House of Lords Journal Volume 18
23 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 23 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 120-123. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29440 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 23 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

E. of Kingston's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Inheritance of a Messuage and Gardens, in Acton, in the County of Middl'x, purchased by the Right Honourable Evelyn Earl of Kingston upon Hull, in Trustees, for the said Earl and his Heirs," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Inheritance of a Messuage and Gardens, in Acton, in the County of Middl'x, purchased by the Right Honourable Evelyn Earl of Kingston upon Hull, in Trustees, for the said Earl and his Heirs."

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.

Edistone Light-house Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported, from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling the Master, Wardens, and Assistants of Trinity House to re-build the Light-house on The Edystone Rock," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "intituled, "An Act for the better enabling the Master, Wardens, and Assistants of Trinity House to re-build the Lighthouse on The Edystone Rock."

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.

L. Drogheda's & al. Regiments, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Non-commission Officers and Private Soldiers of the Lord Drogheda's and Colonel Coot's Regiments."

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

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshond.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

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.

Laycock's Petition for a Proviso in it.

Upon reading the Petition of Captain Martin Laycock; praying, "That Provision may be made in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Non-commission Officers and Private Soldiers of the Lord Drogheda's and Colonel Coot's Regiments, that the Paymaster General may be empowered to issue a Debenture for the Sum of One Hundred and Sixteen Pounds to him, upon the Allegations in his Petition:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard before the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Stewart's & al. Regiments Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the paying and clearing of 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."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Non-commission Officers and Private Soldiers of the Lord Drogheda's and Colonel Coot's Regiments," stands committed.

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

Clyes' Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of England, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Francis Clyes, as Surety for William Penneck, late of Exon, Merchant, in Six several Bonds for Duties on Tobacco, which the said William Penneck had at the Port of Falmouth, in December One Thousand Seven Hundred and One."

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

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

Cobb's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to rectify a Mistake in and explain an Act passed in the last Session, to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Richard Cobb Esquire, as One of the Sureties for Thomas Cobb Gentleman, Receiver General for the County of South'ton and Isle of Wight."

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; and to adjourn as they please.

Barnhill and Hatton Heath, Highways, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Barnehill and HattonHeath, in the County of Chester."

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.

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

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship L'Amazone, taken and condemned as Prize, and sold in the Island of Barbadocs, free," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Wynne's Bill:

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the 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," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a 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."

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 Sir Rob't Legard and Sir Rich'd Holford:

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

Goulston's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate of Morris Goulstone Esquire, for the raising his Sisters Portions, and Payment of Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned."

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to issue, out of the Monies arising by the Coinage Duty, any Sum not exceeding the Sum of Three Thousand Pounds Yearly, for the Uses of the Mint;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Massam and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Gomeldon Esquire to sell a Farm in Kent, to discharge an Incumbrance upon the same; and to apply the Residue of the Monies arising by such Sale in Payment of the said William Gomeldon's Debts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Williams's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Williams, an Infant, notwithstanding his Infancy, to renew a Lease of the Parsonage of Bugden, held under One of the Prebendaries of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln."

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

Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey,
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Eleventh 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.

L. Strangford's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for supplying the Defects of a Common Recovery suffered by Philip Smith Esquire, Viscount Strangford of the Kingdom of Ireland, and George Smith Esquire, his Eldest Son, and of their Deed which declared the Uses of the said Recovery."

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; and to adjourn as they please.

Abp. of Dublin's Bill.

The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for restoring to the Archbishop of Dublin the Town and Lands of Sea Town; and repaying to William Lord Archbishop of Dublin the Money he paid for the same, upon Purchase thereof from the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Anglesey reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Then it was proposed, "That the said Bill be now read a Third Time."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be read the Third Time on Monday Morning next?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for restoring to the Archbishop of Dublin the Town and Lands of Sea Town; and re-paying to William Lord Archbishop of Dublin the Money he paid for the same upon Purchase thereof from the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in Ireland," shall be read the Third Time on Monday next, after Twelve a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Luff & al. versus Tench.

Upon reading the Petition of John Carryll, One of the Appellants in the Appeal of Thomas Luff, to which Thomas Tench is Respondent:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Fourth Day of March next, at Eleven a Clock.

Stydolph versus Langhorne.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein Sigismond Stydolph is Appellant, and Susannah Langhorne Respondent:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock.

Sperman versus Birkbeck; et Wilkinson. versus Sperman.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing of the Causes, wherein Gilbert Sperman and Margaret his Wife are Appellants, and Catherick Birkbeck Respondent; and William Wilkinson Appellant, against the said Gilbert Sperman and Catherick Birkbeck Respondents; which has been heard in Part: But the Judges not attending;

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Causes, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock; and that all the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas and Exchequer then in Town do attend.

Adjourn.

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