Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 19, 1709-1714. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Die Mercurii, 28 Februarii,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Land Forces, &c. for recruiting, Bill:
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue the Acts, for recruiting Her Majesty's Land Forces and Marines, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eleven."
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Lord Ferrers reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue the Acts for recruiting Her Majesty's Land Forces and Marines, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eleven."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
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. Hiccocks and Mr. Orlebar:
To let them know, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Hardres Esquire and Anne his Wife to sell certain Lands in the County of Kent; and for settling of others to the Uses therein mentioned."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting of certain Lands, in the Parish of Woodchurch, in the County of Kent, formerly purchased by Winefrid Bridger and Lawrence Bridger, in certain Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, for the Purposes therein mentioned."
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to make Building Leases of Part of the Estate late of John Lovett deceased, lying in the City of Dublin."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Fifteenth Day of March next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.
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 also in their Robes), commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "It is Her Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Her presently, in the House of Peers."
Who being come, with their Speaker;
The Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of the Bills to be passed, as follows:
"1. An Act to continue the Acts for recruiting Her Majesty's Land Forces and Marines, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eleven."
"2. An Act for securing the Freedom of Parliaments, by the father qualifying the Members to fit in the House of Commons."
To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)
"La Reyne le veult."
"3. An Act for the Sale of Lands and Tenements late of Sir Philip Monoux Baronet, deceased, in Broome and Parish of Southill, in the County of Bedford, according to his Will."
"4. An Act for rectifying the Mistake, and enlarging the Time for a Composition given by an Act of Parliament, passed in the Seventh Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with William Malet Esquire, for the Debt of his Father, for whom he was Surety while Receiver General of the County of Somerset and City of Bristol."
To the Two last mentioned Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments also pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)
"Soit fait come it est desiré."
Then Her Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and the Commons returned to their House.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.
The House was resumed.
Hubbald Leave for a Bill.
After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Justice Blencowe and Mr. Justice Tracy, to whom was referred the Petition of William Hubbald and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of certain Lands and Tithes, in the Parish of Tonge, in the County of Leicester, late the Estate of William Mugglestone deceased; and for the Distribution of the Money thereby arising, pursuant to a Settlement made of the said Lands and Tithes by the said William Mugglestone."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom Lovett's Bill stands committed; to meet at the same Time and Place.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, primum diem Martii jam prox. futur. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Die Martis, 3 Aprilis, 1711,
Hitherto examined by us,