House of Lords Journal Volume 18
27 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 27 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 127-129. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29443 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 27 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dur. & Crew.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Charities on Briefs, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better collecting Charity-money on Briefs by Letters Patents, and preventing Abuses in relation to such Charities."

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

Dux Somerset.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Howard Esc.
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.

Hicks's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell Houses and Lands in or near Portsmouth, late the Estate of Elizabeth Hicks, for Payment of a Debt charged thereon, and laying out the Residue of the Monies to the same Uses."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords Committees above-named.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Fourteenth 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. Drogheda & al Regiments, Bill,

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Noncommission Officers and Private Soldiers of the Lord Drogheda's and Colonel Coot's Regiments," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Stewart & al. Regiments; Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the 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," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a 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 of those and several other Regiments."

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.

Tomkins's Bill.

The Earl of Kingston 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 Thomas Tomkins and John Chaigneau, and their Securities, for the Debts owing by them respectively to Her Majesty," 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 Thomas Tomkins and John Chaigneau, and their Securities, for the Debts owing by them respectively to Her Majesty."

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.

Digby's Bill.

Then the House took into Consideration the Amendments made by the House of Commons to 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."

Which were read Thrice, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Barry's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling and securing Part of the Estates of Robert Barry Clerk and Anne his Wife, for the Benefit of the said Anne and other Children; and Sale of other Part of the Estate of the said Robert Barry, for Payment of his Debts."

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.

Messages from H. C. to return Holworthy's, and L. How's Bills.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Sum of Two Thousand Pounds in Trustees, to be applied to and for the Payment of the Debts of John Holworthy Gentleman, pursuant to an Agreement with his Creditors;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

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

To return the Bill, 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Which Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Farmer's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Farmer Gentleman to sell a Messuage and Lands in Ratcliffe Culey, in the County of Leicester; and for making a further Settlement of other Lands, of greater Value, to the same Uses."

Sedley's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Sir Charles Sedley, deceased, for Payment of his Debts and Legacies; and laying out the Residue of the Monies in a Purchase, to be settled to the Uses in his Will mentioned; and for allowing a Portion for Frances Sedley, Daughter of Sir John Sedley, and for Provisions for the Younger Children of George Sedley Esquire."

L Conway's Bill.

Then the House, pursuant to Order, proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the House of Commons to 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."

Which were read.

Atkinson versus L. Conway's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Anthony Atkinson Esquire, for and on the Behalf of Sir John Rowden Baronet, an Infant, now resident in Ireland; praying to be heard, by Counsel, to a Clause added by the House of Commons to 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;" for saving the Right of Sir John Rowden, as Heir at Law to Edw'd late Earl of Conway:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, by One Counsel, as desired, upon that Clause, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; as also One Counsel for the Lord Conway, if he think fit.

Fairfax's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Eastevening, and other Lands and Hereditaments, in Swineshead, in the County of Lincolne, late the Estate of Christopher Fairfax Gentleman, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and Benefit of his Children."

Stydolph versus Langhorne.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sigismond Stydolph, from a Decree and Orders made in the Court of Chancery, the Fifth of July One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-three, the First of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-nine, the Master's Report the Seventeenth of July One Thousand Seven Hundred, the Decree of the Twelfth of December One Thousand Seven Hundred, and the Order of the Seventh of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, and the subsequent Orders thereto, on the Behalf of Thomas Hull and Penelope his Wife, Susannah Langborne Widow, and others; and praying "the Reversal and Discharge of the said Orders; Reports, and Decree; and that the said Thomas Hull, Susannah Langhorne, and other Respondents, may answer thereunto:" As also upon the Answer of the said Susannah Langhorne Widow put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Appeal of Sigismond Stydolph, as to the Order bearing Date the One and Twentieth of October One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three, whereby the said Sigismond Stydolph (amongst other Things) is ordered to be examined upon Interrogatories, before he be admitted to re-hear the Cause, shall and doth hereby stand dismissed; without Prejudice nevertheless to his re-hearing the Cause, or the Court of Chancery's making any Alteration in the Decretal or other Orders mentioned in the Appeal, if the Court of Chancery shall think fit.

Adjourn.

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