House of Lords Journal Volume 16
8 March 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 8 March 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 114-116. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13480 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Lunæ, 8 Martii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonbergh.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Dorset, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Paper, &c. Duties on, and to encourage the bringing in of Plate to be coined, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Wrought Plate, to encourage the bringing in, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the bringing in Wrought Plate, to be coined."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the bringing in Wrought Plate, to be coined."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Blackwell Hall Market Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell Hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell Hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to these Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the Lord Chief Baron and Mr. Baron Powys:

To let them know, the Lords have agreed to the aforesaid Three Bills, without any Amendment.

Messages from thence, with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging common Highways;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for revesting the Sine Cure of Llandinam, in the County of Mountgomery, in John Spademan Clerk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Cock's Bill.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the vesting and settling Part of the Estate of William Cock, of Dutchland, in the County of Bucks, Gentleman, in and upon Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

King present.

His Majesty, being arrayed in His Regal Robes and Crown, attended with His Officers of State, ascended His Royal Throne (the Peers being also in their Robes); commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure, they attend Him presently."

Who being come; their Speaker made a short Speech, relating to the Money Bills to be passed.

Then the Clerk of the Parliaments received the Money Bills from the Hands of the Speaker, and brought them to the Table; where the Clerk of the Crown read the Titles, as follow; (videlicet,)

Bills passed.

"1. 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."

"2. An Act for encouraging the bringing in Wrought Plate, to be coined."

"3. An Act for continuing certain additional Impositions upon several Goods and Merchandizes."

To which Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced by the Clerk of the Parliaments, in these Words, (videlicet,)

"Le Roy remercie ses bons Subjects, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi l' veult."

Then the Bills following were passed; (videlicet,)

"4. An Act to enable the Returns of Juries as formerly, until the First Day of November One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven."

"5. An Act for the better preventing frivolous and vexatious Suits."

"6. An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell Hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced thus; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy le veult."

In like Manner the Bills following were passed:

"7. An Act for enabling James Duke of Ormond to raise Money, by Sale of Woods, and making Leases for Lives renewable for ever, for Payment of Debts, and for encouraging English Plantation in Ireland; and for Charles Lord Weston, Earl of Arran in the Kingdom of Ireland, to make Leases of his Estate in the said Kingdom."

"8. An Act for the Exchange of certain Advowsons between the Bishop of London and the Earl of Nottingham."

"9. An Act for the speedy satisfying the Debts of Francis late Lord Holles, deceased."

"10. An Act to enable Sir Ralph Ashton Baronet to supply an Omission of a Limitation intended in his Marriage Settlement, for the Benefit of his Issue Male."

"11. An Act for Sale of the Estate of Francis Griffith, late of London, Scrivener, deceased, for Payment of his Debts."

"12. An Act for settling the Estate of Mary Savill, an Infant, upon her Marriage."

"13. An Act to enable the Sale of Lands, late of Jeffrey Stockley, in the County of Chester, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and for making Provision for Mary his Daughter."

"14. An Act for vesting certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, late of Charles Milson deceased, in Trustees, to sell, for Payment of Debts and Legacies; and lay out the Surplus-money in a Purchase of Lands for the Use of Edward Milson and his Heirs, according to the Will of the said Charles Milson."

"15. An Act to enable Nicholas Goodwin the Elder and Nicholas Goodwin the Younger to sell the Manor of Winslow, in the County of Bucks; and, with the Money arising thereby, and other Monies to be advanced by the said Nicholas Goodwin the Elder, to purchase Lands of a greater Yearly Value, to be settled to the same Uses as the said Manor is now settled."

"16. An Act for the vesting of certain Lands of William Milward, in the County of Hereford, Clerk, in Trustees, for Payment of Debts."

"17. An Act for vesting the Estate of Edward Kerry Esquire, lying in Binweston, in the County of Salop, in Trustees, to discharge Incumbrances thereon, and to raise Portions for Younger Children; and for confirming the Marriage Settlement of the said Edward Kerry."

"18. An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Thomas Panton Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and securing a Jointure to Mary his Wife."

"19. An Act for naturalizing of John Keyser and others."

"20. An Act to enable Edward Leigh Esquire and Jane his Wife, and their Trustees, to sell the Manors of Waxham and Horsey, and certain Lands and Tenements in the County of Norfolke; and to purchase and settle other Lands to the same Uses."

"21. An Act for vesting and settling certain (fn. *) 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."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced thus; (videlicet,)

"Soit fait come il est desiré."

Then His Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and the Commons went to their House.

Sir John Harper & al. versus Hayward & al.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Sir John Harper and others are Appellants, and Gladwin Hayward and others Respondents:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

* Origin. Estate.