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House of Lords Journal Volume 16: 18 February 1697

Pages 98-99

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, 18 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Dux Cumberland.
Joh'es Sommers Miles, Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Leeds, Ds. Præses.
Comes Pembroke, Ds. Privati Sigilli.
Dux Norfolke.
Dux Devon, Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Ormond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Schonburgh.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Halifax.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Ds. Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Bristoll.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Bathe.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Maclesfeld.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marleborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Willughby Er.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Morley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Arundell Tr.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert Ch.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Panton's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Thomas Panton Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and securing a Jointure to Mary his now Wife."

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 Miles Cooke and Sir Richard Holford:

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

India Silks, &c. to prohibit, Bill.

The Order being read, for taking into Consideration the Matter heard at the Bar on Tuesday last, by Counsel and several other Persons, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for restraining the wearing of Wrought Silks and Bengalls imported into this Kingdom from Persia and East India, and all Callicoes printed or stained there:"

After Debate and Consideration thereof;

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be read a Second Time?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for restraining the wearing of 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 be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next, at Eleven of the Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Sir T. Meeres & al. against the Bill for Relief of Creditors in Cates of Bankruptcy:

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Meeres, Sir Edward Smith, Sir Edw'd Betenson, William Fenwick Esquire, and others, Creditors of Sir Robert Viner, deceased; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, what they have to offer against the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Relief of Creditors, by making Composition 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, as desired, on Wednesday the Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, and also any others concerned for or against the passing of the said Bill.

Weight & al. against the same Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Weight, Arthur Marshall, and William Buckle, on Behalf of themselves and several other Creditors of Francis Simkins, late of London, Haberdasher; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, what they have to offer against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Creditors, by making Composition 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, as desired, on Wednesday the 24th Day of this Instant February, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon; and any other Persons concerned, for or against the passing of the said Bill.

E. of Albemarle introduced, and takes the Oaths.

This Day Arnold Earl of Albemarle was introduced, between the Earl Rivers and Earl of Bradford; the Lord Great Chamberlain and the Herald going before, carrying his Patent, delivered (fn. 1) it to the Earl of Albemarle; who gave it to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee: Which was read, at the Table; and is dated the Tenth Day of February, 8° Gul'mi Tertii.

His Writ was also read; and is dated the 16th February, 9° Gul'mi Tertii.

Then his Lordship came to the Table; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes; and took his Place at the lower End of the Earls Bench.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return the one for Return of Juries.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir St. Andrew St. John and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Returns of Juries, as formerly, until the First Day of November, One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-seven;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made to the said Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, late of Charles Milson, deceased, in Trustees, to sell, for Payment of Debts and Legacies; and lay out the Surplus-money in a Purchase of Lands, for the Use of Edward Milson and his Heirs, according to the Will of the said Charles Milson;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

  • 1. Deest in Originali.