House of Lords Journal Volume 17
22 December 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 22 December 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 198-199. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14627 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DIE Martis, 22 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carlisle.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Northumberland.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Sunderland. 2.
Comes Stamford. 1.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Sir Robert Marsham's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, 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," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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 Hertfordsh'r are settled."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Morgan Leave for a Bill.

The Lord Howard of Escrick reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Petition of Edmund Morgan, "That their Lordships have considered the said Petition; and are of Opinion, that the Allegations therein contained have been made out by the Prosecutors of the said Petition."

It is thereupon ORDERED, That a Bill may be brought in, as desired.

Land Tax Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to Her Majesty a Land Tax, for carrying on the War against France and Spain."

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 spent therein, 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."

To which the House agreed.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Escapes out of The Queen's Bench and Fleet Prisons;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Escapes out of Prisons, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Escapes out of The Queen's Bench and Fleet Prisons."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow.

Trustees of Ireland, to bring in Value of Estates given in Relief.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Trustees appointed by a late Act of Parliament for Sale of the forfeited Estates in Ireland (now in Town) do forthwith give an Account, in Writing, of the particular Values of the several Estates given in Relief by the several Acts of the last Parliament.

Lands in Brampton, to exchange for others in Wickham, Ravenscroft's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act concerning the Exchange of certain Lands, lying in or near Brampton, in the County of Northampton, for Lands lying in or near Wickham, in the County of Lincoln."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Lacon William Child and Mr. Rogers:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Wayfoot et al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Nicholas Wayfoot and Jacob Sanderfeilt, and others."

Powell versus Pleydell.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, wherein David Powel and Elizabeth his Wife are Appellants, and William Pleydell and Robert Cowper Respondents, on Friday the Eighth Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

E. Holderness takes his Seat.

This Day Robert Earl of Holdernesse sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Grandfather Conyers Earl of Holderness; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; and accordingly took his Place on the Earls Bench.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Aldworth Esquire to sell Lands and Tenements, for Payment of his Father's Debts, and his Sisters Portions;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

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