House of Lords Journal Volume 19
4 March 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 4 March 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 90-91. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29834 Date accessed: 24 September 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 4 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.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
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 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. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Pelham.

PRAYERS.

Scott, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury, to whom was referred the Petition of George Scott and Cecilia his Wife; 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 Prayer of the Petition.

Disorders on Dr. Sacheverel's coming to his Trial:

Several Persons were called in, and examined, at the Bar, in relation to the late Tumults and Disorders.

And being withdrawn:

Corbett to be attached:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Body of Corbet, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.

Dennet committed, on Suspicion of being concerned in the Rio's, bailed by Judge Powell:

The House being informed, "That Dennet, Postmaster of Gosport, was committed by the Justices of Peace for the Liberty of Westm'r, upon Suspicion that he was a Countenancer and Abettor of the great Riots that have lately been committed within the Cities of London and Westm'r; and that he is since bailed by Mr. Justice Powell:"

Whereupon the Habeas Corpus Act, 31° Car. IIdi, C. 2. was read.

And, after Debate of this Matter,

This Question was proposed,

Resolution, that he acted according to Law, in bailing him.

"That Mr. Justice Powell, in admitting Dennet to Bail, has done his Duty, according to Law."

Then the previous Question was proposed, and put,

"Whether this Question shall be now put?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the main Question was put,

"That Mr. Justice Powell, in admitting Dennet to Bail, has done his Duty, according to Law?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Doctor Sacheverel's Trial.

Then the House adjourned into Westm'r Hall, to proceed in the Trial of Doctor Sacheverell.

Where being resumed;

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

The Lord Chancellor directed the Counsel to proceed.

Who desiring the Paper delivered in Yesterday might be read;

The Managers desired the Books themselves might be produced.

Then Part of the said Paper, and Passages out of several Books delivered in by the Counsel, as also some Acts of Parliament, being read;

The House adjourned to the House above.

And being come thither, and resumed;

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

Ordered, That this House will proceed further in the Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell, on Monday next; at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon; in Westm'r Hall.

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 Lunæ, sextum diem instantis Martii, hora nona Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.