House of Lords Journal Volume 18
20 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 20 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 113-115. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29437 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 20 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Rossen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Thornhill's Bill.

The Earl of Winchilsea reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands and Tenements, in the County of Kent, the Estate of Richard Thornhill Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts, and his Sisters Portions charged thereupon; and for securing the Residue of the Purchase-money to the Use of his Marriage Settlement," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Ballett's Bill.

The Earl of Warrington reported from the Lords Committees the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Lands late of John Ballett Gentleman, for the more speedy Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Younger Children," 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.

Private Bills, Commitment to be considered.

The House being this Day moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, of the Twentieth of April One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight, in relation to the Fourteen Days Commitment of Private Bills, may be dispensed with:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock, this Motion shall be taken into Consideration; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of John Viccary, deceased, in Rockbear, in the County of Devon, for Payment of his Debts charged thereupon, and for Maintenance of his Widow and Children;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sands's Bill.

Then it was proposed, "To read the Bill, intituled, An Act for taking the Estate in Law of a Mortgage, made by John Sands Esquire, which is descended to the Daughters and Coheirs of John Pargiter, deceased, (who are Infants) out of such Infants, they being only Trustees for Henry Raper Merchant."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be now read?"

It was Resolved in the Negative

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Pawlett and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Increase and better Preservation of Salmon, and other Fifth, in the Rivers within the Counties of Southampton and Wilts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making good the last Will of Barbara Opie deceased; by which a Farm, called Dean, in the Parishes of Weston and South Warnborough, in the County of Southampton, is devised to Elizabeth Came and her Heirs, so far as it concerns the said Devise;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Opie's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making good the last Will of Barbara Opie deceased; by which a Farm, called Dean, in the Parishes of Weston and South Warnborough, in the County of Southampton, is devised to Elizabeth Came and her Heirs, so far as it concerns the said Devise."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Eastevening, and other Lands and Hereditaments in Swineshead, in the County of Lincoln, late the Estate of Christopher Fairfax Gentleman, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and Benefit of his Children;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Lawson to attend, about Parton Harbour Bill.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Gilfred Lawson Esquire do attend this House on Friday next, at Eleven a Clock, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Pier and Harbour of Parton, in the County of Cumberland."

Palmes versus Barstow.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Wm. Palmes:

It is Ordered, That this House will hear Counsel for the Respondent, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

Wilkinson versus Sperman.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of W'm Wilkinson, against a Decretal Order of the Court of Chancery, the Eighteenth Day of December in the Third Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty, in a Cause there depending, between Gilbert Sperman and Margaret his Wife, Complainants, and the Appellant, and Catherick Birkbeck and Edward Birkbeck, an Infant by the said Catherick his Father and Guardian, Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Decretal Order:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Gilbert Sperman may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do forthwith put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing.

Stewart et al. Regiments. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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 for those and several other Regiments."

Fisher's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Brett Fisher Esquire and Judith his Wife to sell Lands, for the Payment of his Debts; and making Provision for his Wife and Children, in case they shall have any."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hore's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Elizabeth Hore, in the County of Bucks, in Trustees, to be sold; and the Monies arising thereby to be applied for the Payment of Debts charged thereon."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

L'Amazon to trade as a free Ship, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship L'Amazone, taken and condemned as Prize, and sold in the Island of Barbadoes, free."

Tithes of St. Bride's, London, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Impropriate Tithes of the Parish of St. Bridgett, alias Bride's, London."

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

Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Rossen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrongh.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Garantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.

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

Barnhill and Hatton Heath, Highways Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Barnehill and Hatton Heath, in the County of Chester."

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

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

Rates of Coals, &c. Yarmouth Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating and ascertaining the Rates to be paid by Unfreemen, Importers of Coals, Culm, and Cinders, into the Port of Great Yarmouth."

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

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

Sands's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking the Estate in Law of a Mortgage, made by John Sands Esquire, which is descended to the Daughters and Coheirs of John Pargiter deceased, (who are Infants) out of such Infants, they being only Trustees for Henry Raper Merchant."

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

Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Seventh 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.

Row's Bill,

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Messuages and Lands, in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall, of Nicholas Row Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and applying the greatest Part of the Purchase-money to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement, and the Residue for Payment of Debts."

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

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

Abington's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Terms for Forty Years in Trustees, which were granted by John Abington Esquire, deceased; and to empower them to grant, renew, and fill up Leases, according to the Usage of the Manors therein mentioned; and for raising Portions for the Younger Children of the said John Abington."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the Sixth 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.

Adjourn.

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