House of Lords Journal Volume 19
20 December 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 20 December 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 177-178. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29879 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 20 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Kent.
March. Annandale.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesea.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Marischall.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.

Prayers.

Monoux's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Humphrey Monoux Baronet, only Child of Sir Philip Monoux, deceased, by Dame Dorothy Monoux his Widow and Relict, an Infant of the Age of Eight Years; and also of the said Dame Dorothy his Mother, and of William Farrer Esquire, John Cater Esquire, and William Aspin Esquire, his Guardians and Trustees; setting forth, "That, by Articles and Settlement made on the Marriage of the said Sir Philip with the said Dame Dorothy, divers Lands in Broome, in the County of Bedford, inter al. agreed to be, and were, settled on the said Sir Philip for Life; Remainder to Trustees, to preserve contingent Remainders; and after his Death, to the Intent the said Dame Dorothy should receive an Annuity of Six Hundred Pounds for her Life; and so subject, as to all the Premises, except the Manor of Broome, to the First and every other Son of the said Sir Philip by the said Dame Dorothy, with Remainders over; and a Proviso, that the said Lands in Broome should be discharged of the Uses in the said Articles and Settlement, when the said Sir Philip should settle the Manors of Wootton and Besomes to the Uses therein mentioned; and that the said Sir Philip, by Will, devised the said Lands in Broome to the said Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts, and soon after died; and that since, by Two Decrees in Chancery, the same were decreed to be sold, pursuant to the said Will; but, by reason the said Lands in Broome are excepted by the Name of the Manor of Broome, and the said Manors of Wootton and Besomes were not actually settled by the said Sir Philip, pursuant to the said Articles and Settlement, though the same are by his Death descended to the said Sir Humphrey, who, by reason of his Infancy, cannot join in the Sale of the said Lands in Broome, the same cannot be sold to the best Advantage; and praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest the said Lands in Broome in the Petitioners the Trustees, to be sold, according to the said Will and Decrees:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench and the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Sir Richard Grosvenor's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Richard Grosvenor, of Eaton, in the County of Chester, Baronet, and Dame Jane his Wife, Francis Cholmondeley Esquire, Committee of Dame Mary Grosvenor a Lunatic, and Testamentary Guardian of Thomas Grosvenor and Robert Grosvenor, Younger Sons of the said Dame Mary, both Infants, in Behalf of the said Lunatic and Infants, and also in Behalf of Ann Grosvenor an Infant, Daughter of the said Dame Mary; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable Trustees to perform the Articles made upon the Marriage of the Petitioner with Dame Mary his Wife, for and concerning the settling of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Chester, Denbigh, and Flint, and the County of the City of Chester, in the Family; and for making building Leases as effectual, as if the said Dame Mary was of sound Mind, and her younger Children were of full Age, and the Petitioners had all joined in a Fine:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Powys; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Poynter's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of John Poynter Esquire; setting forth, "That he, by his Marriage Settlement, dated the Thirtieth of April One Thousand Six Hundred and Ninety-six, did settle several Messuages or Tenements, in Bride Lane, in the Parish of St. Bridget, alias Brides, London, on himself for Life; afterwards in Tail Male, with Remainders over, with a Power for the Petitioner to alien, sell, limit, or appoint, the same to the Use of any Person or Persons, so as he did before such Sale settle, to the Uses aforementioned, so much Freehold Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Bedford, Bucks, and Hertford, as could be purchased with the Money raised by Sale of the said Premises in London; and that, in Performance thereof, the Petitioner has settled several Lands, in the County of Hertford, to the same Uses, and upon the same Trusts, as the said Premises by the said Marriage Settlement were settled; and praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the said Messuages or Tenements in London in Trustees, to be sold, pursuant to the said Power:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Baron Lovell and Mr. Justice Eyres; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum primum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.