House of Lords Journal Volume 18
18 February 1707

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 18 February 1707', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 242-243. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29511 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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DIE Martis, 18 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Vanden Enden Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Westmorland reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Philip Vanden Enden, Merchant," as sit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Philip Vanden Enden, Merchant.

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.

Supply, a free Ship, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Ship Supply a free Ship."

Hide, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report of the Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench and the Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas, to whom was referred the Petition of William Hide and Sarah his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the Prayer of the said Petition, and the Judges Report.

The Earl of Sunderland, Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State, by Her Majesty's Command, delivered into this House,

Election of Peers and Members for Scotland.

"Act, settling the Manner of electing the Sixteen Peers and Forty-five Members to represent Scotland in the Parliament of Great Britain."

Bp. Oxon, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by Mr. Justice Powis and Mr. Justice Blencowe, upon the Petition of William Lord Bishop of Oxford; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Escapes out of Queen's Bench and Fleet Prisons to prevent, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual an Act passed in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Escapes out of The Queen's Bench and Fleet Prisons."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

To which the House agreed.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual an Act passed in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Escapes out of The Queen's Bench and Fleet Prisons."

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.

D. Beaufort, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury, upon the Petition of Henry Duke of Beaufort; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

William's Bill.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by the Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Powell, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Houses, near Aldgate, in London, late the Estate of William Williams Esquire, deceased; and for purchasing Lands in Lieu thereof:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill be read a Second Time.

Maule and Aldworth, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Aldworth Gentleman, Second Son of Richard Aldworth Esquire, deceased, and of Thomas Maule Esquire; shewing, "That King Charles the Second, by Letters Patents, dated the Fourteenth of June in the Nine and Twentieth Year of His Reign, did grant unto the Petitioner Thomas Maule the Office of King's Remembrancer, or Chief Remembrancer, in His Court of Exchequer, in the Kingdom of Ireland, after the Death of Richard Aldworth Esquire, for his Life, to be executed by himself or Deputy; the Grant was obtained at the Request of Richard Aldworth; and the Petitioner, at his Decease, declared the Trust thereof for the Petitioner Aldworth; and Richard the Father is lately dead; and, by the Laws in Ireland, the Petitioner Maule is obliged to take the Oaths, and subscribe the Test and Declaration, appointed in respect of that Office in that Kingdom: But, in regard the Petitioner's Affairs require his Attendance here, and is only a Trustee for the other Petitioner; he humbly prays, that Leave be given to bring in a Bill, to empower the Court of Exchequer in Ireland to grant a Commission, to administer the Caths of Office to the Petitioner Maule; and to empower him to take the Oaths, in respect of the said Office, in One of the Courts in Westminster-Hall, so that the same may be as effectual as if he had taken the Oaths in Ireland:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave given them to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the continuing an Act made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the more effectual preventing of Abuses and Frauds of Persons employed in the working up the Woollen, Linen, Fustian, Cotton, and Iron Manufactures of this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for removing some Obstructions in the Sale of the Manor or Lordship of Rawmeere, and other Estate of Sir Thomas May Knight, in the County of Sussex; and to enable him and his Trustees to sell and dispose of the said Manor and Premises, for Payment of his Debts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Parker versus Lambe:

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of George Parker Esquire, Son and Heir of Edmund Parker Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Twentieth Day of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five, on the Behalf of Mary Lambe Widow; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree: As also upon the Answer of the said Mary Lambe put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of George Parker shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed; and that that Part of the said Decree which gave Costs to the said Mary Lambe conditionally shall be, and is hereby, made absolute: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant George Parker shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Mary Lambe, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for her Costs, in defending the said Appeal in this House.

Adjourn.

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