House of Lords Journal Volume 16
2 May 1699

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 2 May 1699', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 460-461. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13732 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 2 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Comes Pembroke, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Ormonde.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Barnard.

PRAYERS.

Captain Bugdon's Case, Committee to consider of.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of a Paper brought into this House Yesterday, intituled, "The Case of Captain Edmund Bugdon, late Commander of His Majesty's Ship The Jersey;" whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same, as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to the House:

Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
March. Halifax.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cester.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet Tomorrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Walrond and Lucas to attend about it.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Edward Walrond Esquire and Mr. John Lucas do attend this House Tomorrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, to be sworn, in order to prove the Matters alledged in a Paper offered to this House, intituled, "The Case of Captain Edmund Bugdon, late Commander of His Majesty's Ship The Jersey;" and that the Parties concerned do attend the Lords Committees appointed to consider thereof, with all Papers and Records relating thereto.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to encourage the Trade to Newfoundland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Newfoundland Trade, for encouraging, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to encourage the Trade to Newfoundland."

Protestant Heirs, Papists not to disinherit, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent Settlements made by Papists from disinheriting their Protestant Heirs."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill."

New Bill to be prepared.

ORDERED, That the Lord Chief Justice Treby, Mr. Justice Powell, Mr. Baron Hatsell, Mr. Justice Gould, and Mr. Attorney General, do prepare a Bill, agreeable, as near as may be, to the Title of the said Bill, and the Debate of the House; and present the same, at the Beginning of the next Session of Parliament, to be considered by this House.

Paper, &c. Duties on, Bill:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty upon Paper, Parchment, Vellum, and Pasteboard, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

The House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, and think it fit to pass, with leaving out the last Clause; (videlicet,)

"Press 21. L. 4. Leave out from ["notwithstanding"] to the End of the Bill."

To which the House agreed.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty upon Paper, Parchment, Vellum, and Pasteboard, for the 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 an Amendment to it.

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

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

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more full and effectual charging the Duties upon Rock Salt;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rock Salt, Duties on, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more full and effectual charging the Duties upon Rock Salt."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time, To-morrow.

Adjourn.

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