House of Lords Journal Volume 16
5 May 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 5 May 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 273-275. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13605 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 5 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.

PRAYERS.

Colchester Work-houses, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting Hospitals and Work-houses within the Town of Colchester, in the County of Essex, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor thereof."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Exeter Work-houses, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting Hospitals and Work-houses within the City and County of the City of Exon, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor there."

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.

Alveston Manor, &c. for Sale of, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Alveston, and other Lands therein mentioned, in the County of Gloucester, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Message from thence, to return Sir E. Turner's Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Eliab Harvey and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for supplying a Defect in a Conveyance lately made by Sir Edward Turnor and Charles Turnor Esquire his Son, for the more effectual securing the Sum of Twelve Thousand Pounds, and Interest, upon their Estate;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made to the said Bill.

Backwell's Creditors, for Relief of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of the Creditors of Edward Backwell Esquire, deceased."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following:

D. Somerset.
D. Bolton.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Peterb.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Nineteenth 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.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Robert Riccards is Plaintiff, and Henry Cornforth Defendant, on Thursday the Twelfth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Message from H. C. to return Davis's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hore and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Customary Messuages and Lands, within the Manor of Gillingham, in the County of Dorsett (late the Estate of Thomas Davis Gentleman, deceased), in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Blasphemy, &c. for suppressing, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual suppressing of Blasphemy and Profaneness."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Coin, to prevent counterfeiting, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing the counterfeiting, clipping, and other diminishing, the Coin of this Kingdom."

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

L. Fairfax versus E. of Derby.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing Counsel, upon the Petition of the Lord Fairfax and Colonel Widdrington, as also upon the Answer of the Earl of Derby put in thereunto:

The House being informed, "That the Petitioner and the Earl of Derby had agreed upon an Order, to be entered in their Books, if the House think fit, and allow thereof:"

To which the House agreed; and the following Order to be entered; (videlicet,)

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled (by the Consent of the Earl of Derby), That he shall so far waive his Privilege, that the Petitioners, the Lord Fairfax and Colonel Widdrington, be at Liberty to publish the Depositions taken in this Cause, without further Order, on the First Day of Trinity Terme next; and the Earl of Derby to have Time to examine his Witnesses till Whitsunday next; and that Publication thereof be also then made, the First Day of Trinity Terme aforesaid; and the said Earl of Derby agrees to consent to such Order in Chancery, for publishing the said Depositions, as shall be needful."

Adjourn.

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