House of Lords Journal Volume 19
16 April 1711

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 16 April 1711', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 274-275. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29948 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 16 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
March. Annandale.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Marischall.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.

PRAYERS.

L. Townshend takes the Oaths.

This Day Charles Lord Viscount Townshend took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Jones's Bill.

The Earl of Manchester reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Jones, of Funmun Castle, in the County of Glamorgan, Esquire, to make Leases for Three Lives, or for Ninety-nine Years determinable on Three Lives, of the Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Glamorgan, limited to himself for Life by his Marriage Settlement; and for settling other Lands to the Uses of that Settlement, in Lieu and Recompence of such Power: That they had considered the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with One Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendment.

Sir H. Robinson's Bill.

The Earl of Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the Estate of Sir Henry Robinson Knight, a Lunatic, lying in Cransley, in the County of Northampton, in Trustees, to enable them to make a Settlement on the Marriage of John Robinson Esquire, only Son and Heir Apparent of the said Sir Henry; and for other Purposes therein mentioned: That they had considered the said Bill, heard the Parties concerned therein, and made several Amendments thereunto."

Which being read Twice, were agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

E. of Thomond's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Justice Powell and Mr. Justice Tracy, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Earl of Thomond to make Leases for Three Lives, with Covenants for Renewal thereof for ever, of the Lands and Hereditaments in Ireland, comprized in his Marriage Settlement:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill be read a Second Time.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Earl of Thomond to make Leases for Three Lives, with Covenants for Renewal thereof for ever, of the Lands and Hereditaments in Ireland, comprized in his Marriage Settlement."

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

Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Marischall.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.

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

Brideoak, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Richard Brideoak Esquire 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 Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.

Sir Alex. Cairnes' Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the establishing a Purchase of certain Fee-farms, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Kingdom of Ireland, made by Sir Alexander Cairnes Baronet, of his Grace James Duke of Ormonde, in Pursuance of a Power given him by an Act of Parliament passed in this Kingdom in the Twelfth Year of His late Majesty's Reign, notwithstanding an Act passed in Ireland in the Ninth Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty, or a Deed dated the Twenty-fifth of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten, therein 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 Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Rogers:

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

American Pine Trees, for Preservation of, Bill.

The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Preservation of White and other Pine Trees growing in Her Majesty's Colonies of New Hampshire, The Massachusets Bay, and Province of Main, Rhode Island, and Providence Plantation, the Narraganset Country or King's Province, and Connecticut in New England; and New York, and New Jersey, in America, for the masting Her Majesty's Navy."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which being read Twice, were agreed to.

Buildings in London, &c. for regulating, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of Buildings in London and Westminster."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday next, after the Hearing of the Cause.

Assize of Billet, Bill.

The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual an Act of the Forty-third Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, "An Act concerning the Assizes of Fuel, so far as it relates to the Assize of Billet."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Yarmouth reported, "That the Committee 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 more effectual an Act of the Forty-third Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, An Act concerning the Assizes of Fuel, so far as it relates to the Assize of Billet."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Legard and Mr. Rogers:

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

Royston Highways, Bill:

The House was also (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and amending the Highways leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandesford Bridge, in the County of Huntington."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

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

Brideoak's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Richard Brideoake Esquire, in the County of Oxon; and charging other Part thereof with Two Annuities, for Payment and Satisfaction of several Incumbrances affecting his whole Estate; and for confirming an Agreement made between the said Richard Brideoake and others, claiming Common in Hooknorton Warren, and Hooknorton Layes, in the same County."

Adjourn.

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