House of Lords Journal Volume 19
18 February 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 18 February 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 72-74. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29823 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Die Sabbati, 18 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Play.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willughby d' Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Queen to be attended with Address of both Houses.

The Earl of Cholmondeley acquainted the House, That (pursuant to Order) he waited on Her Majesty; and that Her Majesty has appointed to be attended, with the Address of both House, at Six a Clock this Evening, at Her Place at St. James's."

Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.

Then, a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Gery and Mr. Rogers:

To let them know, that the Queen has appointed to be attended, with the Address of both Houses, at Six a Clock this Evening, at Her Place of St. James's: at which Time the Lords will be there.

Scott's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of George Scott, of Scotts Hall, in the County of Kent, Esquire, and Cecilia his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the Premises in the Petition mentioned in Trustees, to be sold; and making a new Provision for the Jointure of the Petitioner Cecilia, in such Manner as to this House shall seem meet:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

E. of Stamford versus Sir John Hobart.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Earl of Stamford and Mary Countess of Stamford his Wife, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Nineteenth Day of December last, on the Behalf of Sir John Hobart Baronet; and praying, "That the said Decree may be set aside and reversed; and that the Draught of the Conveyance in the Petition mentioned may be allowed, and settled by the Master in Chancery; and that the Service of this Order upon the Respondent's Clerk in Court may be good Service, and all Proceedings stayed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir John Hobart may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Service of this Order upon the Respondent's Clerk in Chancery shall be good Service in order thereunto, and all Proceedings in the said Cause stayed.

Sir Christopher Wren attends.

Sir Christopher Wren attending (pursuant to Order), he was called in, and examined touching the Places prepared in the Court in Westm'r Hall, for the Trial of Doctor Sacheverell.

And he being withdrawn;

Peers Tickets for the Trail, Committee to consider of.

Lords Committees were appointed, to consider how many Tickets each Lord shall have, for Places in Westm'r Hall, at the Trial of Doctor Sacheverell; and report their Opinion to the House; (videlicet,)

Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Hamilton.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Weymouth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet at the Rising of the House this Day; and to adjourn as they please.

Doctor Sacheverel's Trial appointed:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Monday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February shall be, and is hereby, appointed for the Trial of Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity, in Westminster Hall, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, for the high Crimes and Misdemenors whereof he stands impeached by the House of Commons.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.

Then, a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Gery and Mr. Rogers:

To let them know, that the Lords had appointed Monday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, for the Trial of Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity, before their Lordships, in Westm'r Hall.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this House shall be now adjourned?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Jennens's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the several Manors and Lands therein mentioned, in the County of Oxon, late the Inheritance of William Jennens Esquire, deceased, and by his Marriage Settlement conveyed to the Uses therein expressed, in Trustees, to be sold, for clearing several Incumbrances thereupon, precedent to the said Marriage Settlement; and investing the Surplus of the Money arising by such Sale in a Purchase of other Lands, to the like Uses as were limited by the said Marriage Settlement; and for vesting in the said Trustees such Estate and Interest as the said William Jennens, or the Trustees named in his Marriage Settlement, had in certain Lands, heretofore called The Marsh Lands, in the Parish of St. Giles in the Fields, in the County of Midd'x, subject to the several precedent Incumbrances thereupon, to be sold, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Medlycott:

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

Adjourn.

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