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House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 23 February 1697

Pages 102-103

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 16, 1696-1701. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Martis, 23 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Warburton's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell the Estate of Richard Warburton Clerk, for Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Children."

Stockley's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Sale of Lands, late of Jeffrey Stockley, in the County of Chester, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and for making Provision for Mary his Daughter," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Vexatious Suits, to prevent, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent frivolous and vexatious Suits."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Cornwallis reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Sir John Harper versus Hayward & al.

Upon reading the Petition of Gladwin Hayward and others, Respondents to the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Harper Baronet, and others; praying a Day for hearing the said Cause:

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 Monday the First Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ryegate and Crawley Highways, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway between Ryegate in the County of Surrey and Crawley in the County of Sussex."

Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes, and to prevent Abuses in Prisons, & c. Bill.

After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes, and for preventing Abuses in Prisons and pretended Privileged Places:"

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Relief of Creditors in Cases of Escapes; and for preventing Abuses in Prisons and pretended Privileged Places."

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

Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rumney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wiliughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Sidney.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.

Judges to assist.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday next, at Nine of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Cock's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting and settling Part of the Estate of William Cock, of Dutchland, in the County of Bucks, Gentleman, in and upon Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Relief of Creditors, in Cases of Escapes, and for preventing Abuses in Prisons and pretended Privileged Places," is referred.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) vicesimum quartum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.