House of Lords Journal Volume 19
14 March 1712

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 14 March 1712', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 398-399. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30036 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 14 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Buckingham & Nor. Præses.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Kent.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Mountjoy.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Sir R. Guldeford et al. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Hempsted, and other Lands therein mentioned, lying in the Counties of Kent and Sussex, the Estate of Sir Robert Guldeford Baronet, for the Payment of Debts; and for settling the Camber Farm, and other Lands, in the said County of Sussex, to the same Uses as the said Manor of Hempsted now stands settled."

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

Dux Kent.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Ferrers.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Austen's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Dame Elizabeth Austen Widow, Relict, and Administratrix with the Will annexed, of Sir Robert Austen Baronet her Husband, during the Minority of Sir Robert Austen Baronet her Son; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable Trustees to sell the Premises in the Petition mentioned, for Payment of her Husband's Debts; and to vest the Inheritance thereof in Trustees for that Purpose:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench and Mr. Justice Tracy; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Hill's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Nathanael Hill Clerk; 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 Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate late of Edward Hill Esquire, deceased, in Orton and Rowell, in the County of Northampton, for the discharging several Incumbrances thereupon, and the Performance of the last Will of the said Edward Hill; and for the settling of other Lands and Tenements in Rowell aforesaid, in Lieu thereof, to the same Uses."

Moore's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of John More Esquire and Margaret his Wife; 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 Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for selling certain Lands, Part of the Manor of Wightfield, alias Whitefield, and other Lands in the County of Gloucester, for the Payment of the Debts heretofore of Mary Fermor Widow, deceased, and of John More Junior, of Kirtlington, in the County of Nottingham, Esquire, and Margaret his Wife."

Sir James Sinclair versus Sinclair.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir James Sinclair, of Dunbeath, Baronet, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, made on the Behalf of John Sinclair, of Ulbster, Esquire; the First of the Fifteenth, and the other of the Twentythird, of February last; and praying to be relieved against the same:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Sinclair may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Friday the Eighteenth Day of April next, at Eleven a Clock.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to give further Time for enrolling such Leases granted from the Crown as have not been enrolled within the respective Times therein limited; and for making the pleading of Deeds of Bargain and Sale enrolled, and of Fee-farm Rents, more easy;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Workhouse in the City and County of the City of Norwich, for the better Employment and maintaining the Poor there;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to make free The Content Galley, a Running Ship, taken from the French, and condemned as Prize;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House."

Sheriffs Accompts, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more easy passing Sheriffs Accompts."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock; and that the Judges which shall be in Town do then attend.

E. of Strafford, to be heard against a Clause in it;

Upon reading the Petition of Anna Countess of Strafford, on Behalf of her Husband Thomas Earl of Strafford; shewing, "That the said Earl is Farmer of Her Majesty's Revenue of Post Fines, under the Yearly Rent of Two Thousand Two Hundred Seventy-six Pounds; and that, in the Bill depending in this House, for the more easy passing Sheriffs Accompts, there are several Clauses prejudicial to the Rights of the said Earl, in relation to the said Farm;" and praying, "That the said Earl may be heard, by his Counsel, against the said Clauses, before the said Bill do pass:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Earl shall be heard, by One Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday next, before the Committee of the whole House to whom the said Bill stands committed.

and Officers of Exchequer.

Upon reading the Petition of the several Officers in the Exchequer, concerned in passing Sheriffs Accompts; shewing, "That, in the Bill depending in this House, for the more easy passing Sheriffs Accompts, there are several Clauses contrary to the established Constitution of the Court of Exchequer in general, and very prejudicial to the Rights of the Petitioners in particular;" and praying "to be heard, by themselves or Counsel, before the said Bill do pass:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by themselves or One Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday next, before the Committee of the whole House to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Gothurst Rectory, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining and establishing the Glebe Lands, Tithes, and other Profits, of the Rectory of Gothurst, in the County of Bucks."

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 Mr. Rogers and Mr. Dormer:

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

Duloe Vicarage, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making a perpetual Augmentation to the Vicarage of Duloe, in the County of Cornwall, out of the Tithes and Profits of the Rectory of Duloe."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom Sir Robert Guldeford's Bill stands committed; to meet at the same Time and Place.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum septimum diem instantis Martii, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.