House of Lords Journal Volume 16
26 May 1701

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 26 May 1701', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16: 1696-1701 (1767-1830), pp. 706-707. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=13905 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 26 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Willughby P.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

D. of Richmond takes the Oaths.

This Day Charles Duke of Richmond took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

Vexatious Suits, for restraining, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual restraining of trifling and vexatious Suits in Law."

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 Edisbury:

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

Trevisa's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for discharging a Mortgage upon the Estate of Peter Trevisa Esquire, deceased, and providing a Maintenance for his Widow and Children."

Lady Bulkeley's Bill:

The Earl of Berkeley reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Right Honourable Elizabeth Lady Bulkley to sell certain Lands, in the County of Devon, and City and County of the City of Exon, for the Payment of Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Right Honourable Elizabeth Lady Bulkley to sell certain Lands, in the County of Devon, and City and County of the City of Exon, for the Payment of Debts."

An Amendment was made, by the House, in the Title of the said Bill; and, being read Thrice, was agreed to.

Then, the Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendment, 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 Robert Legard and Doctor Edisbury:

To return the abovementioned Bill; and to acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, with One Amendment in the Title, to which they desire their Concurrence.

Kelley versus Victuallers of the Navy.

Upon reading the Petition of John Kelly, late Supervisor of the Bread in the Victualling (fn. *) ; shewing, "That he made divers Discoveries of Bread used in the Service of the Navy, made of undue Mixtures, such as Pease, Rye, Horse-beans, &c.; and praying to be heard as to the Matters of Fact, which he is ready to prove by substantial Evidence:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Victuallers of the Navy shall have a Copy of the said Petition; and that this House will take the same into Consideration on Wednesday the Fourth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.

New Deal fresh Water, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for furnishing the Town of New Deale with fresh Water:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee thereupon, on Wednesday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Thwaytes versus Dey.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing of the Case upon the Petition of Josiah Thwayts, and the Answer of John Dey:

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 Friday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for declaring the Will of Sir Joseph Herne Knight, dated the Five and Twentieth Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight, to be taken and esteemed the last Will of the said Sir Joseph Herne;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Jane Barkstead Widow; and vesting several Mortgages and Securities in her, to enable her to convey or assign the same;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Perkins's Bill.

After hearing Counsel and several Witnesses, at the Bar, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making a competent Provision for the Maintenance of the Children of Edmund Perkins Esquire, by Elizabeth his Wife, out of the Fortune of the said Elizabeth; and for the Education of the said Children in the Protestant Religion established by Law:"

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making a competent Provision for the Maintenance of the Children of Edmund Perkins Esquire, by Elizabeth his Wife, out of the Fortune of the said Elizabeth; and for the Education of the said Children in the Protestant Religion established by Law."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Rejected.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, rejected.

Privilege, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Leveson Gower and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing any Inconveniencies that may happen by Privilege of Parliament;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments, with some Amendments made by them in Clause (A).

Which Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to; and thereupon,

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Doctor Edisbury:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to their Amendments made to the said Clause (A).

Farwell versus E. of Montagu.

Upon reading the Answer of Ralph Earl of Montagu, put in this Day to the Petition of Arthur Farewell:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Arthur Farwell may have a Copy of the said Answer.

Adjourn.

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

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* Sic.