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 Jovis, 22 Januarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lord Grey takes his Seat.
This Day Ralph Lord Grey of Warke sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Brother Ford Earl of Tankerville; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Commissioners to take Accompts, Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing an Act, intituled, An Act for the appointing Commissioners, to take, examine, and determine, the Debts due to the Army, Navy, and for Transport Service; and also an Account of the Prizes taken during the late War."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Printing Presses, &c. for regulating, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Printers and Printing Presses."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Saturday next.
Pretended Prince of Wales, Bill of Attainder.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Attainder of the pretended Prince of Wales, of High Treason."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."
Which, being read Twice, were agreed to.
ORDERED, That the said Amendments be engrossed.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Third Time To-morrow.
Colonel Leighton, Address in Behalf of.
The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, an Address drawn by them, to be presented to His Majesty, on the Behalf of Colonel Baldwin Leighton.
After reading which Address, and Debate thereupon:
The House agreed, that the Earl of Radnor and Earl of Scarbrough do recommend Colonel Baldwin Leighton to His Majesty; and acquaint His Majesty with the Sense of this House, in relation to his Services and Sufferings for His Majesty and this Government.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.