House of Lords Journal Volume 16
1 April 1700

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 1 April 1700', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 563-564. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13809 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 1 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Viscount Lonsdale, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

John Earl of Bridgewater sat Speaker.

Dover Harbour, for Repair of, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Repair of Dover Harbour."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Governors of Plantations, for punishing here, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to punish Governors of Plantations in this Kingdom, for Crimes by them committed in the Plantations."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to punish Governors of Plantations in this Kingdom, for Crimes by them committed in the Plantations."

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.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; to return the One for suppressing Piracy; the Bone Lace Bill; the Bill for ascertaining Tithes of Hemp, &c.; and the Bill for repairing and building Gaols.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bertie and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act made in the Ninth Year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for rendering the Laws more effectual, for preventing the Importation of Foreign Bone Lace, Loom Lace, Needle-work, Point, and Cutwork, Three Months after the Prohibition of the Woollen Manufactures in Flanders shall be taken off;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made therein.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Mordant and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ascertaining the Tithes of Hemp and Flax;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made therein.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Bierly and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ascertaining the Tithes of Hemp and Flax;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agred to their Lordships Amendments made therein.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Bierly and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Justices of Peace to build and repair Gaols in their respective Counties;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Also, a Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Mompesson and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, An Act for continuing several Laws therein mentioned; and for explaining the Act, intituled, An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wool out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Foreign Parts; and for the Encouragement of the Woollen Manufactures in the Kingdom of England;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Exportation of Wool, to explain the Act for preventing, and continuing Laws, Bill.

Hodie 1a & 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Laws therein mentioned; and for explaining the Act, intituled, An Act to prevent the Exportation of Wool out of the Kingdoms of Ireland and England into Foreign Parts; and for the Encouragement of the Woollen Manufactures in the Kingdom of England."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Messages from H. C. to return Barlow's Bill; Butler's Bill; Cowper's Bill; and Riddell's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Godfrey Copley and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Sale of the Manor of Stansall, and certain Tenements, in the County of York, made by Thomas Barlow Gentleman; and for settling other Lands, of greater Value, to the same Uses; and for vesting other Lands and Hereditaments in Trustees, to be sold, for purchasing other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Shackerley and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, An Act to enable Henry Butler Esquire to make Leases of Part of his Estate in Lancashire, for Discharge of Incumbrances thereupon;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Shackerley and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Thomas Cowper, of the City of Chester, Esquire, in Trustees, for Payment of Debts;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Ogle and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the selling the Manor of Fenham, in the County of Northumberland, for the Payment of the Debts of Thomas Riddell Esquire, and Edward Riddell his Son, and raising Portions for the Daughters of the said Thomas Riddell;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Assay of Plate, Bill for:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Assayers of Plate, and settling the old Standard thereof, within this Kingdom."

Officers of the Mint, &c. to attend.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and that Doctor Newton and the Officers of the Mint do then attend, in order to be heard to the said Bill; at which Time any other Persons who shall think themselves therein concerned may be heard.

Adjourn.

Joh'es Comes Bridgewater, Orator Procerum, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) secundum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.