House of Lords Journal Volume 14
30 May 1689

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 30 May 1689', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 225-226. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13071 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 30 die Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archbp. of York.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Dux Cumberland.
Marq. de Carmarden, L. President.
Marq. de Halyfax, C. P. S.
Dux de Norff. et Comes Marescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumb.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Lyndsey, L. G. Chamb.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrook.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Sydney.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Grey de Ruthin.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Willoughby P.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Howard de Effingham.
Ds. North.
Ds. Grey de Wark.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.

PRAYERS.

Marq. de Halyfax Speaker pro Tempore.

Soley's & al. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the better assuring the Manor of Silton, and divers other Lands and Tenements in Silton, in the County of Salop, unto Joseph Soley Gentleman, and others."

Bathurst's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Theodore Bathurst to make a Jointure for his Wife, to raise Daughters and Younger Sons Portions, and Money for Payment of his Debts, on Part of his Estate in Yorkeshire."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Penwarne's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Robert Penwarne to sell Lands, to enable him to pay his Brothers and Sisters Portions, and also to pay Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and Penwarn's Bill.

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

To deliver Two Bills, to which this House desires their Concurrence:

1. "An Act to enable Theodore Bathurst to make a Jointure for his Wife, to raise Daughters and Younger Sons Portions, and Money for Payment of his Debts, on Part of his Estate in Yorkeshire."

2. "An Act to enable Robert Penwarne to sell Lands, to enable him to pay his Brothers and Sisters Portions, and also to pay Debts."

Message from H. C. for a Free Conference on the additional Poll Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Ellan and others:

To desire a Free Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference, concerning the Amendments in the Bill for the additional Poll Bill.

The Answer returned was:

Answer.

That the Lords do agree to a Free Conference; and appoints the same to be To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber.

E. of Peterborough's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to make good a Recovery suffered by the Earl of Peterborough and Lord Mordant."

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

D. of Somerset.
D. of Grafton.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrook.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Craven.
Comes Aylisbury.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Mountagu.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Sydney.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. North.
Ds. Grey War.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Colepeper.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet To-morrow, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.

Sir J. Bradshaw versus Northend.

After hearing Counsel on both Sides this Day at the Bar, in the Cause depending in this House, wherein Sir James Bradshaw Knight, Richard Northend, and Nathaniell Northend, are Plaintiffs, and Christopher Northend is Defendant, as in the Petition is amongst other Things set forth:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by the Counsel on either Side thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Sir James Bradshaw Knight, Richard and Nath. Northend aforesaid, be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.

Titus Oates at the Bar.

Titus Oates was brought to the Bar; and having kneeled, was told, "There were Exceptions taken at his stiling himself D. D. in his Petition."

He said, "That he is Doctor of Divinity, and had his Degree at Salamanca in Spaine."

Then he was commanded to withdraw.

Remanded to the King's Bench, for persisting in stiling himself D. D.

The House, upon Consideration, called him to the Bar again.

And he was told "That the House required him to strike out the Two D. D. in his Petition."

He said, "He could not do it, out of Conscience."

Upon this, it is ORDERED, That Titus Oates be, and is hereby, remanded to the Custody of the Marshal of The King's Bench.

His Writs of Errors to be considered.

ORDERED, That To-morrow at Twelve of the Clock this House will take into Consideration Titus Oates's Three Writs of Error depending in this House; at which Time all the Judges are to be present.

Judges to attend about them.

ORDERED, That Sir Richard Holloway and Sir Francis Withins do attend this House To-morrow at Twelve a Clock, upon the Occasion of Titus Oates's Cases upon the Three Writs of Error depending in this House.

Adjourn.

Marquis de Halyfax, Orator Procerum pro Tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Veneris, videlicet, 31um diem instantis Maii, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.