House of Lords Journal Volume 17
20 March 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 20 March 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 76-77. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14540 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 20 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day, Edward Lord Bishop of St. Asaph took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

Henry Earl of Suffolke and Edward Lord Bishop of St. Asaph took the Oath of Abjuration, and subscribed the same, pursuant to the late Act of Parliament.

E. Abingdon's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands and Tenements of Montagu Earl of Abingdon in Trustees, to be sold; and purchasing other Lands of equal Value, and limiting the Lands to be purchased to the same Uses as the Lands to be sold are limited."

Countess of Tyrconnell's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Frances Countess of Tyrconnel, Relict of Richard late Earl of Tyrconnel, of the Kingdom of Ireland."

Etterick's Bill.

The Earl of Warrington reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands, in the Counties of Bedford, Hertford, and Midd'x, in Trustees, to be sold; and for purchasing other Lands, of a greater Value, (fn. *) to the same Uses," as fit to pass, with several Amendments. Which were read.

And, after Debate thereupon, ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill be recommitted to the same Committee as before; who are to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock; and all the Lords that come, to be of the Committee.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Joseph Jekel and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Public Accompts, for taking, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and alter the Act, made in the Two and Twentieth Year of King Henry the Eighth, concerning repairing and amending of Bridges in the Highways; and for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-third Year of Queen Elizabeth, for the re-edifying of Cardaffe Bridge, in the County of Glamorgan; and also for changing the Day of Election of the Wardens and Assistants of Rochester Bridge;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Johnson's Bill.

The Earl of Warrington reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Lands, in the Counties of Surrey and Sussex, the Estate of Mary Johnson, Wife of William Johnson Gentleman, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging several Mortgages and other Debts charged upon the Estate of the said William Johnson, and settling his Estate upon his said Wife and her Children by him, clear of Incumbrances," 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.

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

The Earl of Warrington also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reviving an 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," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reviving an 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

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

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments.

Stokes versus Clarke.

Upon reading the Petition of Abjohn Stokes; praying a Day may be appointed, for hearing of his Cause depending in this House, to which Richard Clerk and others are Respondents:

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 Thursday the Six and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Mathews's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of William Mathews Gentleman, and Katherine his Wife, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Adjourn.

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

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* Sic.