House of Lords Journal Volume 16
6 May 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 6 May 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 275-277. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13606 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 6 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Officers and Soldiers Children, Bill to naturalize.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize the Children of such Officers and Soldiers, and others the natural-born Subjects of this Realm, who have been born abroad during the War, the Parents of such Children having been in the Service of this Government."

Lewin's Act to rectify Mistakes in, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to rectify some Mistakes in an Act, intituled, An Act to enable John Lewin to sell several Messuages in Southwarke, for Payment of Debts."

Rogers's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Thomas Rogers Gentleman an absolute Estate of Inheritance, in Fee Simple, in the Manor of West Court, Mansion-house, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Kent; and securing to John Higgons Gentleman, Alice his Wife, and for Portions for Irene, Margaret, Mary, and Alice Cesar, Monies in Lieu of their Claims thereunto."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Bolton.
M. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Twentieth 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.

Lloyd & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize William Lloyd and others."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Committee above named.

Hereford Work-houses, &c. Bill:

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

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.

Gloucester Highways.

The Lord Berkley of Berkeley reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways from the Town of Birdlipp, and the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Gloucester, to the City of Gloucester," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways from the Town of Birdlipp and the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Gloucester, to the City of Gloucester."

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.

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duties upon Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate, and Spices, towards Satisfaction of the Debt due for Transport Service for the Reduction of Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Coffee, Tea, &c. to continue Duties on, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duties upon Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate, and Spices, towards Satisfaction of the Debt due for Transport Service, for the Reduction of Ireland."

Knight, Bill to punish, for false Indorsements on Exchequer Bills:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing John Knight Esquire, for procuring counterfeit Indorsements to be made upon several Bills made forth at the Receipt of Exchequer, commonly called Exchequer Bills."

Burton, Bill to punish, for the same Offence.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Bartholomew Burton Gentleman, for false indorsing of several Bills made forth at the Receipt of Exchequer, commonly called Exchequer Bills."

Upon reading of the abovesaid Bills, a Debate arose.

ORDERED, That the said Debate shall be adjourned till To-morrow Morning.

Message from H. C. to return the Bp. of Winchester's Bill, for Alverstoke Water-works.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Mathew Andrews and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease, granted by the Lord Bishop of Winchester, of a Parcel of Waste Ground in Alverstock, in the County of South'ton, for the erecting of Water-works there, and for improving the same;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

New Forest, for Increase of 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:"

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Increase and Preservation of Timber in The New Forest, in the County of South'ton."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next.

Bradshawe versus D. Newcastle.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Cornwall Bradshaw, and the Answers of the Duke of Newcastle, William Sutton, and Andrew Card, put in thereunto, on Monday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Woollen Manufactures, Bill to encourage:

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to encourage the Woollen Manufacture in England, and to restrain the Exportation of the Woollen Manufactures from Ireland into any Foreign Parts, and for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool from England and Ireland:" That the Committee is informed there are Papers in the Hands of the Clerks of the Council, and especially some Heads of a Bill relating to the Linen Manufacture to be established in Ireland, which may be of Use in this Matter."

Address to the King, for Papers concerning the Linen Manufacture in Ireland.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White Staves do attend His Majesty, from this House, humbly to desire, "That He will be pleased to give Order, that the Copies of such Papers as were transmitted into Ireland, by the Lords Justices (during His Majesty's Absence), relating to the settling of the Linen Manufacture there, may be laid before this House."

New Forest, Committee to consider of Abuses and of Grants of Timber there.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of what Abuses have been committed in The New Forest, and what Grants of Timber have been made there; whose Lordships have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and, having heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to the House.

Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.

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

Abuses in the King's Forests, and Grants of Timber there, Committee to consider of.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of what Abuses have been committed in any of His Majesty's Forests, and what Grants of Timber have been made in any of them; and have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and, having heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to the House.

Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday 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.

Adjourn.

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