House of Lords Journal Volume 14
11 April 1690

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 11 April 1690', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 459-461. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13234 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 11 die Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Worcest.
Epus. Chichester.
Dux Cumberland.
L. President.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Marq. Hallifax.
L. Steward.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bedford.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Clare.
Comes Bollingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Bath.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Sidney.
Viscount Lumley.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Grey Ru.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard eff.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granvill.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Keveton.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondley.

PRAYERS.

Edward Earl of Carlile took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration.

Berringer's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act for enabling Thomas Beringer to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Coke and Mr. Merideth:

To deliver the Bill concerning Thomas Beringer, and desire the Concurrence of the House of Commons thereunto.

E. of Shaftesbury's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, an Act, intituled, "An Act for the making some Provisions for the Daughters and Younger Sons of Anthony Earl of Shaftesbury."

ORDERED, To be read To-morrow, the Second Time.

E. of Essex's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Algernon Earl of Essex to make a Wife a Jointure, and for raising of Monies for Payment of Six Thousand Pounds, borrowed to make up the Lady Morpeth's Portion."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Coke and Mr. Merideth:

To deliver this Bill of the Earl of Essex, and desire their Concurrence to it.

Votes for expunging Reasons for the Protest.

The Votes made Yesterday, for expunging the Reasons of the Protestation of the 8 Instant, were read in the House, before they were entered.

And the Question was put, "Whether they shall be entered as they are now read, without any Alteration?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

D. of Richmond, Leave to take out his Name from the Protest.

The Duke of Somerset desired, "That, since the Reasons in the Protestation of the Eighth Instant were to be expunged, he having protested for those very Reasons, that he might have Leave to take out his Name."

Which was accordingly granted; and also such other Lords who have protested may do the like if they please.

Lukener's Children, Bill to illegitimate.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, an Act, intituled, "An Act to illegitimate any Child, or Children, which Jane the Wife of John Lukener Esquire, hath had, or shall have, during her Elopement from him."

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

Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
L. Steward.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Craven.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marlborough.
Vicecomes Newport.
Vicecomes Weymouth.
Vicecomes Lumley.
Epus. London.
Epus. Durham.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. St. David's.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Worcester.
Epus. Chichester.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulston.
Ds. Cholmondley.

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

Mrs. Lukener to be heard.

Upon reading the Petition of Jane the Wife of John Lewkner Esquire; praying, "That she may be heard, before the Bill, intituled, An Act to illegitimate any Child, or Children, which Jane the Wife of John Lewkner hath had, or shall have, during her Elopement from him, do pass this House:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Jane Lewkner shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Consideration of the same Committee as the said Bill is.

E. Macclesfield versus Starkey, in Error.

Upon calling in Counsel this Day, to argue the Writ of Error, wherein the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Macclesfeld is Plaintiff, and John Starkey Esquire is Defendant, Counsel appeared for the Earl of Macclesfeld; and One of the Counsel for Starkey alledged, "he was not instructed in the Case; and therefore prayed another Day might be appointed for hearing thereof:"

After Consideration thereof, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Errors argued, by Counsel on both Sides thereupon, on Tuesday the 15th Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and no other Business to intervene.

Law, Practice of, Bill for regulating.

ORDERED, That the Committee for the Bill, intituled, "The Act for the Benefit of the Subject, in relation to the Practice and Execution of Law," do meet To-morrow Morning at Nine of the Clock.

Garston to be pilloried, for forging Protections.

Whereas Thomas Garston was this Day brought to the Bar, by the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for forging and counterfeiting of Protections; where he confessed he sold One to Rignold for Forty Shillings:

It is thereupon ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Garston shall stand One Hour in the Pillory, between the Hours of Twelve and One of the Clock, in The Old Palace Yard Westminster, on Monday the 14th Instant; and the same Space of Time on Tower Hill, between the Hours aforesaid, on Thursday the 17th Instant, with this Inscription on his Hat, or on the Pillory ["For Forging and Counterfeiting of Protections"]; and shall stand committed to the Prison of The Gatehouse, until he hath paid his Fees due to the Officers of this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Sheriffs of London and Midd. Justices of the Peace, their Deputy and Deputies, and every of them, and to all Bailiffs, Constables, Headboroughs, and Tything-men, and ail other Their Majesties Officers whom it may concern.

Minors, Dep. Marshal of the K. B. to be attached, for refusing to deliver Talcott to the Serjeant at Arms.

The House being informed upon Oath, "That the Serjeant at (fn. *) Arms, or his Deputy, served Mr. William Minors, Deputy Marshal of The King's Bench, with the Order of this House, for delivering to him the Body of Thomas Talcott, who he confessed was his Prisoner;" which he hath not done:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, shall forthwith attach the Body of the said William Minors, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for his said Offence; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Sir Thomas Duppa, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy and Deputies, and every of them.

Osbaston versus Harris.

Whereas the Cause wherein Robert Osbaston is Defendant, and John and Elizabeth Harris are Plaintiffs, was appointed to be heard on Tuesday next, on which Day Public Business is this Day appointed:

It is thereupon ORDERED, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel on both Sides, at the Bar, on Wednesday the 30th Day of this Instant April, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Sabbati, videlicet, 12um diem instantis Aprilis, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Deest in Originali.