House of Lords Journal Volume 16
31 March 1701

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 31 March 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 637-639. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13865 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 31 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
March. Normanby.
Comes Kent.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willughby P.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc. 2.
Ds. Maynard. 1.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.

PRAYERS.

Viscount Townshend takes the Oaths.

This Day Charles Lord Viscount Townshend took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

E. of Radnor et al. versus King's Bench and Fleet Prisons, Bill;

Whereas Wednesday next was appointed for Charles Bodvile Earl of Radnor, George Moore and Thomas Seviar Gentlemen, to be heard against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Prisons of The King's Bench and Fleet:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Radnor and other Petitioners shall be heard, as desired, on Monday the Fourteenth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

and Crutcherwood et al. for the Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Mordant Crutcherwood, Richard Leeds, John Prince, Henry Robins, Anthony Crutcherwood, Henry Berrow, and others, who have subscribed their Names, all Traders within the Liberty of Westminster; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, for the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Prisons of The King's Bench and Fleet:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, as desired, on Monday the Fourteenth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Upon reading the Petition of John Clements, of The Middle Temple, London, Gentleman; praying to be heard against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Prisons of The King's Bench and Fleet:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, as desired, on Monday the Fourteenth Day of April next.

Deagle et al. for the Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of John Deagle, James Lock, Francis Molineux, Abraham Chitty, Benjamine Tomlinson, James French, Henry Caldicott, Sarles Goathey, and others, who have subscribed their Names to the Petition, all Traders within the City of London; praying, "That they may be heard, by their Counsel, for the Bill, intituled, An Act for regulating the Prisons of The King's Bench and Fleet:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, as desired, on Monday the Fourteenth Day of (fn. *) April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Lenthall against the Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of John Lenthall Esquire; praying, "That he may be heard, against the Bill, intituled, An Act for regulating the Prisons of The King's Bench and Fleete:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, as desired, on Monday the Fourteenth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

E. of Warwick against Brookfield Market, &c. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Warwick; shewing, "That there is a Bill in this House, intituled, An Act for confirming the Grants of Brookfield Market and Fair, and Newport Market, in the County of Middl'x; and praying to be heard, at the Committee, against the said Bill:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Earl of Warwick shall be heard, by his Counsel, as desired, at the said Committee.

Sir John Thomas versus Sir Charles Keymeys.

Whereas Thursday next was appointed, for hearing the Causes wherein Sir John Thomas and his Wife are Appellants, and Sir Charles Keymeys and other Respondents; as also the Cause wherein Sir Charles Keymeys and others are Appellants, and the said Sir John Thomas and his Wife Respondents:

It is this Day ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Causes, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Eighth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Count. of Anglesey's Bill for a Separation.

This Day John James Heidegger attending, his Deposition was read to him; and he signed it, in the Presence of the Lady Anglesey's Counsel and Earl of Anglesey's Counsel.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Samuel Hewett, who was this Day ordered to attend to have his Deposition read to him, do attend this House To-morrow, at Eleven of the Clock, for that Purpose.

Jermyn's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Stephen Jermyn to make Provision for his Younger Children, and for the Advancement of his Eldest Son."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill 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 Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

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

City of London, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for transferring a Trust in Lands, belonging to the City of London, unto new Trustees."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill 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 Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

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

Ly. Say & Seal versus Ld. Say & Seal.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Lady Viscountess Say & Seale, as also the Answer of the Lord Viscount Say & Scale put in thereunto, as followeth; (videlicet,)

"After hearing Counsel for either Party, as ordered:

"That there having been a Proposal made, by the Lord Viscount Say & Seale, to refer the Matters in Difference between him and the Lady Say & Seale to some Noble Lords of this House:

"The Committee have therefore thought fit to respite the reporting the Precedents that have been offered by the Lady Say & Seale's Counsel, until there be some Return from the Lords that shall be named Referees; which Reference, the Committee thinks, ought to be completed in Fourteen Days."

Then the Lord Viscount Say & Seale named the Lord Sommers for his Referee.

The Lady Say & Seale's Counsel were called in (the Lady being out of Town), and told, "They may name a Referee for the Lady Say & Seale."

And they named the Lord Bishop of Oxford.

Then, the Counsel being withdrawn, the House named the Earl of Rochester as Umpire in this Matter; and to meet the Lords Referees; and report to the House what is done thereupon.

To all which the House agreed.

Message from His Majesty, with Resolutions of The States General, and a Memorial of their Ambassador.

The Lord President acquainted the House, "That he had a Message, in Writing, from His Majesty, with some Papers, which His Majesty commanded him to lay before this House."

Then the Lord Keeper read the Message, as followeth:

"William R.

"His Majesty having received a Memorial from the Envoy Extraordinary of The States Generall of the United Provinces, and Two Resolutions of The States from Mr. Stanhope His Majesty's Envoy Extraordinary at the Hague; One concerning the Negotiations there, and the other relating to the Succours The States desire by virtue of the Treaty of the 3d of March 1677: His Majesty has thought fit to communicate the same to the House of Lords, as He has done all that has hitherto passed in those Affairs.

"Kensington, the 31th Day of March 1701."

Then the Papers, intituled,

1. "The Translation of the Envoy of The States Generall's Memorial, 30th March, 1701:"

2. "Extract out of the Register of the Resolutions of The States Generall,4 April / 24 March, 1701:"

3. "Translation of the Resolution of The States Generall, 4 April, N. S. 1701, about Succours:"

Were read by the Clerk.

Tideombe versus Boddington.

The House being informed, "That in the Cause this Day appointed to be heard, wherein John Tidcombe Esquire is Appellant, and James Bodington Esquire and others are Respondents, there is a Probability of an Accommodation between the said Parties; and that they desire the Cause may be put off for some Time:"

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar (if not agreed before), on Wednesday the Ninth Day of April next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, (videlicet,) primum diem April. jam prox. futur. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Martis, 22° Aprilis, 1701°, hitherto examined by us,

Warrington.
De Longueville.
Jeffreys.
Hunsdon.

Footnotes

* Origin. March.