House of Lords Journal Volume 19
24 April 1711

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 24 April 1711', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 281-282. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29952 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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DIE Martis, 24 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Rochester, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
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 Portland.
Comes Orford.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hungerford and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the Act of the Fifth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the better Preservation of the Game, perpetual; and for making the same more effectual; " to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Game, for Preservation of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Act of the Fifth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the better Preservation of the Game, perpetual; and for making the same more effectual."

Messages from H. C. to return Hardres Bill;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Lee and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Hardres Esquire and Anne his Wife to sell certain Lands in the County of Kent, and for settling of others to the Uses therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Bridger's Bill.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hardres and others:

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Portsmouth, &c. Highways, Bill.

The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways from Sheet-Bridge, in the Parish of Petersfield, to the Town of Portsmouth, in the County of Southampton."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Winchilsea 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 repairing the Highways from Sheet-Bridge, in the Parish of Petersfield, to the Town of Portsmouth, in the County of Southampton."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Gaming, to prevent, Bill:

The House was also (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing of excessive and deceitful Gaming."

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."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing of excessive and deceitful Gaming."

Then, it being proposed, "That the Sum of Ten Pounds, in the Second Clause of the said Bill, might be made Fifty;"

And Debate thereupon:

The Question was put, "Whether the Word ["Ten"] shall stand Part of that Clause?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it, and the Portsmouth Highways Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Meller and Mr. Orlebar:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Two last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Message from thence, with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Strangwayes and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to appoint Commissioners to examine the Value of all Lands, and other Interest, granted by the Crown, since the Thirteenth Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-eight; and upon what Considerations such Grants were made; in order to resume the same, and apply them to the Use of the Public;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the First Time on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Dunstable, &c. Highways, Bill:

The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockley, in the County of Bedford."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delawar reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with One Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockley, in the County of Bedford."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Meller and Mr. Orlebar:

To carry down the said Bill; and acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Concurrence.

Castle of Exon, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Her Majesty to grant the Scite of the Castle of Exon (Parcel of Her Dutchy of Cornwal) for Ninetynine Years, for the Use and Benefit of the County of Devon."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Friday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Waggoners, &c. to repeal a Clause in an Act concerning, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Sixth Year, of Her present Majesty, intituled, An Act to repeal a Clause in an Act of the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for amending Highways, which enjoins Waggoners, and others, to draw with a Pole between the Wheel Horses, or with Double Shafts; and to oblige them to draw only with Six Horses, or other Beasts, except up Hills."

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.