House of Lords Journal Volume 17
15 May 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 15 May 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 127-130. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14574 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 15 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Landaffe.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Kent.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Sicilian Thrown Silk, for Importation of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for importing into England Thrown Silk, of the Growth of Sicily, from the Port of Leghorn, in Italy."

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 upon the said Bill.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Townshend reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Master of Hoys, &c. Bill: Customhouse Officers to attend.

Upon reading the Petition of the Collector, Comptroller, Surveyor, Surveyor General, and other Officers of Her Majesty's Customs, in the Port of London; praying to be heard to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Masters of Hoys and other Vessels carrying Corn, and other Inland Provisions, within the Port of London:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, what they have to offer against the said Bill, on Monday next; as also Counsel for the said Bill.

Van Ryssen et al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Daniel Van Ryssen and others."

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

D. Somerset, Præses.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Kent.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. London.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Jews, Protestant Children, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to oblige the Jews to maintain and provide for their Protestant Children."

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 upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Mrs. Smith's Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Susannah Smith Widow, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for them to proceed thereon."

ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed on the said Bill, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and that the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland do then attend.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time to Rebecca Viscountess Falkland, of the Kingdom of Scotland, to enter her Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, to a Mortgage upon Part of the said Estates;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ly. Falkland's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time to Rebecca Viscountess Falkland, of the Kingdom of Scotland, to enter her Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, to a Mortgage upon Part of the said Estates."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Roger Mostyn and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to recompense Philip Savage Esquire, for the Charge of Outlawries, and attending the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Savage's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to recompense Philip Savage Esquire, for the Charge of Outlawries, and attending the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Message from H. C. with Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Jane Lavallin, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Dutton Colt and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of John Ellis Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ellis's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of John Ellis Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up Two Bills;

The one, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Edmund Nugent Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

The other, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Maurice Annesley Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

To which said Two Bills they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Nugent's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Edmund Nugent Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds in the Duties upon Salt, and for the better Payment of Debentures at the Custom-house;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Privateers, for Encouragement of, Bill.

The Lord Halifax reported from the Committee of the whole House, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of Privateers," as fit to pass, with some Amendments and Provisos.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of Privateers."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments and Provisos, 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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments and Provisos made thereto.

Messages from thence, with Bills, and to return Sir W. Ashurst's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwyn and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Sir William Ashurst Knight, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwyn and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Elizabeth Wandesford, and Elizabeth Foulkes her Daughter by Garret Foulkes Esquire deceased;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons by Sir John Bowles and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Dennis Molony Gentleman, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord Fairfax and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Charlotte Talbot, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Correspondence between England and the Allies with France to be prevented.

The House being moved, "That an humble Application be made to Her Majesty, from this House, that Correspondence may be stopped between the Allies and French:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That an humble Address be made to Her Majesty, from this House, "That Her Majesty will be pleased to use Her Endeavours with the Allies, that all Correspondence be prevented between France and the Allies jointly with England."

Committee to draw an Address.

Lords Committees appointed to draw an humble Address, to be presented to Her Majesty, "That Her Majesty would use Her Endeavours with the Allies, that all Correspondence be prevented between France and the Allies jointly with England;" and report to the House; (videlicet,)

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius Angl.
March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Nottingham.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them, to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Leves attached.

Whereas this Day was appointed for John Leves to attend this House; who being called for, and not attending, the Officer who served him with the Order, being sworn, said, "He served him with the Order for his Attendance:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Body of the said John Leves, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for his Contempt; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.

E. of Lymerick's Bill.

The Order of the Thirteenth Instant being read, for taking into Consideration the Petition of the Earl and Countess of Lymerick:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Thomas Earl of Lymerick, of the Kingdom of Ireland, and Eufemia Countess Dowager of Lymerick, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Queen's Prerogative dispensed with, as to Bills now depending, relating to forfeited Estates in Ireland.

Then the Earl of Nottingham acquainted the House, That Her Majesty was very willing to dispense with Her Royal Prerogative, as to the Bills now depending, relating to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Whereupon a Debate arose, "Whether a Committee shall be appointed, to explain the Order of the Seventh Instant, that it do not extend to any Bill now depending in either House of Parliament?"

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this Debate shall be adjourned to To-morrow?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then this Question was put, "Whether a Committee shall be appointed, to explain the Order of the Seventh Instant, that it do not extend to take Place until after the End of this Session of Parliament?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Former Resolution about Bills of Restitution, &c. explained.

It is this Day Resolved and Declared, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Resolution of this House, made the Seventh Instant, for Proceedings on the Lord Bophin and the Earl of Carlingford's Bill, pursuant to a Message received from Her Majesty, relating to the passing of Bills for restoring in Blood, and reversing Attainders of High Treason by Outlawries, shall be, and is hereby, explained; so as not to extend or take Place until after the End of this Session of Parliament.

E. Lymerick's Bill.

ORDERED, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Thomas Earl of Lymerick, of the Kingdom of Ireland, and Eufemia Countess Dowager of Lymerick, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland," shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Then the Earl of Nottingham, by Her Majesty's Command, acquainted the House, "That Her Majesty, out of Her great Compassion to the Persons concerned in this Bill, is graciously pleased to dispense with Her Prerogative Royal in this Case."

Books and Pamphlets to be considered.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to take into Consideration the Pamphlets and Books now in this House, and others which have been mentioned in the House; and for the Master and Wardens of the Stationers Company to attend, to give an Account of the Authors, Printers, and Publishers of the said Books and Pamphlets, so far as they can:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Pamphlets and Books shall be considered To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and that all Persons who were to attend this Day do then attend.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Sabbati, decimum sextum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.