House of Lords Journal Volume 18
7 April 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 7 April 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 700-701. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29752 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 7 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Dover.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Hastings' Committee shortened.

Upon reading the Petition of Churchill Hastings, an Infant, by Robert Nettles Esquire his Guardian; praying the Time for the Meeting of the Lords Committees on his Bill, may be shortened, for that he was ordered the Eighth of March last, by the Court of Chancery, to apply for an Act of Parliament for Sale of the Manor of Blackwell, for the Purposes in the Petition set forth; as also upon reading of the said Order of the Court of Chancery:

It is thereupon Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Lords Committees, appointed to meet on the said Bill the Fourteenth of this Instant April, do meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

Commissioners Sewers, London, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for giving the Commissioners of Sewers for the City of London the same Powers as the Commissioners of Sewers for Counties have; and to oblige Collectors for the Sewers to account."

Dillon versus E. of Clanriccard's Bill.

After hearing Counsel for James Dillon Esquire, (pursuant to Order) against a Clause in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Earl of Clanriccard (lately called Lord Bophin) of the Kingdom of Ireland, in relation to his Estate, and for the more effectual selling or setting the Estate of the said Earl to Protestants;" as also Counsel for the Bill:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock; and that the Petitioner be then heard; as also Counsel for the said Bill.

Butler & al. versus E. of Clanriccard's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Lucey Butler Widow, Thomas Fitzgerald Esquire, and William Atkinson Gentleman; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, against a Clause or Proviso in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of John Earl of Clanriccard:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, at the Bar of this House, before the Committee to whom the said Bill is referred, on Tuesday next, according to the Prayer of their Petition.

Villers, claiming Title of Earl of Buckingham, Petition rejected.

The House taking into Consideration the Petition of John Villers, claiming the Title of Earl of Buckingham:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, rejected; it being improperly subscribed.

Messages from H. C. to return L. Willoughby de Broke's Bill;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wentworth and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain a Clause in a Statute made in the Seven and Twentieth Year of the Reign of King Henry the Eighth, enabling Tenants in Tail in Possession to make Jointures to Wives; and enlarging the same, so as Richard Lord Willughby de Broke and others, Tenants in Tail in Possession, may make Jointures to the Wives of their Eldest Sons or Grandsons;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Then the Amendment was read Thrice, and agreed to; and Ordered, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Yorkshire Cloth Bill;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Strickland and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ascertaining the Lengths and Breadths of Woollen Cloth made in the County of York;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

and the Bp. of Chichester's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Walter Young and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and making more effectual an Act made Anno Primo Annæ Reginæ, intituled, An Act giving further Time to John Lord Bishop of Chichester and his Successors, to make Leases of certain Houses and Ground, in and near Chancery Lane, belonging to the Bishopric of Chichester;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Infants who are seised of Estates in Fee in Trust, or by Way of Mortgage, to make Conveyances of such Estates;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Haydon's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Walter Young and others:

To return the Bill, 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Adjourn.

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