House of Lords Journal Volume 18
27 January 1707

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 27 January 1707', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 205-206. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29493 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 27 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Tighe's Nat. Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating and ascertaining the Duties to be paid by the Unfreemen, Importers of Coals into the Port and Borough of Great Yarmouth, in the County of Norfolke;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Masham and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Tigh;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Neptune, a free Ship, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Townshend reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship called The Neptune Privateer (a Foreign-built Ship, lately bought as a Wreck) a free Ship," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship called The Neptune Privateer (a Foreign built Ship, lately bought as a Wreck) a free Ship."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Nevill to take the Name of Grey, Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Grey, Second Son of Richard Nevill Esquire, to change his Name from Nevill to Grey, according to the Will of Ralph Lord Grey, deceased," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Grey, Second Son of Richard Nevill Esquire, to change his Name from Nevill to Grey, according to the Will of Ralph Lord Grey, deceased."

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.

Clarke versus Ward.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Winifred Clerk Spinster, an Infant, by Susan Bee Widow, her Grandmother and next Friend, whereunto John Ward Clerk is Respondent; Counsel appearing for the Respondent, but no Counsel for the Appellant; a Petition on Behalf of the Appellant being read, praying further Time for hearing the said Appeal:

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 Saturday the First Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant shall forthwith pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said John Ward, the Sum of Fifteen Pounds, for his Costs, in Attendance this Day.

Upon reading the Petition of John Hatcher, Solicitor for Winifred Clerk, upon her Appeal depending in this House; praying, "That another Person may enter into Recognizance for her upon her Appeal, she being an Infant:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That another sufficient Person may enter into Recognizance for her, as desired.

L. Lexington takes the Oaths.

This Day Robert Lord Lexington took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Adjourn.

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