House of Lords Journal Volume 17
9 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 9 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 653-655. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14848 Date accessed: 01 November 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 9 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Worsopp's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Lister's Bill.

The Lord Howard of Escrick reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell such Part of the Estate of Richard Lister Esquire and Frances Pate Lister his Wife, sole Daughter and Heir of Sir Thomas Smith Baronet, deceased, in the County of Chester, and City of Chester, as remains unsold, in order to raise Money for the Payment of the Debts of the said Sir Thomas Smith; and for Portions for Younger Children of the said Frances Pate Lister; and for applying the Overplus in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as they are now settled; and likewise for confirming such Leases and Sales as have been made, towards Discharge of the said Debts," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

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

Cavendish's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 Enfranchisements of several Copyhold Estates made by his Father, within the Manor of Dovebridge, in the Counties of Stafford and Derby."

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 Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet, on Monday the Nineteenth 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.

Lenthail's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

May's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Estates in England and Ireland, for Payment of the Debts of Charles late Earl of Burlington and Cork;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wicks'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 Michael Wicks Esquire, late Receiver General of the Plantation Duties in the Port of London."

Cooke's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease heretofore made, of certain Messuages and Lands in Epsom, by Sir Joseph Sheldon, Sir James Edwards, and Humphry Beane, and agreed to be assigned to Sir Thomas Cooke Knight; and for enabling a Lease of other Lands adjoining to the same to be made to him," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Lister's & al. Bill.

The Earl of Stamford also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Lands and Tenements in Heston, in the County of Middl'x, late the Estate of Mathew Lister and his Wife, and Timothy Whitfield and his Wife, for the Purposes therein mentioned," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Justices of Peace Qualification Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Qualification of Justices of the Peace."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Friday the Sixteenth Day of this Instant February, at One a Clock; and the Lords summoned to attend.

Hooper's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising Money, by a Mortgage of a Plantation in The Barbadoes, to pay the Debts of Robert Hooper," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

St. John versus Bennet.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of James St. John, Agent to Colonel Charles Herbert's Regiment of Foot, the Eighteenth Day of April One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-nine, from an Order and Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, the Thirteenth Day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three and all subsequent Proceedings thereupon, on the Behalf of Her Majesty, at the Relation of Joseph Bennet Esquire; and praying, "That the Relator Joseph Bennet may answer:" As also upon the Answer of the said Joseph Bennet put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed, with Costs.

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition and Appeal of James St. John shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree and Orders therein complained of shall be, and are hereby, affirmed: And it is farther ORDERED, That the said James St. John shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Joseph Bennett, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for his Costs.

Sir Geo. Warburton's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom William Cavendish Esquire's Bill stands committed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Nineteenth 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.

Sir H. Johnson versus Blake & al.

Whereas Tuesday the Thirteenth Instant was appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein Sir Henry Johnson and Martha Baroness of Wentworth his Wife are Appellants; and Daniel Blake and others, Creditors and Legatees of the late Lord Lovelace, are Respondents: The House being this Day moved for a further Day for hearing thereof; Counsel being not to be had that Day, being the Day after the Term:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, peremptorily, on Thursday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock,

Waller's Bill.

The Lord Howard of Escrick reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Edmund Waller Esquire to charge his Estate (not settled upon his Wife in Jointure) with a Sum of Money, for Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, with One Amendment.

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Adjourn.

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