House of Lords Journal Volume 16
2 March 1699


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 2 March 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 393-394. URL: Date accessed: 25 November 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 2 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes North'ton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Barnard.


Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Bevill Granville and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Isaac Gouyquett de St. Eloy;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir John Thorold and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize William Lloyd, Cornelius de Witt, and Godfrey Lloyd;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of some Part of the Estate of Sir Thomas Darcey, deceased, for Payment of Debts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Conference on the Bill to prevent the distilling of Corn:

The Commons being come to the Conference; the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester reported, "That they had attended the Conference; and the Commons had agreed to the Lords Amendments made 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, except the Proviso marked (B.); and gave their Reasons for it."

Lords do not insist on their Proviso:

Upon Consideration whereof, the House agreed, not to insist on the said Proviso.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To acquaint them, that the Lords do not insist on the said Proviso.

Ly. Say and Seal versus Fiennes:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition of Katherine Viscountess Dowager Say and Seal, complaining of some undue Proceedings of Mr. Finnes and others, since the Death of her Husband William late Viscount Say and Seal, in relation to some Parts of his Real and Personal Estate; and praying Relief therein:

Petition dismissed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of the said Viscountess shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.


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