DIE Martis, 20 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
|Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Conveyrs and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue the
Acts for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false
Musters, and for the better Payment of the Army
and Quarters; and for approving of Medicines for
the Army;" to which they desire the Concurrence of
Mutiny and Desertion Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
to continue the Acts for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters, and for the better Payment
of the Army and Quarters; and for approving of
Medicines for the Army."
The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for vesting of certain Lands, in the Parish of
Woodchurch, in the County of Kent, formerly purchased by Winefrid Bridger and Lawrence Bridger, in certain Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, for
the Purposes therein mentioned: That they had considered the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with
Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and the
Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Regulation of Buildings in London and Westminster, Board of Works to give an Account of their Progress concerning.
Whereas, by an Order of the Thirteenth of April One
Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine, the Officers of
Her Majesty's Works were required to prepare a Bill,
to be brought into this House, for the better regulating
the Manner of building, in the Cities of London and
Westminster, and their Liberties, in relation to the beautifying the Streets, and the better paving and keeping
in Repair the paving of the Streets of the said Cities and
Liberties: And it being this Day moved, "That an
Account be laid before the House of what hath been
done pursuant thereunto:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Officers of
Her Majesty's Works do forthwith lay before this House
an Account, in Writing, of what they have done pursuant to the said Order.
Robinson, Leave for a Bill.
After reading, and considering, the Report of the
Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Susanna
Robinson, Wife of Sir Henry Robinson, a Lunatick, and
John and Susanna, their Son and Daughter; praying
Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal
in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have
Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the
Lindsey Level Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for establishing an Agreement made between the
Right Honourable Robert late Earl of Lindsey and the
Commissioners of Sewers; and for confirming the Decrees made by the Commissioners of Sewers, concerning the draining of Lindsey Levell, in the County of
Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time
on Tuesday the Tenth Day of April next at Eleven a
Harris to enter into a Recognizance for Sir Lyon Pilkington.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Lyon Pilkington Baronet; praying, "That Samuel Harris, One of the Sworn
Clerks of the Court of Chancery, may be allowed to
enter into a Recognizance for him on his Appeal; he
being indisposed, and living in Yorkshire:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Samuel Harris may enter into a Recognizance for the said Sir Lyon
Pilkington, as desired.
Durham versus Lundine.
Upon Consideration of what was offered, by Counsel,
Yesterday, upon the Petition and Appeal of James Durham, of Largo, in North Britain, complaining of a Decree or Sentence of the Lords of Council and Session in
Scotland, pronounced the Third Day of June One
Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight, and a Re-hearing
thereof in July following; whereby they have affirmed
the Prolongations granted by the Commissioners for
Plantation of Churches, to Robert Lundine of Lundine,
Alexander Watson of Aithernie, Andrew Lundine of Straitherlie, and John Lundine of Baldaster, of their respective Tithes, within the Parish of Largo; and praying
the Reversal of the said Sentence and Decree: As also
upon the Answer of the said Robert Lundine put in thereunto:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, that the Decree or Sentence complained of in the said Appeal, made
in the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-eight,
by the Commissioners for the Plantation of Churches,
for Prolongation of the Leases therein mentioned, for
Six Nineteen Years, and the Decree or Sentence made
in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight,
by the Lords of the Council and Session in North Britain, in Affirmance of the former Decree or Sentence,
as to the Prolongation of the said Leases, shall be, and
is hereby, reversed, so far as the same relates to the
Prolongation of the said Leases, except only as to the
First Nineteen Years of the Six Nineteen Years.
Wood, alias Webb's, Bill.
Ordered, That the Lords Committees to whom
Wood, alias Webb's, Bill stands committed, do meet on
Thursday next, at Nine a Clock.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem
Jovis, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Martii, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.