House of Lords Journal Volume 14
23 January 1689

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 23 January 1689', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 103-105. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=12979 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 23 die Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Oxon.
Duke of Norfolke.
Duke of Somerset.
Duke of Grafton.
Duke of Ormond.
Duke of Beaufort.
Duke of Northumb.
E. Oxon.
E. Shrewsbury.
E. Kent.
E. Derby.
E. Rutland.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Bedford.
E. Pembrooke.
E. Suffolk.
E. Dorset & Midd.
E. Exon.
E. Bridgwater.
E. North'ton.
E. Devon.
E. Westmerland.
E. Manchester.
E. Mulgrave.
E. Rivers.
E. Stamford.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Kingston.
E. Carnarvon.
E. Thanet.
E. Scarsdale.
E. Clarendon.
E. Cravon.
E. Aylesbury.
E. Burlington.
E. Litchfeild.
E. Danby.
E. Sussex.
E. Feversham.
E. Macclesfeld.
E. Yarmouth.
E. Berkeley.
E. Nottingham.
E. Rochester.
E. Abingdon.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. De Grey of Ruthin.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermine.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Churchill.
Ds. Griffin.

PRAYERS.

Marquis of Hallyfax was appointed Speaker pro Tempore.

The Speaker reported the Effect of the Prince of Orange's Answer to the Address of both Houses, presented to him Yesterday; which was read, as followeth:

P. of Orange's Answer to the Address.

"My Lords and Gentlemen,

"I am glad that what I have done hath pleased you; and since you desire me to continue the Administration of Affairs, I am willing to accept it. I must recommend to you the Consideration of Affairs Abroad; which maketh it fit for you to expedite your Business, not only for making a Settlement at Home upon a good Foundation, but for the Safety of all Europe."

Address and Answer to be printed.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled at Westminster, That the Address made Yesterday to his Highness the Prince of Orange, and his Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

Committee of Privileges.

Next, The Standing Committees were named.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Customs and Orders of the House, and of the Privileges of the Peers of this Kingdom, and Lords of Parliament, and to report to the House.

Duke of Norfolk.
D. Somerset.
D. Ormond.
D. Grafton.
D. Beaufort.
D. Northumb.
E. Oxon.
E. Shrewsbury.
E. Kent.
E. Derby.
E. Rutland.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Bedford.
E. Pembrooke.
E. Suffolke.
E. of Dorset.
E. Exon.
E. Bridgwater.
E. North'ton.
E. Devon.
E. Westmerland.
E. Manchester.
E. Mulgrave.
E. Rivers.
E. Stamford.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Kingston.
E. Carnarvon.
E. Thanet.
E. Scarsdell.
E. Clarendon.
E. Craven.
E. Aylsebury.
E. Burlington.
E. Litchfeild.
E. Danby.
E. Sussex.
E. Feversham.
E. Macclesfeld.
E. Yarmouth.
E. Berkeley.
E. Nottingham.
E. Rochester.
E. Abingdon.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Arch. of Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Lyncolne.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. De Grey of Ruthin.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North et Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermine.
Ds. Astley.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Churchill.
Ds. Griffin.

Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet on Monday next, and every Monday after, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Committee for the Journal.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Orders of the House of Peers, and Privileges of the Peers of this Kingdom, and to peruse and perfect the Journal Book.

Marq. of Winton.
E. Kent.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Pembrooke.
E. Bridgewater.
E. Manchester.
E. of Mulgrave.
E. Rivers.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Chesterfeild.
E. Clarendon.
E. Craven.
E. Nottingham.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Newport.
Arch. of Yorke.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Chichester.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet at Three of the Clock this Afternoon, in the Lord Keeper's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and after, when, where, and as often as, they please.

Committee for Petitions.

Lords Committees appointed by the House to receive and consider of Petitions, and afterwards to make a Report to the House.

D. of Norfolke.
D. of Somerset.
D. of Grafton.
D. of Ormond.
D. Beaufort.
D. Northumb.
E. of Oxon.
E. of Shrewsbury.
E. Kent.
E. Derby.
E. Rutland.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Bedford.
E. Pembrooke.
E. Suffolk.
E. Dorset & Midd.
E. Exon.
E. Bridgewater.
E. North'ton.
E. Devon.
E. Westmerland.
E. Manchester.
E. Mulgrave.
E. Rivers.
E. Stamford.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Kingston.
E. Carnarvon.
E. Thanet.
E. Scarsdale.
E. Clarendon.
E. Craven.
E. Aylesbury.
E. Burlington.
E. Litchfeild.
E. Danby.
E. of Sussex.
E. of Feversham.
E. of Macclesfeld.
E. of Yarmouth.
E. of Berkeley.
E. of Nottingham.
E. of Rochester.
E. of Abingdon.
Vicecomes Fauconberg.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Arch. of York.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Lyncoln.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Ely.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Chichester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. De Grey of Ruthin.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mountague.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Jermin.
Ds. Asteley.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Churchill.
Ds. Griffin.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, and every Tuesday after, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the Painted Chamber; and to adjourn as they please.

Lords Committees appointed to examine concerning the Death of the late Earl of Essex; whose Lordships have Power to send for what Persons they please, and such Affidavits as have been already made in this Business, as also for what other Papers they please, in order to give their Lordships further Light therein; whose Lordships are to make Report thereof to this House.

E. of Shrewsbury.
E. of Devon.
E. of Chesterfeild.
E. of Clarendon.
E. of Danby.
E. of Nottingham.
Vicecomes Mordant.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Delamer.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet this Afternoon, at Five of the Clock, in the Lord Privy Seal's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.

Hawley and Russel, committed for the Murder of the E. of Essex, to be kept apart;

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled at Westminster, That Mr. Thomas Hawley and Mr. Thomas Russell, now confined, concerning the Death of the Earl of Essex, in The Tower of London, be and do stand committed Prisoners in the said Tower of London, and be kept apart, till further Order of this House, without speaking to any Person but in the Presence of such as the Lord Lucas shall appoint.

To the Lord Lucas, Chief Governor of The Tower of London, or to Captain King, his Deputy.

and Webster and Lloyd.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled at Westm. That Major Webster and John Lloyd, now Prisoners in Newgate, concerning the Death of the Earl of Essex, be and do stand committed Prisoners in the said Prison of Newgate, and be kept apart, until further Order of this House, without speaking to any Person but in the Presence of such as the Keeper of Newgate shall appoint.

To the Keeper of the Prison of Newgate, his Deputy and Deputies.

Papists to be prevented from staying in London, &c.

Lords Committees appointed to consider what is fit to be done, to prevent Papists and reputed Papists from staying in the Cities of London and Westminster, and to send for Constables and other Parish Officers, and examine them herein; and to report to this House.

Comes Oxon.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Westmerland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Chesterfeild.
Comes Danby.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Craven.
Comes Berkeley.
Vicecomes Newport.
Epus. London. Ds. Grey.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Churchill.

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

and from coming into the Rooms near the Houses.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled at Westminster, That no Papist, or reputed Papist, do presume to come into the Lobby, Painted Chamber, Court of Requests, or Westminster Hall, during the Sitting of this Convention: And it is further ORDERED, That this Order be printed and published, and set upon the Doors of the said Rooms.

D. of Norfolk's Petition.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled at Westm. That the Petition of the most Noble Duke of Norfolk be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Petitions; who are to meet this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock; and have Power to send for any Act of Parliament that they shall think fit, relating to the said Petition, and to examine Persons herein, and to report to the House: And it is further ORDERED, That Mr. Charles Mawson and Mr. Parrey Walton, do attend their Lordships this Afternoon, at Four of the Clock.

Lords absent to be summoned.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal assembled at Westm. That all Lords Members of this House, that have received his Highness the Prince of Orange's Letter to meet and sit in this Convention, be desired to attend this House on Friday next, being the 25th Day of January Instant, on which Day the House is to be called.

Adjourn.

Marquis Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsen. Convent. continuandum esse usque in diem crastinum, videlicet, diem Jovis, 24um diem instantis Januarii, 1688/9, Dominis sic decernentibus.