DIE Martis, 1 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Buckingham & Nor.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
L. Stawell takes the Oaths.
This Day William Lord Stawell took the Oaths, and
made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and
subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the
Thanks to the Bp. of Exeter, for his Sermon.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this
House be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of
Exeter, for his Sermon preached before this House
Yesterday, in the Abbey Church at Westminster; and he
is desired to print and publish the same.
Calculation of Votes for the Sixteen Peers of Scotland:
The Lord Mohun reported from the Lords Committees, to whom it was referred to make a Calculation of
the Number of Votes of the Peers who voted at the
Election of the Sixteen Peers for Scotland, as they
stand according to the several Resolutions of the House
relating to the said Election, "That they had made a
Which, being read, was agreed to by the House, and
is as follows; (videlicet,)
|"Had Votes at the Election.
Agreed, That the Report is right cast up.
Clerk of the Crown to amend the Return of Peers from Scotland:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Clerk of the
Crown in Chancery do attend this House on Thursday
next, at Eleven a Clock, with the original Return of
the Names of the Sixteen Peers, who, according to the
late Act in that Case made and provided, are chosen,
summoned, and certified, to be Members of the House
of Lords, for and on Behalf of that Part of Great
Britain called Scotland, in order to amend the said
Return, pursuant to the Report made this Day from the
Lords Committees, and agreed to by the House.
Clerks of Session in Scotland, Attendance discharged.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir James Dalrimple
Baronet and John Makensey Esquire, Clerks of the
Session in Scotland, and Clerks to the late Election of
Peers there, who came from Scotland, shall be, and
they are hereby, discharged from any further Attendance in this House.
Rosset & al. Nat. Bill.
The Earl of Dorsett and Middl'x reported from the
Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Lewis de Rosset, Peter Brozet, and others,"
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.
Woolmere & al. versus Markes:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Charles Woolmere and John Simpson Gentlemen,
brought into this House the Third of March One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven, the only Two Defendants brought to Hearing, in the Cause wherein Richard
Marks was Plaintiff, from a Decree pronounced in Her
Majesty's Court of Exchequer, on Friday the Thirteenth Day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred
and Seven; and praying the Reversal of the said
Decree: As also upon the Answer of the said Richard
Marks put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what
was offered thereupon:
Judgement affirmed, with Costs.
It is this Day Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords
Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That
the said Petition and Appeal of Charles Woolmere and
John Simpson shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this
House; and that the Decree therein complained of
shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is further
Ordered, That the Appellants Charles Woolmere and
John Simpson do pay, or cause to be paid, unto the
Respondent Richard Marks, the Sum of Twenty Pounds,
for his Costs.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ,
Dominis sic decernentibus.