House of Lords Journal Volume 17
7 December 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 7 December 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 182-184. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14617 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 7 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresm. & Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carlisle.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
March. Normanby, C.P.S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Conies Huntingdon.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Ronmey.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Eure.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Bernard.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day the Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; (videlicet,)

Anthony Earl of Shaftesbury.

Charles Lord Fitzwalter.

John Lord Poulet.

Thomas Lord Jermyn.

Hugh Lord Cholmondeley.

Sir Robert Marsham's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a late Act, intituled, An Act to enable Sir Robert Marsham Knight and Baronet to dispose of Lands in Hertfordshire; and to settle other Lands, of better Value, in Kent, to the same Uses as the Lands in Hertfordshire are settled."

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

March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devon.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Coventry.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carlisle.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Colman Esquire and others to make Sale of Lands, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of William Stawel Esquire, deceased;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stawel's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Colman Esquire and others to make Sale of Lands, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of William Stawel Esquire, deceased."

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 the vesting divers Lands and Tenements of Edward Owen, of Eaton Mascott, in the County of Salop, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Morgan's Petition, for a Bill to prevent Mary Morgan marrying Lewis, or others by his Procurement.

Upon reading the Petition of Edmund Morgan Esquire; praying Leave, "That a Bill may be brought in, to prevent any Marriage of Mary Morgan, the only Daughter of Thomas Morgan, late of Penrose, in the County of Monmouth, with the Son of Thomas Lewis, or any other Person by the Privity or Direction of the said Lewis; or, if a Marriage be already had, the same be declared null and void."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords following; who are to hear such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit; and are afterwards to report to the House:

Comes Pembroke, P.
March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Coventry.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carlisle.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Jermyn.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Bernard.
Ds. Halifax.

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.

Powell versus Pleydell.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of David Powell Gentleman, and Elizabeth his Wife, from an Order or Decree of Dismission, pronounced in the Court of Chancery the Sixth Day of July last, upon the Hearing of a Cause wherein the Petitioners were Plaintiffs, against William Pleydell Esquire, and Robert Culpeper, Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Order or Decree of Dismission:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Pleydell and Robert Culpeper may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Ivye versus Ashe.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of St. John Ivye, from an Order or Decree, made the Sixteenth Day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, in the Court of Chancery, in a Cause there depending, between the said St. John Ivye Plaintiff, and Edward Ashe Defendant; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree; and that Edward Ashe may answer the Appeal:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Edward Ashe may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Attorney General versus Mayor & al. of Coventry.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Edward Northey Knight, Her Majesty's Attorney General, at the Relation of the Master and Wardens of the Merchant Taylors of the Fraternity of St. John the Baptist, in the City of London, for and on the Behalf of the Inhabitants of the City of Coventry, and of the Boroughs of Northampton, Leicester, Nottingham, and Warwick, from a Dismission (pronounced in Chancery the Thirteenth of December One Thousand Seven Hundred) of an Information brought by Sir Thomas Trevor Knight, then Attorney General to His late Majesty King William the Third, at the Relation aforesaid, against the Mayor, Bailiffs, and Commonalty, of the City of Coventry; and praying, "That the said Decree of Dismission may be reversed:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Mayor, Bailiffs, and Commonalty of the City of Coventry may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Shepheard & al. versus Kent.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Samuel Sheppard and others are Appellants, and John Kent and others Respondents, on Monday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Prise versus Button.

Whereas Wednesday next was appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein John Prise is Appellant, and Thomas Button Respondent:

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 Friday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Caldecot, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Philip Caldecot Senior, and Henrietta his Wife, Philip Caldecot Junior, and Martha Caldecot Mother of the said Philip Caldecot Senior; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable them to raise Fifteen Hundred Pounds on certain Lands lying in the County of Dorset:

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

Occasional Conformity, Bill to prevent.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Occasional Conformity."

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with several Amendments and Provisos."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Provisos ordered to be engrossed.

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read the Third Time on Wednesday next; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, nonum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.