House of Lords Journal Volume 16
22 December 1697

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 22 December 1697', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 184-185. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13528 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 22 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Dorsett & Middl'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Baker's Bill.

The Lord Herbert of Chirbury reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Sydenham Baker Gentleman an absolute Estate of Inheritance, in Fee Simple, in a certain Rent, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Devon; and securing to John Baker Gentleman and Henry Baker, an Infant, his Son, Monies in Lieu of their Claims thereunto," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

To which the House agreed; and ordered the said Bill to be engrossed.

Dolphin versus Haynes.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein William Dolphin, Katherine his Wife, and Paris Slaughter, are Appellants, and Francis Haynes Respondent, on Wednesday the Twelfth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Madsacker & al. Nat. Bill.

The Lord Herbert of Chirbury reported a Bill from the Committee, intituled, "An Act for the Naturalization of Gerard Madsacker and others," 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.

L. C. J. of the K. B. to attend, with the Coroner's Inquest, on Hill's Death.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock; and bring with him the Coroner's Inquest, relating to the Death of William Hill.

Evison versus Serj. at Arms.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Evison: It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House may have a Copy of the said Petition; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Tenth Day of January next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

E. Bath to attend.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Bathe do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.

Green's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling John Greene Esquire to dispose of Four of his Shares in the New River Water."

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

March. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Tenth Day of January 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.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act against corresponding with the late King James and his Adherents;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Corresponding with K. James, Bill against.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act against corresponding with the late King James and his Adherents."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.

Count. of Inchiquin versus L. Howard Esc.

Upon reading the Answer of Charles Lord Howard to the Petition of Elizabeth his Wife, styling herself Countess Dowager of Inchiquin:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Countess Dowager of Inchiquin may have a Copy of the said Answer; and that this House will hear Counsel, upon the said Petition and Answer, on Monday the Third Day of January next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, (videlicet,) vicesimum tertium diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.