House of Lords Journal Volume 16
20 April 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 20 April 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 443-445. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13723 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 20 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Leeds, Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas sat Speaker.

Cloribus & al. Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Montagu reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Augustine Cloribus and others," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Conway and Sevmour's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Popham Conway, Francis Seymour, and Charles Seymour, Esquires, and their Issue Male, severally and successively, to make Leases of their Estates."

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

Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. North.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Fifth Day of May 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.

Dighton versus Greenville, in Error.

Whereas this Day was appointed for the Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas to report what was offered, by Counsel, at the Bar, upon arguing the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Christopher Dighton is Plaintiff, and Bernard Greenville Defendant; as also for all the Judges to attend:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Report shall be made on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that all the Judges in Town do then attend, and all the Lords summoned.

Pulteney's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enabling the surviving Trustee of Sir William Pulteney Knight, deceased, to make Leases, for the raising Monies, for Payment of his Son William Pulteney's Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Francklyn and Doctor Newton:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Harvey versus Westerne.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Westerne, Respondent to the Appeal of Elizabeth Harvey; shewing, "That the said Elizabeth Harvey hath obtained an Order for the producing, at the Hearing of her Cause, on Oath, all the Books, Accompts, and Papers, relating to the Partnership, which he was ordered to produce before a Master in Chancery, and also those Books which were produced in Chancery by John Gilbert, the Petitioner's Clerk; whereas the said Books, and Accompts were, in Obedience to several Orders, brought into Chancery by the Petitioner (and are now before Sir John Francklyn Master of that Court), upon Oath;" and praying, "That the Petitioner (being Eighty Years of Age) may be excused from his Attendance at the Hearing of the said Cause; and that Sir John Francklyn, may attend with the said Books and Accompts, as the Petitioner was ordered to do:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Attendance of the said Thomas Westerne shall be, and is hereby, excused; and that Sir John Francklyn do attend, with the said Books and Accompts, at the Hearing of the said Cause, on Wednesday the Six and Twentieth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Aldworth's Bill.

The Earl of Bridgewater reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Aldworth and Anne his Wife to sell their Estate, in or near Wantage, in the County of Berks, for raising of Three Hundred Pounds, for Payment of his Debts; and for applying the Residue of the Money arising by the Sale for the purchasing some other Estate, for the sole Benefit of his Wife and Children," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Aldworth and Ann his Wife to sell their Estate, in or near Wantage, in the County of Berks, for raising of Three Hundred Pounds, for Payment of his Debts; and for applying the Residue of the Money arising by the Sale for the purchasing some other Estate, for the sole Benefit of his Wife and Children."

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.

Officers, Members of H. C. to restrain the Number of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to restrain the Number of Officers sitting in the House of Commons."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday the Fourth Day of May next.

Message from H. C. to return Foster's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Eden and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the confirming of a Grant and Settlement made by William Forster Esquire, of divers Manors and Lands, in the County Palatine of Durham and County of Northumberland, to Thomas Lord Fairfax and others, upon certain Trusts and Uses therein mentioned;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Which Amendments, being read Twice, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Messages from thence, with a Bill; and to return Scott's and Lascells' Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-nine, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Hustler and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of Thomas Lascells Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts;" to which they have agreed, without any Amendment.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Carteret and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Part of the Estate of George Scott Esquire, to pay Debts, and raise Portions for his Brothers and Sister, and to settle other Part of his Estate;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Message from thence, for a Conference, on Billingsgate Bill.

Also a Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Davall and others:

To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making Billingsgate a free Market for Sale of Fish."

To which the House agreed.

Then the Commons were called in; and told, "That the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint the same To-morrow, at One of the Clock, in the Painted Chamber."

Conference on the Bill for rendering more effectual the Act for restoring Blackwell hall Market.

The Lords following were appointed Managers of the Conference to be had this Day with the House of Commons, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House, to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the making more effectual an Act, intituled, An Act to restore the Market at Blackwell-hall to the Clothiers, and for regulating the Factors there:"

Dux Leeds, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
March. Halifax.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Haversham.

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 Duke of Somersett reported, "That the Commons had agreed to all the Amendments made by the Lords to the said Bill, except One, which was to be added at the End of the Bill; and gave their Reason for it."

Liverpool Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Town of Liverpool, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to build a Church, and endow the same; and for making the said Town and Liberties thereof a Parish of itself, distinct from Walton," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Town of Liverpool, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to build a Church, and endow the same; and for making the said Town and Liberties thereof a Parish of itself, distinct from Walton."

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 Amendments.

Adjourn.

Georgius Treby Miles, Capitalis Justiciarius Com. Placit. declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) vicesimum primum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.