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, 10 Martii.
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lord Jeffreys reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Title of Thomas Rose Gentleman to Lands called Rempstone; and for Sale of Lands called Carrants Court, in the County of Dorset, for Payment of the Debts of William Rose Gentleman; and for settling the Manor of Chedder, in the County of Somerset, and the Overplus of the said Sale, on Mary Rose, an Infant Daughter of the said William, in Lieu of Three Thousand Pounds Portion for the said Infant," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act made in the Eighth Year of His Majesty's Reign, for better preventing the counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Coin, to prevent counterfeiting, Bill.
Queen's Answer to Address:
Address and Answer to be printed.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address of this House, presented to Her Majesty Yesterday, and Her Majesty's most gracious Answer thereunto, shall be forthwith printed and published.
Wentworth versus Countess of Winchilsea.
Whereas this Day was appointed for the Countess of Winchilsea and others to answer to the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Wentworth; the House being moved, "That a further Time might be allowed for doing thereof, their Writings being in Yorkshire:"
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Countess of Winchilsea and others, Respondents, have hereby Time allowed them for answering to the said Appeal, until Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.
Pusin & al. Nat. Bill.
Lister, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Richard Lister Esquire, and Frances Pate Lister his Wife, only Child and Heir of Sir Thomas Smith Baronet, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of an Estate in Cheshire, for Payment of the Debts of the said Sir Thomas Smith, and to lay out the Surplus of the Money in the Purchase of another Estate in Leicestershire:
Whitchurch, for Sale of Lands in, Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in the Parish of Whitchurch, in the County of Chester, in Trustees, to be sold, for paying off the Incumbrances charged thereon, and for other Uses therein mentioned."
Message to H. C. with it.
Act 7 Will. III. for settling the Succession, &c. Bill to explain.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining a Clause in an Act, made at the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the Twenty-second of November in the Seventh Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King William the Third, intituled, An Act for the better Security of His Majesty's Person and Government."
Abjuration Oath, Roll to be prepared, for the Lords to sign.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerks do prepare a Roll, for the Lords to subscribe the Abjuration, according to the Intention of the late Act; with the usual Alterations made in Oaths upon the Death of the King.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) undecimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.