House of Lords Journal Volume 17
8 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 8 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 651-653. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14847 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 8 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Proctor's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Proctor, of Rock, in the County of Northumberland, to sell, or otherwise dispose, his Lands in Shawdon, Shawdon Woodhouse, and Crawley, upon settling Lands, of the like Value, in the said County, in Lieu thereof."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Comes Pembroke, P.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the Fourteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

E. Bath's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Henry Earl of Bathe, during his Minority, to execute the Power of making Leases of his settled Estate."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees before-named.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the Fifteenth Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Warburton's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir George Warburton Baronet to sell the Manor or Lordship of Pulford, in the County of Chester, to perform an Agreement made upon his Marriage, for Payment of several Portions charged upon his Estate: and also to pay some Debts which his Father had Power to charge."

Cavendish's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Cavendish Esquire to make a Settlement in Jointure upon any Wife he shall marry; and for the better raising the Portions charged upon his Estate; and for confirming Infranchisements of several Copyhold Estates, made by his Father, within the Manor of Dovebridge, in the Counties of Stafford and Derby."

Mason's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with John Mason Gentleman, who was Receiver General for the County, University, and Town of Cambridge and Isle of Ely; and also with John Pickering Silkman, One of the said John Mason's Sureties, as he was such Receiver."

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord Will'm Pawlett and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Michael Wicks Esquire, late Receiver General of the Plantation Duties in the Port of London;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Baptist May Esquire, deceased, for reimbursing Charles May Esquire, his Nephew, such Monies as he has expended, for discharging the Debts, Legacies, and Funeral Expences of the said Baptist May;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Worsopp's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate late of Sir Thomas Worsopp Knight, and Thomas Worsopp Esquire his Son, deceased, in Finsbury Fields, or Moor Fields, in the Parish of Shoreditch, in the County of Middl'x, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts and Legacies; and, with the Overplus of the Money remaining, to be laid out, for the purchasing of Messuages, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments of Inheritance, in the Kingdom of Ireland, to be settled as in the Act is particularly mentioned," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Girardot & al. Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Stamford also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Andrew Girardot, alias Devermenoux, Francis Buzelin, and others," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Cadogan & al. Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Stamford also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Margarita Cecilia Cadogan, Wife of Brigadier General Cadogan, and Gilbert Affleck," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

ORDERED, That the said Amendments be engrossed.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Earl of Dysert and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the River Stower navigable, from the Town of Manningtree, in the County of Essex, to the Town of Sudbury, in the County of Suffolke;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stevenson versus Frewen:

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Samuel Stevenson Esquire and Frances his Wife, Sister and Heir, and also Executrix, of Matthew Scott, Son and Heir of Humphrey Scott, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Sixteenth Day of April, in the Second Year of Her present Majesty's Reign, on the Behalf of John Frewen, Executor of Thomas Frewen Esquire, Executor of George Scott, and Henry Champian Esquire, Executor of William Champion Esquire, deceased; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree: As also upon the Answer of the said John Frewen put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed.

It is ORDERED, and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Samuel Stevenson and Frances his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Promissory Notes, and Inland Bills of Exchange, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving like Remedy upon Promissory Notes as is now used upon Bills of Exchange, and for the better Payment of Inland Bills of Exchange:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read on Tuesday next, after the Cause; and that the Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench do then attend.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manor and Capital Messuage of Latchford, with the Appurtenances, and divers Freehold Messuages, Farms, and Lands, in Latchford and Hasely, in the County of Oxon, late the Estate of William Lenthall Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging of Incumbrances thereupon;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands and Chattel-estates, in the County of Devon, and City and County of Exon, of Joseph Pince, for Payment of his Debts and Legacies charged upon his Estate, and for a Provision for himself, his Wife, and Family;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Abuses of Collectors to prevent, Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for remedying Abuses of Collectors of several public Taxes; and for the issuing out Process (in case of Deficiencies upon the Land Tax for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five), only against such Places where the Deficiencies shall happen; and for relieving the Division of Kesteven, in the County of Lincoln, against the Deficiency charged thereupon for the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight; and for examining the Accompts of the Receivers and Collectors of the County of Devon and City of Exon," shall be read the First Time To-morrow, at One a Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, nonum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.