House of Lords Journal Volume 16
21 June 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 21 June 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 323-324. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13637 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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DIE Martis, 21 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborough.
Epus. Glocester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Chichester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Richmond.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Schombergh.
Dux Newcastle.
M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bath.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Orford.
Ds. Bergaveny.
Ds. Berkley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffrys.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

St. John versus Norton, in Error.

The Lord Chancellor brought in a Writ of Error, from the Petty Bag, in the usual Manner:

Joh'es St. John & al. Quær.

versus

Ann. Norton Def'tem.

Message from H. C. to return Walrond's, and Cecil's Bills.

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

To return the Bill, 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;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Humphry Walrond Gentleman to sell Part of his Estate, for the making Provision for his Eldest Son and Elizabeth his Daughter (who are Lunatics), and Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his other Children;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Which Amendments, being read Thrice, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Lustring Company, for Encouragement of, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Encouragement of the Royal Lustring Company, and the more effectual preventing the fraudulent Importation of Lustrings and Alamodes."

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

Tonnage and Poundage Bill, for the Expences of the King's Civil List.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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.

Mascall's Bill:

The Lord Jeffreys reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Coperas Work, late Part of the Estate of Robert Mascall Esquire deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and other Charges thereupon," as fit to pass, with One Amendment.

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Coperas Work, late Part of the Estate of Robert Mascall Esquire deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and other Charges thereupon."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass ?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cook and Mr. Meredith:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to the Amendment.

Reneu & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Hillary Reneu and others."

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 Cook and Mr. Meredith:

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

Poll Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid, by a Quarterly Poll, for One Year."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, next after the Report of the Free Conference.

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

Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes, 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 House shall be put into a Committee thereupon, on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Wool, Fullers Earth, &c. to explain the Acts against Exportation of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Explanation and better Execution of former Acts made against Transportation of Wool, Fullers Earth, and Scouring Clay."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.

Free Conference, concerning the Place for Trial of Goudet & al.

The Commons being come to the Free Conference, the Managers Names were read.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Free Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester reported, "That the Managers had attended the Free Conference."

ORDERED, That the Report be made To-morrow Morning.

Adjourn.

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