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, 14 Martii.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest so much of the Estate of Richard Minshall, of Bourton, in the County of Bucks, Esquire (as is not limited in Jointure), in Trustees, by Sale or Mortgage, to raise Monies, for Payment of a Debt of Eight Thousand Pounds, and Five Thousand Pounds for his Daughter's Portion; and that the Residue may be settled to such Uses as the said Richard Minshall, with the Consent of his Wife and the Trustees, and the Survivors and Survivor of them, shall think fit."
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Nine and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Offley alias Crewe's Bill.
Hodie 2a & 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Anne Crewe (late Offley) Widow, and John Crewe (late Offley) her Son and Heir Apparent, to change their Surnames from Offley to Crewe, according to the Settlement of John Crewe Esquire, deceased."
The Earl of Dorset and Middl'x reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reversing the Outlawry of Elianor Bagot, the Wife of John Bagot," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.
Wymondham and Attleborough Highways, Bill.
The Lord Viscount Townshend reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act made in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William, intituled, An Act for the repairing the Highways between Wymondham and Attleborough, in the County of Norfolke; and for including therein the Road leading from Wymondham to Hethersett, over the Commons belonging to the said Towns," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act made in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William, intituled, An Act for the repairing the Highways between Wymondham and Attleborough, in the County of Norfolke; and for including therein the Road leading from Wymondham to Hethersett, over the Commons belonging to the said Towns."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Howe, of Somerton-Early, in the County of Somerset, Esquire, to sell the Manor and Farm of Gunvile Eastbury, alias Tarrant Gunvile, in the County of Dorsett, and several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in Gunvile Eastbury, alias Tarrant Gunvile, aforesaid; and to settle other Lands and Hereditaments, of greater Value, to the same Uses to which the said Manor and Premises in Gunvile Eastbury, alias Tarrant Gunvile, now stand limited, in Lieu thereof."
Message to H. C. with it, and Hervey's Bill.
Muirheid versus Muirheid:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Rose Muirheid, from a Sentence or Decree of the Lords of Council and Session in North Britain, made on the Behalf of James Muirheid, the Eleventh Day of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven, in a Cause between the said Parties; and praying, "That the said Sentence or Decree may be reversed and discharged:" As also upon the Answer of James Muirheid 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 Rose Muirbeid shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Sentence or Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Papers relating to North Britain delivered.
Dean of Windsor, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Maningham, Doctor of Divinity, Dean of Her Majesty's Free Chapel of St. George within the Castle of Windsor (delivered by the Earl of Sunderland, by Her Majesty's Command); praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the annexing the Rectory of Hasley, in the County of Oxford, to the Deanry of Windsor; and that the Rectory of North Berkamstead, in the County of Hertford, be enjoyed by such as shall be nominated by the Dean of Windsor, and Canons thereto belonging, with such other Provisions as shall be conceived necessary, in respect of the Premises:
Middlesex Register Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the public registering of all Deeds, Conveyances, and Wills, that shall be made of, or that may affect, any Honours, Manors, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, within the County of Midd'x, after the Day of."