House of Lords Journal Volume 16
14 February 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 14 February 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 382-383. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13686 Date accessed: 01 November 2014.


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DIE Martis, 14 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Duresm. & Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Oxon. 2.
Epus. Elien. 1.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Præses.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Schonburgh.
March. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Ld. Dudley takes the Oaths.

Edward Lord Dudley and Ward took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.

St. Pierre, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize James St. Pierre."

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

Dux Ormonde.
March. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Haversham.

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

Ships Margaret and Friendship, to trade as free Ships, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Ships Margaret and Freindship, of Bristoll, to trade as free Ships."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Committee abovenamed.

Ward and Levett versus E. of Meath, Appeal from the Lords in Ireland.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees (appointed to consider of the Petition of Edward Ward Esquire, an Infant, Grandson and Heir Apparent to the Right Honourable Edward Lord Dudley and Ward, by Frances Ward Widow, his Mother and Guardian, and of John Levett Esquire and Mary his Wife; and likewise what hath been done, in Pursuance of the Judgement of this House, in the Case of the Society of the Governor and Assistants, London, of the New Plantation, Ulster, in Ireland, and the Bishop of Derry, the 24th May, 1698°, which was transmitted, by Order of this House, to the Lords Justices in Ireland), "That they have inspected the Books; and find that the Order and Judgement, 24° Maii, 1698°, was sent to Ireland; and that it is the Opinion of the Committee, that the Lord Chancellor do write a Letter to the Lords Justices in Ireland, to know what hath been done thereupon; and that Mr. Ward's Petition, being of the same Nature with that of the said Society's, is fit to be proceeded on."

Lords Justices of Ireland, to give an Account of Proceedings on the Judgement of this House, Ulster Society, versus Bp. of Derry.

To which the House agreed, and ordered as followeth; (videlicet,)

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chancellor do write a Letter to the Lords Justices in Ireland, to desire an Account from them of what hath been done in Ireland, in Pursuance to the Order, Judgement, and Declaration of this House, of the 24th May, 1698°, which was transmitted to them, by Order of this House, in the Case of the Society of the Governor and Assistants, London, of the new Plantation, Ulster, in Ireland, and the Bishop of Derry."

Ward and Levet versus E. of Meath.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Ward Esquire, an Infant, Grandson and Heir Apparent to the Right Honourable Edward Lord Dudley and Ward, by Frances Ward Widow, his Mother and Guardian, and of John Levett Esquire and Mary his Wife; complaining of an Order and Judgement of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Ireland, the Nine and Twentieth of October, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-five, on the Behalf of Edward Earl of Meath, and Cecilia Countess of Meath his Wife; and praying the Reversal of the said Order and Judgement:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Earl and Countess of Meath may have a Copy of the said Petition; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir Sewster Peyton versus Skelton and Brown:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Sewster Peyton, from several Decrees and Orders of the Court of Chancery, in several Causes there, between John Skelton Esquire and Frances his Wife Complainants, and the Petitioner, by his Guardian, Defendant, et è contra; and Humphry Browne Gentleman, Complainant, and the Petitioner by his Guardian, and the said John Skelton, Defendants; and the Petitioner by his Guardian Complainant, and the said Humphry Brown and John Skelton Defendants; as also upon the Answer of the said Humphry Browne put in thereunto:

Judgement reversed.

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said several Decrees and Orders of the Court of Chancery, complained of in the said Petition and Appeal of Sir Sewster Peyton, shall be, and they are hereby, reversed; so as the said Humphry Brown do stand in the Place of the said John Skelton and his Wife, to account for the Rents, Issues, and Profits, as well of the Manor of Ravely, as of the Manors of Coldham and Doddington, received since the Deaths of Sir Algernoon Peyton and Sir Robert Sewster respectively, in order to satisfy the Money due to the said Browne; and that the Accompts stated in the Court of Chancery, in the Years 1676 and 1679, be laid open for that Purpose; and that the Court of Chancery do give Directions accordingly.

Adjourn.

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