House of Lords Journal Volume 19
16 May 1711

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 16 May 1711', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 298-302. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29963 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 16 Maii.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devon.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Atholl.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mariscall.
Comes Home.
Comes Kinnoull.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Play.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Sir Alex. Cairnes' Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilbert Dolben and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Artbur Earl of Anglesey and Henry Hyde Esquire, commonly called Henry Viscount Hyde, to take in England the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General, and Paymaster General, of all Her Majesty's Revenues in Her Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves in England for the legal Enjoyment of their said Office;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Also, a Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Hanmer and others:

To return the Bill, 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 Five and Twentieth of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten, therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Then the said Amendments, being read Thrice, were agreed to; and Ordered, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

E. Anglesey and V. Hyde, to qualify as Vice Treasurers of Ireland, Bill:

Hodie 1a, 2a, & 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Arthur Earl of Anglesey and Henry Hyde Esquire, commonly called Henry Viscount Hyde, to take in England the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General, and Paymaster General, of all Her Majesty's Revenues in Her Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves in England for the legal Enjoyment of their said Office."

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 Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

L. V. Cullen's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Charles Lord Viscount Cullen to sell the Manor and Advowson of the Church of Elmesthorp, in the County of Leicester, for the Payment of his Debts:"

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 for enabling Charles Lord Viscount Cullen to sell the Manor and Advowson of the Church of Elmesthorp, in the County of Leicester, for the Payment of his Debts."

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

Dux Bolton.
Dux Hamilton.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

Queen present:

Her Majesty, being seated on Her Royal Throne, adorned with Her Crown and Regal Ornaments, attended with Her Officers of State (the Lords being in their Robes), commanded the Deputy Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, to let the House of Commons know, "That it is Her Majesty's Pleasure, they attend Her presently, in the House of Peers."

Who being come, with their Speaker; he, after a short Speech to Her Majesty, in relation to the Money Bills to be passed, delivered them to the Clerk of the Parliaments, who brought them to the Table; where the Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of them, as also the Titles of the other Bills to be passed, severally, as follow; (videlicet,)

Bills passed.

"1. An Act for establishing a General Post-office for all Her Majesty's Dominions; and for settling a Weekly Sum, out of the Revenues thereof, for the Service of the War, and other Her Majesty's Occasions."

"2. An Act for laying certain Duties upon Hides and Skins, tanned, tawed, or dressed, and upon Vellum and Parchment, for the Term of Thirty-two Years, for prosecuting the War, and other Her Majesty's Occasions."

"3. An Act for laying a Duty upon Hops."

To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

La Reyne remercie ses bons Subjects, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

4. An Act for the taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom."

5. An Act to make an Attempt on the Life of a Privy Counsellor, in the Execution of his Office, to be Felony without Benefit of Clergy."

"6. An Act for the better preventing of excessive and deceitful Gaming."

"7. An Act for making more effectual an Act of the Forty-third Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, An Act concerning the Assize of Fuel, so far as it relates to the Assize of Billet."

"8. 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."

"9. An Act for repairing and amending the Highways leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandesford Bridge, in the County of Huntington."

"10. An Act for repairing the Highways from SheetBridge, in the Parish of Petersfield, to the Town of Portsmouth, in the County of Southampton."

"11. An Act to enable Her Majesty to grant the Scite of the Castle of Exon (Parcel of Her Dutchy of Cornwal) for Ninety-nine Years, for the Use and Benefit of the County of Devon."

"12. An Act for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockley, in the County of Bedford."

"13. 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."

"14. An Act for rendering the Proceedings upon Writs of Mandamus and Informations in the Nature of a Quo Warranto more speedy and effectual; and for the more easy trying and determining the Rights of Offices and Franchises in Corporations and Boroughs."

To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"La Reyne le veult."

"15. An Act for settling the Estates of the Right Noble Evelyn Lord Marquis of Dorchester, and William Pierrepont Esquire, commonly called Lord Kingston, Son and Heir Apparent of the said Lord Marquis; and also for settling the Estate late of John Hall Esquire, on the Marriage of the said William Pierrepont Esquire."

"16. An Act to enable Arthur Earl of Anglesey and Henry Hyde Esquire, commonly called Henry Viscount Hyde, to take in England the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General, and Paymaster General, of Her Majesty's Revenues in Her Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves in England for the legal Enjoyment of the said Office."

"17. An Act to enable the Earl of Thomond to make Leases for Three Lives, with Covenants for Renewal thereof for ever; and Grants in Fee-farm of the Lands and Hereditaments in Ireland, comprized in his Marriage Settlement."

"18. An Act for vesting in Henry Arundell Esquire and his Heirs the Trust in the Estate of the Lord Viscount Mountagu, which is vested in Her Majesty by the Attainder of John Caryll Esquire for High Treason."

"19. 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."

"20. 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 Ormond, 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 Five and Twentieth of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten, therein mentioned."

"21. 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."

"22. 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."

"23. 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."

"24. An Act for Sale of several Lands and Hereditaments of William Henden Esquire, in the County of Kent, for Payment of his Debts; and for settling "other Lands in the same County, of a better Value, to the same Uses, in Lieu thereof."

"25. An Act for Sale of the Estate of Humphry Pooler, in the Parish of Hartlebury, in the County of Worcester."

"26. An Act for the Sale of Part of the Estate of Sir Richard Allin, alias Anguish, Baronet, in the Counties of Suffolk and Norfolk, for Payment of his Debts; and settling the Remainder according to his Marriage Articles."

"27. 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."

"28. An Act for vesting several Messuages or Tenements, in Bride Lane, and elsewhere, in the Parish of St. Bridget, alias St. Brides, London, of John Poynter Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, in Lieu and Satisfaction of other Manors, 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."

"29. 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."

"30. An Act for vesting of certain Lands, in the Parish of Woodchurch, in the County of Kent, formerly purchased by Winifred Bridger and Lawrence Bridger, in certain Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, for the Purposes therein-mentioned."

"31. An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Great Bealings, and several Farms, Lands, and Hereditaments, late the Estate of Henry Wood, alias Webb, Esquire, deceased, in Great Bealings, and several other Places in the County of Suffolk, for discharging a Mortgage thereon, and for Payment of other Debts of the said Henry Wood, alias Webb; and for applying the Overplus-money (if any) arising by such Sale, for the Benefit of Henry Wood, alias Webb (an Infant), his Son and Heir."

"32. An Act for vesting a certain Piece of Ground, being Part of a Field called Stonebridge Field, adjoining to Piccadilly, in the County of Midd'x, in Trustees, to dispose of the same, to discharge a Debt to the Crown, and to other Uses."

"33. 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."

"34. 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."

"35. An Act for dissolving the Marriage of Stephen Jermyn, the only Son of Stephen Jermyn, of London, Merchant, with Sarah Bell; and to enable him to marry again."

"36. An Act for confirming the Sale of the Estate of John Weston Esquire, in the County of Surrey; and discharging it from the Demands of the Crown."

"37. An Act for the Sale of the Estates late of William Hubbald, and of his Father Edward Hubbald, in the County of Surrey, for the Satisfaction of the said William Hubbald's Debt to the Crown; and to preserve the Surplus thereof for the Purposes therein mentioned."

"38. An Act to explain and make more effectual a Clause relating to the Estate of Dame Rebecca Lytton, deceased, in an Act of Parliament made in the Seventh Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for Payment of the Debts of Sir John Bolles Baronet, a Lunatic."

"39. An Act for vesting the Manor of Bucksteep, and several Lands in Sussex, the Estate of Joseph Weller Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging the Incumbrances thereon; and applying the Surplus-money to certain Uses and Trusts therein mentioned."

"40. An Act for the Relief of Abraham Roth, of the Kingdom of Ireland, Esquire, in relation to the Purchase of Part of the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

"41. 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 Use of that Settlement, in Lieu and Recompence of such Power."

"42. An Act for the Sale of certain Lands and Tithes, in the Parish of Tonge, in the County of Leicester, late the Estate of William Mugglestone, deceased; and for the Distribution of the Money thereby arising, pursuant to a Settlement made of the said Lands and Tithes by the said William Mugglestone."

To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pronounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Seit fait come il est desire."

Then Her Majesty was pleased to withdraw; and the Commons returned to their House.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Naval Stores from North Britain, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to encourage the Transportation of Naval Stores from North Britain into South Britain:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee on the said Bill, on Tuesday next, the First Business.

Williams, a Negroe, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed for the House to be in a Committee, on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling John Williams (a Free Negroe of the Island of Jamaica), his Wife and Children (bred up in the Religion of the Church of England, and naturalized), to be Witnesses in Civil Cases; and that no Slaves may be Evidences against them; and that they, on all Occasions, in the said Island, and in other Her Majesty's Plantations, may be tried by a Jury, as other Her Majesty's Subjects are to be tried:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee on the said Bill, on Saturday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Adjourn.

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

Die Veneris, 14 Martii, 1711.

Hitherto examined by us,
Yarmouth.
Jo. Lichfield & Cov.
W. Carliol.