House of Lords Journal Volume 16
17 June 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 17 June 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 320-321. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13635 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 17 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborow.
Epus. Chichester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Schombergh.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesea.
Comes Bath.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Ds. Bergaveny.
Ds. Willughby Ers.
Ds. Lawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Shaftesbury Work houses, &c. Bill.

The Earl of Manchester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting Work-houses and Houses of Correction in the Town of Shaftesbury, and for the better Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for crecting Work-houses and Houses of Correction in the Town of Shaftesbury, and for the better Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there."

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.

Trafford's Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Humphry Trafford Esquire to raise Four Thousand Pounds upon his Estate, for Payment of his Debts."

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

March. Halifax.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the First Day of July 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.

Jenkin's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Jenkin Merchant to sell Part of his Estate, 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.

Bp. of Winchester's Bill for Alverstoke Water-works:

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees appointed to draw Reasons, to be offered at a Conference with the House of Commons, for their Lordships Disagreement to the Amendments made by the Commons to 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 Southampton, for the erecting of Water-works there, and for improving the same."

Which were read, and agreed to.

Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Hoskyns and Sir Robert Legard:

To desire a Conference, in the Painted Chamber, on Monday next, at One of the Clock, upon the Subjectmatter of their Clauses added to the said Bill.

Watches, &c. for Exportation of, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the exporting Watches, Sword Hilts, and other Manufactures of Silver."

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.

Ordnance, for applying Surplus Money to, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill, 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," is referred.

Foubert versus De Cresserons:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Magdalen Foubert 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; as also upon the Answers of Charles De Cresserons and Margaret Lorin put in thereunto:

Judgement affirmed.

Upon due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Magdalen Foubert shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree from which they appealed shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

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

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 John Hoskyns and Sir Robert Legard:

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

Escapes from Gaols, to prevent, Bill for Relief of Creditors.

ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes, and for the further preventing Escapes and other Abuses in the Keepers of Gaols," on Tuesday next, after the Second Reading of the Poll Bill.

Tilsley versus Wright.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Thomas Tilsley and Anne Potenger are Appellants, and Angelot Wright is Respondent, on Wednesday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant June, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) vicesimum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.