House of Lords Journal Volume 17
11 March 1704

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 11 March 1704', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 478-479. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14756 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 11 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales Præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresine, & Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Militia Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 thereupon.

The House was resumed.

And the Lord Culpeper reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Insolvent Debtors who will serve the Queen, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be Committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising Recruits for the Land Forces and Marines; and for dispensing with Part of the Act for the Encouragement and Increase of Shipping and Navigation during the present War;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Recruits for Land Forces and Marines Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Recruits for the Land Forces and Marines; and for dispensing with Part of the Act for the Encouragement and Increase of Shipping and Navigation during the present War.

Message from H. C. to return Sir J. Cooper and Henley's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hungerford and others:

To return the Bill, 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 Middl'x;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Yearly Value of First Fruits and Tenths, delivered.

The Lord Treasurer, pursuant to Order, delivered an Account of the Yearly Value of the First Fruits and Tenths, and what is charged on them, and to whom.

ORDERED, That the said Account be referred to the same Committee to whom the Bill stands committed.

Public Accompts, for taking, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next, at One a Clock; and all the Lords summoned.

Messages from H. C. to return Coke's and Evelye's Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Harpur and others:

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made to the said Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Onslow and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Evelyn Esquire to raise Portions for his Brothers and Sisters, according to his Father's Will;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Persons in Public Offices. Privilege of Parliament, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 be Committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Poulet reported, "That the Committee had gone throught the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Bowyer versus Halls.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of James Bowyer and Elizabeth his Wife, from an Order of the Court of Chancery, of the Ninth of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three, on the Behalf of Robert Halls; and praying the Reversal of the said Order, as to what is alledged in the said Appeal: As also upon the Answer of the said Robert Halls put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of James Bowyer and Elizabeth his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Order of the Court of Chancery therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Protestant Subjects of Orange, Nat. Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, 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," on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Adjourn.

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