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 Jovis, 2 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Lieut. of The Tower to bring the Six Lords to the Bar in Westminster Hall.
Whereas, by Order of this House Yesterday, Thursday the Ninth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock, is appointed for giving Judgement, in Westminster Hall, upon James Earl of Darwentwater, William Lord Widdrington, William Earl of Nithisdaill, Robert Earl of Carnwath, William Viscount Kenmure, and William Lord Nairne, who stand convicted before this House of High Treason:
It is Ordered, That the Lieutenant of The Tower of London do bring to the Bar of this House, in Westminster Hall, at the Time before appointed, the said several Lords abovenamed, in order to their having Judgement pronounced upon them for their said Crime; and that Notice be forthwith given them of this Order.
To the Constable of His Majesty's Tower of London; or, in his Absence, to the Lieutenant or Deputy Lieutenant of the same.
E. Mar & al. Attainder, Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to attaint John Earl of Mar, William Murray Esquire commonly called Marquis of Tullibardine, James Earl of Linlithgow, and James Drummond Esquire commonly called Lord Drummond, of High Treason."
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 Sir Thomas Gery and Mr. Rogers:
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
E. Derby, Leave to visit L. Nairne.
Upon reading the Petition of William Lord Nairne; praying, "In regard he wants the Advice of his Friends, that the Right Honourable the Earl of Derby may have Access to the Petitioner, at such Time, and in such Manner, as to this House shall seem meet:"
It is Ordered, That the Earl of Derby may have Access to the Petitioner.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, quartum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.