House of Lords Journal Volume 19
13 March 1711

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 13 March 1711', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 254-255. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29934 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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DIE Martis, 13 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Atholl.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berks.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Kinnoull.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.

PRAYERS.

Ld. Leigh takes his Seat.

This Day Edward Lord Leigh sat first in Parliament, upon the Death of his Father Thomas Lord Leigh; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes. Also,

E. of Greenwich takes the Oaths.

John Earl of Greenwich took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, and his Witnesses sworn and examined to the Truth thereof.

Queen to be attended with the Address:

The Lord Steward acquainted the House, "That the Lords with White Staves having (according to Order) waited on Her Majesty, to know what Time Her Majesty would please to appoint to be attended with an Address of both Houses; Her Majesty had been pleased to appoint this Day, at Two a Clock, at Her Palace of St. James's."

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

Then, a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Rogers and Mr. Dormer:

To acquaint them, "That the Lords had sent to Her Majesty, to know what Time Her Majesty would be pleased to be attended with the Address of both Houses; and that Her Majesty had been pleased to appoint this Day, at Two a Clock, for both Houses to attend Her, at St. James's; and that the Lords intend to be there at that Time."

French Wines, Importation, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repal the Act of the Third and Fourth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, so far as it relates to the prohibiting the Importation of French Wines."

And a Debate arising, concerning the Commitment of the said Bill:

Ordered, That the said Debate be adjourned till Thursday next, at One a Clock.

Then several Petitions, in relation to the said Bill, were read, and the following Orders made:

Blackwell Hall Factors, &c. against it.

"Upon reading the Petition of the Blackwell Hall, Colchester, Exeter, Norwich, Bocking, Sudbury Factors, together with the Dyers, Packers, Hot-pressers, Calenders, Setters, &c. in the Woollen Manufacture, on Behalf of themselves and others concerned therein; praying, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the Act of the Third and Fourth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, so far as it relates to the prohibiting the Importation of French Wines," which they apprehend will tend to the Impoverishment of themselves and Thousands of Families, may not pass into a Law: It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners may be heard, by themselves or Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock, what they have to offer in relation to the said Bill."

Portugual Merchants et al. against it:

Upon reading the Petition of sundry Merchants and Owners of Ships trading to Portugal, Italy, and other Parts; praying to be heard, by Counsel or otherwise, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the Act of the Third and Fourth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, so far as it relates to the prohibiting the Importation of French Wines:" It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by themselves or Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock, what they have to offer against the said Bill."

Ship-wrights et al. against it;

"Upon reading the Petition of the Ship-wrights, Rope-makers, Sail-makers, Ship Chandlers, Anchor Smiths, &c. on Behalf of themselves and many others, Tradesmen depending upon the Navigation of these Kingdoms, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the Act of the Third and Fourth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, so far as it relates to the prohibiting the Importation of French Wines:" It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners may be heard, by themselves or Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock, what they have to offer in relation to the said Bill."

and Merchants of Exon et al. against it.

"Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants and other Traders, in and about the City of Exon, and County of Devon, concerned in the Woollen Manufacture, and the Fishery at Newsoundland, &c. praying, That this House will take the State of those Two beneficial Trades, the Woollen Manufacture and Fishery, which are the main Support of the said County of Devon, into Consideration, before the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the Act of the Third and Fourth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for prohibiting all Trade and Commerce with France, so far as it relates to the prohibiting the Importation of French Wines," do pass: It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners may be heard, by themselves or Counsel, at the Bar of this House, on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock, what they have to offer in relation to the said Bill."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir George Beaumont and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease for One and Twenty Years, made by Jeffery Palmer Esquire and others, of Lands in Carlton Curliew, in the County of Leicester, for Payment of the Debts of the said Jeffery Palmer;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Palmer's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease for One and Twenty Years, made by Jeffery Palmer Esquire, and others, of Lands in Carlton Curliew, in the County of Leicester, for Payment of the Debts of the said Jeffery Palmer."

Upon the First Reading of the said Bill:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration thereof shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas and Mr. Justice Tracy; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned therein, and, after hearing them, and persuing a Copy of the Bill, attested by the Clerk of the Parliaments, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum quartum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.