House of Lords Journal Volume 17
20 February 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 20 February 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 40-41. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14517 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 20 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey.
Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

L. Hereford takes the Oaths.

This Day Price Lord Viscount Hereford took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers that shall mutiny or desert in England or Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers that shall mutiny or desert in England or Ireland."

Wharton versus Tily.

Upon reading the Petition of William Wharton Esquire and Eunice his Wife, Respondents to the Appeal of Sir Joseph Tily and Dame Deborah his Wife; shewing, "That he was served with an Order of this House Yesterday, for hearing of his Cause on Tuesday next; and he, having been lately sick, cannot in so short a Time be ready, or instruct his Counsel; and praying a further Day may be appointed for hearing of the said Cause, and that the Lord Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench do attend at the Hearing thereof:"

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 Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that all the Judges of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench do then attend.

Attainder of Mary, Wife of late K. James II. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to attaint Mary, late Wife of the late King James, of High Treason."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against it:

"Dissentientibus:

"Because there was no Proof of the Allegations in the Bill so much as offered before the passing of it, which is a Precedent that may be of dangerous Consequence.

"Winchilsea.
Bradford.
Northampton.
Weymoutr.
Jeffreys.
Guilford.
Dartmouth.
De Longueville.
North & Grey.
Craven.
Scarsdale.
Feversham.
H. London.
Plimouth.
Stawell."

Message to H. C. with the Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Francklin and Mr. Rogers:

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

Message from H.C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Hedges and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Security of His Majesty's Person, and the Succession of the Crown in the Protestant Line; and for extinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all other Pretenders, and their open and secret Abettors;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Succession of the Crown, to settle, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the further Security of His Majesty's Person, and the Succession of the Crown in the Protestant Line; and for extinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all other Pretenders, and their open and secret Abettors."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

St. Leger & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Thomas St. Leger and others."

Tempest's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest several Lands and Tenements, in the County of York, in Trustees, to be sold, for the raising of a Portion for Henrietta Tempest, an Infant."

Suffolk Place, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Improvement of Suffolke Place, in the Borough of Southwarke, in the County of Surrey."

Manor of Culmstock, Dean and Chapter of Exeter, Bill for.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St. Peter in Exeter, and their Farmers and Tenants, to make Leases of and in the Manor of Culmstock, in the County of Devon."

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, vicesimum primum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.