House of Lords Journal Volume 18
25 January 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 25 January 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 76-77. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29418 Date accessed: 27 August 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 25 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohum.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Cook, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Cooke Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable him to sell several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments; and to settle other Lands, of greater Value, to the same Uses:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

No more Private Bills to be received this Session.

It is Ordered and Declared, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, after Monday next, this House will not receive any Petition, or Petitions, for the bringing in Private Bills, this Session of Parliament; except for a Bill to confirm an Award in the Cause depending in this House, wherein Thomas Wilson and others are Appellants, and Thomas Townley Respondent.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Eden and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Capital Messuage, and other Lands and Tenements, of Foulke Wynne, in the County of Denbigh, Gentleman, and Meredith Wynne his Son, in Trustees; to the Intent that Part thereof may be sold, for Payment of his Debts, and the Residue settled pursuant to Marriage Articles;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Barwick Hall, and other Lands, in the County of Essex, the Estate of William Forbes Esquire; and for purchasing other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Dutchess of Shrewsbury's Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Adelaide Dutchess of Shrewsbury," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Sir E. Sadleir's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Temple Dionisley, alias Dinsley, and other Lands, in the County of Hertford, for the Payment of the Debts of Sir Edwin Sadleir Baronet, and other Purposes."

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

Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Berkeley B.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

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

Sir J. Humble's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Humble Baronet, and his Trustees, to settle several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, lying in the Counties of Lincolne, Surry, and Kent, pursuant to the Articles and Agreements made upon his Marriage with Dame Sarah, his now Wife."

Ellis, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of William Ellis the Younger, of Rowal, in the County of York, Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest in Trustees the Petitioner's Estate in Barwick, Kiddal, Potterton, and Barwick in Elmit, in the County of York, to be sold, or mortgaged, so as to levy the Sum of Twelve Hundred Pounds, to the Use of the Petitioner; and to convey the Residue to the same Uses, Intents, and Purposes, as the Lands and Hereditaments limited to the Petitioner in Possession, and not in Jointure to his Wife, are settled:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Amendment of the Law, &c. Bill.

The Judges this Day delivered a Bill, drawn by them, pursuant to the Order of this House of the Seventeenth Instant. Which was read; (Videlicet,)

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Amendment of the Law, and for the better Advancement of Justice."

Sir S. Evance and Cornish's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Sir Stephen Evance Knight and Henry Cornish Esquire."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom Sir Edwin Sadleir'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.

Cary and Hatley's Bill;

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower Thomas Cary and George Hatley, of London Merchants, to import the Remainder of a Quantity of French Wines from Copenhagen, contracted for before the First Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four."

Ordered, That this House shall be put into a Committee, upon the said Bill, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and that it be an Instruction to the said Committee, to add a Clause to the said Bill, to give Leave to import French Wines from Holland, for Two Months next after the passing this Act, notwithstanding the Clause in the Act of Navigation.

Clause for Leave to import French Wines, for Two Months.

Upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Thomas Cary and George Hatley, of London, Merchants, to import the Remainder of a Quantity of French Wines from Copenhagen, contracted for before the First Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges do draw, and offer to the House, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock, a Clause, to be added to the said Bill, to give Leave to import French Wines from Holland, for Two Months next after the passing of this Act, notwithstanding the Clause in the Act of Navigation.

Marriott, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Marriott Clerk, on the Behalf of William, Charles, Thomas, Henry, Spranger, Mary, Bridget, and Susan Ballet, Minors, the Eight Younger Children of John Ballett Gentleman, deceased, and Grand-children of the said Thomas Marriott; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of all the Estate of John Ballett deceased, except Two Farms, called Downhall and Blocks, for the speedy Discharge of Debts, and Advancement of the Younger Children:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Sir S. Master versus Willoughby.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Sir Streynsham Master is Appellant, and George Willoughby and others are Respondents, on Thursday the Seventh Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock.

Adjourn.

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