House of Lords Journal Volume 17
10 March 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 10 March 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 65-66. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14533 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Martis, 10 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Southampton.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day, William Earl of Derby, Thomas Earl of Sussex, and Charles Lord Fitzwalter, took the Oaths to Her Majesty, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

Rose's Bill.

The Lord Jeffreys reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Title of Thomas Rose Gentleman to Lands called Rempstone; and for Sale of Lands called Carrants Court, in the County of Dorset, for Payment of the Debts of William Rose Gentleman; and for settling the Manor of Chedder, in the County of Somerset, and the Overplus of the said Sale, on Mary Rose, an Infant Daughter of the said William, in Lieu of Three Thousand Pounds Portion for the said Infant," 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.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act made in the Eighth Year of His Majesty's Reign, for better preventing the counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Coin, to prevent counterfeiting, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act made in the Eighth Year of His Majesty's Reign, for better preventing the counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom."

Queen's Answer to Address:

The Lord Keeper reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address Yesterday; (videlicet,)

"My Lords,

"It is with great Satisfaction that I receive the Assurances you give Me in your Address.

"My Endeavours shall always be very sincere, to promote the true Interest of England, and support Our common Cause."

Address and Answer to be printed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address of this House, presented to Her Majesty Yesterday, and Her Majesty's most gracious Answer thereunto, shall be forthwith printed and published.

Wentworth versus Countess of Winchilsea.

Whereas this Day was appointed for the Countess of Winchilsea and others to answer to the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Wentworth; the House being moved, "That a further Time might be allowed for doing thereof, their Writings being in Yorkshire:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Countess of Winchilsea and others, Respondents, have hereby Time allowed them for answering to the said Appeal, until Tuesday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Pusin & al. Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the several Petitions of Henry Pusin, Phillip Rose, and others; praying to be naturalized:

It is ORDERED, That the Petitioners shall be added to a Bill of Naturalization, as desired.

Lister, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Lister Esquire, and Frances Pate Lister his Wife, only Child and Heir of Sir Thomas Smith Baronet, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of an Estate in Cheshire, for Payment of the Debts of the said Sir Thomas Smith, and to lay out the Surplus of the Money in the Purchase of another Estate in Leicestershire:

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

Windham's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Rebecca Windham to sell and dispose of an Estate, late Sarah Verdon's, in the County of Norfolke."

Whitchurch, for Sale of Lands in, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in the Parish of Whitchurch, in the County of Chester, in Trustees, to be sold, for paying off the Incumbrances charged thereon, and for other Uses therein 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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Act 7 Will. III. for settling the Succession, &c. Bill to explain.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining a Clause in an Act, made at the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the Twenty-second of November in the Seventh Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King William the Third, intituled, An Act for the better Security of His Majesty's Person and Government."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill, with some Amendments."

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

Abjuration Oath, Roll to be prepared, for the Lords to sign.

The House being moved, "That a Roll be prepared, for the Lords to subscribe the Abjuration:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerks do prepare a Roll, for the Lords to subscribe the Abjuration, according to the Intention of the late Act; with the usual Alterations made in Oaths upon the Death of the King.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, (videlicet,) undecimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

REGINA.