House of Lords Journal Volume 16
8 March 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 8 March 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 396-397. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13699 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Mercurii, 8 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, P. S.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Dorsett.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
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. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Barnard.

PRAYERS.

Gouyquett D' St. Eloy, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Isaac Gouyquett D' St. Eloy."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom John Meoles' Bill stands committed.

Chevenix et al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Philip Chenevix and others."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom John Meoles' Bill stands committed.

Report of Precedents of Trials of Peers in Criminal Cases.

The Earl of Manchester reported from the Lords Committees, appointed to inspect the Journals of this House upon former Trials of Peers in Criminal Cases, the Precedents following:

(Which were read, out of the Journals); (videlicet,)

"The Case of the Earl of Pembroke, 1, 6, 7, 19, March, 1677.

"The Case of the Lord Mohun, 11, 13, 14, 20, 23, 26, 28, January, 1692.

"And also, That it is the Opinion of the Committee, That the Indictment be brought before this House by Certiorari."

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

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery do issue His Majesty's Writ of Certiorari, to return into this House the Indictment found against Edw'd Earl of Warwick and Holland, in relation to the Death of Mr. Coot."

E. of Warrington versus Sir James Langham.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of George Earl of Warrington, from an Order or Decree of Dismission lately made in the Court of Chancery, in a Cause there depending, wherein the said Earl was Plaintiff, and Sir James Langham Knight and Baronet, and Anne Tipping Widow, Defendants; praying the Reversal of the said Order or Decree:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir James Langham and Anne Tipping, may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Saturday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Okeover's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Okeover Gentleman, Son and Heir Apparent of Rowland Okeover, of Okeover, in the County of Stafford, Esquire, together with the said Rowland Okeover, to make a Jointure and Settlement upon the Marriage of the said Thomas Okeover."

Leeke's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Katherine Leeke, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, to settle and dispose of her Estate upon her Marriage."

Russia Trade, for enlarging, Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Trade to Russia," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Trade to Russia."

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 Rich'd Holford and Mr. Meredith:

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

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing irregular Proceedings of Sheriffs and other Officers, in making the Returns of Members chosen to serve in Parliament;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

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