House of Lords Journal Volume 18
26 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 26 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 125-127. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29442 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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DIE Martis, 26 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for better collecting Charity-money on Briefs by Letters Patents, and preventing Abuses in relation to such Charities;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Charities on Briefs, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better collecting Charity-money on Briefs by Letters Patents, and preventing Abuses in relation to such Charities."

Messages from H. C. to return Wynne's Bill, and Litchfield Church Bill.

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

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

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

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Cobb's Bill.

The Duke of Bolton reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, 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 Southampton and Isle of Wight," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Tomkins's 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 Thomas Tomkins and John Chaigncau, and their Securities, for the Debts owing by them respectively to Her Majesty."

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

Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.

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

Gomeldon's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 on Wednesday the Thirteenth 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.

E of Kildare versus Sir A. Shaen.

The House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing of the Cause upon the Petition of the Earl of Kildare, and the Answer of Sir Arthur Shaen put in thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear One Counsel on either Side thereupon, on Thursday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Eleven a Clock, the First Business.

Towns of Cockermouth, &c. for Parton-Harbour, Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Town of Cockermoth, and a Petition of several other Towns, for Parton Harbour Bill:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition shall be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Sir T. Skipwith versus Sturmy:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Thomas Skipwith Baronet, Heir at Law and Executor to Sir Thomas Skipwith Knight and Baronet, his late Father, deceased, from a Decretal Order made in the Court of Exchequer, the Four and Twentieth Day of January last, on the Behalf of Thomas Sturmy Esquire, Executor of Dame Elizabeth Skipwith, Relict of the said Sir Thomas Skipwith the Father, and formerly the Widow and Administratrix of Edward Maddison Esquire, her former Husband; and praying "the setting aside and Reversal of the said Decretal Order; and that the Annuity therein mentioned may be decreed to the Appellant, together with his Costs:" As also upon the Answer of the said Thomas Sturmy put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed.

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition and Appeal of the said Sir Thomas Skipwith shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decretal Order made in the said Court of Exchequer, therein complained of, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return Lord Conway's and Digby's Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for laying further Duties on Low Wines; and for preventing the Damage to Her Majesty's Revenue by Importation of Foreign Cut Whale-bone; and for making some Provisions as to the Stamp Duties, and the Duties on Births, Burials, and Marriages, and the Salt Duties, and touching Million Lottery Tickets; and for enabling Her Majesty to dispose the Effects of William Kidd, a notorious Pirate, to the Use of Greenwich Hospital; and for appropriating the Public Monies granted in this Session of Parliament;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better recruiting Her Majesty's Army and Marines;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilbert Dolben and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the Exemplification of the Will of Edward late Earl of Conway, under the several Seals of the Four Courts of the Kingdom of Ireland, and the Depositions relating to the same, Evidence on Trials at Law;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

ORDERED, That the said Amendments shall be taken into Consideration To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock, the First Business.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Vaughan and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Lands and Tenements lying in the County of 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 Mortgages and other Incumbrances thereon;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Parton-Harbour Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Pier and Harbour of Parton, in the County of Cumberland;" and it being moved, That the Committee may be put off:"

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall be adjourned during Pleasure?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Duke of Somerset reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Pier and Harbour of Parton, in the County of Cumberland."

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.

Cobb's Bill.

Hodie 3a 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 Rich'd Cobb Esquire, as One of the Sureties for Thomas Cobb Gentleman, Receiver General for the County of Southampton and Isle of Wight."

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.

Clyes' Bill.

The Duke of Bolton reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, 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," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Adjourn.

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