House of Lords Journal Volume 19
23 February 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 23 February 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 76-77. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29826 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 23 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresme.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Pelham.

PRAYERS.

Each Lord, present at Dr. Sacheverel's Trial, to have Seven Tickets:

After hearing Sir Christopher Wren, in relation to the Places prepared in Westm'r Hall:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Lords of this House, who will Personally appear at the Trial of Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Devinity, in Westminster Hall, shall have Seven Tickets each delivered to him or them, on Saturday next, by the Lord Great Chamberlain's Servants, if he or they Personally come for them to the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and if any Lord desires Tickets for another Lord, they are to be delivered, if Two Lords do say, "such Lord, they believe, will Personally appear at the Trial."

Two-First Benches for Peeresses, &c.:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Two First Benches in Westminster Hall shall be kept only for the Peeresses and their Daughters, and none others.

All the Judges to attend.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Judges do attend this House, at the Trial of Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity, on Monday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock.

Dr. Sacheverel's Witnesses to attend.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Joseph Trapp, Samuel Hilliar, Haynes, Richard Cheswell, and Robert Walker, do attend on Monday the Seven and Twentieth Day of this Instant February, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, to give Evidence on the Behalf of Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity, at his Trial in Westminster Hall.

E. of Peterborow & al. versus Sir J. Germaine.

After hearing Counsel further, on the Petition and Appeal of Charles Earl of Peterborow and other; as also upon the Answer of Sir John Germaine and his Wife put in thereunto:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock, this House will hear One Counsel on either Side, to this Point only, "Whether the Matter of the Respondent's Plea, allowed by the Court of Chancery, and against which Order of the Allowance the present Appeal is brought, be, as touching the Fifteen Leases in Question, in Whole or in Part, the same Matter which was in Judgement before this House upon the Earl of Peterborow's former Appeal heard and judged in this House in One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two."

Bridges's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas and the Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Tenements, in Cheek Lane, near West Smithfield (the Estate of James Bridges Esquire); and for purchasing and settling other Estates to the same Uses:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill may be read a Second Time.

Bp. of Winton, Cranston, & al. Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and Considering, the Report of Mr. Justice Powys and Mr. Justice Blencowe, to whom was referred the Petition of Jonathan Lord Bishop of Winton and Robert Cranston, for and on Behalf of themselves and other the Freehold and Copyhold Tenants of the Manor of Bishop's Sutton, in the County of Southampton; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayers of the said Petition.

L. Gormanston's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Anthony Lord Viscount Gormanston, for Payment of his Debts; and for securing a Jointure and a Maintenance for Margaret Viscountess Gormanston, in Lieu of a Rent Charge payable to her out of the said Viscount's Estate."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Anthony Lord Viscount Gormanston, for Payment of his Debts; and for securing a Jointure and a Maintenance for Margaret Viscountess Gormanston, in Lieu of a Rent Charge payable to her out of the said Viscount's Estate:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Powys and Mr. Justice Blencowe; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, and perusing a Copy of the Bill signed by the Clerk of the Parliaments, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.

Edistone Lighthouse, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and making more effectual an Act for the better enabling the Master, Wardens, and Assistants of Trinity House, to rebuild the Light-house on The Edistone Rock."

Adjourn.

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