House of Lords Journal Volume 16
23 May 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 23 May 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 293-295. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13618 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 23 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norvic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Lucy versus Bp. of St. David's.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges, to whom was referred the Petition of Robert Lucy Esquire, praying the Benefit of Law against the Lord Bishop of St. David's, for Recovery of Fees due to him as Register of the Diocese of St. David's; as also the Answer of the Lord Bishop of St. David's put in thereunto; "That they had heard Counsel for Mr. Lucy, and also the Bishop of St. David's: That it appearing to their Lordships, by what the Bishop of St. David's hath done in this Case, he is only a Trustee; and therefore their Lordships are of Opinion, the Bishop hath no Privilege in this Case."

To which the House agreed.

And thereupon it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bishop of St. David's shall not be allowed Privilege in this Case.

Sir C. Bradshaw versus Sutton.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Sir Cornwall Bradshaw is Appellant, and William Sutton Respondent:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to settle the Trade to Affrica;' to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Garon and others;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Deye versus Thwaites:

After hearing Counsel this Day, upon the Petition of John Deye and Frances his Wife, Dame Susan Bridgeman, Sarah Pauncefort, Grimbolt Pauncefort Esquire, and Christopher Cratford Gentleman; praying an Explanation in an Order or Judgement of this House, the Five and Twentieth of April, One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety, for a new Trial at Law; as also upon the Petition and Answer of Dorothy Thwaites Wife of James Thwaites, Captain of the Ship King William, now in East India, and of Josiah, Eme, and Elizabeth, Infants, their Children; and also upon another Petition of Dorothy Thwaites and her Children, put in to this House the Fourteenth Instant:

Judgement.

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is this Day Declared, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Trial intended by the said former Order or Judgement was to be upon the same Issue as it was tried on before: And ORDERED, That the said Trial be had within One Year now next coming; and, after that Trial had, either Party may resort to this House again.

Rogers's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, 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," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Goudet & al. Bail:

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Sufficiency of the Bail offered for John Goudet, David Barreau, Stephen Seignoret, Rene Baudowyn, Nicholas Santini, Peter Dihearse, and John Pearse, the Names of such Persons (as were offered for their Sureties).

Which being read, and approved of by the House; they were called in, and entered into several Recognizances, as followeth; (videlicet,)

Seignoret bailed.

Stephanus Seignoret recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

Gulielmus Sheppard, Aurifaber, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

Rob'tus Lancashire, Mercator, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Upon Condition, That if the said Stephen Seignoret shall appear personally before the Lords in Parliament, from Day to Day, until the further Order of this House, then the said several Recognizances of the said Stephen Seignoret, William Sheppard, and Robert Lancashire, to be void, and of none Effect; or else to remain in full Force and Virtue."

Baudowyn bailed.

"Rene Baudowyn recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Petrus Gray, Packer, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

Noah Houssaye, Mercator, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Upon Condition, That if the said Rene Baudowyn shall appear personally before the Lords in Parliament, from Day to Day, until the further Order of this House, then the said several Recognizances of the said Rene Baudowyn, Peter Gray, Packer, and Noah Hussaye, to be void, and of none Effect; or else to remain in full Force and Virtue."

Santini bailed:

"Nicholas Santini recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Joh'es Hulls recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Isaac Bernard recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Upon Condition, That if the said Nicholas Santini shall appear personally before the Lords in Parliament, from Day to Day, until the further Order of this House, then the said several Recognizances of the said Nicholas Santini, John Hulls, and Isaac Bernard, to be void, and of none Effect; or else to remain in full Force and Virtue."

Pearse bailed:

"Joh'es Pearse recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Joh'es Harborow, Med. Doctor, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

" (fn. *) Tomotheus Thornbury Ar. recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Daniel Thornbury Ar. recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Petrus Evans, Mercator, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Carolus Broome, Bibliopola, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Upon Condition, That if the said John Pearse shall appear personally before the Lords in Parliament, from Day to Day, until the further Order of this House, then the said several Recognizances of the said John Pearse, John Harborow, Timothy Thornbury, Daniel Thornbury, Peter Evans, and Charles Broome, to be void, and of none Effect; otherwise to stand in full Force and Virtue."

Goudetbailed:

"Joh'es Goudet recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"David Bousanquet, Mercator, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Daniel Motet, Mercator, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Thomas garway Ar. recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Upon Condition, That if the said John Goudet shall appear personally before the Lords in Parliament, from Day to Day, until the further Order of this House, then the said several Recognizances of the said John Goudet, David Bousanquet, Daniel Motet, and Thomas Garway, to be void, and of none Effect; otherwise to remain in full Force and Virtue."

Barreau bailed:

"David Barreau recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Phillippus Herman, Mercator, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Joh'es Cox recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Joh'es Baptist Peters, Attornat. recognovit se debere Domino Regi Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Upon Condition, That if the said David Barreau shall appear personally before the Lords in Parliament, from Day to Day, until the further Order of this House, then the said several Recognizances of the said David Barreau, Phillip Herman, John Cox, and John Baptist, to be void, and of none Effect; otherwise to stand in full Force and Virtue."

Dihearse bailed:

"Petrus Dihearse recognovit se debere Domino Regi Quinque Mille Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Thomas Paine, Aurifaber, recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, Terris, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Gulielmus Druce recognovit se debere Domino Regi Duo Mille & Quingent. Libras, levari ex Bonis, Catallis, & Tenementis suis, ad Usum dicti Domini Regis.

"Upon Condition, That if the said Peter Dihearse shall appear personally before the Lords in Parliament, from Day to Day, until the further Order of this House, then the said several Recognizances of the said Peter Dihearse; Thomas Paine, and William Druce, to be void, and of none Effect; otherwise to remain in full Force and Virtue."

Goudet & al. farther Time for answering, allowed them.

Upon reading the Petition of John Goudet, David Barreau, Stephen Seignoret, Rene Baudowyn, Nicholas Santini, and Peter Dihearse, Merchants, and John Pearse Gentleman; praying, "That they may be allowed further Time, for answering to the Articles of Impeachment against them:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Time allowed them, for answering to the said Articles, until Friday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

* Sic.