House of Lords Journal Volume 18
15 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 15 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 102-104. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29433 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 15 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Say & Seal.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. St well.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

D. of Ormond and E. of Arran's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling James Duke of Ormonde and Charles Earl of Arran to settle Fee-farm Rents, in the County of Tipperary, in the Kingdom of Ireland, pursuant to an Agreement upon the Marriage of the said Earl of Arran," 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.

Vorbes's Bill.

The Earl of Manchester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Barwick Hall, and other Lands, in the County of Essex; and for purchasing other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Amendments ordered to be engrossed.

Edwards's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Edwards Gentleman to sell certain Lands in the County of Norfolke, for Payment of Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Joseph Tredenham and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the paying and clearing the several Regiments commanded by Lieutenant General Stewart, Colonel Hill, and Brigadier Holt; and for supplying the Defect of the Muster Rolls of those and several other Regiments;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up Two Bills; (videlicet,)

One, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Noncommission Officers and Private Soldiers of the Lord Drogheda's and Colonel Coot's Regiments."

The other, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell several Houses and Lands in and near Portsmouth, late the Estate of Elizabeth Hicks, for Payment of a Debt and Interest charged thereupon; and for laying out the Residue of the Money in other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses."

To which said Two Bills, they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Greenall's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Rejected.

Ordered, That the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, rejected.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manors and Estate of and in Hathersedge and Dore, in the County of Derby, the Estate of Christopher Pegg Esquire; and mortgaging Part of his Manor and Estate, of and in Beauchiff and Strawberry Lec, in the same County, for raising Money, for Payment of Debts and Incumbrances thereon, and for making Provision for his Family;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Pegg's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manors and Estate of and in Hathersedge and Dore, in the County of Derby, the Estate of Christopher Pegg Esquire; and mortgaging Part of his Manor and Estate, of and in Beauchiff and Strawberry Lee, in the same County, for raising Money, for Payment of Debts and Incumbrances thereon, and for making Provision for his Family.

Reve's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estates of Christopher Reve the Elder, Clerk, deceased, and of Christopher Reve Clerk, his only Son, also deceased, in certain Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of their several Debts and Legacies; and for making some Provision for Dorothy the Widow of the said Christopher Reve the Son, and for Christopher Reve his only Child, an Infant."

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

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Power of Richard Lord Bulkeley, Viscount Cashells in the Kingdom of Ireland, of leasing his Estate in Cheshire, for Performance and Satisfaction of the Trusts upon the said Estate;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

L. Bulkley's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Power of Richard Lord Bulkeley, Viscount Cashells in the Kingdom of Ireland, of leasing his Estate in Cheshire, for Performance and Satisfaction of the Trusts upon the said Estate."

Rice's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Colonel John Rice."

Ordered, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock; and that the late Commissioners for stating the Accompts of the Army do then attend this House; and that the same Methods shall be taken in the passing all Bills of this Nature for the future.

Increase of Private Bills, considered.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be in a Committee, to consider of the best Means to prevent the Increase of Private Bills in Parliament, and the surprizing the House in their proceeding thereupon:

The House accordingly was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had come to some Resolutions; which he is ready to report, when the House think fit."

Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow Morning.

Adjourn.

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