House of Lords Journal Volume 17
1 December 1703


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 1 December 1703', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 340. URL: Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 1 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Derby.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.


Chimney, near the House, to be secured from falling.

The House being informed, "That there is Danger of a Chimney falling on the Roof of this House:"

Sir Christopher Wren was called in; and acquainted their Lordships, "That the Chimney is dangerous, and a high Wind might blow it down; but that he could secure it in Two or Three Days."

And then withdrew.


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