House of Lords Journal Volume 18
22 March 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 22 March 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 676-677. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29738 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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DIE Martis, 22 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham & Nor.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Middl'x.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

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 upon the said Bill.

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

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

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

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.

E. of Plimouth's Bill.

The Lord Guilford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the Estates, which came to the Right Honourable Other Earl of Plimouth by his Mother, in Trustees, to be sold; and to enable him to cut Coppices, for raising Money, to pay off Debts charged upon his Paternal Estate," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Bill for Improvement of the Union.

Then the House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Union of the Two Kingdoms."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made some further Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again, to proceed therein."

Ordered, That To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed further on the said Bill; and that all the Lords be summoned.

Coldham's Bill.

The Earl of Derby reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, 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," 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.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with William Malet Esquire, for the Debt of his Father, for whom he was Surety while Receiver General of the County of Somerset, and City of Bristol."

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

Dean of Windsor's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for annexing the Rectory or Parsonage of Haseley, in the County of Oxon, to the Deanry of Windsor; and for vesting the Rectory and Parochial Church of St. Mary's, alias North Church, Berkhamstead, in the County of Hertford, in the Dean and Canons of Her Majesty's Free Chapel of St. George, within Her Castle of Windsor, in Lieu thereof."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Hamilton.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Middl'x.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Mar.
Comes Seafield.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Pacey's Sureties, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Townshend reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with the Sureties of Samuel Pacey, deceased, late Receiver General for the County of Suffolke," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Adjourn.

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