House of Lords Journal Volume 17
3 March 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 3 March 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 54-55. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14526 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Martis, 3 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

PRAYERS.

Dent versus Sir. W. Buck et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Dent Doctor in Divinity, Complainant, against Sir William Buck Baronet, William Walker, alias Walcot, Edward Kitchen, Thomas Jervase, John Young, Thomas Sheppard, Joseph Smith, Richard Clifton, John Rawlingson, John Garland, Timothy Lacy, Richard Rastall, and John Eagle, Defendants, from a Dismission of the Petitioner's Bill in the Court of Exchequer Chamber, made and pronounced the One and Twentieth of February One Thousand Seven Hundred, and affirmed upon a Re-hearing on the Sixth Day of December last; and praying "the same may be set aside and reversed; and that he may have Tithes in Kind decreed, as well of Hanby, as of Grange Leas; and that the Defendants abovementioned may answer to this Appeal; and that, in the mean Time, Proceedings may be stayed; and that the Service of the Respondents Clerk in the Exchequer may be good Service:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir William Buck, William Walker, Edward Kitchen, Thomas Jervase, John Young, Thomas Sheppard, Joseph Smith, Richard Clifton, John Rawlinson, John Garland, Timothy Lacy, Richard Rastall, and John Eagle, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answers thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the Tenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Service of this Order upon the Respondents Clerk in the Exchequer shall be good Service; and, in the mean Time, all Proceedings shall be stayed in the Court below.

Barnwell Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Abraham Barnewell and Mary his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for disposing of some Part of their Estate, to pay his Debts, and Sisters Portions:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Puresoy's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell certain Lands, Tithes, and Tenements, for the Payment of the Debts of Francis Purefoy Esquire, deceased," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Ld. North & Grey takes the Oaths.

The Lord North and Grey took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute; and signed the Association.

Bennaurd et al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Stephen Benaurd, John Gerrard, and others."

Marston's Charity Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and settling of divers Charities, given by the last Will of Job Marston Gentleman, deceased."

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 Doctor Edisbury:

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

Vaslet, Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Lewis Vaslet; praying Leave to be naturalized:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to be added to the Bill now depending in this House.

Apothecaries to exempt from Parish Offices, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reviving the Act, intituled, An Act for exempting Apothecaries from serving the Offices of Constable, Scavenger, and other Parish and Ward Offices, and from serving upon Juries."

Samuel Thompson, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Samuel Thompson Knight, William Thompson his Son and Heir Apparent, and Samuel, Robert, and Thomas, Sons of the said Sir Samuel; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest an Estate in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts, and Advantage of his Children:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Ld. Mayor, &c. of London, a Bill to build Gresham College.

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor, Commonalty, and Citizens, of the City of London, the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of the Mercers of the City of London, and the Lecturers of Gresham Colledge, in the said City; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to empower the City and Company to pull down the present Building called Gresham Colledge, and to make such Building for the Lecturers as is agreed upon, which will be more convenient; and for the better Performance of the Charities given by Sir Thomas Gresham's Will:

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

Ld. Raby versus Wentworth.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause now depending in this House, wherein the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Raby is Appellant, and Thomas Wentworth Respondent, on Tuesday the Tenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Protestation against the Bill for settling the Succession, Debate about.

The Order being read, for taking into Consideration the Protestation entered the Four and Twentieth of February last:

The First Reason in the Protestation was read.

After Debate;

It was proposed, "That the First Reason in the Protestation be expunged."

After further Debate;

First Reason in it to be expunged.

The Question was put, "Whether the First Reason in the Protestation shall be expunged?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Second Reason was read.

And, after Debate, the House agreed, that the same do stand.

Then the Third Reason was read.

And, after Debate,

It was proposed, "To adjourn the further Consideration thereof till To-morrow."

Then the Question was put, "Whether this Debate shall be adjourned till To-morrow?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That this Debate shall be resumed Tomorrow, at Twelve a Clock.

Freeholders to keep Arms, Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Security of His Majesty's Government, and the Liberties and Properties of His Subjects, by allowing Freeholders and others to keep Musquets, and exercise themselves in shooting," shall be read To-morrow, at One a Clock; and all the Lords summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, quartum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ.