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House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 29 February 1712

Pages 388-389

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 Veneris, 29 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
2. Epus. Petriburg.
1. Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mariscall.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seal.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Mountjoy.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Landsdowne.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Lords added to the Committee for Privileges.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords following be added to the Committee appointed the Eighth of December last, to consider of the Customs and Orders of the House, and the Privileges of Parliament, and of the Peers of Great Britain and Lords of Parliament; (videlicet,)

Dux Cleveland.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Atholl.
L. Great Chamberlain.
M. Annandale.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Mariscall.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Home.
Comes Kinnoull.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Roseberrie.
Viscount Hereford.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Mountjoy.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Landsdowne.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

Egerton's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manors of Agardsley, alias Agersley, and Marchington, and several Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Stafford, for Payment of the Mortgage-monies charged thereon, and other the Debts of the Honourable Charles Egerton Esquire."

And Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer (who signed the said Bill) attending, according to Order, were heard in relation thereunto; as were also Mr. Justice Powell and Mr. Baron Bury.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Mar.
Comes Northesk.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Ferrers.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Fifteenth Day of March next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Public Accompts, Bill:

The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue the Act of the last Session of Parliament, for taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom, for One Year longer."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl 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 Act of the last Session of Parliament, for taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom, for One Year longer."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Officers in House of Commons, to limit, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for securing the Freedom of Parliaments, by limiting the Number of Officers in the House of Commons."

Then, it being proposed, "To commit the Bill;"

And Debate thereupon:

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Then, it being proposed, "That the House should be put into a Committee thereupon, To-morrow, at One a Clock:"

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall be put into a Committee, to take the said Bill into Consideration, To-morrow, at One a Clock?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Guilford reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, and made several Amendments thereunto."

Which were read, as follows; (videlicet,)

"In the Bill, 8 and 9 L. Leave out ["Dissolution or Determination of this present Parliament"]; and insert ["Demise of Her present Majesty, whom God long preserve"].

"17 L. Leave out from the Word ["gesserint"] to ["King"] in the 21 L.

"22 L. Leave out ["Attorney General, Solicitor General"].

"23 L. Leave out from ["Five"] to ["Lieutenant"] in the 30 L.

"30 L. Leave out from ["Ordnance"] to ["and"] in the 35 L.

"37 L. Leave out from the Word ["preferred"] to the End of the Bill."

Then, the First Amendment being read a Second Time, it was proposed, "To agree with the Committee therein:"

And Debate thereupon;

The Question was put, "Whether to agree with the Committee in this Amendment?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the other Amendments were read, and severally agreed to by the House.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for securing the Freedom of Parliaments, by limiting the Number of Officers in the House of Commons."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Rejected.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Sabbati, primum diem Martii jam prox. futur. hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Lunæ, 19 Maii, 1712, hitherto examined by us,

Clarendon.
Sussex.
Yarmouth.