House of Lords Journal Volume 19
17 March 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 17 March 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 110-112. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29844 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 17 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Cicestr.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
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 Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
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. 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. 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. Pelham.

PRAYERS.

Greenshields' Papers to be considered.

Whereas this Day Nichol Macoleman delivered, upon Oath, at the Bar, the Copies of the Proceedings in Scotland, against James Greenshields, by the and Provost of Edinburgh, containing Eleven Papers:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition of James Greenshields, and the Papers this Day delivered, shall be taken into Consideration as soon as the Proceedings on the Impeachment now depending are finished.

Lyde versus Rodd, in Error.

Upon considering the Petition of John Lyde Gentleman, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error against Thomas Rodd, One of the Attornies of the Court of Queen's Bench; shewing, "That he hath a Writ of Error returnable into this House; which, by the Death of the late Lord Chief Justice, is delayed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That One of the Judges of the Court of Queen's Bench do bring up the said Writ of Error, as desired.

Ropley Commons and Farnham Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enclosing of Ropley Commons, in the County of Southampton; and for the Improvement of the old disparked Park of Farnham, in the Counties of Surry and Southampton."

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. Gery:

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

Act to prohibit the Exportation of Corn, &c. to explain, Bill.

The Duke of Bolton reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, " An Act to explain so much of the Act for prohibiting the Exportation of Corn, Malt, Meal, Flour, Bread, Biscuit, and Starch, and Low Wines, Spirits, Worts, and Wash, drawn from Malted Corn, by which Act the said Commodities are admitted to be carried from the Isle of Wight from several Markets; and for giving Liberty to export certain Quantities of Oatmeal, for the Uses of the British Hospitals beyond the Seas," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain so much of the Act for prohibiting the Exportation of Corn, Malt, Meal, Flour, Bread, Biscuit, and Starch, and Low Wines, Spirits, Worts, and Wash, drawn from Malted Corn, by which Act the said Commodities are admitted to be carried from the Isle of Wight from several Markets; and for giving Liberty to export certain Quantities of Oatmeal, for the Uses of the British Hospitals beyond the Seas."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Message from thence, with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Manley and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell some Fenny Lands, in the Counties of Huntingdon and Cambridge, Part of the Estate of Anthony Hamond Esquire; and to settle other Lands in Lieu thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Dr. Sacheverel's Impeachment:

The House (pursuant to the Order Yesterday) took into Consideration the Second Article of the Commons Impeachment against Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity.

And after Debate thereupon;

Resolutions that the Commons have made good the Second, Third, and Fourth Articles.

This Question was put, "That the Commons have made good the Second Article of their Impeachment against Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

"Dissentient."

Then the Third Article being read, out of the Commons Impeachment;

The Question was put, "That the Commons have made good the Third Article of their Impeachment against Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

"Dissentient."

The Fourth Article being read, out of the Commons Impeachment;

This Question was put, "That the Commons have made good the Fourth Article of their Impeachment against Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

"Dissentient.

Protest against them:

"Buckingham. To the Questions upon the Second, Third, and Fourth Articles, we dissent, for the same Reason as is given against the Question upon the First.

"Hamilton. Berkshire. Sussex.

"Beaufort.

"Denbigh. Scarsdale. Yarmouth.

"Lexington. Nottingham.

"Stawell.

"Dartmouth. Rochester. Jersey.

"Jo. Ebor. Weymouth. Poulett. Thanet.

"W. Cestriens. Howard. Abingdon. Plimouth.

"Tho. Roffen.

"Conway.

"N. Duresme. H. London.

"Osborne. Northampton.

"Haversham.

"Gao. Bath. & Well.

Anglesey.

Leigh.

"Ormonde. Weston.

"Guilford. Craven.

"Willughby Broke.

"Gernsey.

It is Resolved, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commons have made good the Second, Third, and Fourth Articles of their Impeachment against Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity.

Question to the Lords in Westm. Hall.

Then, it being proposed, "That this Question be asked every Lord in Westminster-Hall; (videlicet,)

"That, the Commons having made good the several Articles of Impeachment against Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity, the said Doctor Henry Sacheverell is Guilty of High Crimes and Misdemeanors."

After Debate;

It is Ordered, That the further Consideration of the Debate upon the proposed Question shall be adjourned to To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

Adjourn.

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