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House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 8 February 1697

Pages 91-93

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 Lunæ, 8 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke, Comes Marescallus Ang.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Schonbergh.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Savill's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of Mary Savill, an Infant, upon her Marriage."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bp. London and E. Nott. Exchange, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Exchange of certain Advowsons, between the Bishop of London and the Earl of Nottingham."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

L. Holles's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the speedy satisfying of the Debts of Francis late Lord Holles, deceased."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Sir Richard Holford:

To carry down the abovesaid Three Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Prisoners Petition rejected.

Upon reading the Petition of several poor distressed Prisoners in the Prison of The Fleete; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, 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:"

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

Relief of Creditors, in Bankruptcy Cases, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Compositions with their Debtors, in case Two Thirds in Number and Value do agree."

Martin & al. versus Stephens.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Thomas Martin and others are Appellants, and William Stephens is Respondent, on Wednesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Hobart and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to restrain the wearing of all Wrought Silks and Bengalls imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read on Wednesday next, at Twelve of the Clock.

Leigh's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Edward Leigh Esquire and Jane his Wife, and their Trustees, to sell the Manors of Waxham and Horsey, and certain Lands and Tenements in the County of Norfolke; and to purchase and settle other Lands to the same Uses."

Reyne will drop the Prosecution against Smith, the Under-sheriff.

This Day James Reyne appeared, as ordered; and, at the Bar, declared his Willingness to discharge the Amerciaments, and forbear calling upon Mr. John Smith, Under-sheriff of Middl'x, for the Return of a Writ against Abell Weekes for Five Hundred Pounds; he being protected by the Lord Morley and Mounteagle, as his Lordship's Servant.

Reyne versus Weekes, protected by L. Morley.

Upon Consideration of a Petition presented this Day by James Reyne, praying Leave to prosecute Abell Weekes, Keeper of New Prison, who is protected by the Lord Morley and Mounteagle, as his Lordship's Servant:

The Lord Morely offered and declared, "That, after One Month, the said James Reyne shall be at Liberty to take his Course at Law against the said Abell Weekes."

To which the House agreed; and ORDERED, That an Entry be made thereof in the Journal.

Stockley's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Sale of Lands of Jeffrey Stockley, in the County of Chester, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and for making Provision for Mary his Daughter."

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

M. Normanby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.

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

Tilley versus Richardson:

After hearing Counsel, at the Bar, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Tilley Esquire, from a Decree or Order, on Hearing, made by the Master of the Rolls, the Twenty-eighth of June, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-five, and a Confirmation thereof by the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England, the Thirteenth of November last, on the Behalf of Thomas Richardson; as also upon the Answer of the said Thomas Richardson put in thereunto:

Judgement affirmed, week Costs.

After due Consideration of what was offered thereupon, it is this Day ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Tilley shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree or Orders, on Hearing, therein complained of, shall be, and are hereby, affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said John Tilley shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Thomas Richardson, the Sum of Twenty Pounds for his Costs.

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