House of Lords Journal Volume 18
20 November 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 20 November 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 21-22. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29381 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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DIE Martis, 20 Novembris.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Linclon.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarins.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. De Lawarr.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.

PRAYERS.

Papers from Scotland relative to the Union.

The Lord Steward acquainted the House, "That pursuant to their Address of the Thirteenth Instant, Her Majesty had been pleased to direct him to lay before this House the Papers following; (videlicet,)

1. "Queen's Letter to the Parliament, 18th June 1705."

2. "Resolve of Parliament, 17th July 1705."

3. "Act for a Treaty with England."

4. "Order of Parliament, 4th September 1705."

5. "Address of the Parliament of Scotland to the Queen, 4th September 1705."

Which Titles were read.

To be considered.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Papers laid before this House, by Her Majesty's Command, relating to Scotland, shall be taken into Consideration on Friday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Chute's Bills.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate late of Thomas Chute Esquire, in the County of Warwick; and laying out the Monies arising thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Norfolk, to be settled to the same Uses as the Warwiksbire Estate stands settled."

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

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingstons.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.

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

Protestant Succession:

The Order of the Day being read;

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider farther what may be fitting to be done, for the Preservation of Her Majesty's Person and Government, and the Protestant Succession as by Law established.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Number of those to be named in the Act to be Lords Justices shall be Seven; (videlicet,)

"That the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury for the Time being shall be One.

"That the Lord Keeper or Lord Chancellor for the Time being shall be One.

"That the Lord High Treasurer of England for the Time being shall be One.

"That the Lord President of the Council for the Time being shall be One.

"That the Lord High Admiral of England for the Time being shall be One.

"That the Lord Privy Seal for the Time being shall be One.

"That the Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench for the Time being shall be One.

"That the next Successor shall be empowered, by an Instrument under Hand and Seal, to name such Persons as She or He shall think fit to join with the other Seven Persons nominated in the Act in the Execution of the said Commission; and that, the Successor shall have Power to revoke or alter the said Instrument, from Time to Time, as She or He shall think sit.

"That there shall be Three Parts of this Instrument, One of which shall be lodged with the Minister of the Successor, another with the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury for the Time being, and the other with the Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England for the Time being."

Which, being read, were agreed to.

It is Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Number of those to be named in the Act to be Lords Justices shall be Seven; (videlicet,) That the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury for the Time being shall be One: That the Lord Keeper or Lord Chancellor for the Time being shall be One: That the Lord High Treasurer of England for the Time being shall be One: That the Lord President of the Council for the Time being shall be One: That the Lord High Admiral of England for the Time being shall be One: That the Lord Privy Seal for the Time being shall be One: That the Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench for the Time being shall be One: That the next Successor shall be empowered, by an Instrument under Hand and Seal, to name such Persons as She or He shall think fit, to join with the other Seven Persons nominated in the Act in the Execution of the said Commission; and that the Successor shall have Power to revoke or alter the said Instrument from Time to Time, as She or He shall think fit: That there shall be Three Parts of this Instrument, One of which shall be lodged with the Minister of the Successor, another with the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury for the Time being, and the other with the Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper of the Great Seal of England for the Time being.

Judges to prepare a Bill upon these Resolutions.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges do prepare a Bill, in order to an Act, upon the Resolutions agreed to in the House Yesterday and this Day.

Protestant Succession.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed in the Consideration of what may be fitting to be done, for the Preservation of Her Majesty's Person and Government, and the Protestant Succession as by Law established; and that the Judges do then attend.

Adjourn.

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