House of Lords Journal Volume 17
16 March 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 16 March 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 72-73. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14537 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 16 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, P.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey Werke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day Thomas Earl of Pembroke, Lord High Admiral of England, took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

Then the Lords following took the Oath of Abjuration, and subscribed the same, pursuant to the late Act of Parliament; (videlicet,)

Thomas Earl of Pembroke, Lord High Admiral of England.

Robert Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain.

Arthur Earl of Torrington.

Ralph Lord Grey of Warke.

John Lord Culpeper.

William Lord Berkeley Str.

Windowe's Bill:

The Lord North reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate late of John and Robert Windowe, Gentlemen, deceased, upon Trustees, to be sold, and the Purchase-money applied to the Uses therein mentioned," 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.

Williams's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees, the Estate of Sir William Powel Baronet, deceased, for raising Portions for the Younger Children of Sir John Williams and Dame Mary his Wife (Daughter of the said Sir William Powel); and to enable William Williams, their Eldest Son, to make a Jointure to such wife as he shall marry."

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. Gery and Mr. Rogers:

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

Hunt's Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

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. Gery and Mr. Rogers:

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

Sir Tho. Gresham's Charities, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, and the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of the Mercers of the said City, to pay the Charities given by the last Will and Testament of Sir Thomas Gresham."

Pawlett's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Lands of Henry Pawlet, a Lunatic, in Trustees, in order to make suitable Provision for him, his next Heir, and next Relations."

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

Dux Somerset, P.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

The Lord Keeper reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address presented to Her on Friday last, as followeth; (videlicet,)

Queen's Answer to Address:

"My Lords,

"It is a great Satisfaction to Me, to find, that what I have said has your Concurrence and Approbation; and I am willing to repeat to you, upon this Occasion, That I shall always hold very exactly to the Assurances I have given you."

Address and Answer to be printed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England do give Order, that the Address of this House, presented to Her Majesty on Friday last, and Her Majesty's most gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

Bp. Gloucester's Bill.

The Lord Jeffreys reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Bishop of Gloucester and his Successors to make distinct and separate Leases of the Manors, Lands, and Premises therein mentioned," 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.

Newdigates Petition withdrawn.

The Lord President acquainted the House, "That Sir Richard Newdigate and his Children have agreed; and therefore it is desired, that the Petition may be withdrawn."

ORDERED, That the Petition be delivered back to the Daughters of Sir Richard Newdigate.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum septimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.