House of Lords Journal Volume 16
22 June 1698

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 22 June 1698', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 324-326. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13638 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 22 Junil.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Rochester.
Epus. Norwich.
Epus. Peterborow.
Epus. Glocester.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Chichester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Richmond.
Dux South'ton.
Dux Ormond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Schonbergh.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marlborough. 2.
Comes Montagu. 1.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergaveny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Ers.
Ds. Lawar.
Ds. Berkley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Wire-drawers, to prevent Abuses of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling and adjusting the Proportions of fine Silver and Silk, for the better making of Silver and Gold Thread, and to prevent the Abuses of the Wire-drawers."

Stampt Vellum, &c Duties on, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, further Duties upon Stampt Vellum, Parchment, and Paper."

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.

Duties on Marriages, &c. Bill to prevent Frauds in collecting.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the charging, collecting, and paying, the Duties upon Marriages, Births, Burials, Batchelors, and Widowers."

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.

Registering Ships in Plantation Trade, Bill to give Time for.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time for registering of Ships, pursuant to the Act for preventing Frauds and regulating Abuses in the Plantation Trade."

Ship Maryland, to import her Cargo, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving Leave to the Ship Maryland Merchant, of Bristoll, to arrive, and import her Lading into this Kingdom," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for giving Leave to the Ship Maryland Merchant, of Bristoll, to arrive, and import her Lading into this Kingdom."

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.

Letter from Ireland, acknowledging the Receipt of the Order about the Jurisdiction of the House of Peers there.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That he had received a Letter from the Lords Justices in Ireland; wherein they acknowledged the Receipt of a Copy of the Order, Judgement, and Declaration, of this House, of the Four and Twentieth Day of May last, made upon the Petition of the Governor and Assistants, London, of the new Plantation, Ulster, in Ireland."

Message from H. C. to return the Bill for the naturalizing Reneu & al.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwyn and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Hillary Reneu and others;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the Lords Amendments made thereto.

Tilsley versus Wright:

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Tilsley and Anne Potenger Widow, from Four Orders and a Report made in the Court of Chancery, the Ninth Day of November, the Ninth Day of March, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-six ; the First Day of May, the Sixth Day of May, and the Nine and Twentieth Day of June, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven; in a Suit there lately depending, by Bill of Revivor; between the Petitioners Complainants, and Angelot Wright Widow, Executrix of John Tilsley, and others, Defendants; as also upon the Answer of the said Angelot Wright put in thereunto:

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 Thomas Tilsley and Anne Potenger shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the several Orders and Report therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to take away the Payments of Smoak Silver, Peter Pence, and Common Fine, and the Sheriffs Tourne;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Report of Free Conference, about the Trial of Goudet & al.

The Managers of the Free Conference had Yesterday with the House of Commons reported to the House, the Effect of what was offered on either Side at the said Free Conference.

And, after Debate thereupon, it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Debate shall be resumed To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock, the First Business.

Method of proceeding after a Free Conference, Committee to search Precedents of.

Lords Committees appointed to inspect the Journals of this House, to see what hath been usually the Method of Proceedings between the Two Houses, after a Free Conference had; and report to the House:

Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

Poll Bill.

The Question was put, "Whether the House shall be now put into a Committee upon the Poll Bill?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an Aid, by a Quarterly Poll, for One Year."

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 granting to His Majesty an Aid, by a Quarterly Poll, for One Year."

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.

Adjourn.

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