House of Lords Journal Volume 18
26 March 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 26 March 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 686-688. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29742 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 26 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Hedges versus Hedges.

Whereas Monday next is appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Dame Anne Hedges and others are Appellants, and William Hedges and Robert Hedges Re spondents: Upon reading this Day the Petition of the Appellants, praying further Time for hearing the said Cause; as also each Party consenting thereunto, at the Bar:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday next at Eleven a Clock.

Wagers relating to the Public, to prevent, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the laying of Wagers relating to the Public."

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 thereupon.

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the laying of Wagers relating to the Public."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Rogers:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Stopford's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable James Stopford Esquire to sell Lands in the County of Nottingham, for Payment of Debts and Portions."

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 Richard Holford and Mr. Rogers:

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

Sir Roger Bradshaigh's Bill:

The Lord Ossulstone reported from the Lords Committees, 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," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Rogers:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Bulkeley's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Bulkeley Gentleman to sell Part of the Estate comprized in his Marriage Settlement, to pay off Debts, which were precedent to, and do affect, the said Settlement."

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 Richard Holford and Mr. Rogers:

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

Frauds relating to Stamp Duties, to prevent, Bill;

The House being this Day informed, "That in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for redressing and preventing several Frauds and Practices, relating to Her Majesty's Duties upon Stamped Vellum, Parchment, and Paper, and regulating the Clerks and Attornies of the Courts of Queen's Bench and Common Pleas at Westminster, there is a Clause that relates to the Inheritance of the Right Honourable the Earl of Thanet:"

E. Thanet to be heard to a Clause in it.

It is thereupon Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time, on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock; at which Time the Earl of Thanet shall be heard, by his Counsel, at the Bar of this House, to the Matters wherein his Lordship thinks himself concerned.

Bill for Improvement of the Union.

The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on 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 gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with several Amendments."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next, at One a Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

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