DIE Sabbati, 23 Decembris.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Ds. North & Grey.
Land Tax Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, to be raised by
a Land Tax in Great Britain, for the Service of the
Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eleven."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Meller and Mr. Orlebar:
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the
said Bill, without any Amendment.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to
The House was resumed.
Her Majesty, being seated on Her Royal Throne,
adorned with Her Crown and Regal Ornaments, attended with Her Officers of State (the Peers being in
their Robes); commanded the Deputy Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "It is
Her Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Her immediately, in the House of Peers."
Who being come, with their Speaker; he, after a
short Speech to Her Majesty, delivered the Land Tax
Bill to the Clerk of the Parliaments, who brought it to
the Table; where the Clerk of the Crown read the
Title of that and the other Bill to be passed; (videlicet,)
1. "An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty,
to be raised by a Land Tax in Great Britain, for the
Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
To this Bill the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, in these Words;
"La Reyne remercie ses bon Subjects, accepte leur
Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."
2. "An Act to oblige Ships, coming from Places
infected, more effectually to perform their Quarentine."
To this Bill the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, in these Words; (videlicet,)
"La Reyne le veult."
Then Her Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and the
Commons returned to their House.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Martis, secundum diem Januarii jam prox. futur. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.