House of Lords Journal Volume 17
9 March 1704

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 9 March 1704', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 475-477. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14754 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 9 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Cotton's Bill.

The Lord Lawarr reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Bernard Cotton Esquire to sell some Part of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts; and for confirming several Conveyances already made, of several other Parcels of his Estate, by himself and Trustees, to several Purchasers thereof," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Bernard Cotton Esquire to sell some Part of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts; and for confirming several Conveyances already made, of several other Parcels of his Estate, by himself and Trustees, to several Purchasers thereof."

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.

Message from H. C. to return Sir Peter Tyrril's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Pawlet and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the Manor of Hanslop and Castlethrop, and all other the Lands and Hereditaments of Sir Peter Tyril Baronet, and Thomas Tyril Esquire his Son, in the County of Bucks, in Trustees, to sell Part thereof, for Payment of Debts; and to settle other Lands and Hereditaments there, being of an equal Value, in Lieu of the Lands to be sold;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Mathew Dudley and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Discharge out of Prison such insolvent Debtors as shall serve, or procure a Person to serve, in Her Majesty's Fleet or Army;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sir J Cooper and Henley's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Cooper Knight, and Anthony Henley Esquire, to make a Partition, and grant Building Leases, of several Messuages and Tenements, in Lincolne's Inn Fields, in the Parishes of St. Giles in the Fields and St. Clement's Danes, in the County of Middlesex."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Francklyn and Mr. Rogers:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

First Fruits and Tenths to poor Clergy, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the making more effectual Her Majesty's gracious Intentions for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the poor Clergy, by enabling Her Majesty to grant in Perpetuity the Revenues of the First Fruits and Tenths; and also for enabling any other Persons to make Grants for the same Purpose."

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at One a Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned to attend.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Colonel Grahme and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Coke's Bill:

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to subject the Estate of Robert Coke, of Trusley, in the County of Derby, Esquire, and William Coke, his Son and Heir Apparent, to the Payment of the said Robert Coke's Debts; and to make Provision for the Wife and Younger Children of the said William Coke," as fit to pass, with One Amendment.

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to subject the Estate of Robert Coke, of Trusley, in the County of Derby, Esquire, and William Coke his Son and Heir Apparent, to the Payment of the said Robert Coke's Debts; and to make Provision for the Wife, and Younger Children of the said William Coke."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Francklyn and Mr. Rogers:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Subsidy Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to Her Majesty an additional Subsidy of Tonnage and Poundage for Three Years; and for laying a further Duty upon French Wines condemned as lawful Prize; and for ascertaining the Values of unrated Goods imported from The East Indias."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Thursday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant March, after One a Clock.

Yearly Value, First Fruits, &c. to be laid before the House.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord High Treasurer of England be desired to give Directions for the laying before this House, with all convenient Speed, an Account of the Yearly Value of the First Fruits and Tenths, and what Charges are on them, and to whom.

Thanks to Bp Chichester, for his Sermon.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Chichester, for his Sermon preached before this House Yesterday, in the Abbey Church at Westm'r; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.

Persons in Public Offices, Privilege of Parliament, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the further Explanation and Regulation of Privilege of Parliament, in relation to Persons in Public Offices."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time To-morrow, after One a Clock.

Protestant Subject of Pr. Orange, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing the Protestant Subjects of the Principality of Orange, who have departed their Country upon the Account of their Religion, who are, or shall, come to settle in this Kingdom."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next, at One a Clock.

Sir H. Parker versus Stillingfleet.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein Sir Henry Parker is Appellant, and James Stillingfleet Respondent:

It is ORDERED, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, To-morrow, at Ten a Clock, the First Business; and that all the other Causes be removed.

Representation to the Queen, Committee to state Precedents.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees formerly appointed to draw and humble Representation, to be laid before Her Majesty, from this House, upon a Matter of the highest Consequence, relating to the Privileges of this House, and the Constitution of the Government of this Kingdom, do meet on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, to state the Precedents cited in the said Representation, and such other Precedents and Matters as they shall think necessary, in relation to an Address or Representation to be laid before Her Majesty; and report to the House.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.