House of Lords Journal Volume 18
11 April 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 11 April 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 702-705. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29754 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 11 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Graston.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Annandale.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.

Prayers.

Ld. William Powlett's Bill:

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting some Part of the Estate, in the County of Lincoln, included in the Marriage Settlement of the Right Honourable William Powlet Esquire, commonly called Lord William Powlett, in Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, to discharge an Incumbrance fallen on the same, by virtue of a Decree of the High Court of Chancery; and to confirm an Agreement made by the said Lord William Powlett with the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Bridgewater, and the Executor of the late Duke of Bolton, deceased, relating to such Incumbrance," 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 some Part of the Estate, in the County of Lincoln, included in the Marriage Settlement of the Right Honourable William Powlett Esquire, commonly called Lord William Powlett, in Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, to discharge an Incumbrance fallen on the same, by virtue of a Decree of the High Court of Chancery; and to confirm an Agreement made by the said Lord William Powlett with the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Bridgewater, and the Executor of the late Duke of Bolton, deceased, relating to such Incumbrance."

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 Mr. Fellowes and Mr. Meller:

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

Hastings's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manor of Backwell, in the County of Somerset, in Trustees, to be sold, pursuant to the Will of Caroletta Nettles deceased, and a Decree in Chancery."

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. Fellows and Mr. Meller:

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

Whitaker's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain an Act, made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to oblige Edward Whitaker to accompt for such Sums of Public Money as hath been received by him."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned.

Message from H. C. with Bills; and to return Harvey's.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England; and for raising a further Supply to Her Majesty, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

As also a Bill, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining and directing the Payment of the Allowances to be made for or upon the Exportation from Scotland of Fish, Beef, and Pork, cured with Foreign Salt, imported before the First Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven; and for disposing such Salt still remaining in the Hands of Her Majesty's Subjects there; and for ascertaining and securing the Allowances for Fish and Flesh exported, and to be exported, from Scotland, for the future;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

And to return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Performance of the Will of Stephen Harvey Esquire, deceased, and making Provision for his Children;" to which they have agreed, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Allowances upon Fish, &c. cured with Salt, exported from Scotland, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining and directing the Payment of the Allowances to be made for or upon the Exportation from Scotland, of Fish, Beef, and Pork, cured with Foreign Salt, imported before the First Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven; and for disposing such Salt remaining in the Hands of Her Majesty's Subjects there; and for ascertaining and securing the Allowances for Fish and Flesh exported, and to be exported, from Scotland, for the future."

Message from H. C. with Amendments to the Bill for Improvement of the Union:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Union of the Two Kingdoms;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Lords to be summoned about them.

Ordered, That the said Amendments be taken into Consideration on Thursday next, at Twelve a Clock; and all the Lords summoned.

Message from H. C. to return Bagot's Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the reversal of the Outlawry of Elianor Bagot, the Wife of John Bagot;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

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

Elye's Bill;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Powlett and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Elye Esquire to raise Monies out of his Estate, to pay his Debts; and for settling the Residue thereof, together with the Estate of Elizabeth his Wife, to the Uses intended by his Marriage Settlement;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and the Commissions of Sewers, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Masham and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the Laws concerning Commissions of Sewors;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Commissioners Sewers, London, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 accompt."

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

Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Annandale.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.

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.

Marq. of Lindsey's Bill.

After hearing Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming to Robert Marquis of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, and his Heirs, a House, and enclosed Fourth Part of the Park of Havering, in the County of Essex, in Recompence and Satisfaction of his Interests, in the Office or Custody of the said House and Park;"

And Debate thereupon:

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

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Messages from H. C. to return the Bill, for preserving Privileges of Ambassadors, &c.;

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

To return the Bills following; (videlicet,)

An Act for preserving the Privileges of Ambassadors, and other Public Ministers, of Foreign Princes and States;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments, with an Amendment, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House. Also,

Ld. Wm. Powlett's Bill:

An Act for vesting some Part of the Estate, in the County of Lincoln, included in the Marriage Settlement of the Right Honourable William Powlett Esquire, commonly called Lord William Powlett, in Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, to discharge an Incumbrance fallen on the same, by virtue of a Decree in the High Court of Chancery; and to confirm an Agreement made by the said Lord William Powlett with the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Bridgewater, and the Executor of the late Duke of Bolton, deceased, relating to such Incumbrance;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

the Bill for Sale of Lands to pay Debts, &c. of the late Lord Jeffries;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Masham and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Barony of Wem, and Manors of Wem and Loppington, and several Lands and Tenements, in the County of Salop, and the Manors of Dolby and Broughton, and Lands thereto belonging, in the County of Leicester, and the Manor of Fulmer, and several Lands and Tenements, in the County of Bucks, late the Estate of George late Lord Jeffreys, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts and Portions, and other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

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

Howe's Bill;

As also a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Howe, of Somerton Early, in the County of Somerset, Esquire, to sell the Manor and Farm of Gunvile Eastbury, alias Tarrant Gunvile, in the County of Dorset, and several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in Gunvile Eastbury, alias Tarrant Gunvile, aforesaid; and to settle other Lands and Hereditaments, of greater Value, to the same Uses to which the said Manor and Premises in Gunvile Eastbury, alias Tarrant Gunvile, now stand limited, in Lieu thereof;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and the Bill for reversing the Attainder of Lord Slane.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to reverse the Outlawry and Attainder of Christopher Lord Baron of Slane, in Ireland;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Bridges & al. Executors of the E. of Kildare versus Sir A. Shaen.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Matter upon the Petition of George Rodney Bridges and Richard Bagot Esquires, as also the Answer of Sir Arthur Shaen Baronet put in thereunto:"

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

Adjourn.

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