House of Lords Journal Volume 14
7 April 1690

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 7 April 1690', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 452-453. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13230 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 7 die Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Chester.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Chichester.
Dux Cumberland.
L. President.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somersett.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Graston.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Marq. Hallifax.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Clare.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marlborough.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Lumley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Grey Ru.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granvill.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Crew.
Ds. Keveton.
Ds. Carterct.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Sir H. Middleton's Bill.

Hodie 2a (fn. *) vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for confirming a Settlement made by Sir Hugh Middleton Baronet, for (fn. †) a separate Maintenance for Dame Dorothy his Wife; and for the better enabling Trustees to sell Part of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts."

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

Dux Bolton.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Bolingbrook.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Craven.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Vicecomes Newport.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Chester.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Ossulston.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to adjourn as they please.

E. of Essex's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Algernoon Earl of Essex to make a Jointure; and for raising of Money for paying of Six Thousand Pounds borrowed."

Worthenbuty Church Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act separating and making the Church of Worthenbury a Parish Church, &c."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Loleworth Manor, Edwards's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act whereby the Freehold and Inheritance of the Manor of Loleworth, alias Lollworth, and Advowson of the Church of Loleworth, alias Lollworth, in the County of Cambridge, and divers other Lands and Hereditaments in Loleworth aforesaid, and in Long Stanton in the said County, are vested in (fn. *) Albin Smith, of Graies Inne, in the County of Midd. Esquire, and William Gore, of London, Merchant, and their Heirs in Fee Simple in Possession; to the Use of them and their Heirs, in Trust for John Edwards of Debden Hall, in the County of Essex Esquire, and his Heirs, to the Intent the same may be sold."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Coke and Sam. Kecke Esquire:

To deliver Two Bills, which have passed this House; and desire their Concurrence thereunto:

1. "An Act for separating and making the Chapel of Worthenbury a distinct Church from the Parish Church of Bangor."

2. "An Act whereby the Freehold and Inheritance of the Manor of Loleworth is to be sold, for the Payment of the Debts of John Edwards Esquire, &c."

Coals, Bill to revive the Act for regulating the Price of.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for the reviving of a former Act, for regulating the Measures and Prices of Coals."

Sir Adam Blair bailed.

This Day Sir Adam Blaire was brought to the Bar, by the Keeper of The Gatehouse; and kneeled until he was bid stand up.

Then the Speaker told him, "The Lords had thought fit, upon his Petition, to bail him;" and asked him, Who were to be his Bail?"

He named James St. Amand Esquire, and John Ashton Gentleman; who the House accepted, and they entered into the Recognizances as followeth:

"Memorandum, quod Adamus Blaire Mil. recognovit se debere Domino Regi et Dominæ Reginæ in Quinque Mille Librar. de Bonis et Catallis suis levari, ad Usum Domini Regis et Dominæ Reginæ. Et

"Jacobus St. Amand, de S'cto Paulo Covent Garden, Ar. recognovit se debere Domino Regi et Dominæ Reginæ in Duo Mille et Quingent. Librar. de Bonis et Catallis suis levari, ad Usum Domini Regis et Dominæ Reginæ. Et

"Johannes Ashton, de S'cto Paulo Covent Garden, Gen. recognovit se debere Domino Regi et Dominæ Reginæ in Duo Mille et Quingent. Librar. de Bonis et Catallis suis levari, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis et Dominæ Reginæ.

"The Condition of the abovesaid Recognizance is such, That if the said Sir Adam Blaire shall appear before this House at all Times when he shall be so ordered, by leaving an Order of this House at Mr. James St. Amand's House, next The Piazza in Russell Streete in Covent Garden, then this Recognizance to be void and of none Effect; or else to stand in full Force and Virtue."

Dr. Gray to be bailed.

Upon reading the Petition of Doctor Rob't Gray, now Prisoner in The Gatehouse Westm.:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Keeper of The Gatehouse at Westm. do bring to the Bar of this House Doctor Rob't Gray, now in his Custody, To-morrow at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in order to his being bailed; and that the said Doctor Rob't Gray do bring with him Two Sureties, each to be bound in £.2500 and he in £.5000, for his appearing before this House at all Times when he shall be so ordered.

Mun versus Bickerstaff.

Upon Report from the Lords Committees for Petitions, the Petition of Thomas Mun Esquire, being an Appeal from a Dismission of his Bill in the Court of Exchequer, in a Cause wherein the Petitioner was Complainant, against Sir Charles Bickerstaffe Defendant, as fit to be retained, and heard at the Bar of the House:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Cha. Bickerstaffe may have a Copy of the said Petition; and be, and is hereby, required to put in his Answer thereunto in Writing, on Wednesday the 16th Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; whereof the Petitioner is to cause timely Notice to be given to the Defendant, to the End he answer accordingly.

Bill for recognizing K. Will. and Q. Mary, and for confirming the Acts of the last Parliament.

The House was put into a Committee, according to the Order of this House on Saturday last, to go on with the Bill concerning declaring the Acts of the last Parliament, begun and held the 13th of February 1688, to be of full Force and Effect, and for the recognizing Their now Majesties King William and Queen Mary to be by the Laws of this Realm our rightful and lawful Sovereign Liege Lord and Lady, King and Queen of this Realm.

After a long Debate, the House was resumed.

The Earl of Bridgwater reported, "That the Committee had made some Amendments in the said Bill, which they offer to the Consideration of the House."

Which Amendments were read Twice, and agreed to; and the House ordered the said Bill to be engrossed, with those Amendments.

Adjourn.

Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Martis, videlicet, 8um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* Origin. lie vioe.
Bis
* Antea Altham. Vide p. 442. a. 445. a.