House of Lords Journal Volume 17
23 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 23 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 672-673. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14859 Date accessed: 25 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 23 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Nothampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halisax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

May's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the 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 and Legacies and Funeral Expences of the said Baptist May," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Holford's Bill.

The Lord Howard of Escrick reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Thomas Holford Esquire, in Plumbley and elsewhere, in the County of Chester, consisting chiestly 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," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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 chiesly 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."

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.

Emes & al. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Fulke Emes Gentleman, and others, who had elapsed their Times, either for paying their Money or naming their Nominees, for purchasing Annuities; and also for Relief of Sir John Mead Knight and Baronet, who had elapsed his Time for paying Part of his Purchase-money for a forfeited Estate in Ireland; and also for Relief of Dorothy Ireland and others, in respect of several Tickets for Payment of Annuities, and of several Million Lottery and Malt Lottery Tickets, and Exchequer Bills, and Debentures to the Army, which have been burnt or lost."

Traiterous Correspondence, &c. to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent all traiterous Correspondence with Her Majesty's Enemies."

Message from H. C. to return Sir P. Tyrrid's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Edmund Denton and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make some Alterations and Amendments in an Act of Parliament obtained the last Session, by Sir Peter Tyrrill and Thomas Tyrrill his Son, in order to enable them to sell several Lands in Hanslopp and Castlethrop, 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Then the Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Answer to Address about Justices of Peace.

The Duke of Somerset reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address, as followeth; (videlicet,)

"That, on the last Address, Her Majesty had given such Directions as was then desired, and was in Hopes would have prevented any future Application; and Her Majesty will examine the Particulars of this Address, and will give such Directions as She shall find the Matters of Fact."

Viscountess Dowager Falkland & al. versus L. Cheney & al.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Rebecca Viscountess Dowager of Falkland, Sir Cloudesly Shovell Knight, and Dame Elizabeth his Wife, Executrix of Sir John Norborough Knight deceased, Francis Nicholson Esquire, and others, relating to a Cause lately heard in this House, to which William Lord Cheyney, Sir Walter Clarges Baronet, Peter Barwick Doctor in Physic, Executors of Christopher late Duke of Albemarle deceased, were Respondents; and praying "the Explanation of the Judgement of this House, as to the Petitioners having Interest for the said Duke's Share, by them advanced towards the Third Voyage, in such Manner as they are to have Interest for the Duke's Share of Charges by them advanced in the Two former Voyages:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Respondents may have a Copy of this Petition; and that this House will hear One Counsel on either Side, upon the said Petition, on Tuesday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Sir John Elwell & al. against.

After reading the Petition of Sir John Elwell and Christopher Beale, relating to some Clauses in the following Bill; and hearing Counsel thereupon:

Abuses of Collectors, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

ORDERED, That this House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock, with this particular Direction to the Committee, That the Clauses or Parts of the Bill, which relate to the said Sir John Elwill and Mr. Beale, upon which Counsel was heard this Day, be left out of the Bill."

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.

Sheriffs Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in the Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the Bill, and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again, to proceed therein."

ORDERED, That To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee again on the said Bill; and nothing to intervene; and that the Lord Chief Baron and Her Majesty's Attorney General do then attend this House; and all the Lords summoned.

Adjourn.

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