House of Lords Journal Volume 19
22 March 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 22 March 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 119-120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29848 Date accessed: 03 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 22 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
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 Sussex.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Play.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.

PRAYERS.

Liverpool Dock, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making a convenient Dock, or Bason, at Leverpoole, for the Security of all Ships trading to and from the said Port of Leverpoole."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Friday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Traders in Liverpool, &c. to be heard to some Clauses of it.

Upon reading the Petition of divers Traders in the River Mercey and Leverpool, in Behalf of themselves and others trading thither; praying, "That they may be heard to some Clauses in the Bill now depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for making a convenient Dock, or Bason, at Leverpoole, for the Security of all Ships trading to and from the said Port of Leverpool:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, before the Committee of the whole House, on Friday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Message to H. C. that the Lords are ready to give Judgement on Doctor Sacheverel.

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

To acquaint them, that the Lords are ready to give Judgement, in the Case of Henry Sacheverell Doctor in Divinity, if they, with their Speaker, will come and demand the same.

Countess of Suffolk versus E. of Stamford.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Mary Countess Dowager of Suffolk; praying, "That she may be heard, by her Counsel, to the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Earl of Stamford and his Lady:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, by her Counsel, at the Hearing of the said Appeal; the Earl of Stamford consenting thereunto.

Duties upon Candles, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for laying certain Duties upon Candles, and certain Rates upon Monies to be given with Clerks and Apprentices, towards raising Her Majesty's Supply for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten."

Court of Justiciary, Scotland, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for discharging the Attendance of Noblemen, Barons, and Freeholders, upon the Lords of Justiciary, in their Circuits, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland; and for abolishing the Method of exhibiting Criminal Informations by the Porteous Roll."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with several Amendments."

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue the Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to it.

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

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

Gaming, to prevent, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing of excessive, immoderate, and deceitful Gaming."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Scarbrough reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made some Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for them to proceed therein."

Ordered, That this House be put into a Committee again, to proceed in the said Bill, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Adjourn.

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