House of Lords Journal Volume 19
3 March 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 3 March 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 89-90. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29833 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 3 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestriens.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Petham.

PRAYERS.

Summers's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Henry Summers Esquire to make Sale of the Manor of Gaynes and other Lands in Huntingdonshire; and, in Lieu thereof, to settle Lands in Essex, of a greater Value, to the same Uses as the said Huntingdonshire Estate was settled," as fit to pass, with some Amendments; and "that he had Power to declare to the House, Her Majesty's Consent to the Bill."

And the Lord Treasurer, being present, declared Her Majesty's Consent also to the said Bill.

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

Bigg et al. Bill.

The Earl of Rochester also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to recover the Personal Estates of William Bigg and Isabel Bigg, now vested in John Bigg a Lunatic, their Son and Heir, and Executor of his Father, for the Payment of Debts and Legacies," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Disorders on Dr. Sacheverel coming to his Trial:

Several Persons attending (according to Order) were called in, and examined in relation to the late tumultuous Disorders.

And being withdrawn;

Bunce to attend:

Ordered, That Bunce do attend this House To-morrow, to be examined in relation to the late tumultuous Disorders.

Dr. Sacheverel's Trial:

Then the House adjourned into Westminster Hall, to proceed in the Trial of Doctor Sacheverell.

Where being resumed;

Proclamation was made for Silence, as also for the Prisoner's Appearance.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the Counsel for Doctor Sacheverell, "They might proceed in their Defence."

Who, being all heard, desired a Paper, wherein was a Collection of Passages out of several Authors, might be read as Evidence, or the Books themselves.

Whereupon his Lordship directed them to put in what they had for that Purpose.

And delivering the same accordingly;

The Managers for the Commons desired Leave to withdraw, to confer together; and said, "They would soon return."

Then the House adjourned to the House above.

And, being come thither, after some Time, adjourned back again into Westm'r Hall.

Where being resumed, and Proclamation made for Silence;

The Managers acquainted the House with their Reasons for withdrawing.

And being asked by the Lord Chancellor, "If they did object to the Method proposed by the Counsel?"

They answered, "They did not."

Then the House adjourned to the House above.

Where being resumed;

Ordered, That this House will proceed further in the Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell, To-morrow, at Ten a Clock, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Fellowes and Mr. Meller, to acquaint them therewith.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, quartum diem instantis Martii, hora nona Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.