House of Lords Journal Volume 17
16 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 16 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 664-666. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14854 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 16 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Mason's Bill:

The Earl of Manchester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, 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 Isc of Ely, and also with John Pickering Silkman, One of the said John Mason's Sureties, as he was such Receiver," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Roger Bradshaw and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Thomas Kenyon, Executor of Luke Lloyd Esquire, as he was One of the Sureties of Morgan Whitley Esquire, late Receiver General for the Counties of Chester and North Wales;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Kenyon'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 Thomas Kenyon, Executor of Luke Lloyd Esquire, as he was One of the Sureties of Morgan Whitley Esquire, late Receiver General for the Counties of Chester and North Wales."

Irish Linen, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next.

List of Justices of Peace.

The Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, pursuant to Order, delivered in a List of the Justices of Peace put in and out, since the last Session of Parliament. And also a like List was delivered, by Order of the Chancellor of the Dutchy, for the County Palatine of Lancaster.

E. Bath's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Henry Earl of Bath, during his Minority, to execute his Power of making Leases of his settled Estate."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Humpbry Mackworth and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief, Employment, and Settlement of the Poor;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Poor's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief, Employment, and Settlement of the Poor."

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Wednesday next, at Eleven a Clock; and that, in the mean Time, the Judges shall have the said Bill, to consider thereof, and attend this House when the same is to be read the Second Time.

Sir J. El will & al. versus Collectors, Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir John Elwill, of Pirbrooke, in the County of Devon, Knight, and Christopher Beale, of the City of Exon, Esquire; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, against a Clause in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for remedying Abuses of Collectors of several Public Taxes; and for the issuing out of 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:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spititual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, before the Second Reading of the said Bill, on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Bludworth's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Charles Bludworth Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Charles Bludworth Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts."

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.

Guy's Bill.

The Earl of Berkeley reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate late of Thomas Guy Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of his Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate late of Thomas Guy Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of his Debts."

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.

Proctor's Bill.

The Lord Grey of Warke reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Proctor, of Rock, in the County of Northumberland, Esquire, to sell, or otherwise dispose of, his Lands in Shawdon, Shawdon Woodhouse, and Crawley, upon settling Lands, of like Value, in the said County, in Lieu thereof," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Proctor, of Rock, in the County of Northumberland, Esquire, to sell, or otherwise dispose of, his Lands in Shawdon, Shawdon Woodhouse, and Crawley, upon settling Lands, of like Value, in the said County, in Lieu thereof."

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.

Lists of Justices of Peace, Committee to consider of.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Lists of Justices of the Peace delivered into this House the last Session of Parliament, and also those delivered in this Day; who have Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and, having heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, and stated the Facts, are to report their Opinions thereupon to this House.

Comes Pembroke, P.
Dux Bucks, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Justices of Peace, Qualification Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the Second Reading of the Bill, 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 Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Sands's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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.

Sheriffs, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in the Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts."

Adjourn.

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