House of Lords Journal Volume 18
15 March 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 15 March 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 667-668. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29732 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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DIE Martis, 15 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northsk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

E. Anglesey takes the Oaths.

This Day John Earl of Anglesey took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Manchester Church Bill.

The Earl of Derby reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for building a Church, or Chapel, in the Town of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for building a Church, or Chapel, in the Town of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster."

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.

Bagot's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reversing the Outlawry of Elianor Bagot, the Wife of John Bagot."

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 Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

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

Foreign Protestants Nat. Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Foreign Protestants."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against committing it:

"Dissentientibus,

"Because we humbly conceive, that this Bill of General Naturalization will be very prejudicial to the Trade and Manufacturers of this Nation, and may be of ill Consequence to our Liberties and Religion.

"Jonat. Winton. Buckingham. North & Grey.
"Thanet.
"Nottingham.
"Scarsdale.
"Guilford.
"Anglesey.
"Gernsey."

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

City of London heard against the Bill:

Then the House (pursuant to Order) having heard Counsel upon the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of London, in relation to the said Bill:

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

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."

Bill passed:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Foreign Protestants."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against it.

"Dissentient,

"Abingdon."

Ordered, That the Commons have Notice, That the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Mercurii, decimum sextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.