Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 20, 1714-1717. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Mercurii, 25 Aprilis.
Sunderland, Leave for a Bill.
The Report of the Judges, to whom the Petition of Peter Sunderland Esquire, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to sell Part of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts, was referred, was (according to Order) read.
Popping & al. to be brought to the Bar.
Whereas Yesterday was appointed, for Sarah Popping, and John Pemberton and Edmund Curll, Booksellers, to be brought to the Bar of this House, in order to be examined touching the printed Paper, intituled, "An Account of the Trial of the Earl of Winton," on account whereof the said Persons are now in Custody:
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons who have acted in Defence of His Majesty's Person and Government, and for the Preservation of the public Peace of this Kingdom, in and about the Time of the late unnatural Rebellion, from vexatious Suits and Prosecutions."
Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return the Bill for the Prince of Wales to take the Oaths as Chancellor of Dublin.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable his Royal Highness George Prince of Wales to qualify himself in Great Britain for the legal Enjoyment of the Office of Chancellor of the University of Dublin, in the Kingdom of Ireland;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to revive and continue an Act of the Eighth and Ninth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William, for Repair of the Piers of Bridlington, alias Burlington, in the East Riding of the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.