December 1689

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House of Lords Journal Volume 14
21 December 1689

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 21 December 1689', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 395-396. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13189 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 21 die Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Chichester.
L. Privy Seal.
Dux Bolton.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Craven.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Bath.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Berkley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Mountagu.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Coven'.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwalli'.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashbur'ham.

PRAYERS.

Norwich Court of Conscience Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for erecting a Court of Conscience in the City of Norwich."

Bill to prevent Doubts in collecting the Public Revenue.

The House was put into a Committee during Pleasure, to take into Consideration the Bill for preventing all Doubts and Questions concerning the collecting of the Public Revenue.

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee of the House have considered the Bill for preventing all Doubts and Questions concerning the collecting of the Public Revenue; and the Opinion of the Committee is, that the same is fit to pass as it is, without any Amendments."

To which the House agreed.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for preventing all Doubts and Questions concerning the collecting of the Public Revenue."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it; and to remind them of those who did not take the Oaths in the limited Time;

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Doctor Edgbury:

To acquaint them, that this House hath passed the Bill for preventing all Doubts and Questions concerning the collecting of the Public Revenue; and to put them in Mind of the Bill for Relief of such as have not taken the Oaths within the Time limited by the Act of this present Parliament.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Court of Conscience for Greenwich and other Places, in the Hundred of Blackheath, in Kent;" to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

Suborning Witnesses against the L. Steward & al.

The House was moved, "That the Report from the Committee appointed to examine Persons about Subornation of Witnesses shall be now made."

And, after Debate,

The Question being put, "Whether the Report shall be now made?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Message from H. C. to return the Mutiny Bill.

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

Who returned a Bill formerly sent to the Commons, for punishing Officers or Soldiers, and for punishing false Musters; wherein the Commons have made some Alterations, to which their Lordships Concurrence is desired.

Ashfeild versus Ashfeild.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition of Richard and Anne Ashfeild, Two of the Younger Children of Sir Richard Ashfeild, by Mary his First Wife; praying, the Explanation of the Order or Judgement of this House of the 23th of July 1689, as also upon the Petition of Dorcas Lady Ashfeild put in thereunto; the Counsel on both Sides, after being heard, agreeing that these Words should be inserted in the said Order or Judgement, after the Word ["Spinster"], and before the Words ["be and are"], whereby Dorcas Lady Ashfeild's Jointure, by the Deed of 1675, is impeached as to so much as relates to the said Jointure, by the said Deed:

Upon Consideration had hereof, after the Counsel were withdrawn, and the said Judgement read with these Words inserted, the House agreed thereunto; and it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Words be inserted in the said Order and Judgement of this House.

Thwaites versus Deye & Ux.

Upon reading the Petition of James Thwaites; shewing, "That John Deye and his Wife, having obtained an Order of this House, for longer Time to answer the Plaintiff's Appeal, alledging, that his Writings were mislaid upon his Removal into the Country, and praying, that the Time prefixed by the last Order of this House may be shortened:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Deye and his Wife be, and are hereby, required to put in their Answer thereunto on Tuesday the 24th Instant, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the said (fn. *) Thomas Thwaites is to cause timely Notice to be given to the said John Deye, to the End he answer accordingly.

Beake versus Berney.

Upon hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of Elizabeth Beake, an Instant of about the Age of Sixteen Years, Daughter and Executrix of Samuell Beake late of London Merchant, deceased, by Abraham Beake and John Cranemburgh, her next Friends, and Administrators of the Petitioner's said Father, during the Minority of the Petitioner, from several Decrees obtained by Richard Berney Esquire against your Petitioner's Father, and also Peter and Abraham Beake and John Crancmburgh aforesaid, made by the Lord Nottingham on the Ninth Day of February, in the Thirty-third Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, and also from a Decree made by the late Lord Chancellor Jefferyes the 27th Day of October, in the Second Year of the Reign of the late King James the Second, and praying Relief against the said Decrees; as also upon the Answer of the said Richard Berney Esquire put in thereunto:

After due Consideration had of what was offered by Counsel on both Sides thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Elizabeth Beake an Infant, put into this House by Abraham Beake and John Cranemburgh, her next Friends, and Administrators of her Father, be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decrees mentioned in the said Petition, made by the Lord Chancellor Nottingham and Lord Chancellor Jefferyes, from which they appealed to this House, be, and are hereby, affirmed.

Mutiny Bill.

Next, the House took into Consideration the Amendments made by the House of Commons in the Bill for punishing Officers and Soldiers, &c.

The Amendments being read Thrice, and Agreed to;

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to the Amendments in it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Doctor Edgbury:

To let them know, that this House agrees to the Amendments in the Bill for punishing of Officers and Soldiers.

Bill to prohibit the Exportation of Arms and Ammunition.

Hodie 1a et 2a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the more effectual restraining the Exportation of Arms and Ammunition."

Committed to these Lords following:

Dux Bolton.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thannet.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Mountagu.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Worcester.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Ashburnham.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet on Monday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings.

Adjourn.

Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 23um diem Decembris instantis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Sic.