House of Lords Journal Volume 15: 19 March 1696

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 15, 1691-1696. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Jovis, 19 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Bolingbrooke.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Craven.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Monmouth.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Tankerville.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.

PRAYERS.

Elections, to prevent A buses of Returning Officers at, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the further regulating Elections of Members to serve in Parliament; and for the preventing irregular Proceedings of Sheriffs and other Officers in electing and returning such Members."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Fines of ancient Demesne Lands, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for proclaiming and making effectual Fines levied of ancient Demesne Lands."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Rich'd Holford and Mr. Pitts:

To return the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to the Amendments.

Militia Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-six, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."

Message from H. C. to return Sir T. Wagstaff's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Thomas Wagstaff Knight to raise and secure a Portion for Frances his only Daughter and Heir Apparent;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Which Amendments, being read Three Times, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds and regulating Abuses in the Plantation Trade;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Plantation Trade, to prevent Frauds in, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds and regulating Abuses in the Plantation Trade."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Seamen, Increase and Encouragement of, Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Increase and Encouragement of Seamen:"

"That the Committee find Difficulties in the Case, and therefore desire the House would take it into their own Consideration."

Whereupon it was ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Jones versus Shakerley.

Upon reading the Petition of Hugh Jones Junior; praying a Day may be appointed for hearing of his Appeal depending in this House, to which Hugh Jones Senior and Sir Jeffrey Shakerley 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 Tuesday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Sir T. Clarke versus Cary, in Error.

Whereas Sir Talbot Clarke brought a Writ of Error into this House on the Tenth Instant, to which John Cary is Defendant; and hath not 'signed Errors thereupon, as by the Rules of this House he ought to do:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Talbot Clarke shall 'sign Errors, upon the said Writ of Error, on or before Monday next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and in Default thereof, the said Writ of Error shall be remitted.

Berrington versus Mason.

The House being this Day moved, "That Thomas Berrington may have some Time longer allowed him, for answering to the Petition of Dodington Mason:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Berrington hath hereby Time allowed him, for answering thereunto, until Tuesday the Seventh Day of April next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Quakers Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, An Act that the solemn Affirmation and Declaration of the People called Quakers shall be accepted instead of an Oath," shall be read the Second Time on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Juries, for better regulating, &c. Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Jurors, and better regulating of Juries," on Wednesday next, at Eleven of the Clock.

Ecclesiastical Courts, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Proceedings in the Ecclesiastical Courts."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Bridgewater reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, with some Amendments."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Adjourn.

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