Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 17, 1701-1705. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Martis, 24 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day Richard Earl Rivers, James Lord Chandos, and Banistre Lord Maynard, took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Weston, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Mary Weston, late Widow of Nicholas Goddard Esquire deceased, and Mother of John Goddard Esquire also deceased, and now the Wife of William Weston Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the settling of the Estate Real and Personal of the Petitioner's Son, for the Benefit of the Petitioner's Grand-children:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.
Brograve, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Brograve Baronet, and the Honourable Elizabeth his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of some Lands in Hertfordshire, and settling and exchanging other Lands in the same County:
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave given them to bring in a Bill, as desired.
Instructions, &c. to D. Ormond and Sir Geo. Rooke.
The Earl of Nottingham delivered the Instructions to the Duke of Ormonde and Sir George Rooke, by a List, as follows; (videlicet,)
1. 'November 24th° 1702. List of Papers delivered to the Parliament."
2. "Instructions for the Duke of Ormonde, dated June the 8th, 1702."
3. "Copy of the Duke of Ormond's Declaration, which he was to publish in the Spanish Language."
4. "Instructions for the Duke of Ormonde, dated June 20, 1702."
5. "Instructions for the Duke of Ormonde, 24th September."
"6. Octo. 16, 1702. The Queen's Letter to the Duke of Ormonde."
7. "Warrant to Sir George Rooke, to receive the Landmen on Board, 6th June, 1702."
8. "Instructions for Sir George Rooke, 7th June, 1702."
9. "Warrant to Sir George Rooke, to receive the rest of the Landmen on Board, &c. 8th June, 1702."
10. "Warrant to Sir George Rooke, to proceed to Cadiz, after the Detachment to The Corunnahs rejoined him, 17th June, 1702."
11. "Instructions for Sir George Rooke, 12th July, 1702."
12. "Instructions to Sir George Rooke, 20th July, 1702."
13. "Instructions for Sir George Rooke, 24th September, 1702."
14. "An Account of some further Proceedings after September 24, in relation to Cadiz."
15. "Account of the Proceedings in order to intercept the Squadron of Chatteaurenaud."
The Instructions given to the Duke of Ormonde and Sir George Rooke, in relation to the late Expedition to Cadiz and Vigo, being this Day brought into the House:
It is ORDERED, That the same shall be read on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.
Prayers to be called for at Eleven
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Prayers shall be called for every Day, constantly at Eleven a Clock.
Sharpe versus Thomas:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Sharpe Esquire, from Two several Orders of the Court of Chancery, the one made the Sixteenth Day of December in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King William the Third, and the other the Second Day of August One Thousand Seven Hundred, on the Behalf of Daniel Thomas and Benjamine White; as also upon the Answer of the said Daniel Thomas and Benjamine White put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of John Sharpe shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Orders therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby, affirmed.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Novembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.