House of Lords Journal Volume 18
4 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 4 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 86-88. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29425 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 4 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.

PRAYERS.

B. of Gloucester takes the Oaths.

This Day Edward Lord Bishop of Gloucester took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Litchfield Canons and Deanry, Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for augmenting the Number of Canons Residentiary in the Cathedral Church of Litchfield, and for improving the Deanry and Prebends of the said Cathedral," shall be read the Second Time on Thursday next, in a full House; and the Lords summoned.

Conway's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, lying in the several Counties of Rutland and Leicester, late the Estate of John Digby Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to the Intent that the same may be sold, for the discharging of the several Mortgages and other Incumbrances thereon," to whom the Consideration of the Petition of Philadelphia Shrimpton was referred:

Shrimpton's Pet.

"That it is the Opinion of the Committee, That the said Bill should not be proceeded on any further, except what relates to the Mortgages, mentioned to be settled in Mrs. Shrimpton's Petition, of several Parcels of Land in Stokdrye, in the County of Rutland, and the Manor of Stokdrye, with the Appurtenances, in the said County of Rutland, and several Lands in Stokdrye, and elsewhere, in the same County, be left out of the Bill."

And his Lordship also informed the House, "That Sir John Conway consented thereunto."

To which the House agreed.

Shrimpton versus Conway's Bill.

Upon Report from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, lying in the several Counties of Rutland and Leicester, late the Estate of John Digby Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to the Intent that the same may be sold, for the discharging the several Mortgages and Incumbrances thereon: That, upon Consideration of the Petition of Philadelphia Shrimpton, Wife of Brigadier General Shrimpton, and hearing Counsel thereupon, as also for Sir John Conway; shewing, amongst other Things, "That several Lands in Stokdrye, in the Bill mentioned to be sold, were, on their Marriage, settled on her; and, her Husband being beyond the Seas, she cannot take Care concerning the same:" That it is the Opinion of the said Committee, That the said Bill should not be proceeded on any further, except what relates to the Mortgages, mentioned to be settled in Mrs. Shrimpton's Petition, of several Parcels of Land in Stokdry in the County of Rutland, and the Manor of Stokdry, with the Appurtenances, in the said County of Rutland, and several Lands in Stokdry, and elsewhere, in the same County, be left out of the Bill."

The House being also informed, "That Sir John Conway consented thereunto:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That what relates to the said Two Mortgages shall be left out of the Bill; and that the Committee do proceed therein.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of John Asgill Esquire, in relation to his Purchase of Part of the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Amendment of the Law, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Amendment of the Law, and for the better Advancement of Justice."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Justice Powys and Mr. Justice Gould:

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

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the Town of New Rosse, in the County of Wexford, in the Kingdom of Ireland, a Port for the exporting Wool from Ireland into this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

New Ross, a Port for Wool, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Town of New Rosse, in the County of Wexford, in the Kingdom of Ireland, a Port for the exporting Wool from Ireland into this Kingdom."

Cary and Hatley's Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

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 Mr. Pitt and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Hugessen's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to make Provision for Payment of Debts of William Hugessen Esquire; and for raising Portions for his Younger Sons; and for making good the intended Settlement upon the Marriage of William Hugessen the Younger, Gentleman."

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

Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.

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

Ballett's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Lands late of John Ballett Gentleman, deceased, for the more speedy Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Younger Children."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees above named.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same Time and Place.

Wynne's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees above named.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same Time and Place.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bills following; (videlicet,)

Venner's Bill.

A Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Colonel Samuel Venner:"

Greenall's Bill.

And also, a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Greenall the Younger to sell an Estate, in the Parish of King's-Norton, in the County of Worcester; and purchase another Estate, of as great or greater Value, to be settled to the same Uses;" as fit to pass, without any Amendments.

L. Howe's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Scrope Lord Viscount Howe in the Kingdom of Ireland to make a certain Provision for his Daughters by his First Wife; that which was intended being, as expressed in the Marriage Settlement, uncertain and contingent."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Crome's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Valentine Crome, of Maiden-Early, in the County of Berks, Gentleman, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Father's Debts, and making a Provision for himself and Brother."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it, and L. Howe's Bill.

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

To carry down the abovesaid Two last mentioned Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Orlebar's Bill.

The Lord Guilford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees several Lands and Hereditaments in Hinwick, in the Parish of Podington, Wymington, Strixton, and Woolaston, in the Counties of Bedford and Northampton, late the Estate of Cooper Orlebar Gentleman, deceased, to be sold; and applying the Monies arising thereby for the Portion and Preferment of Elizabeth Orlebar, only Child of the said Cooper Orlebar," 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.

Sir Stephen Evance and Cornish's Bill.

The Lord Sommers reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Sir Stephen Evance Knight, and Henry Cornish Esquire," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Sir Stephen Evance Knight, and Henry Cornish Esquire."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Stydolph versus Langhorne.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, wherein Sigismond Stydolph is Appellant, and Susannah Langhorne Respondent, on Monday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock.

Adjourn.

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