House of Lords Journal Volume 14
7 October 1690

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 14: 7 October 1690', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 14: 1685-1691 (1767-1830), pp. 518-519. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13275 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Martis, 7 die Octobris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Rochester.
L. President.
Dux Norffolke.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
Marq. Hallifax.
L. Great Chamberlain.
L. Chamberlain.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Pembrooke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvan.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Bath.
Comes Craven.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeild.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Falconberge.
Comes Monmouth.
Viscount Newport.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandois.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkley.
Ds. Granvile.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Godolphin.

PRAYERS.

Address to the Queen.

The Duke of Bolton reported, "That the Committee hath drawn up a short Address, to be presented to the Queen."

Which was read, and recommitted to the same Committee; who withdrew presently, by Directions of the House.

E. of Peterborough and E. of Sarum at the Bar.

Then the Earl of Salisbury and the Earl of Peterborough were brought to the Bar, by the Lord Lucas Chief Governor of Their Majesties Tower.

And the Speaker, by the Directions of the House, told them, "That the House hath considered of their Petitions, and do not think fit to release them; but do admit them to Bail."

Which their Lordships (fn. *) were willing to give, and named their Security; which the House accepted of.

E. of Sarum bailed.

"Memorandum, quod Jacob. Comes Sarum recognovit se debere Domino Regi & Dominæ Reginæ in Decem Mille Librar. de Terris & Tenementis, Bonis & Catallis suis levari, ad Usum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ. Et

"Theophilus Comes Huntingdon recognovit se debere Domino Regi & Dominæ Reginæ in Quinque Mille Librar. de Terris & Tenementis, Bonis & Catallis Suis levari, ad Usum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ. Et

"Thom. Comes Thanett recognovit se debere Domino Regi & Dominæ Reginæ in Quinque Mille Librar. de Terris & Tenementis, Bonis & Catallis Suis levari, ad Usum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ.

"The Condition of the abovesaid Recognizance is such, That if the abovesaid James Earl of Salisbury shall appear before this House at all Times when he shall be so ordered, by leaving an Order of this House at the Chamber of John Fisher Gentleman, in The Middle Temple, London, then this Recognizance to be void, and of none Effect; or else to stand in full Force and Virtue.

E. of Peterborough bailed.

"Memorandum, quod Henric. Comes Peterborough recognovit se debere Domino Regi & Dominæ Reginæ in Decem Mille Librar. de Terris & Tenementis, Bonis & Catallis suis levari, ad Usum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ. Et

"Carolus Comes Manchester recognovit se debere Domino Regi & Dominæ Reginæ in Quinque Mille Librar. de Terris & Tenementis, Bonis & Catallis suis levari, ad Usum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ. Et

"Thomas Vicecomes Weymouth recognovit se debere Domino Regi & Dominæ Reginæ in Quinque Mille Librar. de Terris & Tenementis, Bonis & Catallis suis, ad Usum Domini Regis & Dominæ Reginæ.

"The Condition of the abovesaid Recognizance is such, That if the said Henry Earl of Peterborough shall appear before this House at all Times when he shall be so ordered, by leaving an Order of this House at his Lordship's House in Westm. then this Recognizance to be void, and of none Effect; or else to stand in full Force and Virtue."

E. of Salisbury discharged.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That James Earl of Salisbury be, and is hereby, discharged, upon the Bail he hath given in the House of Peers, from his Imprisonment in Their Majesties Tower of London.

To the Lord Lucas, Chief Governor of Their Majesties Tower of London.

E. of Peterborough discharged.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Henry Earl of Peterborough be, and is hereby, discharged, upon the Bail he hath given in the House of Peers, from his Imprisonment in Their Majesties Tower of London.

To the Lord Lucas, Chief Governor of Their Majesties Tower of London.

The Marquis of Hallifax reported from the Committee, the Address to the Queen, with some Additions.

Which were read, and agreed to:

Address to Her Majesty.

"The Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, being highly sensible of the Advantage the Nation hath received by the eminent Resolution, as well as Prudence, Your Majesty hath shewed, in the Absence of the King, and in such Circumstances of Difficulty as would have discomposed a Mind that had not been raised above them, as Your Majesty hath approved Yours to be by this undeniable Evidence, do think themselves obliged to present their most humble Acknowledgements for that Quiet and Peace which hath been preserved by Your Majesty's prudent Administration against the Dangers threatened by a powerful Enemy. The Remembrance of such extraordinary Virtue is that which must ever dwell in our Minds, and engage us in Justice upon all Occasions to express our Gratitude, as becometh Your Majesty's most dutiful Subjects."

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White Staves do attend Her Majesty, to know what Time Her Majesty will please to appoint for this House to wait on Her Majesty with their Address.

Court of Chancery Power, Expences and Delays to limit.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges do meet and draw a Bill with all convenient Speed to limit the Power of the Court of Chancery; and also to retrench the Expences and Delays of such as sue in that Court, and that they consider of the Statute 4 H. IV. Chap. 13th.

E. of Torrington committed by the Privy Council.

Upon reading the Petition of Arthur Earl of Torrington:

Peers committed for Misdemeanors in Time of Privilege.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges, to consider Precedents of what hath been done with Peers, when they have been committed in Time of Privilege of Parliament for Misdemeanor only; and that the Committee do meet To-morrow, at Four of the Clock in the Afternoon, in the House of Peers.

Adjourn.

Robertus Atkins, Miles de Balneo, Capitalis Baro de Scaccario, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque in diem Jovis, videlicet, 9um diem instantis Octobris, hora decima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Origin. was.