House of Lords Journal Volume 16
10 February 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 10 February 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 379-380. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13683 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 10 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Barnard.

PRAYERS.

Distillers Witnesses against the Bill to prevent distilling from Corn:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Greene, John Day, John Knight, Thomas Dent, Thomas Plested, John Hall, and Samuel Rush, do attend this House, as Witnesses, on the Behalf of the Distillers of London, on Tuesday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Bennet to be heard against it.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles Bennet Distiller; praying, That he may be heard, by his Counsel, what he hath to offer, relating to the Bill, intituled, An Act to prohibit the excessive distilling of Spirits and low Wines from Corn, and against the exporting of Beer and Ale; and to prevent Frauds in Distillers:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, by his Counsel, as desired, on Tuesday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock, in the Forenoon.

Sir R. Viner's Creditors, for Relief of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Creditors of Sir Robert Viner Knight and Baronet, deceased."

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

March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresm. & Crew.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the 24th Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and to adjourn as they please.

Griffith versus Anwill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Hugh Griffith is Appellant, and William Anwill and Jane his Wife are Respondents, on Monday the Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Fitch versus Att. General and Commissioners of the Navy.

The Lord Chancellor reported what was offered Yesterday, by Counsel, upon the Appeal of John Fitch Esquire, and the Answer of the Attorney General and Commissioners of the Navy put in thereunto.

After Debate;

This Question was proposed, "Whether the Petition of Appeal shall be dismissed?"

Then the previous Question was put, "Whether this Question shall be now put?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

ORDERED, That the further Debate upon the Petition of John Fitch, and the Answer of the Attorney General and Commissioners of the Navy, shall be resumed To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock.

Attorney General, Committee to consider in what Manner he hath been heard in this House, when an Assistant.

Lords Committees appointed to inspect the Books, and consider in what Manner His Majesty's Attorney General hath been heard in this House, when he hath been an Assistant here upon several Occasions, which have heretofore arisen; and report to this House.

M. Halifax.
M. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Townshend.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday 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.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize James St. Pierre;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Charles de Sibourg and Francis St. George;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sheffield versus Betts.

After hearing Mr. Betts this Day, at the Bar:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That he shall be heard on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon, by One Counsel, what he hath to offer relating to the Matter for which he is summoned; and also One Counsel for the Petitioner the Undersheriff, if he thinks fit.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Lukein Betts, Robert Neale, James Parke, William Bayly, and Rhodes, Attornies, and John Bastable, and Christopher Cotterell Bailiffs, do attend this House, on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, (videlicet,) undecimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Lunæ, 15° die Maii, 1699,

Hitherto examined by us,
J. Bridgewater.
Stamford.
Rochester.
Warrington.
Bergevenny.
Culpeper.
Herbert.