House of Lords Journal Volume 16
17 April 1701

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 17 April 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 656-657. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13879 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 17 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Pyniot et al. Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Auguste Pynyot and others."

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 Doctor Newton:

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

Hide's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Humphry Hyde Esquire deceased in Trustees, for raising Portions for his younger Children."

Duke of Ormond's Bill.

Hodie 1a & 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy Payment of the Creditors of James late Duke of Ormonde, and of the present Duke of Ormonde."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Second 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.

King attended with the Address.

The Earl of Romney reported, "That, according to the Commands of the House Yesterday, he attended the King, and presented to Him the Address of this House."

Kirkby versus Ormsby.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Temperance Kirkby Spinster, Executrix of Dame Jane Ormsby, is Appellant, and Gilbert Ormsby Respondent:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Sixth Day of May next, at Eleven a Clock.

Luke versus Christie & al.

The House being also moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Jane Luke is Appellant, and Samuel Christie and others are Respondents:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Seventh Day of May next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Address, no Answer to, Committee to search Precedents of.

Lords Committees appointed to inspect the Journals, whether, upon any Address of this House to the King, there hath been no Answer returned; and report to the House.

D. Devonshire, Senescallus.
D. Somerset.
D. Ormonde.
March. Normanby.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. North.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday 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.

Mews to take the Name of St. John, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to change the Surname of Ellis Mews and his Heirs to the Surname of St. John."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill intituled, "An Act for the more speedy Payment of the Creditors of James late Duke of Ormonde, and of the present Duke of Ormonde," is referred.

Countess of Anglesey's Bill for a Separation.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon 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."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord North and Grey reported, "That the Committee had made some further Progress in the Bill; and desire another Day may be appointed, for them to proceed therein."

ORDERED, That this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed on the said Bill, on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock; and no other Business to intervene.

It being proposed, "To adjourn the House to Wednesday next:"

The Question was put, "Whether the House shall be adjourned to Saturday next?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii jam prox. futur. (videlicet,) vicesimum tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.