House of Lords Journal Volume 17
10 December 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 10 December 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 186-188. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14619 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 10 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Carlisle.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Leicester.
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 Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Rernard.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day George Earl of Warrington and William Lord Craven took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Buggins' and Fowler's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing a Partition made by Sir Edmond Fowler Knight and Dame Anne his Wife, and Elizabeth Buggins Widow, of certain Manors and Lands, in the County of Kent, in the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Thirty-four."

Hoare & al. Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Hoare Esquire, James Hoare Gentleman, and Dorcas Lady Ashfeild; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the Lady Ashfeild to pay Money in Discharge of a Trust, and to indemnify her for so doing:

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.

Pierson versus Miles.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas and William Miles, Respondents to the Appeal of William Pierson; praying longer Time for answering thereunto, he being One Hundred and Eighty Miles from London:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Time allowed them for answering thereunto until Monday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

E. of Leicester takes his Seat.

This Day Philip Earl of Leicester sat first in Parliament upon the Death of his Father Robert Earl of Leicester; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Ormsby versus Dodswell.

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Dodswel and Katherine his Wife, Respondents to the Petition and Appeal of John Ormsby; praying longer Time for answering to the said Appeal until Monday, their Writings being very lately come from Ireland:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Time allowed them, until Monday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant December.

Ormsby versus Ormsby.

Upon reading the Petition of Elizabeth Ormsby, Respondent to the Appeal of John Ormsby Esquire; praying further Time for answering to the said Appeal, her Writings being but lately come from Ireland:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby further Time allowed her for answering thereunto, until Monday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant December.

Northcot versus Northcot.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Dame Elizabeth Northcott, Widow and Relict of Sir Arthur Northcot Baronet, from an Order and Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Fourth of May in the Fifth Year of King William and Queen Mary, and a Report of the Twentieth of December One Thousand Seven Hundred and One, and an Order of the Fourth of June last, made for Confirmation thereof; and praying Relief in the Premises, that she may have the Fruit and Benefit of the Decree and Orders of this House, and Interest for Two Thousand Seven Hundred Fiftysix Pounds, One Shilling, and Four Pence, from the Time the same was thereby to be paid; and that Sir Francis Northcot, and Alice Northcot, and such others as are any Ways concerned in the said Decree, Orders, and Report, may answer thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir Francis Northcot and Alice Northcot 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 Four and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Lyster's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for charging the Estate late of Thomas Lyster Esquire, deceased, with Maintenances for his Nine Younger Children."

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

Comes Pembroke, P.
March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
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.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Cov. & Lich.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carlisle.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
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 on Thursday the Four 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.

Caldecot's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Fifteen Hundred Pounds, by Mortgage of Lands, in the County of Dorset, for Payment of Debts; and for a further Provision and Maintenance for the Younger Children of Philip Caldecot Esquire."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees abovenamed.

Owen's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the vesting divers Lands and Tenements of Edward Owen, of Eaton-Mascot, in the County of Salop, Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees abovenamed.

Difference between L. Osborne and L. Halifax:

The House being informed, "That there hath been some Difference between the Lord Osborne and the Lord Halifax:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Osborne and Lord Halifax do immediately attend this House.

The Deputy Gentleman Usher was immediately sent with this Order.

After some Time, their Lordships being come, the following Order was made; (videlicet,)

Injunction to prevent a Quarrel between them.

"The House having received Information, whereupon there is Reason to believe a Quarrel might ensue between the Lord Osborne and the Lord Halifax; the Lord Keeper, by Command of the House, laid the Injunction of the House upon each of them; and commanded, That they do not proceed any further in this Matter; and that the House expects each of them give their Word and Honour to this House, that they will proceed no further therein, upon Pain of incurring the highest Displeasure of this House."

Whereupon, the Lord Osborne declared, upon his Word and Honour, "He would obey the Injunction of this House."

Then the Lord Halifax declared, upon his Word and Honour, "He would obey the Injunction of this House."

D. of Ormond's Journal.

The House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for taking into Consideration his Grace the Duke of Ormond's Journal of his Expedition to Cadiz and Vigo:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Journal shall be taken into Consideration on Tuesday next.

Flag Officers, &c. original Journals.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the original Journals of all the Flag Officers, and the Captains of the Ships of those Flag Officers, who were in the late Expedition to Cadiz and Vigo, be laid before this House on Monday next.

To the Lord High Admiral of England.

Provisions for the Fleet brought Home, Account of.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Agent Victualler upon the Fleet in the late Expedition to Cadiz and Vigo, do lay before this House, in Writing, on Monday next, an Account of what Provisions he brought Home, and for how many Men.

To the Lord High Admiral of England.

Adjourn.

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