Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 12 Novembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lords take the Oaths.
The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; (videlicet,)
Prince George of Denmarke, Duke of Cumberland.
Charles Duke of Grafton.
Thomas Earl of Westmorland.
John Earl of Anglesey.
William Lord Bishop of Landaff.
Simon Lord Bishop of Ely.
George Lord Bishop of Bath & Wells.
John Lord De Lawarr.
Palmes versus Barstow.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Palmes Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Seven and Twentieth Day of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four, on the Behalf of Thomas Barstow; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Barstow may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Third Day of December next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Lambe versus Jackson, in Error:
Upon reading the humble Petition of James Jackson; shewing, "That the Petitioner, in Easter Term last, recovered a Judgement in Chancery against William Lambe Esquire, for the Payment of Six Hundred Pounds Debt, besides Costs of Suit; who, to delay the Petitioner, hath since obtained a Writ of Error, returnable in Parliament; which was brought into this House on Wednesday the One and Thirtieth Day of October last;" and praying, "That (pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House) the said Writ of Error be discontinued, and Judgement affirmed for the Petitioner, and the Record be remitted:"
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Lambe shall lose his Writ of Error, and the same is hereby discontinued; and that the Record shall be remitted to the Court of Chancery, to the End Execution may be had thereupon as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House.
The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Record to be remitted, follows; (videlicet,)
"Et postea, scilicet, Duodecimo Die Novembris, Anno Regni dictæ Dominæ Reginæ nunc Angl. &c. Quarto, usque quem Diem prædict. Will'us Lambe habuit Licentiam Error. in Record. prædict. assign. venit Jacobus Jackson per Basil. Herne Arm. Attorn. suum, & prædict. Will'us Lambe non ven. nec Error. in Record. prædict. assignavit: Ideo consideratum est, per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, eo quod predict. Will'us Lambe Breve de Error prædict. non prosecut. fuit, quod Record. et Process. prædict. in prædict. Cur. Cancellar. remittantur, pro Executione inde pro dict. Jacobo Jackson fiend."
House called, and Standing Orders read.
The House (according to the Order of the Day) was called over; and the Lords following, being absent, were, for several Reasons, excused; (videlicet,)
Then the Roll of Standing Orders was read.
Union between England and Scotland, Address for Proceedings about it since last Session.
The House taking Notice of that Part of Her Majesty's Speech relating to an Union between the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, "That Her Majesty will be graciously pleased to lay before this House, what hath passed since the last Session of Parliament in England, in relation to the Succession of the Crown of Scotland, and to the intended Treaty of Union in the Parliament of that Kingdom."
Then Lords Committees were appointed, to draw an humble Address, to be presented to Her Majesty, pursuant to the aforesaid Order; and report to the House; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum tertium diem instantis Novembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.