House of Lords Journal Volume 17
16 November 1703

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 16 November 1703', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 335-336. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14681 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 16 Novembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
(fn. *) Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius Angl.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Willughby P.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Bp. Chester takes the Oaths.

This Day Nicholas Lord Bishop of Chester took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Queen's Answer to Address.

The Lord Keeper reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address, as followeth; (videlicet,)

"I am extremely sensible of the particular Concern you express for Me in this Address, and of your great Zeal for the common Cause of Europe.

"I rely very much upon the Assurances you give Me of your Duty and Affection; and shall always use My best Endeavours to establish the Safety and Happiness of the Kingdom."

Ld. Mohun versus D. of Hamilton.

Whereas Friday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant November was appointed, for James Duke of Hamilton to put in his Answer to the Appeal of Charles Lord Mohun:

The House being this Day moved, "That the said Duke might have further Time allowed for answering thereunto;" it is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Duke of Hamilton hath hereby Time allowed him, for answering to the Appeal of Charles Lord Mohun, until Friday the Third Day of December next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Bowdler Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of William Bowdler Gentleman and Elizabeth his Wife, and Mary Bowdler, Mother of the said William Bowdler; humbly praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of several Houses and Lands, in Ludlow and elsewhere, in the Counties of Salop and Radnor, for Payment of Debts, and raising Portions for Daughters:

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

Standing Orders to be read.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Roll of Standing Orders shall be read on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock.

The House this Day taking Notice of that Part of Her Majesty's Speech, which relates to the Price of Coals; the following Committee was named; (videlicet,)

Price of Coals, Committee to consider of.

Lords Committees appointed to examine into the excessive Price of Coals, and the Causes thereof; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and sent for such Books and Papers, and heard such Persons as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report their Opinion thereupon to this House.

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux de Com. Bucks et Normanby, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Cant.
(fn. *) Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Willughby Par.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.

Their Lordships, or any Seven 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.

Adjourn.

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

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* Origin. Epus.