House of Lords Journal Volume 19
7 March 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 7 March 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 93-95. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29836 Date accessed: 01 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 7 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. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
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 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 Poulet.
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 Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Paget.
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. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Pelham.

PRAYERS.

Rigby & al. Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing a Partition, made between Edward Rigby Gentleman, the Honourable Charles Egerton Esquire and the Honourable Elizabeth his Wife, and others, of several Manors and Hereditaments in the County of Essex, heretofore the Estate of the Right Honourable Anne late Countess of Oxford, deceased; and to enable Margaret, Anne, and Katherine Lennard, Infants, to make Partition of other Lands and Tenements in the County of Hertford, and in London, other Part of the said Countess of Oxford's Estate," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Ordered, That the said Amendments be engrossed.

Pack's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable certain Trustees to raise Part of the Portions designed for the Younger Children of Clifton Pack Esquire, deceased, and Penelope his Wife, by their Marriage Settlement," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Summers' Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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 the said Huntingdonshire Estate was settled."

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 Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Bigg & al. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Edistone Lighthouse Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the explaining and making more effectual the Act of the Fourth and Fifth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, for the better enabling the Master, Wardens, and Assistants of Trinity House to re-build the Light-house on the Edistone Rock."

A Rider was offered, to be added to the Bill, and read.

The Question was put, "Whether this Rider shall be read a Second Time?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Rider was read a Second and Third Time, and agreed to.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Rider, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

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

To return the said last mentioned Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Doctor Sacheverel's Trial:

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

Where being resumed;

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

Then the Lord Chancellor told the Counsel, "They might proceed in their Defence."

Who being all heard;

And several Proclamations against Vice and Immorality read:

They acquainted the House, "They had gone through with their Defence; but that the Doctor himself, having something to say, desired he might be heard after the Managers had replied."

Which being objected to by the Managers;

The Doctor heard.

The Doctor was told, "That, if he had any Thing to say, he must now speak."

Which he accordingly did.

And having done; was asked by the Lord Chancellor, "If he or his Counsel had any Thing further to offer?"

To which the Counsel answered, "They had not."

Then his Lordship asked the Managers, "If they were ready to proceed to their Reply?"

But no Answer being made;

The House adjourned to the House above.

And being resumed;

Ordered, That this House will proceed further in the Trial of Doctor Henry Sacheverell on Thursday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that the Lords will proceed in the Trial.

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

Adjourn.

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