House of Lords Journal Volume 27
April 1751, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: April 1751, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 525-531. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114323 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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April 1751, 1-10

DIE Lunæ, 1o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Oxon
Epus. Wigorn
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus Litch & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
March Lothian.
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Leven.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford
Comes Oxford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Bath.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds. Vere.

PRAYERS.

Phipps against E of Anglesey & al.

The Answer of Charles Coote, by his Mother and Guardian, to the Appeal of Constantine Phipps Esquire, was brought in.

Crickley Hill Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Berkeley and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Gloucester, to Frogg Mill, and through the Towns of Northleach, Burford, and Witrey, and Parishes of Handborough and Bladen, to Campsfield, in the Parish of Kidlington, in the County of Oxford, and also the Road from Witney, through Ensham, Cumner, and Botley, to the City of Oxford," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Oxfordshire Roads, Bill:

The Earl of Oxford reported from the Lords Com mittees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and amending the several Roads leading from Woodstock, through Kiddington and Enstone, to Rollright Lane, and from Enslow Bridge to Kiddington aforesaid, in the County of Oxford, and for making the said Act more effectual," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Manchester Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Crosford Bridge, through the Townships of Stretford and Hulme, to the Town of Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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

D. Somerset.
M Lothian.
E Shaftesbury.
E Litchfield
E Warrington.
E. Morton.
E. Moray.
E Leven.
E. Marchmont.
E Hyndford.
E Oxford.
E Macclesfield.
E. Bath.
E Fitzwilliam
L Vis Fauconberg
L Abp Cant.
L B Durham.
L. B. Gloucester.
L B. Oxford.
L B Carlisle
L B St Asaph.
L. B Bristol.
L Willoughby Par.
L Strange.
L Ward
L Cornwallis.
L Onslow.
L Raymond.
L Ilchester.
L. Vere.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Brandon and Waveney Rivers navigable, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners, to put in Execution an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, for making navigable the Rivers commonly called Brandon and Waveney, so far as the same relates to the Navigation of the River commonly called The Lesser Ouze, from Thetford to Brandon, and from Brandon to a Place called The White House, near Brandon Ferry, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Wilson to take the Name of Fenwick, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Fenwick, lately called John Wilson, and the Heirs Male of his Body, to take the Name, and bear the Arms, of Fenwick only, pursuant to the Wills of Robert Fenwick and Nicholas Fenwick"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Foulis against Dodswell & al

After hearing Counsel, as well on Friday last as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of the Reverend John Foulis Clerk, lately One of the Ministers of the New or English Chapel in Edinburgh, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 10th of November 1747, as also of another Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 20th of the same Month, whereby they adhered to their former Interlocutor, made on the Behalf of Richard Dodswell, John Vicarage, Patrick Wedderburn, Hugh Crawfurd, Mansfield Cardonald, Christopher Rhodes, and Richard Swanston, Vestrymen and Managers of the said New Chapel, and praying, "That the said Interlocutors might be reversed or varied, or such other Relief given the Appellant as to this House should seem just" As also upon the Answer of the said Richard Dodswell and others put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause.

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House, and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Phipps against E Anglesey & al

Upon reading the Petition of Constantine Phipps Esquire, praying, "In regard the Infant Son of Charles Coote Esquire, One of the Respondents to the Petitioner's Appeal, who is dead, has put in his Answer by his Mother and Guardian, pursuant to the Order of this House, that a Day may be appointed, for hearing this Cause"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Lord Dalmenie, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of John Primrose Esquire, commonly called Lord Dalmenie, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Primrose Esquire, commonly called Lord Dalmenie, to secure a Jointure to Mary Countess of Roseberry his Mother, and make Provisions for his Brother and Sister, out of the entailed Estate late of Sir Archibald Primrose Knight, deceased."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, secundum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 2o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Epus Roffen
Epus Wigorn
Epus Cicestriens
Epus Bath & Wells.
Epus Lincoln
Epus Carliol
Epus Norwic.
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux St Alban.
Dux Newcastle
Dux Portland.
Comes Northampton
Comes Cardigan
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Warrington.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Morton.
Comes Leven.
Comes Marchmont
Comes Hyndford
Comes Bristol
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fitzwilliam
Comes Egremont
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds Onslow.
Ds Ducie.
Ds Ilchester.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Vere.

PRAYERS.

Manchester Road, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Crosford Bridge, through the Townships of Stretford and Hulme, to the Town of Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Wilson to take the Name of Fenwick, Bill.

His Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Fenwick, lately called John Wilson, and the Heirs Male of his Body, to take the Name and bear the Arms of Fenwick only, pursuant to the Wills of Robert Fenwick and Nicholas Fenwick," was committed.

Brandon and Waveney Rivers navigable, Bill

The Lord Cornwallis made the same Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners, to put in Execution an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, for making navigable the Rivers commonly called Brandon and Waveney, so far as the same relates to the Navigation of the River commonly called The Lesser Ouze, from Thetford to Brandon, and from Brandon to a Place called The White House, near Brandon Ferry, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk," was committed.

E and Countess of Powis, to exhibit a Petition for a Bill

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Arthur Earl of Powis and Barbara Countess of Powis his Wife, setting forth, "That, upon the late Marriage of the Petitioners, the said Earl did intend to apply to Parliament, to enable him to make a Settlement, pursuant to Articles entered into before the said Marriage, which took up longer Time than was expected," and praying, "That Leave may be given to exhibit a Petition for a Bill for that Purpose"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to exhibit a Petition, as desired.

Petition referred to Judges

Accordingly, a Petition of the said Henry Arthur Earl of Powis and Barbara Countess of Powis his Wife, an Infant, only Daughter and Heir of the Right Honourable Edward Herbert, commonly called Lord Edward Herbert, deceased, who was Youngest Son of the most Honourable William late Marquis of Powis, deceased, and Younger Brother of the most Honourable William the last Marquis of Powis, also deceased, who was Eldest Son and Heir of the First named William Marquis of Powis, and Uncle of the said Barbara Countess of Powis, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for carrying certain Articles of Agreement, for settling a Jointure on the Petitioner Barbara, into Execution, and rendering the same effectual for the Purposes thereby intended.

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench and the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, with the usual Directions, according to the Standing Order.

Crickley Hill Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Gloucester, to Frogg Mill, and through the Towns of Northleach, Burford, and Witney, and Parishes of Handborough and Balden, to Campsfield, in the Parish of Kidlington, in the County of Oxford, and also the Road from Witney, through Ensham, Cumner, and Botley, to the City of Oxford."

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

L. President.
D. Somerset.
D. Portland.
E. Northampton.
E. Cardigan
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Warrington.
E. Poulet.
E Morton.
E. Leven
E Marchmont.
E. Hyndford.
E Bristol
E. Macclesfield.
E. Waldegrave.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E Egremont
L. Vis. Fauconberg.
L. Vis. Folkestone.
L B. Rochester.
L B Worcester.
L B Lincoln.
L B Carlisle
L B Litch & Cov.
L B. Bristol.
L Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cornwallis.
L Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Ducie.
L. Ilchester.
L Fdgecumbe.
L. Feversham
L. Vere.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Oxfordshire Roads, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and amending the several Roads leading from Woodstock, through Kiddington and Enstone, to Rollright Lane, and from Enslow Bridge to Kiddington aforesaid, in the County of Oxford, and for making the said Act more effectual."

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. Montagu and Mr Lane

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

Blois, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Ralph Blois Clerk and others, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the undivided Morety of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Leicester, Strafford, and Derby, devised by the Will of Sarah Frowde Widow, deceased, in Ralph Blois Clerk, in Fee Simple, and for settling an entire Estate, in the County of Suffolk, of greater Value, to the Uses limited by the same Will."

Prowse, Leave for a Bill

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Prowse Esquire, for and on the Behalf of himself and of Thomas Horner an Infant, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Guardian or Guardians of Thomas Horner Esquire, an Infant, for the Time being, to make Leases and Copyhold Grants of his Estates in the County of Somerset, during his Minority, according to the Usage and Custom of the Country, and for other Purposes therein mentioned"

L Dalmenie's Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Primrose Esquire, commonly called Lord Dalmenie, to secure a Jointure to Mary Countess of Roseberry his Mother, and make Provisions for his Brother and Sister, out of the entailed Estate late of Sir Archibald Primrose Knight, deceased"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Wednesday the 17th Day of this Instant April; and to adjourn as they please.

South Sea Stock Interest reducing, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Fane and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for reducing the Interest upon the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company, from the Time, and upon the Terms, therein mentioned, and for preventing of Frauds committed by the Officers and Servants of the said Company," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Haughton to take the Name of Langston, Bill

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Belchier and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling James Langston, formerly called James Haughton, and his Heirs, to use the Surname, and bear the Family Arms, of Langston, pursuant to the Will of James Langston, his Uncle, deceased," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Two last mentioned Bills were severally read the First Time.

Trials by Jury better regulating, Bill

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of Trials by Jury."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto, which he would be ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same"

Ordered, That the said Report be received Tomorrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 3o Aprilis

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C. P S.
Dux Argyll
Dux Portland
Comes Northampton.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Leven
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford
Comes Oxford
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds Willoughby Par
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward.
Ds Hay
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Onslow
Ds Romney
Ds. Ducie
Ds Ilchester
Ds. Edgecumbe.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H C to return E Cowper's Bill,

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Colleton and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for charging divers Houses, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the City of London and County of Hertford, Part of the settled Estate of William Earl Cowper, with raising Money, towards defraying the Expences of re-building the said Houses in London, burnt down and destroyed by Fire," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Dutchess Dowager of Argyll's Bill,

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Mackenzie and others,

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the most Noble Jane Dutchess Dowager of Argyll and Greenwich to grant Leases of the Ground, and Repairing Leases of the Houses and Buildings, in the County of Middlesex, mentioned in the Will of John late Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, deceased," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Pleydell's Bill

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Lyster and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate late of Edmund Pleydell Esquire, in Gloucestershire, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the Uses of his Will," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Horner's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Guardian or Guardians of Thomas Horner Esquire, an Insant, for the Time being, to make Leases and Copyhold Grants of his Estates, in the County of Somerset, during his Minority, according to the Usage and Custom of the Country, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

L. Privy Seal.
D. Argyll
D. Portland.
E Northampton.
E. Carlisle.
E Shaftesbury
E. Warrington.
E. Rothes.
E Leven.
E. Marchmont.
E Hyndford.
E Oxford
E. Macclesfield.
E Leicester
E Fitzwilliam.
E Egremont.
L. Vis Fauconberg.
L B Rochester.
L. B Oxford.
L. B. Chichester.
L B Bath & Wells
L B Litch & Cov
L. B. Bristol.
L Willoughby Par.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L Hay
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Romney.
L Ducie.
L. Ilchester.
L. Edgecumbe.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 18th Day of this Instant April, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Blois Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Undivided Moiety of divers Lards and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Leicester, Stafford, and Derby, devised by the Will of Sarah Frowde Widow, deceased, in Ralph Blois Clerk, in Fee Simple, and for settling an entire Estate, in the County of Suffolk, of greater Value, to the Uses limited by the same Will."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Crickley Hill Road, Bill

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Gloucester, to Frogg Mill, and through the Towns of Northleach, Burford, and Witney, and Parishes of Handborough and Bladen, to Campsfield, in the Parish of Kidlington, in the County of Oxford, and also the Road from Witney, through Ensham, Cumner, and Botley, to the City of Oxford," was committed. That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Islington Church rebuilding, Bill

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Cooke and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of Saint Mary Islington, in the County of Middlesex, to re-build the Church of the said Parish," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Brandon and Waveney Rivers navigable, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners, to put in Execution an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, for making navigable the Rivers commonly called Brandon and Waveney, so far as the same relates to the Navigation of the River commonly The Lesser Ouze, from Thetford to Brandon, and from Brandon to a Place called The White House, near Brandon Ferry, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Manchester Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Crosford Bridge, through the Townships of Stretford and Hulme, to the Town of Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wilson to take the Name of Fenwick, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Fenwick, lately called John Wilson, and the Heirs Male of his Body, to take the Name and bear the Arms of Fenwick only, pursuant to the Wills of Robert Fenwick and Nicholas Fenwick."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H C that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally sent to the House of Commons, by Mr Montagu and Mr Lane

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Three last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Haughton to take the Name of Langston, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling James Langston, formerly called James Haughton, and his Heirs, to use the Surname, and bear the Family Arms, of Langston, pursuant to the Will of James Langston, his Uncle, deceased."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

S Sea Stock Interest reducing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reducing the Interest upon the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company, from the Time, and upon the Terms, therein mentioned, and for preventing of Frauds committed by the Officers and Servants of the said Company."

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

Bulstrode, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Edward Bulstrode Esquire and his Wife, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Partition of the Estate late of George Gardner Esquire, deceased, and for settling and disposing of the Lands belonging to Edward Bulstrode Esquire, upon the said Partition, for discharging Encumbrances, and for a Provision for himself and his Wife and Children, pursuant to his Marriage Settlement."

Moyle & al Leave for a Bill

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Moyle Esquire, his Wife, and others, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Messuage and Lands in Suffolk, Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Moyle Esquire, in Trustees, in Trust, to sell the same, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose, and for applying the Money arising by such Sale, towards the Purchase of another Estate, of greater Value, to be settled to the like Uses."

Trials by Jury better regulating, Bill

The Lord Willoughby of Parham (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of Trials by Jury," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

And the same, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Mainwaring Ellerker's Bill.

His Lordship also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the effectual securing of a Jointure, by Way of Rent Charge, for Barbara Mainwaring Ellerker, Wife of Eaton Mainwaring Ellerker Esquire, and raising Portions for their Younger Children, pursuant to an Agreement contained in their Marriage Settlement; and for confirming and establishing the Surname of Fllerker, and the Coat of Arms of the Ellerkers of Risby, in the County of York, and the Crest granted by King Henry the Eighth to the said Eaton Mainwaring Ellerker and his Issue," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, quartum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 4o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus Cicestriens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Leven.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Egremont.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

E of Coventry takes his Seat

George William Earl of Coventry sat first in Parliament, after the Death of his Father William Earl of Coventry, having, at the Table, taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Bulstrode's Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Partition of the Estate late of George Gardner Esquire, deceased, and for settling and disposing of the Lands belonging to Edward Blustrode Esquire, upon the said Partition, for discharging Fncumbrances, and for a Provision for himself and his Wife and Children, pursuant to his Marriage Settlement."

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

D. Gordon.
D. Argyll.
E. Lincoln.
E Shaftesbury.
E. Warrington.
E. Coventry.
E. Morton.
E. Moray.
E. Leven.
E. Marchmont.
E. Egremont.
L. Vis. Fauconberg.
L. Abp. Cant.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B. Chichester.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. B. St Davids.
L B. Carlisle.
L B. St. Asaph.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L B Bristol.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Strange.
L Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday the 19th Day of this Instant April, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Moyle's Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Messuage and Lands in Suffolk, Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Moyle Esquire, in Trustees, in Trust, to sell the same, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose, and for applying the Money arising by such Sale towards the Purchase of another Estate, of greater Value, to be settled to the like Uses."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Islington Church, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of Saint Mary Islington, in the County of Middlesex, to re-build the Church of the said Parish."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Committee.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same Place, on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess.

Mainwaring Ellerker's Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the effectual securing of a Jointure, by Way of Rent Charge, for Barbara Mainwaring Ellerker, Wife of Eaton Mainwaring Ellerker Esquire, and raising Portions for their Younger Children, pursuant to an Agreement contained in their Marriage Settlement, and for confirming and establishing the Surname of Ellerker, and the Coat of Arms of the Ellerkers of Risby, in the County of York, and the Crest granted by King Henry the Eighth to the said Eaton Mainwaring Ellerker and his Issue."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr Montagu and Mr. Lane.

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Crickley Hill, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road, from the Top of Crickley Hill, in the County of Gloucester, to Frogg Mill, and through the Towns of Northleach, Burford, and Witney, and Parishes of Handborough and Bladen, to Campsfield, in the Parish of Kidlington, in the County of Oxford, and also the Road from Witney, through Ensham, Cumner, and Botley, to the City of Oxford."

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 the former Messengers.

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

Trials by Jury better regulating, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of Trials by Jury."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C with Amendments to it

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the same Messengers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, with some Amendments, whereunto their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

S Sea Stock Interest reducing, Bill

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reducing the Interest upon the Capital Stock of the South Sea Company, from the Time, and upon the Terms, therein mentioned, and for preventing of Frauds committed by the Officers and Servants of the said Company."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bathurst reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Haughton to take the Name of Langston, Bill

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling James Langston, formerly called James Haughton, and his Heirs, to use the Surname, and bear the Family Arms, of Langston, pursuant to the Will of James Langston his Uncle deceased," was committed That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum septimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.