House of Lords Journal Volume 16
6 March 1701

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 6 March 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 614-615. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13845 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 6 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Tankerville, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Dudley & W'd.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

E. of Maclesfield's Privilege; Wilford & al. to be attached, for arresting Phillips, his Servant:

The House being informed, upon Oath, at the Bar, "That William Phillips, a menial Servant to the Earl of Maclesfeld, a Peer of this Realm, was Yesterday arrested, at the Suit of Richard Wilford, by Charles Wapshot and William Elderton Bailiffs, contrary to the Privilege of Parliament:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Bodies of the said Richard Wilford, Charles Wapshot, and William Elderton, and bring them in safe Custody to the Bar of this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To Peter Persehouse Esquire, Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them; and to all Mayors, Sheriffs, Bailiffs, Constables, and other His (fn. *) Majesty's Officers, to be aiding and assisting in the Execution hereof.

Phillips discharged.

The House being also informed, upon Oath, at the Bar, "That William Phillips, menial Servant to the Earl of Maclesfeld, a Peer of this Realm, is detained in Custody, by Charles Wapshott and William Elderton Bailiffs, at the Suit of Richard Wilford:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Phillips shall be, and he is hereby, discharged from the Restraint he lies under; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To all Sheriffs, Bailiffs, and other Officers whom this may concern.

Countess of Anglesey's Bill, for a Separation:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for separating James Earl of Anglesey from Katherine Countess of Anglesey his Wife, for the Cruelty of the said Earl."

Counsel and Witnesses to be heard.

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for separating James Earl of Anglesey from Katherine Countess of Anglesey his Wife, for the Cruelty of the said Earl:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read the Second Time on Thursday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant March; before which, this House will hear Counsel, Civilians, and Witnesses, for the Countess of Anglesey, to make good the Allegations in the Bill; at which Time the Earl of Anglesey may have Counsel, Civilians, and Witnesses, to attend, and be heard, if he thinks fit.

The House being moved, "That Katherine Countess of Anglesey may be sequestered:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Doctor Oxenden and Doctor Newton do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock; as also Counsel for and against the Bill, as the Parties concerned shall think fit.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day James Lord Chandos and Henry Lord Herbert took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

City of London versus Brookfield Market, &c. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, of the City of London, praying to be heard, by their Counsel, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Grants of Brookfield Market and Fair, and Newport Market, in the County of Middl'x:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed on Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; at which Time also any other Persons, who shall think themselves concerned, may be heard.

Trustees of Forfeited Estates in Ireland, Report.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Annesley, from the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in Ireland, was at the Door;" he was called in, and presented a Report of their Proceedings.

Price versus Watts.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Price Esquire, from Two Decretal Orders, made the First and Seventh Days of December One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety-nine, in His Majesty's Court of Exchequer in Ireland, on the Behalf of William Watts, of the City of Dublin, Alderman; and praying the reversing and setting aside of the said Orders:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Will'm Watts may have a Copy of the said Petition and Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Tenth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Treaties delivered.

The Lord Chamberlain, by His Majesty's Command, delivered the Ratification of the Treaty of Ryswick; and the Treaty between England, Sweden, and The States Generall; and, by His Majesty's Command, said, "There were no other Treaties."

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) septimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Deest in Originali.