House of Lords Journal Volume 17
25 May 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 25 May 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 148-150. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14582 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 25 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, P. March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Bedford.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Oxon.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Queen's Answer to the Address about Privateers:

The Lord Steward acquainted the House, "That he and the other Lords with White Staves had attended Her Majesty, with the Address; and Her Majesty was pleased to return this Gracious Answer ; (videlicet,)

That She would take all the Care in it She could."

Address and Answer to be printed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address of this House, of the Three and Twentieth Instant, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

Queen present:

Her Majesty being seated on Her Royal Throne, adorned with Her Crown and Regal Ornaments, attended with Her Officers of State, the Peers being also in their Robes, commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "It is Her Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Her presently, in the House of Peers."

Who being come, with their Speaker; and after making a Speech to Her Majesty, in relation to the Money Bills passed, and to be passed, gave the Salt Bill to the Clerk of the Parliaments; who brought it to the Table; where the Clerk of the Crown read the Title of that and the rest of the Bills following; (videlicet,)

Bills passed.

"1. An Act for the preventing Frauds in the Duties upon Salt, and for the better Payment of Debentures at the Custom-house."

To this Bill the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"La Reine remercie ses bons Subjects, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

"2. An Act to declare the Alterations in the Oath appointed to be taken by the Act, intituled, An Act for the further Security of His Majesty's Person, and the Succession of the Crown in the Protestant Line; and for extinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all other Pretenders, and their open and secret Abettors; and for declaring the Association to be determined."

"3. An Act for raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, notwithstanding the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."

"4. An Act for continuing the present Sheriffs in England and Wales until the First Day of Hillary Term next, unless Her Majesty shall think fit to determine them sooner."

"5. An Act for the Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt."

"6. An Act to oblige the Jews to maintain and provide for their Protestant Children."

"7. An Act for the Relief of the Masters of Hoys and other Vessels carrying Corn, and other Inland Provisions, within the Port of London."

"8. An Act for importing into England Thrown Silk, of the Growth of Sicily, from the Port of Legborn in Italy."

"9. An Act for the Importation of fine Italian Thrown Silk."

"10. An Act for continuing the Imprisonment of Counter and others, for the horrid Conspiracy to assassinate the Person of His late Sacred Majesty King William the Third."

"11. An Act for making more effectual the Provision out of the forfeited Estates in Ireland, for the building of Churches, and augmenting small Vicarages, in Ireland."

"12. An Act for the Relief of the Protestant Purchasers of the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"La Reine le veult."

"1. 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."

"2. An Act for enlarging the Time for John Lord Haversham to make his Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"3. An Act for the Relief of Francis Earl of Carlingford and others, against several Outlawries in the County of Tiperary, in Ireland."

"4. An Act for making Provision for the Protestant Children of the Earl of Clanriccard and the Lord Bophin."

"5. 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."

"6. 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."

"7. An Act for enlarging the Time for Sir Stephen Fox Knight to make his Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"8. An Act for the better Improvement of Suffolk Place, in the Borough of Southwark, in the County of Surrey."

"9. An Act for vesting several Lands in the Counties of Surrey and Sussex, the Estate of Mary Johnson, Wife of Wm. 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."

"10. An Act for the enabling Abraham Barnewell, to make a more ample Settlement of his Estate for the Benefit of his Family; and to sell Part thereof, for raising Portions for his Younger Children in his Lifetime, and for Payment of his Debts."

"11. An Act for the Relief of Robert Edgeworth Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"12. An Act for the Relief of Sir William Ashurst Knight, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"13. An Act for the Relief of William Lord Viscount Mountjoy, of the Kingdom of Ireland, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"14. An Act for the Relief of Susannah Smith Widow, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"15. An Act for the Relief of Mary Vernon, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"16. An Act to enable Rebeccah Windham to sell and dispose of an Estate, late Sarab Verdon's, in the County of Norfolke."

"17. An Act to recompense Philip Savage Esquire, for the Charge of Outlawries, and attending the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"18. An Act for the Relief of Edward Nugent Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"19. An Act for the Relief of Dennis Molony Gentleman, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"20. An Act for naturalizing Thomas St. Leger De Bacalon, Joseph De Launay, Alexander de Raquet des Fourneaux, and others."

"21. An Act for the Relief of Charlotte Talbot, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"22. An Act for the Relief of Maurice Annesley, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"23. 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."

"24. An Act for the Relief of Katherine Harris, alias Kife, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"25. 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."

"26. An Act for the Relief of Joseph Mitchell Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"27. An Act for the Relief of Captain Richard Wolseley, and other Protestant Lessees in Ireland."

"28. An Act for the Relief of Katherine O'Brien Widow, and her Children, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"29. An Act for the Relief of John Ellis Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"30. An Act for naturalizing Daniel Van Ryssen and others."

"31. An Act for the Relief of William Spencer Esquire, and the Wife and Children of the late Lord Kenmare, of the Kingdom of Ireland, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"32. An Act for the Relief of Francis Spring, and other Protestant Tenants of the forfeited Estates in Ireland, in respect of their Improvements; and for confirming a Protestant Settlement at Portarlington, and of a Charity at Middleton, in the County of Corke; and for Relief of Alice Countess Dowager of Drogheda, and Sir John Dillon."

"33. An Act for the enlarging the Time for Cesar Bradshaw Esquire to prosecute his Claim before the Trustees for the Irish Forfeitures.

"34. An Act for the Relief of Thomas Lee Esquire, and others, Executors of Sir John Hely Knight, and Peter Goodwin Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"35. An Act for the Relief of Sir Redmond Everard, Peter Fagan, and the Protestant Children of Sir Anthony Mullady deceased, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"36. An Act for the Relief of Thomas Plunket Gentleman, and Katherine his Wife, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland; and for empowering Her Majesty to grant Writs of Error, for reversing the Outlawries against John Mapas and Lawrence Fitzgerald."

"37. An Act for naturalizing Stephen Benovad, John Girrard, and others."

"38. An Act for the Relief of Sir Thomas Domville Baronet, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"39. An Act for enlarging the Time for John Hill Esquire and his Wife to enter their Claims before the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in Ireland, with relation to a Judgement against Robert Grace; and for the Relief of the Creditors of John Grace, and the Widow, Protestant Children, and Creditors, of the late Sir Patrick Trant, with relation to the said forfeited Estates; and for the indemnifying the Earl of Carlingford, touching Mortgage-money by him owing to the said late Sir Patrick Trant."

"40. An Act for the Relief of Ignatius Gould and his Family, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"41. An Act for the Relief of James Eustace of Yeomans Town, Agmondisham Vesey Esquire, George Feild, and Thomas Brigstock, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"42. An Act for exempting and discharging Arthur French and Sarah his Wife, from accounting to the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, for the Personal Estate of Iriell Farrell deceased."

"43. An Act for the Relief of Jane Lavallin, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Soit fait come il est desiré."

Then Her Majesty was pleased to speak as follows; (videlicet,)

"My Lords and Gentlemen,

Queen's Speech.

"I cannot conclude this Session, without repeating My hearty Thanks to you all, for your great Care of the Public, and the many Marks you have given of your Duty and Affection to Me.

"And I must thank you, Gentlemen of the House of Commons in particular, both for the Supplies you have given to support Me in this necessary War, and the Provisions you have made for the Debts contracted in the former.

"Your great Justice, in making good those Deficiencies, will be a lasting Honour and Credit to the Nation. I with the Difficulties they have brought upon us, may be a Warning to prevent such Inconveniencies for the future.

"I must recommend to you all, in your several Countries, the Preservation of the Public Peace, and a due Execution of the Laws.

"I shall always with, that no Difference of Opinion among those that are equally affected to My Service, may be the Occasion of Heats and Animosities among themselves. I shall be very careful to preserve and maintain the Act of Toleration, and to set the Minds of all My People at Quiet: My own Principles must always keep Me entirely firm to the Interests and Religion of the Church of England, and will incline Me to countenance those who have the truest Zeal to support it."

And then the Lord Keeper, by Her Majesty's Command, said,

"My Lords and Gentlemen,

Parliament prorogued.

"It is Her Majesty's Royal Will and Pleasure, That this Parliament should be prorogued to Tuesday the Seventh Day of July next: And this Parliament is prorogued accordingly to Tuesday the Seventh Day of July next."

Die Jovis, 28° Maii, 1702, examined by us,

Warrington.
De Longueville.
Jo. Bangor.
Guilford.