House of Lords Journal Volume 16
5 March 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 5 March 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 111-112. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13478 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 5 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Stationers to be heard, concerning the Bill for granting Duties on Paper, &c.

Upon reading the Petition of Roger Atlee, Henry Hatley, Edward Darrell, William Proctor, and others, Stationers, in the Name of themselves and the rest of the Stationers, and on Behalf of the Paper-makers of England; praying, "That they may be heard, by their Counsel, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty several Duties upon Paper, Vellum, and Parchment, to encourage the bringing of Plate and Hammered Money into the Mints, to be coined; and to an Amendment made therein:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, as desired, To-morrow, at Twelve of the Clock.

Trotman's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands of Samuel Trotman Esquire, deceased, lying in Barkeing, Eastham, Westham, and Woolwich, in the Counties of Kent. and Essex, in Trustees, to be sold; and to settle other Lands in Lieu thereof."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Rich'd Holford:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Additional Duties on Merchandizes, &c. to continue, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing certain additional Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandizes."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Manchester reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Message from H. C. for a Conference on the Bill to prohibit India Silks, &c.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Earnly and others:

To desire a Conference upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to restrain the wearing of all Wrought Silks and Bengalls imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there."

To which the House agreed.

Answer.

Then the Commons, being called in, were told, "That the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint it presently, in the Painted Chamber."

Message from thence, with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Hubbart and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to supply a Defect in an Act for enabling Oliver Neve Esquire to sell Two Houses in London, and for settling Lands in the County of Norfolke, of greater Value, to the same Uses;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Then these Lords following were appointed Managers of the Conference; (videlicet,)

Managers for the Conference.

Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to remind the Lords of the one for Relief of Creditors, in Cases of Escapes, &c.

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

To put this House in Mind of a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes, and for preventing Abuses in Prisons and other pretended Privileged Places."

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir George Hungerford and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell Hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from thence, to return James's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting and settling certain Estates of William James Gentleman in and upon Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts, and making Provision for himself, his Wife, and their Children," with several Amendments, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Then the Amendments, being read Three Times, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

The Commons being come to the Conference, the Managers Names were read over.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

Report of the Conference on the Bill to prohibit India Silks, &c.

And the Lord Steward reported, "That they had attended the Conference; and that the Commons had disagreed to their Lordships Amendments, and gave their Reasons."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the Report of the Conference had this Day with the House of Commons, upon the Subject-matter of their Lordships Amendments to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to restrain the wearing of all Wrought Silks and Bengalls imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there," shall be resumed on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Message from H. C. with Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sheriffs Accompts, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in Execution of thier Offices, and passing their Accompts."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) sextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.