House of Lords Journal Volume 18
21 December 1708

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 21 December 1708', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 592-593. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29685 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Martis, 21 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Granger & al. Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury, to whom was referred the Petition of Mrs. Sarah Granger and others; 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, according to the Prayer of the Petition.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, to be raised by a Land Tax in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Land Tax Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, to be raised by a Land Tax in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine."

Cecil & al. Petition, referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Honourable William Cecil Esquire, the Honourable Charles Cecil Esquire, and the Right Honourable John Earl of Exeter; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of so much of the Manors, or Lordships, in the Petition mentioned, as will be sufficient to pay off the Sum of Ten Thousand Five Hundred Pounds, for which they are mortgaged:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer; who are forthwith to summon all Parties 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, and whether all Parties concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Breton's Petition, referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Breton Esquire, and Mary Breton Widow; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of certain Woods and Pieces of Woodground in the Parishes of Woodchurch, Kenarton, alias Kenardington, Boughton, Alugh, Molish, and Godmersham, in the County of Kent, and of Three Farms in the same County, for Payment of the Debts charged thereon; and that the Surplus of the Money arising by such Sale (if any be) may be laid out in the Purchase of other Lands to the same Uses:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Tracy and Mr. Baron Lovell; who are forthwith to summon all Parties 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, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Minshull's Petition, referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Minshull of Bourton, in the County of Bucks, Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest so much of his Estate, in the Petition mentioned, as is not limited in Jointure, in Trustees, by Sale or Mortgage, to raise Monies, for Payment of a Debt of Eight Thousand Pounds, and Five Thousand Pounds for his Daughter's Portion; and that the Residue may be settled to such Uses as the Petitioner, with the Consent of his Wife, and the Trustees, and the Survivors and Survivor of them, shall think fit:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas and the Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer; who are forthwith to summon all Parties 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, and whether all Parties concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Penne's Petition, referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of George Penne Esquire and Susanna his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for enabling him to sell Lands for Payment of his Debts, and enlarging a Trust for that Purpose, contained in an Act of Parliament in the Petition set forth:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench and Mr. Justice Powell; who are forthwith to summon all Parties 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, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.