House of Lords Journal Volume 17
10 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 10 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 655-657. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14849 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 10 Februarii.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes (fn. *) Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colpeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

River Stower, navigable, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

Holford's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Thomas Holford Esquire, in Plumbley, and elsewhere, in the County of Chester, consisting chicfly in Reversions, to raise Money, for Payment of his Debts, and purchasing an Estate in Possession, to be settled to the same Uses as the other Estate was settled."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Seventeenth 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.

Lister's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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.

E. Burlington's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

Baines's Bill.

The Lord Howard of Escrick reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Edward Baines Gentleman, for Discharge of a Mortgage thereupon, and making Provision for his Daughters," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Pince's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

Lister's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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.

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 Deficiency 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 Ninetyeight; 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 on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

May's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 and Legacies, and Funeral Expences, of the said Baptist May."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same Time and Place.

E. of Albemarle takes the Oaths.

This Day Arnold Joust Earl of Albemarle took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Cooke's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease heretofore made, of certain Messuages and Lands in Epsam, by Sir Joseph Shelden and Sir James Edwards, and Humphry Bean, 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."

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.

Sir P. Tyrril's Bill.

The Earl of Winchilsea reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make some Alterations and Amendments in an Act of Parliament, obtained the last Session by Sir Peter Tyrill and Thomas Tyrril his Son, in order to enable them to sell several Lands in Hanslopp and Castlethropp, in the County of Bucks, which were settled upon the Marriage of the said Thomas Tyrrill and Dorothy his Wife; and to settle other Lands in Lieu thereof," 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.

Waller's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Edmond Waller Esquire to charge his Estate (not settled upon his Wife in Jointure) with a Sum of Money, for Payment of his Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

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

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

Mason's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

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 Tuesday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Girardot & al. Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Andrew Girardot, alias Devermenoux, Francis Buzelin, and others."

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.

Cadogan & al. Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Margarita Cecilia Cadogan, Wife of Brigadier General Cadogan, and Gilbert Affleck."

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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Lenthall's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 aud Hasely, in the County of Oxon, late the Estate of William Lenthall Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging of Incumbrances thereupon."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Seventeenth 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.

Persons in new Offices, to exclude out of H. C. Bill.

The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for excluding out of the House of Commons all Persons in any Offices or Employments erected since the Sixth Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-four, or to be erected."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Which were read Thrice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for excluding out of the House of Commons all Persons in any Offices or Employments erected since the Sixth Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Eightyfour, or to be erected."

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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To return the said last mentioned Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments made therein.

Adjourn.

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

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* Bis in Originali.