House of Lords Journal Volume 19
24 March 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 24 March 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 123-125. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29850 Date accessed: 25 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 24 Martii.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresme.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgwater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Printed Books for vesting the Copies of in the Authors, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by vesting the Copies of printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies, during the Times therein mentioned."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned.

Message from H. C. to return Summers's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Massam and others:

To return 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 the said Huntingdonshire Estate was settled;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Ld. Gormanston's Bill:

The Lord Howard of Escrick reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Anthony Lord Viscount Gormanston, for Payment of his Debts; and for securing a Jointure and a Maintenance for Margaret Viscountess Gormanston, in Lieu of a Rent Charge payable to her out of the said Viscount's Estate," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Anthony Lord Viscount Gormanston, for Payment of his Debts; and for securing a Jointure and a Maintenance for Margaret Viscountess Gormanston, in Lieu of a Rent Charge payable to her out of the said Viscount's Estate."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed 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.

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Servants and their Wages, and for the better Recovery of the same; and also for making more effectual the Act of the Fifth Year of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, An Act containing divers Orders for Artificers, Labourers, Servants of Husbandry, and Apprentices;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Duties upon Candles, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Liverpool Dock, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, 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."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Halifax reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

Queen present.

Her Majesty, being seated on Her Royal Throne; adorned with Her Crown and Regal Ornaments, attended with Her Officers of State (the Peers being in their Robes), commanded the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "It is Her Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Her presently, in the House of Peers."

Who being come, with their Speaker;

He, after a short Speech to Her Majesty, delivered the Money Bill to the Clerk of the Parliaments, who brought it to the Table; where the Clerk Assistant, in the Absence of the Clerk of the Crown, read the Title of that and the other Bills to be passed, as follows;

Bills passed.

"1. 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."

To this Bill the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent in these Words; (videlicet,)

"La Raine remercie ses bon Subjects, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

"2. An Act to continue the Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

"3. 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."

"4. An Act for the more effectual Provision for the Poor, in the Town of Kingston upon Hull."

"5. 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."

"6. An Act for repairing and amending the Highways leading from Seven Oakes to Woods-gate and Tunbridge Wells, in the County of Kent."

To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"La Raine le veult."

"7. An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Anthony Lord Viscount Gormanston, for Payment of his Debts; and for securing a Jointure and a Maintenance for Margaret Viscountess Gormanston, in Lieu of a Rent Charge payable to her out of the said Viscount's Estate."

"8. 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."

To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Soit fait come il est desiré."

Then Her Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and the Commons returned to their House.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Dutchess of Beaufort versus Ly. Granville et al.;

The House being moved, "That his Grace the Duke of Beaufort and the Lord Arthur Somerset, may be heard, by their Counsel, when the Appeal of the Dutchess Dowager of Beaufort's, now depending in this House, is to be heard:"

Duke of Beaufort and Lord Arthur Somerset made Respondents to the Appeal.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Duke of Beaufort and the said Lord Arthur Somerset shall be made Parties Respondents to the said Appeal; and also all other the Parties concerned in Interest in the original Cause; and that the Solicitor for the Appellant forthwith amend the said Appeal accordingly, to the End that all the said Parties may answer the said Appeal, and have Counsel at the Hearing thereof, if they shall think fit.

Cooper's and Weekes's Committees shortened.

The House being moved on Behalf of Mr. Cooper and Mr. Weekes, "That their Bills having long depended in this House, occasioned by the Trial of Doctor Sacheverell; that the Times appointed for the Meeting of the Committee, to which the said Bills are referred, may be shortened:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the said Bills shall meet Tomorrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Lyde versus Rodd, in Error.

The Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench, in the usual Manner, brought up a Writ of Error, wherein John Lyde is Plaintiff, and Thomas Rodd Defendant.

Greensfields' Petition of Appeal from the Town Council of Edinburgh, &c.

Whereas, by Order of the Sixteenth of February last, it was Resolved, upon the Question, "That, before the Petition of James Greenshields should be received, authentic Transcripts of all the Orders and Proceedings in Scotland, touching the Matters complained of, should be laid before this House;" which Orders and Proceedings, or Extracts thereof, being laid before this House, upon Oath, the Seventeenth Instant:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will take into Consideration, whether the said Petition of James Greenshields shall be received, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Cary versus White.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, wherein John Cary Esquire is Appellant, and John White Esquire and Katherine his Wife are Respondents, on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Brand versus Mackenzie.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, wherein Sir Alexand'r Brand is Appellant, and George M'kenzie Respondent, as also the Cause wherein the said Sir Alexand'r Brand is Appellant, and Sir Thomas Kennedy and others are Respondents, on Tuesday the Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Amory versus Luttrell, & è contra.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause by Counsel, at the Bar, wherein Thomas Amory Esquire is Appellant, and Colonel Henry Luttrell Respondent, as also the Cause wherein Colonel Henry Luttrell is Appellant, and Thomas Amory Esquire Respondent, on Tuesday the Fourth Day of April next.

Trotter versus Murray.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, wherein John Trotter is Appellant, and John Murray Respondent, on Saturday the First Day of April next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum effe usque ad et in diem Sabbati, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.