House of Lords Journal Volume 18
5 March 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 5 March 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 656-657. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29726 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 5 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Montrose.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Annandale.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilbert Dolben and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Fourth Part of a Fourth Part (being the Share of Sir Roger Bradshaigh Baronet) of the Estate of the late Countess of Oxford, to be sold, to pay Portions and Debts; and, with the Remainder of the Money arising by such Sale, to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as his Paternal Estate is by his Marriage Settlement;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sir R. Bradshaigh's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Fourth Part of a Fourth Part (being the Share of Sir Roger Bradshaigh Baronet) of the Estate of the late Countess of Oxford, to be sold, to pay Portions and Debts; and, with the Remainder of the Money arising by such Sale, to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as his Paternal Estate is by his Marriage Settlement."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Fourth Part of a Fourth Part (being the Share of Sir Roger Bradshaigh Baronet) of the Estate of the late Countess of Oxford, to be sold, to pay Portions and Debts; and, with the Remainder of the Money arising by such Sale, to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as his Paternal Estate is by his Marriage 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 Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned therein; and, after hearing them, and perusing a Copy of the Bill, attested by the Clerk of the Parliaments, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.

Justices of the Peace and Grand Jury, Midd'x, Petition for public Register.

Upon reading the Petition of the Justices of the Peace and Grand Jury of the County of Midd'x, assembled at the General Sessions of the Peace held for the said County, at Hicks' Hall, in St. John Street, on the Eight and Twentieth Day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the public registering of all Deeds, Conveyances, Wills, and other Incumbrances, that shall be made of, or may affect, any Manors, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, within the said County of Middl'x, after the Day of One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine, whereby Purchasers may be encouraged to lay out their Money to their better Satisfaction and more certain Security:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Judges do forthwith prepare, and bring in, a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Preservation of Parochial Libraries, in that Part of Great Britain called England;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bulkeley, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Justice Blencowe and Mr. Justice Tracy; to whom was /?/ the Petition of Thomas Bulkeley Gentleman, on Behalf of himself, Mary his Wife, and their Issue; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein 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.

Coldham's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Lands and Annuities, late the Estate of John Coldham, of Tooting-Graveney, Esquire, deceased, for raising of Portions for his Grandchildren, according to his Will."

Stopford, 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 James Stopford Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein 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 Petition.

Rights of Patrons to Advowsons, Bill.

The Judges, pursuant to Order, delivered a Bill, drawn by them, intituled, "An Act to preserve the Rights of Patrons to Advowsons."

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to preserve the Rights of Patrons to Advowsons."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Tuesday the Fifteenth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Haydon's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Gideon Haydon Esquire, deceased, lying in the County of Devon, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of the Debts wherewith it stands incumbered; and settling the Overplus to the Uses in his Marriage Settlement limited and declared."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Meddlycot and Mr. Followes:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Whitehaven Harbour, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preserving and enlarging the Harbour of Whitehaven, in the County of Cumberland."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, septimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.