House of Lords Journal Volume 16
11 March 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 11 March 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 119-120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13483 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 11 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Fanshaw. versus Fowlis

Upon reading the Petition of Sir William Fowlis; praying longer Time to answer to the Petition of Symon Fanshaw Esquire:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That he hath hereby Time allowed him for answering thereunto, until Monday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Highways, for enlarging, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging common Highways."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Monday next.

Sir C. W. Bampfield & al. versus Popham & al.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Copplestone Warwick Bampfeild Baronet, and John Bampfeild Esquire, both Infants, by George Horner and Thomas Beare Esquires their next Friends, and the said George Horner, Thomas Beare, Joseph Langton, and Anthony Stocker Esquire, Executors and Trustees of all the Estate of Warwick Bampfeild Esquire deceased, in Trust for the said Infants Sir Coppiestone Warwick Bampfeild and John Bampfeild, and for discharging the Debts and Legacies of the said Warwick Bampfeild and Henry Rogers deceased; praying the Directions of this House, in relation to some Proceedings in a Cause depending in the Court of Chancery, wherein the Petitioners are Plaintiffs, and Alexander Popham Esquire is Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Alexander Popham may have a Copy of the said Petition; and put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Spademan's Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for revesting the Sine Cure of Llandinam, in the County of Mountgomery, in John Spademan Clerk," shall be read the First Time To-morrow Morning.

Sheriffs Accompts Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts."

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

Dux Leeds, Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

The Lord Chief Baron and Mr. Baron Powys, to assist.

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

Officers of Exchequer to be heard about it.

Upon reading the Petition of several Officers of the Exchequer, concerned in passing Sheriffs Accompts; praying to be heard, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by themselves or Counsel, as desired, before the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill is committed, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

Offices, against buying and selling, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the buying and selling Offices and Places of Trust."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Robert Legard:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments.

Crowle's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Thursday next.

Adjourn.

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