House of Lords Journal Volume 17
12 February 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 12 February 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 33-34. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14513 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 12 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigron.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset. P.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
March. Normanby.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Puresoy's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell certain Lands, Tithes, and Tenements, for the Payment of the Debts of Francis Puresoy Esquire, deceased."

Hunt's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Trustees of James Hunt Esquire, deceased, to sell Timber, for the Payment of his Debts and Legacies."

Message from H. C. for a Free Conference on the Bill for Attainder of the pretended Prince of Wales.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Holland and others:

To desire a Free Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference, upon the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Attainder of the pretended Prince of Wales, of High Treason."

To which the House agreed.

Then the Commons were called in, and told, "That the Lords agree to a Free Conference, as desired; and appoint it presently, in the Painted Chamber."

Conference reported.

The Commons being come to the Free Conference; the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Free Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Lords had attended the Free Conference; and gave an Account of what was offered by the Managers on both Sides."

Lords do not adhere to their Amendments to the Bill:

Upon Consideration whereof;

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall insist on their Amendments to the said Bill?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

To acquaint them, "That the Lords do not insist on their Amendments made to the Bill, intituled, An Act for the Attainder of the pretended Prince of Wales, of High Treason."

Attainder, of Mary, Wife of late K. James 2d, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to attaint Mary, late Wife of the late King James, of High Treason."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Tuesday next, at Eleven a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Thwaites versus Deye.

Whereas this Day was appointed for Josiah Thwaits, an Infant, to put in his Answer to the Petition of John Deye and his Wife; and it being moved, "That he may have longer Time for answering thereunto, his Mother and Guardian being sick and out of Town:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Josiah Thwaites shall and he is hereby required peremptorily to answer to the said Petition, on Monday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Naval Stores from Russia, Account of Importation of.

The Commissioners of the Customs, attending at the Door, were called in; and, at the Bar, delivered Four several Papers, intituled, as follow; (videlicet,)

1. "Return of the Commissioners of the Customs to the House of Lords, with Accounts of Naval Stores from Russia."

2. "An Account of Naval Stores imported from Russia into the Out Ports, from Christmas 1699, to Christmas 1701."

"3. An Account of Naval Stores imported from Russia, from Christmas 1699, to Christmas 1701."

4. "An Account of Naval Stores imported from Russia into the Port of London, from Christmas 1700, to Christmas 1701."

Exports and Imports, Account of.

Also the Inspector General of the Customs, attending at the Door, was called in; and, at the Bar, delivered a Book, intituled, "The Inspector General's Account of Imports and Exports."

E. of Orrery's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Lionel Earl of Orrery, in the Kingdom of Ireland, by Sale of certain Lands and Tenements, to raise Money, for Payment of his Debts; and settle other Lands to the Uses and Purposes in this Act mentioned."

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 Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

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

Sir W. Meredith, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir William Meredith Baronet, on the Behalf of himself and of Amos Meredith his only Son, and Five Daughters, all Infants; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of his Estate in Ashley, in the County of Chester; having, in Lieu thereof, settled an Estate of greater Value, and more for the Advantage of his Children.

It is therefore ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Goring versus Bishop.

Whereas Monday next was appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Sir Henry Goring is Appellant, and Sir Cecil Bishop Respondent; the said Sir Henry Goring being sick:

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 Friday the Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ jam prox. futur. (videlicet,) decimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.