House of Lords Journal Volume 14
4 June 1685

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 4 June 1685', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 30-32. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12939 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 4 die Junii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cov. et Litch.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
L. Keeper.
2 L. President.
1 L. Treasurer.
L. Privy Seal.
D. of Norfolke, E. Marshal.
L. Steward.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Bucks.
Duke of Beaufort.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain of the Household.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Rutland.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfeild.
Comes Danby.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Gaynesborough.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Townsend.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Conyers.
Ds. Cromwell.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard de Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Butler de West.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jefferyes.

PRAYERS.

Imposition on Wines, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting His Majesty an Imposition upon all Wines and Vinegar imported, between the Four and Twentieth Day of June 1685, and the Four and Twentieth Day of June 1693."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House; presently.

The House was adjourned into a Committee.

The House was resumed.

The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have been in Consideration of the Bill for granting His Majesty an Imposition upon all Wines and Vinegar, &c. and have read the Bill throughout, and then in Paragraphs; and are of Opinion, that the said Bill is fit to pass, without any Amendments or Alterations."

To which the House agreed.

E. of Ossory's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable James Lord Butler of Moore-Parke, and Earl of Ossory in the Kingdom of Ireland, to make a Jointure to such Woman as he shall marry."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill for reversing L. Stafford's Attainder.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reversing the Attainder of William late Viscount Stafford."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protests against it.

Several Lords desired Leave to enter their Dissents to this Question:

"Dissentiente,

"Radnor."

"I, Anglesey, protest against this Bill's passing, for the same Reasons entered the Day before."

I protest against this Bill, because the Preamble was not amended, and no Defect in Point of Law alledged as a Reason for the Reversal of the Attainder.

"Clare.
Stamford.
R. Eure."

Dusaii & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for Naturalization of James Dusaii, Theodore Janssen, and others."

ORDERED, That this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the Bill was for naturalizing Esselbron and others; and any Five, to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Lord Privy Seal's Lodgings.

Bill to prevent Minors clandestine Marriages.

The House was adjourned into a Committee, to consider of the Amendments to prevent Minors marrying without their Parents Consent.

The House was resumed.

The Earl of Huntingdon reported, "That the Committee of the whole House have gone through the Bill concerning Minors; and they have considered the Amendments, and have made some Alterations in them; and that the Opinion of the Committee is, That the said Bill be engrossed, with the said Amendments."

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

Message to H. C. with the E. of Ossory's and L. Stafford's Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Coell and Doctor Eddisbury:

To deliver Two Bills passed this House, and to desire the Concurrence of the House of Commons to them:

1. "An Act to enable James Lord Butler of Moore Parke, and Earl of Ossory in the Kingdom of Ireland; to make a Jointure to such Woman as he shall marry."

2. "An Act for reversing the Attainder of William late Viscount Stafford."

Deeping Fens Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for incorporating the Undertakers for the Draining of Deeping Fenns."

Bill for Exportation of Leather.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving a former Act for transporting of Leather."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to these Lords following:

L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Beaufort.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Conyers.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Arundell T.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Jefferyes.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Nine of the Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.

Several Petitions were presented to the House, desiring to be heard before this Bill pass this House.

Wool-card Makers Petition against it;

Upon reading the Petition of the Wool-card Makers of London and Colchester; praying, "That they may be heard before the passing of the Bill, intituled, An Act for reviving a former Act for exporting Leather, do pass:"

It is ORDERED; by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill is referred; who may hear such Persons thereupon as they shall think fit, and make Report to the House.

and Shoemakers against it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Shoemakers and other Manufacturers of Leather; praying, "That they may be heard, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, An Act for reviving a former Act for exporting Leather, do pass:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill is referred; who may hear such Persons thereupon as they shall think fit, and make Report to the House.

Keck, a Counsel, Leave to sit at the Bai.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House doth give Leave that Mr. Keck hath a Chair to sit on, at the Bar of the House of Peers, in regard he is infirm and not able to stand, To-morrow; he being assigned of Counsel for the Earl of Macclesfeld.

Wingate versus Astry & al.

This House being moved, on the Behalf of Sir Francis Wingate, who hath a Petition of Appeal depending here, to which Sir James Astry hath put in his Answer, "That a Day may be appointed for Hearing of the said Cause:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel at the Bar, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Friday the 12 of June Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said Sir Francis Wingate is to cause Notice to be given to the said Sir James Astry and others therein concerned for that Purpose.

Coke versus Fountaine.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Cooke Esquire, an Infant of about Seven Years old, by the Lady Anne Coke his Mother and Guardian; shewing, "That Andrew Fountaine hath lately exhibited his Petition to your Lordships against a Decree obtained against him in the Exchequer Four Years since, by William Guavas, &c. Executors of John Coke deceased; and praying to be heard by Counsel, to shew Cause why the Appeal should not be revived:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Edward Coke, presented this Day by the Lady Coke his Guardian, be, and is hereby, referred to the Consideration of the Lords Committees for Petitions, to whom is referred the Petition of Andrew Fountaine aforesaid; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to make Report to the House.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, quintum diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.