House of Lords Journal Volume 17
15 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 15 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 662-664. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14853 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 15 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Albemarle.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Nanny's Bill:

The Duke of Bolton reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming and making good the last Will and Testament of Hugh Nanny Esquire, deceased," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and making good the last Will and Testament of Hugh Nanny Esquire, deceased."

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.

Crowe's Bill.

The Duke of Bolton also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands, in the Counties of Durham and Northumberland, late of Patricius Crowe Esquire, deceased, for the raising the Portions charged thereupon for his Younger Children," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands, in the Counties of Durham and Northumberland, late of Patricius Crowe Esquire, deceased, for the raising the Portions charged thereupon for his Younger Children."

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.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return the D. Devonshire's Bill; and Hinxman's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Joseph Jekyl and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees certain Manors and Lands of William Duke of Devonshire and William Cavendish (commonly called Maquis of Hartington), to enable them to mortgagethe same, for Payment of Debts; and, subject thereunto, to settle the same to the like Uses as the same re now settled;" and to acquaint this House, that the have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Joseph Hinxman, of North-Hinton, in the County of Southampton, Esquire, to sell some Estates in Andaver, in the said County; and for the settling other Estates, in Christ-church Twynebam, in the said County, of a better Value, to the same Uses;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in the Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Burr's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting an Estate mortgaged in Fee by Thomas Burr to Anthony Tonkins (now an (fn. *) Infant) in Trustees, to reconvey the same to the said Thomas Burr, or as he shall appoint, upon Payment of all the Monies due on the said Mortgage."

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.

Nodes's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands and Hereditaments of George Nodes Esquire, in the County of Hertford, for Payment of his Debts, and the Debts of George Nodes Esquire his Father, deceased, charged thereupon."

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.

Goddard's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands, late of Thomas Goddard, of Rudlow, in the County of Wilts, Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts; and for settling the Overplus upon Ambrose Goddard, for the Purposes therein mentioned," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands, late of Thomas Goddard, of Rudlow, in the County of Wilts, Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts; and for settling the Overplus upon Ambrose Goddard, 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.

Hatcher's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising of Money, for Payment of the Debts of Thomas Hatcher Esquire, by Sale or Mortgage of some Part of his Estate; and for the better Execution of several Powers in his Marriage Settlement."

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 Robert Legard and Mr. Pitt:

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

Lenthall against Lenthall's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of John Lenthall, of Burford, in the County of Oxford, Esquire; praying to be heard, by his Counsel, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manor and Capital Messuage of Latchford, with the Appurtenances, with divers Freehold Messuages, Farms, and Lands, in Latchford and Hasely, in the County of Oxford, the Estate of William Lenthall Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging Incumbrances thereupon:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, by his Counsel, before the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed, on Saturday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Bridges to attend Wicks's Committee.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That John Bridges Esquire, Solicitor of the Customs in London, do attend the Lords Committees to whom the 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," (fn. *) To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Count. Abercorn versus Lenthall's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Catherine Countess Dowager of Abercorne, on Behalf of herself and other the Coheirs of William Lenthall Esquire, deceased; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manor and Capital Messuage of Latchford, with the Appurtenances, with divers Freehold Messuages, Farms, and Lands, in Latchford and Hasely, in the County of Oxford, the Estate of William Lenthall Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging of Incumbrances thereupon:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, before the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed, on Saturday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

River Stower navigable, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

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

Dux Bucks, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Albemarle.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

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

Irish Linen, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to permit the Exportation of Irish Linen Cloth to the Plantations, and to prohibit the Importation of Scotch Linen into Ireland."

Sands's Bill.

The Earl of Berkeley reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of John Sands Esquire, in the County of Surrey, for Payment of his Debts, and raising a Portion for his Daughter," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

E. Bath's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Henry Earl of Bath, during his Minority, to execute his Power of making Leases of his settled Estate," 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.

Promissory Notes, and Inland Bills of Exchange, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "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."

Then,

An Amendment was proposed to be made to the Amendments, by adding these Words; (videlicet,) ["from and after the said First Day of May."]

After Debate.

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 Robert Legard and Mr. Hiccocks:

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 Veneris, decimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* It has always occurred before "now in Infants."
* Sic.