House of Lords Journal Volume 16
31 May 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 31 May 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 305-306. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13625 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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DIE Martis, 31 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norvic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Essex. 2.
Comes Scarsdale. 1.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
(fn. *) Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Sheriffs of London versus House Breakers Bill.

Juries, for returning at Assizes, Bill.

Relief of Creditors, Bill to repeal the Act for.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Sheriffs of London shall be heard on Friday next, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Discovery and Suppressing of House-breakers;" and also that the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy Return of Juries at the Assizes and Session;" and also 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 the Second Time; and that all the Judges do then attend, to be heard relating to these Bills.

Hawkes' Bill.

The Lord Guilford reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Hawkes Gentleman to sell Lands, in the County of Salop, for Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Hawkes Gentleman to sell Lands, in the County of Salop, for Payment of his Debts."

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.

Hawkers and Pedlars, for licensing, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for licensing Hawkers and Pedlars, for a further Provision of Interest for the Transport Debt for reducing of Ireland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for licensing Hawkers and Pedlars, for a further Provision of Interest for the Transport Debt for reducing of Ireland."

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.

Blasphemy, &c. for suppressing, Bill.

The House took into Consideration the Report of the Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the First Amendment made by their Lordships to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual suppressing of Blasphemy and Profaneness."

Then, the Amendment being read, it was proposed to insist thereupon.

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this House will insist upon the said Amendment?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords do not insist upon Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Richard Holford:

To let them know, the Lords do not insist upon their Amendment made to the said Bill.

Foubert versus De Cresserons.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Henry Foubert may enter into a Recognizance for Magd'n Foubert, upon her Appeal depending in this House, wherein Charles De Cresserons is Respondent.

Merchants versus Russia Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of sundry Merchants; praying, "That they may be heard, by themselves, for the Bill, intituled, An Act for the better encouraging and improving the Trade to Russia:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, as desired, on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that the Russia Company shall be then heard, by themselves or Counsel, if they think fit.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) primum diem Junii jam prox. futur. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Origin. Dux.