House of Lords Journal Volume 16
29 March 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 29 March 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 137-138. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13498 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 29 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Elien.
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 Somersett.
Dux Bolton.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enforce the Act for the Increase and Encouragement of Seamen;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to make perpetual and more effectual an Act, intituled, An Act to prevent Delays at the Quarter Sessions of the Peace;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for supplying some Defects in the Laws for the Relief of the Poor of this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sir W. Thompson's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the speedy Payment of the Debts of Sir William Thompson Knight, Serjeant at Law, deceased."

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 John Francklyn:

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

Bank, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making good the Deficiencies of several Funds therein mentioned; and for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England, and for raising the Public Credit."

Salisbury, Printer of the Flying Post, to attend, about Reflections on the D. of Bolton.

The House being informed, "That there was something printed in the News Paper called The Flying Post, relating to his Grace the Duke of Bolton, which is false and scandalous:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Salisbury, Printer of a Paper called The Flying Post, or The Post-Master, shall and he is hereby required forthwith to attend this House.

C. Derby versus E. of Derby, Privilege waived.

This Day the Earl of Derby put in his Answer to the Petition of Dorothea Helena Countess Dowager of Derby.

Which being read;

The Earl of Derby offered to, and declared that he did, waive his Privilege, in the Matters complained of in the said Petition.

To which the House agreed.

C. Westmorl. versus E. of Derby.

This Day the Earl of Derby delivered his Answer to the Countess of Westmorland's Petition.

Which being read;

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Countess of Westmorland may have a Copy of the said Answer.

Harrington versus Harrington.

A Petition of Sarah Harrington being read; praying Leave to sue John Harrington her Husband, in the Consistory Court of the Bishop of London, in a Cause of Separation or Divorce:

Petition rejected.

It appearing that the said John Harrington was a Servant to the Earl of Warrington, and had been so for some Years; it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Sarah Harrington shall be, and is hereby, rejected.

Fanshaw versus Sir W. Fowlis:

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Symon Fanshaw Esquire, from an Order of Dismission of his Bill in the Court of Exchequer in Michaelmas Term last, on Behalf of Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb; as also upon the Answers of Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb put in thereunto:

Judgement affirmed.

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Symon Fanshaw shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Order of the Court of Exchequer, therein complained of, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Lustrings, &c. to encourage the Manufacture of, Bill.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Encouragement of the Manufacture of Lustrings and Alamodes within this Realm; and for the better preventing the Importation of prohibited Goods, and Goods without paying the Duties charged on the same," To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.

Adjourn.

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