House of Lords Journal Volume 19
24 March 1712

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 24 March 1712', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 402-404. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30039 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 24 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Buckingham, Præses.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Kent.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Roseberrie.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Say & Seal.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Mountjoy.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Inhabitants about Norwich, against the Workhouse Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of several of the Owners, Inhabitants, and Occupiers, of divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in several Parishes and Vills about (and not in) the City of Norwich; yet over whom an additional Jurisdiction was given to the Mayor, Sheriffs, Citizens, and Commonalty of the said City, by a Charter to them granted by King Philip and Queen Mary, for some Purposes therein set forth; praying to be heard, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Work-house in the City and County of the City of Norwich, for the better Employment and maintaining the Poor there:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Saturday next, at Twelve a Clock; and that the Petitioners may be heard, by One Counsel, at the Bar, in relation thereunto, before the said Committee; as may also Counsel for the Bill at the same Time.

French and Dutch Congregations also to be heard.

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers, Elders, and Deacons, of the Walloon or French and Dutch Congregations, in the City of Norwich, on the Behalf of themselves and the rest of the Members of the said Congregations; praying to be heard, before the passing of the 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:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners may be heard, by One Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday next, at Twelve a Clock, before the Committee of the whole House to whom the said Bill stands referred.

Gorges versus Pye:

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Gorges Esquire; shewing, "That he hath Occasion, in order to maintain his Appeal before this House, to make Use of several Deeds now in the Custody of a Master in Chancery; as also of the Register's Minute Book, of the 6th of November 1710, and the 16th of December following; and praying, that the same may be produced at the Hearing of the said Appeal:"

Deeds, and the Register's Minute Book, to be produced.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Master in Chancery, in whose Custody the said Deeds are, do attend this House, at the Hearing of the said Cause, the Twentyseventh Instant, with the said Deeds; and that the Register of the Court of Chancery do, at the same Time, attend this House, with the said Minute Book, to be made Use of as this House shall think fit.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highway, between a certain Place called Kilburn Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, and Sparrows Hern, in the County of Hertford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for prolonging the Term for Payment of certain Duties, granted by an Act made in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Years of His late Majesty King William, intituled, An Act for recovering, securing, and keeping in Repair, the Harbour of Minehead, for the Benefit and Support of the Navigation and Trade of this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating, improving, and encouraging, the Woollen Manufacture of mixed or medley Broad Cloth; and for the better Payment of the Poor employed therein;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mixed Broad Cloth, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating, improving, and encouraging, the Woollen Manufacture of mixed or medley Broad Cloth; and for the better Payment of the Poor employed therein."

Newburgh versus Newburgh.

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Newburgh Esquire; shewing, "That, by Order of this House, of the Tenth Instant, Wednesday next is appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Brockhill Newburgh and Brockhill Perrot Esquires are Appellants, and the Petitioner is Respondent; and praying, that the said Hearing may be put off for a Week longer, the Pleadings and Proceedings in the Cause being very long and voluminous; by reason whereof, he cannot be ready by the Day appointed;" and the Petitioner's Solicitor and the Appellants being called in, and heard:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That if the Petitioner do this Day pay, or cause to be paid, to the Appellants, Ten Guineas, that then the said Cause shall be put off to Wednesday the Second Day of April next; otherwise the same shall stand to be heard on Wednesday next.

More's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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, and of John More Junior, of Kirtlington, in the County of Nottingham, Esquire, and Margaret his Wife."

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

Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Kent.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Bathurst.

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

Tanckred versus Tanckred, Day of Hearing.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Appeal, wherein Christopher Tanckred Esquire is Appellant, and Catherine Tanckred Widow Respondent:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the Fourth Day of April next, at Eleven a Clock.

Cuthbert, to enter into Recognizance for Sir J. Sinclair.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir James Sinclair, of Dunbeath, Baronet; praying, "That Mr. James Cuthbert may be allowed to enter into a Recognizance for him, in relation to his Appeal depending in this House; the Petitioner residing in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Cuthbert may enter into a Recognizance for the Petitioner, as desired.

Content Galley, a free Ship, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make free The Content Galley; a Running Ship, taken from the French, and condemned as Prize."

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

Sheriffs Accompts, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy passing Sheriffs Accompts."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Clarendon reported from the said Committee, "That they had been in Consideration of the said Bill; and were of Opinion, that the Difficulties attending the passing thereof would more easily be overcome, if the same were referred to a Select Committee."

To which the House agreed.

And the Lords following were appointed a Committee, to consider of the said Bill; and report to the House; (videlicet,)

Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Kent.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Mar.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Mountjoy.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

The Judges in Town to assist.

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

Gomeldon's Bill.

After reading the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Richard Gomeldon 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 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 the Manors of North Court and Boynton, in the Parish of Swingfield, in the County of Kent, Part of the Estate of Richard Gomeldon Esquire, for discharging Incumbrances."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 1a & 2a cvice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.