House of Lords Journal Volume 16
31 March 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 31 March 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 140-141. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13500 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 31 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Job'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburgh.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset, Ds. Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Coventry.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Poor Laws, for supplying Defects in, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for supplying some Defects in the Laws for the Relief of the Poor of this Kingdom."

Ryegate and Crawley Highways, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway between Ryegate in the County of Surrey and Crawley in the County of Sussex."

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.

Party Guiles, Bill concerning; and to prevent Frauds in the Excise.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing of a Clause in a former Act, relating to Party Guiles; and for the better preventing Frauds and Abuses of Brewers and others chargeable with the Duties of Excise."

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.

Bank, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, 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."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Seamen, for Encouragement, &c. of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enforce the Act for the Increase and Encouragement of Seamen."

Coin, to prevent the counterfeiting of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing the counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom."

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and 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."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert of Chirbury reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for them to sit again."

ORDERED, that this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed further on the said Bill, To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.

Leighton's Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Baldwin Leighton Esquire, in relation to the Office of Warden of The Fleete:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, for and against the said Bill, on Thursday the Eighth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that all Persons summoned to attend this Day do then also attend.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) primum diem Aprilis jam prox. futur. hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.