House of Lords Journal Volume 19
23 February 1711

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 23 February 1711', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 234-235. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29921 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 23 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cestr.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Atholl.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Berks.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.

PRAYERS.

Calvert's Divorce Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Sentence given in the Arches Court of Canterbury, for divorcing Benedict Leonard Calvert Esquire and the Lady Charlotte his Wife; and for bastardizing the spurious Issue of the said Lady Charlotte."

Bp of Raphoe's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for discharging John Lord Bishop of Rapho, in the Kingdom of Ireland, from all Penalties, Disabilities, and Incapacities, incurred by him, in omitting to take the Oath of Abjuration on or before the First Day of August One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three; and for making all Ecclesiastical and Civil Acts done by him as Bishop of Rapho, after such Omission, to be of the same Validity as they would have been if he had taken the said Oath in due Time."

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 Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Sir R. Grosvenor's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to perform the Marriage Articles of Sir Richard Grosvenor Baronet and Dame Jane his Wife, notwithstanding the Lunacy of Dame Mary Grosvenor, and the Infancy of her Younger Children; and for settling the Estate in the Family; and making Building Leases, as effectually as if the said Dame Mary was of sound Mind, and her Children of full Age, and all had joined in levying Fines."

Brazen nose College Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming to the Principal and Scholars of King's Hall and College of Brasen-nose, in the University of Oxford, the Purchase of the Advowsons of Stepney and other Churches; and for settling the same to the Benefit of the said College."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Comes Rochester. Præses.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Atholl.
March. Annandale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Berks.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cestr.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Tenth Day of March next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Malet's Bill:

The Earl of Winchilsea reported from the Lords Committees to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rectifying the Mistake, and enlarging the Time for a Composition given by an Act of Parliament, passed in the Seventh Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with William Malet Esquire for the Debt of his Father, for whom he was Surety while Receiver General for the County of Somerset and City of Bristol: That they had considered the same; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rectifying the Mistake, and enlarging the Time for a Composition given by an Act of Parliament, passed in the Seventh Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with William Malet Esquire for the Debt of his Father, for whom he was Surety while Receiver General for the County of Somerset and City of Bristol."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Ford & al. Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer, to whom was referred the Petition of James Ford Clerk and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.

Burgoyne's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to make, renew, and fill up, Leases of the Estate of William Burgoyne, late of the City of Exon, Merchant, deceased, during the Minority of his Son and Daughters."

Driscol versus Dalton:

Whereas To-morrow was appointed for resuming the adjourned Debate, touching what was offered by Counsel at the Bar, on the Appeal of Dennis Driscoll Esquire, and the Answer of Richard Dalton put in thereunto:

Appeal withdrawn.

Upon reading this Day an Agreement signed by the Appellant and Respondent, desiring Leave to withdraw the said Appeal and Answer; who being called in, and acknowledging the same at the Bar; it is thereupon Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Appellant and Respondent have Leave to withdraw the said Appeal and Answer, as desired.

E. of Pembroke & al. to be heard to Baker's Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Mary the Wife of Nicholas Lepell Esquire, Thomas Browne Esquire, the Right Honourable Gervas Lord Pierrepont Baron of Arglas in the Kingdom of Ireland, John Burgh Gentleman, James Beardman Gentleman, and Sir Gabriel Roberts; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, against the Petition and Appeal of Nicholas Baker and others, Creditors of George late Duke of Bucks, deceased, when the same comes on to be heard before this House:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, according to the Prayer of the Petition.

Mathew's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of such Part of the Estate of Nathaniel Mathew, late of Petersham, in the County of Surrey, Gentleman, deceased, as will be sufficient to discharge his Debts and Legacies thereon charged by his last Will and Testament; and for settling the Remainder thereof to the Uses in the said Will mentioned."

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 Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Poynter's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Messuages, or Tenements, in Bride Lane, and elsewhere, in the Parish of St. Bridget, alias St. Bride's, London, of John Poynter Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, in Lieu and Satisfaction of other Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, of a greater Value, settled by the said John Poynter to such Uses, and upon such Trusts, as the said Houses in London are settled."

Adjourn.

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