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House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 11 February 1697

Pages 95-96

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 Jovis, 11 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Devink to be head against the Bill for Relief of Creditors in Cases of Bankruptcy.

Upon reading the Petition of John Devink and Samuel Watts, on Behalf of themselves and others, Creditors of George Briggs and Alexander Hume Bankrupts; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Compositions with their Debtors, in case Two Thirds in Number and Value do agree:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, as desired, on Thursday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and any other Persons who shall think themselves concerned in the said Bill.

Lone to enter into Recognizance for Martin.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Martin; praying, "That John Lone, of Greys Inne Esquire, may enter into a Recognizance for him, upon his Appeal depending in this House, to which Wm. Stephens is Respondent:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Lone may enter into a Recognizance, as desired.

Cock's Bill.

Hodie 1a 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."

Griffith's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Committee, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Estate of Francis Griffith, late of London, Scrivener, deceased, for Payment of his Debts," as sit to pass, without any Amendment.

Millward's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands of William Millward, in the County of Hereford, Clerk, in Trustees, for Payment of Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Griffith's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Estate of Francis Griffith, late of London, Scrivener, deceased, for Payment of his Debts.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Keyser & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing of John Keyser and others."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Kerry's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Edward Kerry Esquire, lying in Binweston, in the County of Salop, in Trustees, to discharge Incumbrances thereon, and to raise Portions for Younger Children; and for confirming the Marriage Settlement of the said Edward Kerry."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with these Bills; and that the Lords agree to Griffith's.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Cooke and Mr. Meredith:

To carry down the abovesaid Three Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them; and to acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to Griffith's Bill, without any Amendment.

Juries, to enable the Return of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Returns of Juries as formerly, until the First Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven."

Vexatious Suits, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, "intituled, "An Act for the better preventing frivolous and vexatious Suits."

Leigh's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

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

Marq. Normanby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifforde.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.

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

Fanshaw versus Fowlis & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Symon Fanshaw Esquire, from an Order of Dismission of his Bill in the Court of Exchequer, in Michaelmas Terme last, on the Behalf of Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb; praying, "That the said Dismission may be set aside; and that the said Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb may answer the said Petition:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir William Fowlis and Jeoffry Cobb may have a Copy of the said Petition ; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Fourth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

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