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 Lunæ, 7 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
E. of Scarborough, Privilege; Peckham to be discharged.
A Petition of Richard Peckham, of Lordington, in the County of Sussex, Esquire, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, "That, on the 29th of May last, he was taken into Custody, by the Serjeant at Arms, for issuing a Warrant, on the 5th of August 1713, against Joseph Reed, then a menial Servant to the Earl of Scarbrough; that the Petitioner is ancient, and very infirm, and his Journey to London hath endangered his Life; and is very sensible of his Offence, and sorry for the same; and praying to be discharged."
And it being moved, "That he be accordingly discharged (paying his Fees):"
The Question was put, "That the said Richard Peckham be discharged out of Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House (paying his Fees)?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ordered, That the said Richard Peckham be, and he is hereby, discharged from the Restraint he now lies under (paying his Fees); and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Charles Stone Esquire, Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.
Dutchess Hamilton et al. versus Brown; in Error:
Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing Counsel, to argue the Errors assigned upon Two Writs of Error, brought into this House the Twenty-eighth Day of April last; in both which Writs Elizabeth Dutchess Dowager of Hamilton and Brandon and others are Plaintiffs, and George Browne Gentleman is Defendant, in order to reverse Judgements given in the Court of Exchequer, on Verdicts in Ejectment for Lands in the Counties Palatine of Lancaster and Chester; which Judgements were affirmed in the Exchequer Chamber; Counsel appearing for the Defendant in Error, but no Counsel for the Plaintiffs:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Judgements given in the Court of Exchequer, and the Affirmance thereof in the Exchequer Chamber, be, and are hereby, affirmed; and that the Records be remitted to the said Court of Exchequer, to the End Execution may be had thereupon, as if no such Writs of Error had been brought into this House.
The Tenor of which Judgements, to be affixed to the Transcripts of the Record to be remitted, follows.
"Postmodumque, scilieet, Die Lunæ, Septimo Die Junii, Anno Regni dictæ Dominæ Reginæ nunc Decimo Tertio, visis et per Curiam Parliamenti præd. diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam Record. et Process. præd. ac Judic. super eisdem reddit. quam præd. Causis pro Error. assignat. & allegat. videtur Curiæ Parliamenti præd. nunc hic, quod Record. ill. in nullo vitiosum aut defect. existit, ac quod in Record. & Process. præd. in nullo est Erratum: Ideo cons. est per eandem Curiam Parliamenti, quod (fn. 1) Judic. præd. et Affirmatio præd. in omnibus affirmentur, ac in omni suo Robore stent & Effectu, dictis Causis superius pro Errore assign. in aliquo non (fn. 2) obstant.; & quod præd. Georgius Browne in Curia Scaccarii dictæ Dominæ Reginæ habeat inde Exccutionem suam versus prædictos Prænobilem Elizabetham Ducissam Dotissam Hamilton et Brandon, Thomam Orby Ar. Dominam Charlottam Ux. ejus, Joh'em Elrington Ar. Thomam Woosey, Ed'r'm Helsall, Thomam Fazakerley, Henricum Harker, Margarettam Carfoot Vid. Thomam Charles, Carolum Brookes, Will'um Balshaw Jun. Will'm Ramford, Thomam Parke, Thomam Plumbe, Joh'em Poole, Ric'um Forniby Gen. Joh'em Amdoe, Ric'um Band, Joh'em Norris, Thomam Dobb, Will'm Wharton, Ric'um Charnley, Joh'em Rymer, Janam Rymer, Ed'r'um Litherland, Margarettam Aspinwall Vid. Franc'um Farrar, Thomam Heys, Will'um Blundell, Ric'um Watkinson Junior. Jacobum Watkinson, Ric'um Moore, Thomam Fazakerley, Henricum Aspinwall, Jacobum Pye, Thomam Kirkby, Petrum Hodgson, Thomam Pemberton, Henricum Harker, Thomam Kenyon, Ed'r'm Jumpe, Joh'em Fazakerley, Will'm Bent, Annam Browne Vid. Ric'um Sutton, Thomam Wharton, Joh'em Rymer, Thomam Aspinwall, Ed'r'm Amdoe, Ric'um Arnold, Laurent. Forniby, Ric'um Harrison, Thomam Rymer, Thomam Forniby, Joh'em Sutton, Gregor'm Norris, Will'm Browne, Katherinam Rymer Vid. Annam Sutton Vid. Jenettam Rymer Vid. Janam Wharton Vid. Joh'em Kenyon, Jacobum Kenyon, Henricum Simpkin, Ric'um Williamson, Ric'um Rothwell, Ric'um Hallsall, Joh'em Pemberton, Samuelem Pye, Henricum Bellion, Henricum Parke, Jennettam Fazakerley Spin. Ed'r'm Higuett, Will'm Westhead, Joh'em Simpkin, Thomam Hesketh, Jacobum Hesketh, Annam Dickenson Vid. Joh'em Moore, Thomam Holland, Georgium Shaw Senior. Jacohum Jumpe, Hugon. Johnson, Will'm Johnson, Nich'm Rymer, Thomam Rymer Junior. Petrum Rymer, Jacobum Rymer, Thomam Norris, Will'm Dew, Will'm Rymer Dowse, Joh'em Rymer, Kat'inam Norris Vid. Thomam Browne, Ric'um Rymer Parke, Nich'm Suimer, Thomam Blovin, Nich'm Weedow, Ric'um Norris, Ric'um Dow, Gilbertum Norris, Joh'em Segar, Jacobum Sefton, Jacobum Fazakerley, Rob'tum Mawdesley, Nathaniel. Brownell Cleric. Ed'r'm Pilkington Cleric. Jacobum Carfoot, Will'm Richardson, et Jacobum Pye, juxta Formam & Effectum Judic. præd. & præd. Judic. Affirmation. Judic. illius; ac superinde Record. & Process. præd. Cur. dictæ Dominæ Reginæ hic Parliament. præd. per eandem Curiam Parliamenti præd. Cur. Scaccarii dictæ Dominæ Reginæ remittuntur, &c."
"Postmodumque, scilicet, Die Lunæ, Septimo Die Junii, Anno Regni dictæ Dominæ Reginæ nunc Decimo Tertio, visis & per Curiam Parliamenti præd. diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam Record. et Process. præd. ac Judic. super eisdem reddit. quam præd. Causis pro Errore assignat. & allegat. videtur Cur. Parliamenti præd. nunc hic, quod Record. ill. in nullo vitiosum aut defectivum existit, ac quod in Record. et Process. præ. in nullo est Erratum: Ideo consideratum est per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod Judic. præd. et Affirmatio præd. in omnibus affirmentur, ac in omni suo Robore stent et Effectu, dictis Causis superius pro Error. assignat. in aliquo non obstan.; et quod præd. Georgius Browne in Cur. Scaccarii dictæ Dominæ Reginæ habeat inde Executionem suam versus prædictos Prænobilem Elizabetham Ducissam Dotissam Hamilton & Brandon, Thomam Orby Ar. et Dominam Charlottam Ux. ejus, Joh'em Elrington Ar. Ed'rum Gaskell, Daniel. Jackson Will'm Oakes, Janam Smith, Ric'um Rathbone, Joh'em Rathbone, Franciscum Millington, Will'm Lowe, Joh'em Beaman, Joh'em Thozley, Joshuam Whitaker, Georgium Lowe, Thomam Millet, Thomam Harrop, Will'm Rathbone, Will'm Ridgway, Joh'em Smith, Joh'em Humpson, Petrum Leigh Clericum, Joh'em Lowe, Joh'em Mosses, Mariam Maycocke Viduam, Rand'um Pointon, Leonardum Watson, Rad'um Tompkin, Ric'um Harrison, Thomam Richardson, Joh'em Fletcher, Elizabetham Richardson Viduam, Carolum Gregory, Will'um Gill, Annam Dawson Viduam, Thomam Brundrite, Thomam Boden, Mariam Anderton, Thomam Lowe, Ric'um Foden, Joh'em Henshall, Will'm Stennier, Saram Kelsall, Thomam Askue, Ric'um Mottershead, Josephum Mottershead, Will'm Anderton, Jonath. Goodyer, Joh'em Walker, Joh'em Feirnley, Jacob. Simpson, Joh'em Simpson, Joh'em Hammond Clericum, Ric'um Falkner, Ed'r'um Fifton, Thomam Fitton, Will'um Gaskell, Joh'em Mollard, Josephum Curbishley, Georgium Wardle, Henshaw Stubbs, Will'm Robinson, Daniel. Tost, Carolum Walker, Joh'em Pass, Thomam Sydebotham, Joh'em Stubbs, Mariam Charlesworth, Will'm Moreton, Mariam Mollard Viduam, Jonathan. Blagg, Franc'um Hall, Laurentium Pass, Joh'em Rossell, Will'm Adghead, Rad'um Clayton, Will'm Gee, Rob'tum Bagnley, Joh'em Duncalfe, Ed'r'm Cooper, Thomam Shrigley, Josephum Beaman, Georgium Whitaker, Jonathan. Arrowsmith, Benjamin. Broadhurst, Jacobum Walker, Will'm Ford, Jacobum Walker, Mariam Mosse, Joh'em Swayne, Saram Casey, Ed'r'um Deakin, Ed'r'um Dawson, Joh'em Plant, Samuel. Booth, Rob'tum Bourg, Will'm Booth, Sampson Bradbury, Thomam Leah, Will'm Deane, Joh'em Shawe, Joseph. Ewden, Jacobum Horderne, Aliciam Bradetook, Petrum Smith, Petrum Mynshull Ar. Ric'um Vernon Gen. Joh'em Acton, Phillippum Acton, Mariam Wilson, Viduam, Ed'r'um Jackson, Rand'um Walton, Laurentium Johnson, et Mariam Cleaton Viduam, juxta Formam et Effectum Judic. præd. et præd. Judic. Affirmation. Judicii illius; ac superinde Record. et Process. præd. Cur. dictæ Dominæ Reginæ hic Parliament. præd. per eandem Cur. Parliament. præd. Cur. Scaccarii dictæ Dominæ Reginæ remittuntur, &c."
Tittenfor and Butt-lane, Highways Staff. Bill.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and amending the Highways between the Town or Village of Tittensor, and the most Northern Part of Talke on the Hill, in But-lane, in the County of Stafford."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holdford and Mr. Lovebond:
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Sir Rob. Home versus Sir Pat. Home.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Sir Robert Home is Appellant, and Sir Patrick Home Respondent:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant June, at Eleven a Clock.
Schism to prevent the Growth of Bill:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the Growth of Schism, and for the further Security of the Church of England as by Law established."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.
Foreign Reformed Churches in England, Petition for a Clause in it.
Then a Petition of the Foreign Reformed Churches in England, first allowed and established in the Reign of King Edward the VIth, and confirmed in the succeeding Reigns for above 160 Years past, was presented to the House, and read; praying, "That, they having a Clause in their Favour in the Act of Uniformity, there may likewise be a Proviso in the Bill abovementioned, that the Penalties therein shall not extend to them."
Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of the whole House to whom the said Bill is committed; and that they receive a Clause in Favour of the Petitioners, and other Foreigners of the Reformed Churches.
Ordered, That this House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Wednesday next, at One a Clock.
Tobacco Trade, Bill.
Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the Tobacco Trade," be read a Second Time on Thursday next; and that some of the Commissioners of the Customs do then attend this House.
Causes put off.
Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Grace and Rachel Douglas are Appellants, and James More is Respondent, be put off to Thursday next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, nonum diem instantis Junii, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.
22 die Junii, 1715,
Examined hitherto by us,