House of Lords Journal Volume 16
3 May 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 3 May 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 271-272. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13603 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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DIE Martis, 3 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Rivers Air and Calder, to make navigable, Bill:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the Rivers Ayr and Calder, in the County of Yorke."

Corporation of York to be heard against it:

Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Mayor and Commonalty of the ancient City of Yorke; praying, "That they may be heard, by their Counsel and Evidence, against the Bill, intituled, An Act for making navigable the Rivers Ayr and Calder, in the County of Yorke:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, as desired, on Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.

Corporation of Leeds to be heard for it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, and Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of Leeds, in the West Rideing of the County of Yorke; praying to be heard, for the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the Rivers Ayr and Calder, in the County of Yorke:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, as desired, on Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.

Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return the Bill for cleansing Colchester Channel.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better encouraging and improving the Trade to Russia;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing the counterfeiting, clipping, and other diminishing, the Coin of this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Isaac Rebow and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for cleansing and making navigable the Channel from The Heith at Colchester to Wivenhoo;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the Lords Amendment to the said Bill, with an Amendment, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Sir William Hustler and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy Return of Juries at the Assizes and Sessions;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Dolben and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the Act made the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for the Relief of Creditors, by making Compositions with their Debtors, in case Two Thirds in Number and Value do agree;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Backwell's Creditors, for Relief of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of the Creditors of Edward Backwell Esquire deceased."

Sir Wm. Wyndham's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to make Leases, and grant Copies, and receive the Rents and Profits, of the Estates late of Sir Edward Wyndham Baronet deceased, and Hopton Wyndham Esquire deceased, during the Minority of Sir William Wyndham Baronet, for the Intents and Purposes therein mentioned."

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

D. Bolton.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.

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

Riccards versus Cornforth in Error.

Upon reading the Petition of John Earl of Bathe; praying (amongst other Things) a Day for hearing the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Robert Riccards is Plaintiff, and Henry Cornforth Defendant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Montagu may have a Copy of the said Petition, and answer thereunto, if he think fit.

E. Macclesfield's Writings to be delivered to him.

Whereas there are several Deeds and Writings in the Custody of the Clerk of the Parliaments, relating to the Estate of the Earl of Maclesfeld:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Deeds and Writings shall be delivered to the said Earl of Maclesfeld or his Agent.

New Forest, for preserving Timber in, Bill.

After hearing Counsel and Witnesses, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Increase and Preservation of Timber in The New Forest, in the County of Southampton;" and Debate thereupon:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the further Consideration of that Matter shall be resumed on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that then the Counsel and Witnesses do attend, and all the Lords summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) quartum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.