House of Lords Journal Volume 16
26 May 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 26 May 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 298-299. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13621 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 26 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
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. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for securing the Portions intended by Sir William Walter Baronet deceased, for his Children by the Lady Mary Walter his Second Wife; and for preventing all Doubts which might arise upon the Construction of the Articles and Will therein mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Walter's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for securing the Portions intended by Sir William Walter Baronet, deceased, for his Children by the Lady Mary Walter his Second Wife; and for preventing all Doubts which might arise upon the Construction of the Articles and Will therein mentioned."

Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of the Sheriffs Bill.

Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Colt and others:

To put this House in Mind of the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more easy passing Sheriffs Accompts, and Execution of their Offices."

Backwell's Creditors for Relief of, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of the Creditors of Edward Backwell Esquire, deceased."

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 Miles Cooke and Mr. Pitt:

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

Jenkins's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Jenkin Merchant to sell Part of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts."

Fowbert versus De Cresserons.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Magdalen Fowbert Widow, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, in a Cause wherein Charles de Cresserons is Complainant, against the Petitioner and Margaret Lorin and others Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Charles De Cresserons and Margaret Lorin may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Sixth Day of June next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Cecil's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands and Hereditaments in Maydstone, and elsewhere, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, for the Benefit of Diana Cecill and her Heirs."

Officers of Excise, Bill to give Time to qualify.

Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving Time to several Commissioners of Excise therein named, and their Officers, to qualify themselves for their Employments in the Duties on Leather:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee thereupon, on Tuesday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven of the Clock.

New Forest, Bill for Increase of Timber in.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Increase and Preservation of Timber in The New Forest, in the County of South'ton."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, with several Amendments; and is ready to report the same, when the House shall think fit."

ORDERED, That the Report thereof be made Tomorrow Morning, the First Business.

Jamaica Planters, against the Bill for settling the Trade to Africa.

Upon reading the Petition of the Planters and Merchants concerned in the Island of Jamaica, in Behalf of themselves and others the Planters in the said Island; praying, "That they may be heard before the passing of the Bill, intituled, An Act to settle the Trade to Affrica:"

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

Belief of Creditors in Cases of Bankruptcy, Bill to repeal the Act for.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Repeal of an Act made the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Compositions with their Debtors, in case Two Thirds in Number and Value do agree," shall be read a Second Time on Thursday the Second Day of June next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that the Petitioners shall be then heard, as desired; and that all the Judges do attend.

Adjourn.

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