House of Lords Journal Volume 16
10 March 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 10 March 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 117-119. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13482 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 10 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Neve's Act to supply a Defect in, Bill.

The Lord Lawarr reported from the Committee, the 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," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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, of greater Value, to the same Uses."

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.

Leigh. versus Stydolph & al.;

Upon reading the Petition of Luke Langhorne and Susanna his Wife, Respondents to the Appeal of Francis Leigh; praying a further Time for answering thereunto:

Langhorn Time to Answer.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Time allowed them for answering thereunto, until Wednesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

E. Derby versus Sawrey.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Report ordered to be made this Day from the Lords Committees for Privileges, upon the Petition of the Earl of Derby, shall be made on Tuesday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Fallows's.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Fallows, an Infant, to sell an Estate in the County of Chester, to pay Debts secured by Mortgages;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Roger Crowle Esquire deceased in Trustees, for raising Portions for his Younger Children, in regard he (being a Lunatic) could not execute a Power in his Marriage Settlement for that Purpose;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Moyle's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Richard Moyle in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

D. Bolton.
M. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

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

Offices, against buying and selling, Bill.

The Lord Cornwallis reported from the Committee of the whole House, the Amendments made to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the buying and selling Offices and Places of Trust."

Which Amendments being read; it was ORDERED, That the said Bill should be re-committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Whereupon, the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee had agreed to a Clause relating to Deputies of Officers."

The First Clause, marked (A), agreed to by the Committee of the whole House, was read, and rejected.

The other Amendments and Clauses were read, and agreed to.

Joint Tenancy for Partitions of, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the easier obtaining Partitions of Lands in Coparcenary, Joint-tenancy, and Tenancy in Common."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Godolphin reported, "That they had made some Progress in the Bill; and think it fit to be referred to a Select Committee."

And thereupon it was ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill should be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Dorsett, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Powlet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

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

Whitfield & al. Coheirs of Stoughton versus Paylor & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Timothy Whitfeild Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, Charles Ventris Esquire and Frances his Wife, Henrietta and Sarah Stoughton, which said Elizabeth, Frances, Henrietta, and Sarah, were Daughters of Sir Nicholas Stoughton, and Sisters and Coheirs of Sir Laurence Stoughton, Baronets, deceased, against Two Decrees made in the Court of Chancery, on the Twentieth of July, Anno Septimo Will'i Tertii Regis, and re-heard and confirmed the Eighteenth of November, Anno Octavo Will'mi Tertii Regis; in one of which Decrees Watkinson Paylor Esquire and Mary his Wife, Anthony Burnaby, and Joseph Hatton, were Plaintiffs; and the said Timothy Whitfeild and Elizabeth his Wife, Charles Ventris and Frances his Wife, Henrietta Stoughton and Sarah Stoughton, John Burnaby, Ralph Drake, Nathaniel Stoughton, and others, Defendants; and in the other of the said Decrees, the said Timothy Whitfeild and Elizabeth his Wife, Charles Ventris and Frances his Wife, Henrietta and Sarah Stoughton, were Plaintiffs; and the said John Burnaby, Watkinson Paylor and Mary his Wife, Anthony Burnaby and Joseph Hatton, and others, Defendants; praying the Reversal of the said Decrees; and that the said Watkinson Paylor and Mary his Wife, John Burnaby, Anthony Burnaby, and Joseph Hatton, may answer thereunto:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Watkinson Paylor and Mary his Wife, John Burnaby, Anthony Burnaby, and Joseph Hatton, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

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