House of Lords Journal Volume 14
26 June 1685

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 26 June 1685', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 59-63. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12954 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 26 die Junii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litchfeild.
Epus. Chichest'.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Carlisle.
Epus. Rochest'.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
L. Keeper.
L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Norfolke, E. Marshal.
L. Steward.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Shaftsbury.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Fauconberge.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Hatton.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Conyers.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Butler West.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.

PRAYERS.

Message to H. C. to remind them of the Bill to prevent Minors Clandestine Marriages.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Oately and Doctor Edsbury:

To put them in Mind of a Bill lately sent down, intituled, "An Act disabling Minors to marry without the Consent of their Fathers and Guardians, and against their untimely Marriage after the Decease of their Fathers."

St. James's Parish Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for erecting a new Parish, called the Parish of St. James, within the Liberty of Westm'r."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as St. Anne's Bill was; to sit at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Lord Keeper's Lodgings.

Aid to the King, on Indian Linens, French Silks, &c. Bill.

(fn. *) Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by an Imposition on all French Linen, and all East India Linen, and several other Manufactures of India, and on all French Wrought Silks and Stuffs, and on all other Wrought Silks, and on all Brandies, imported after the First Day of July One Thousand Six Hundred Eight-five, and before the First Day of July 1690."

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

The House was put into a Committee.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Treasurer reported the said Bill of Aid, sit to pass, without any Amendment.

Then,

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by an Imposition on all French Linen, and all East India Linen, and several other Manufactures of India; and on all French Wrought Silks and Stuffs, and on all other Wrought Silks, and on all Brandies, imported after the 1st Day of July 1685, and before the First Day of July 1690."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bill to repeal Part of an Act for prohibiting French Commodities.

The House was put into a Committee, to consider of a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing certain Clauses in an Act of Parliament, made in the 29th and 30th Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, for prohibiting French Commodities."

The House was resumed.

The Lord Treasurer reported, "That the Committee were of Opinion, That the said Bill, intituled, An Act for repealing certain Clauses in an Act of Parliament made in the 29th and 30th Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, for prohibiting French Commodities, is fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for repealing certain Clauses, &c."

Message to H. C. with it, and the Bill for granting an Aid to the King, on Indian Linens, &c.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Oately and Doctor Edsbury:

To acquaint them, that this House hath passed Two Bills that came from them, without any Amendments:

1. The Bill for repealing certain Clauses in an Act of Parliament made in the 29th and 30th Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, for prohibiting French Commodities.

2. "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by an Imposition on all French Linen, and all East India Linen, and several other Manufactures of India, and on all French Wrought Silks and Stuffs, and on all other Wrought Silks, &c."

Bangor Cathedral Bill.

The Lord Bishop of London reported from the Committee, the Bill for the Repair of the Cathedral Church of Bangor, and for the Maintenance of the Choir there, and for the Augmentation of the Revenue of the Bishopric of Bangor, and also an Augmentation of several Vicarages, with Amendments.

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

St. Anne's Church Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Durham reported from the Committee, the Bill to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of St. Anne, within the Liberty of Westm'r, to raise Money to build a Church to be the Parish Church there, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and Agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of St. Ann, within the Liberty of Westm'r, to raise Money to build a Church, to be the Parish Church there."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass, with the said Amendments?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Reviving Acts Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving several Acts therein mentioned."

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

L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Steward.
E. Marshal.
D. Bucks.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Shaftsbury.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Fauconberge.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litchfeild.
Epus. Chichest'.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. Exeter.
Epus. Worcest.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Carlisle.
Epus. Rochest'.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Lawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Butler West.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.

Lord Chief Baron and Baron Gregory to assist.

Their Lordships, or any Five; to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon; and to adjourn as they please.

St. Paul's Cathedral, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Durham reported from the Committee, the Bill for re-building, finishing, and adorning of the Cathedral Church of St. Paule's, London, as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for re-building, finishing, and adorning the Cathedral Church of St. Paule's."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bangor Cathedral, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the Repair of the Cathedral Church of Bangor, and for the Maintenance of the Choir there; and for the Augmentation of the Revenue of the Bishopric of Bangor; and also an Augmentation of several Vicarages."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

A Message sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Samuell Clarke and the Clerk of the Crown; to let them know, this House hath passed these Bills following:

1. The Bill for Repair of the Cathedral Church of Bangor, and for the Maintenance of the Choir there; and for the Augmentation of the Revenue of the Bishopric of Bangor; and also an Augmentation of several Vicarages.

2. The Bill for re-building, finishing, and adorning the Cathedral Church of St. Paule's, London.

3. The Bill to enable the Inhabitants of the Parish of St. Anne, within the Liberty of Westm'r, to raise Money, to build a Church to be the Parish Church there, with some Amendments; and desire their Concurrence to the said Amendments.

Pellassary &al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for naturalizing Magdalen Pellassary and others."

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

The House was put into a Committee.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord President reported, "That the Committee had considered of the Bill for naturalizing Magdalen Pellassary as fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for naturalizing Magdalen Pellassary and others."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Rochester Water, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for conveying of fresh Water through several Grounds to the City of Rochest'."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of this Bill is committed to the same Committee as the Bill for reviving and continuing several Acts; which is to meet To-morrow, at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Lord Privy Seal's Lodging.

Coinage Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving and continuing Two former Acts, for Encouragement of Coinage."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for reviving and continuing Two former Acts, for Encouragement of Coinage."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and Pellassary &al. Nat. Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Oately and Sir Samuell Clarke;

To let them know, this House hath passed Two Bills:

1. "An Act for reviving and continuing Two former Acts, for Encouragement of Coinage."

2. "An Act for naturalizing Magdalen Pellassary and others."

Eyre versus Eyre.

Whereas this House had appointed to hear Counsel further, in the Cause wherein Tho. Eyre of Hassop Esquire and others are Plaintiffs, and the Queen Dowager and Her Trustees; and His Majesty's Attorney of the Dutchy, and Tho. Eyre and others, Relators, are Defendants, this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock; the House being informed, "That both Sides concerned are willing to have the said Hearing put off till after the Recess now at Hand:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First Thursday of the Sitting of this House after the Recess, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Deeping Fen, Bill.

Upon Report from the Committee, to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill for incorporating the Undertakers for draining Deeping Fenne, "That their Lordships have heard Counsel for and against the said Bill, and have had the Adjudication produced and read; and are of Opinion, That the House hear Two Counsel of a Side as to the Validity of the said Adjudication; and desire the House to order that the Undertakers may have a Copy of the said Adjudication:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That a Copy of the said Adjudication may be delivered to the Undertakers attested; and that this House will hear Two Counsel on each Part, as to the Validity of the Adjudication, on Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Cox to be brought to the Bar.

Upon reading the Petition of Gabriell Cox; praying to be released, and acknowledging his Fault and Sorrow for his Offence committed against this House, as also against the Right Honourable the Earl of Danby, in printing a scandalous Paper reflecting upon the said Earl of Danby:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Gabriell Cox be brought to the Bar of this House To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir O. Boteler versus Regem, in Error.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges do deliver their Opinions in Sir Oliver Boteler's Cause, referred to them, To-morrow Morning.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque post meridiem instantis diei, hora quarta, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Post meridiem.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Co. & Litch.
Epus. Chichest.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Peterber.
Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. Exet'.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Rochest'.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
L. Keeper.
L. Treasurer.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Norff. E. Marshal.
L. Steward.
D. Bucks.
L. Great Chamberlain.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Devon.
Comes Clare.
Comes Westm'l'd.
Comes Manchest'.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sund'l'd.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Danby.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plymouth.
Vicecomes Fauconberge.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Ds. Lawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Butler We'.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffrys.

PRAYERS.

Clark versus Serle &al.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day at the Bar, upon the Petition of Sir Robert Clarke Knight; shewing, "That in Trinity Terme, 1683, he exhibited his Bill into the Court of Chancery, against Henry Searle Esquire, Nicholas Barebone, and others, Defendants; and complaining of a Dismission of the said Bill, as to Lincolne's Inn Little Feilds, on the 21th of June, 1684, and praying Relief;" as in the Petition (amongst other Things) is suggested; as also upon the Answers of the said Henry Searle, Nicholas Barebone, and Michaell Scrimshier, put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on either Part thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Sir Robert Clarke be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree given in the Court of Chancery, from which he appealed, be, and is hereby, affirmed, except as to what concerns the Remainder of the Lease for Ninety-nine Years of a Sixth Part; and further, that the Right Honourable the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England do review his Decree as to the said Sixth Part, and do therein as to Justice appertains.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Edmond Jennings and others:

To return the Bill to enable the Inhabitants of the Parish of St. Anne, within the Liberty of Westm'r, to raise Money, to build a Church, to be the Parish Church there; and to let this House know, they have agreed to the Amendments sent to them.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Aubry and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An additional Act for the Improvement of Tillage;" and to put their Lordships in Mind of the Bill for reviving several Acts therein mentioned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 27um diem instantis Junii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Hitherto examined by us, this 30 Day of June, 1685,

J. Bridgewater.
Rivers.
Anglesey.
Berkeley.
Weymouth.
Tho. Lincolne.
Tho. Exon.
Pagett.

Footnotes

* There is no Entry of the First Reading of this Bill.