
18 January 1696

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 18 January 1696', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 15: 1691-1696 (1767-1830), pp. 644-645. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12236 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 18 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Fauconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.

PRAYERS.

Haynes's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Haynes Esquire to settle a Jointure on his now Wife, and to exchange other Lands with the Trustees of Thomas Stevens 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 Doctor Edisbury:

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

Sandes's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Moiety of the Manor of Shepton Mallet, in the County of Somerset, and a divided Moiety of the Manor of Wells, in the said County, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of a Mortgage changed thereon; and for making a Provision for the Maintenance of Mary the Wife of William Sandes Esquire, and her Children."

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

Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Craven.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Petrib.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.

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

Coin, ill State of, for remedying, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for remedying the ill State of the Coin of the Kingdom."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Godolphin reported, "That the Committee had gone through the Bill; and think it sit to pass, without any Amendment: But they take Notice there is a Clause in the Bill (concerning the Mints) the same as in the other Bill, which was in Dispute with the House of Commons at the last Conference; which the Committee has commanded to be specially reported."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday Morning next.

Message from H. C. to return the Bill to regulate Trials for Treason.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Granville and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating of Trials, in Cases of Treason and Misprision of Treason;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the Lords Amendments made therein.

Elections, to prevent Expences in, Bill:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Charge and Expence in Elections of Members to serve in Parliament."

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it sit to pass, without any Amendment."

Some Exceptions being taken at an Omission in the said Bill; it was ORDERED, That the said Bill should be re-committed.

Then the House was again adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it sit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing Charge and Expence in Elections of Members to serve in Parliament."

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 Miles Cooke and Sir Robert Legard:

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

Annuities, to enlarge the Time for purchasing, and to continue the Duty on Low Wines, &c.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Times to come in and purchase certain Annuities therein mentioned; and for continuing the Duties on Low Wines, or Spirits of the First Extraction, for carrying on the War against France."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have passed it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredith:

To let them know, that the Lords have passed the said Bill, without any Amendments.

Adjourn.

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