House of Lords Journal Volume 16
10 June 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 10 June 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 315-316. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13632 Date accessed: 16 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 10 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.

PRAYERS.

Shaftesbury Workhouses, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting Workhouses and Houses of Correction in the Town of Shaftesbury, and for the better Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there."

King's Answer to the Address:

The Lord Steward reported His Majesty's Answer to the Address, to this Effect; (videlicet,)

"That His Majesty will take Care to do what their Lordships have desired."

Address to be printed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chancellor do give Order, that the Address of this House, presented to His Majesty, relating to the Woollen Manufacture in Ireland, and His Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

Poor of London, Bill for Relief of.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Judges do meet, and prepare a Bill for Relief of the Poor in the Cities of London and Westm'r, and Suburbs thereof, and for setting the Poor on Work; and present the same to this House with all convenient Speed.

Trade to Africa, Bill for settling:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to settle the Trade to Africa."

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 Miles Cooke and Sir John Francklyn:

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

Weeden versus Prison Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Cavendish Weeden Esquire; praying to be heard, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Relief of Creditors, and for the further preventing Escapes and other Abuses in the Keepers of Gaols:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner, or any other Persons, shall be heard, as desired, at the Committee to whom the said Bill is committed, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Warden of The Fleet, to be heard about it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Warden of The Fleete Prison, praying to be heard, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Relief of Creditors, and for the better preventing Escapes and other Abuses in the Keepers of Gaols:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner, or any other Persons, shall be heard, as desired, at the Committee to whom the said Bill is committed, on Wednesday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving Leave to the Ship Maryland-Merchant of Bristol to arrive and import her Lading into this Kingdom," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Newcastle upon Tyne, fresh Water, Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better supplying the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne with fresh Water," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better supplying the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne with fresh Water."

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.

Watches, &c. for Exportation of, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the exporting Watches, Sword Hilts, and other Manufactures of Silver," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Cecil's Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

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 John Hoskyns and Mr. Pitt:

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

Jenkin's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Jenkin Merchant, to sell Part of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Embezzlement of Stores, and Frauds in Payment of Seamens Wages, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing the Embezzlement of His Majesty's Stores of War ; and preventing Cheats, Frauds, and Abuses, in paying Seamens Wages."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to stop the coining of Halfpence and Farthings for One Year," is referred; to meet on Friday the Seventeenth Instant.

Message from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Littleton and others:

Who brought up Two Bills;

One, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty a further Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage, towards raising the Yearly Sum of Seven Hundred Thousand Pounds, for the Service of His Majesty's Household, and other Uses therein mentioned, during His Majesty's Life."

The other, intituled, "An Act for applying to the Use of His Majesty's Navy and Ordnance, the Overplus of the Money and Stores which were provided for the building Seven and Twenty Ships of War."

To which said Two Bills, they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Reneu & al. Nat. Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Hillary Reneu and others."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be referred to the same Select Committee as before; to meet on Thursday next.

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the 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."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on this Day Sevennight.

Juries for returning at Assizes, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more easy Return of Juries at the Assizes and Sessions."

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) decimum quintum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.