House of Lords Journal Volume 18
3 March 1707

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 3 March 1707', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 265-267. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29520 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 3 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Hockliff and Woburn Highways, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway between Hockliffe and Wooborne, in the County of Bedford," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway between Hockliffe and Wooborne, in the County of Bedford."

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.

Fitch's Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of William Fitch Esquire, lying in the County of Dorset, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Sister's Portion, and other Debts; and for preserving the Residue free from all Power of Waste; and for settling certain Tithes in the Isle of Wight to the same Uses," as sit to pass, without any Amendment.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Smith's Pet. against Thomas's Bill, withdrawn.

The House being moved, "That Judith Smith may have Leave to withdraw her Petition, presented to this House the Five and Twentieth of February last, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of Daniel Thomas Gentleman, deceased, for the Benefit of his Wife and Children:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to withdraw her said Petition; and that the said Bill be read a Second Time.

Humberstone, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by 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, upon the Petition of Mathew Humberston; 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.

Charlton's Report.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by Mr. Justice Tracy and Mr. Baron Price, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Gilbert Charlton Esquire, deceased; and for purchasing other Estate or Estates, in the County of Nottingham, Leicester, or Lincoln, to be settled to the Uses as the Estate in the County of Montgomery was settled:"

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

Mackintosh's Report.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury, upon the Petition of William Mackentosh and Mary 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 given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Sandy's Report.

After reading, and Consideration of, the Report made by Mr. Baron Smith and Mr. Justice Dormer, upon the Petition of Sir Richard Sandys and Dame Mary 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 said Petition shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House.

Cotton House, Bill.

The Lord Halifax reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better securing Her Majesty's Purchase of Cotton House in Westminster," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

E Bradford's Privilege:

The House being informed, "That, upon Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of February last, Thomas Heath, John Dod, and Thomas Longsden, entered into the Dwellinghouse of Richard Crocket, Tenant to the Right Honourable Francis Earl of Bradford, a Peer of this Realm, and turned him out of the Possession thereof, and delivered the same to one Zacheus Sankey, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament:"

Heath & al. to attend, for turning Crocker, his Tenant, out of Possession.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Zacheus Sankey, and Andrew Swift his Attorney, shall and they are hereby required to attend this House, on Monday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon; and hereof they may not sail, as they will answer the contrary to this House.

Pierrepont's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing the Partitions made between William Pierrepont Esquire (since deceased), and the Honourable Charles Egerton Esquire and others, of several Manors and Lands, in the Counties of Suffolke, Kent, and Surrey; and to enable Will'm and Samuel Pierrepont, Infants, to make Partition of Land in other Counties; and to sell the same, and purchase other Lands to be settled to the same Uses."

King's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of certain Lands contained in the Marriage Settlement of Daniel King and Jane his Wife; and for purchasing other Lands, of the same or greater Value, to be settled to the same Uses; also for giving Liberty to Jane Nicoll Widow, and the Executors of Sir William Prichard, to pay Two Sums, of Four Thousand Pounds and Two Thousand Pounds, mentioned in the said Settlement, in the Life-time of the said Jane Nicoll."

Baines's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake, and for supplying the Defects, in an Act of the Third Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for Sale of the Estate late of Edward Baines, for discharging of a Mortgage thereupon, and for making Provision for his Daughters."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake, and for supplying the Defects, in an Act of the Third Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for Sale of the Estate late of Edward Baines, for discharging of a Mortgage thereupon, and for making Provision for his Daughters:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Price; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.

Caldicot's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to supply a Defect in an Act of Parliament, made in the First Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for raising Fifteen Hundred Pounds, by Mortgage of Lands in the County of Dorsett, for Payment of Debts, and for a further Provision and Maintenance for the Younger Children of Philip Caldicott Esquire."

Wesdon's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of John Weedon, of Souldern, in the County of Oxford, Esquire, for Payment of his Father's Debts, and Legacies and Portions for his Younger Children; and for settling the rest of his Estate to the Uses of his Father's voluntary Settlement."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of John Weedon, of Souldern, in the County of Oxford, Esquire, for Payment of his Father's Debts and Legacies, and Portions for his Younger Children; and for settling the rest of his Estate to the Uses of his Father's voluntary Settlement:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench and the Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.

Woollen Manufactures, &c. Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the Second Reading of the 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:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Saturday the Eighth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Vane versus L. Bernard.

This Day, the Answer of Christopher Lord Bernard, to the Petition of William Vane Esquire, was delivered into the House.

And Ordered, That the said Answer shall be read To-morrow.

Prince, a free Ship, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Ship Prince (Foreign-built) a free Ship."

Annesley versus Dixon, in Error.

Whereas Thursday the Sixth Day of this Instant March is appointed, for hearing the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Francis Annesley is Plaintiff, and Robert Dixon Defendant:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Lords be summoned to attend; and also the Judges then in Town.

Lustring Company, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Encouragement of the Royal Lustring Company," as fit to pass, with some Amendments and Clauses.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Ordered, That the said Clauses be engrossed.

Union Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for an Union of the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury 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.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow, at One a Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned then to attend.

Adjourn.

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