House of Lords Journal Volume 19
3 March 1713


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 3 March 1713', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 503-504. URL: Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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Anno 11° Annæ Reginæ.

DIE Martis, 3 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Kent.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Berks.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Orford.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Linlithgow.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Bergavenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoie.
Ds. Mansell.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.


L. Osborne introduced:

This Day Peregrine Hyde Osborne, of Keveton, Chevalier, was (in his Robes) introduced, between the Lord Hay and the Lord Masham (also in their Robes); the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, the Earl of Abingdon in the Absence of the Lord Great Chamberlain, and Clarencieux officiating for Garter King at Arms (carrying his Writ), preceding.

His Lordship presented his Writ to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolsack, who gave it to the Clerk; and the same was read, at the Table, as follows:

His Writ of Summons.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Prædilecto & Fideli Nostro Peregrino Hyde Osborne, de Keveton, in Com. Ebor. Chevalier, Salutem. Cum nuper, de Avisamento & Assensu Concilii Nostri, pro quibusdam arduis & urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum & Defensionem Regni Nostri Mag. Britanniæ & Ecclefiæ concernentibus, præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westmonast. Vicesimo Quinto Die Novembris, Anno Regni Nostri Nono, teneri ordinaverimus; & ibidem, cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, & Proceribus dicti Regni Nostri, Colloquium habere & Tractatum; quod quidem Parliamentum Nostrum abinde, per separalia Adjournamenta & Prorogationes, usque ad & in Tertium Diem Februarii nunc prox. sequen. adjournatum & prorogatum fuerat, apud Civitat. Nostram præd. ibidem tunc tenendum & prosequendum: Vobis, sub Fide & Ligeantia quibus Nobis tenemini, firmiter injungendo mandamus, quod, consideratis dictorum Negotiorum Arduitate, & Periculis imminentibus, cessante Excusatione quacunque, ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum personaliter intersitis, Nobiscum, ac cum Prælatis, Magnatibus, & Proceribus prædictis, super dictis Negotiis tractatur. vestrumque Consilium impensur.; & hoc sicut Nos & Honorem Nostrum, ac Salvationem & Defensionem Regni & Ecclesiæ prædict. Expeditionemque dictorum Negotiorum diligitis, nullatenus omittatis.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westmonaster. Vicesimo Nono Die Januarii, Anno Regni Nostri Unde cimo.


Then his Lordship was seated on the Barons Bench, in his Father's Barony; and came to the Table, and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Bp. of Hereford takes the Oaths.

Also, Philip Lord Bishop of Hereford took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

The Lord Keeper acquainted the House, "That Her Majesty had sent a Commission for the further proroguing of the Parliament."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Then the Lords Commissioners (in their Robes), being seated on a Form placed between the Throne and the Woolsack; the Lord Keeper in the Middle; with the Lord Treasurer on his Right Hand; and the Earl of Dartmouth on his Left; commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "That the Commissioners desire their immediate Attendance in the House of Peers, to hear the Commission read."

Who being come, with their Speaker; the same was read, by the Clerk, as follows:

Commission for proroguing the Parliament.


"Anna, Dei Gratia, Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Reverendissimo in Christo Patri & Fideli Consiliario Nostro Thomæ Archiepiscopo Cantuar. totius Angl. Primati & Metropolitano, Prædilecto & Fideli Consiliario Nostro Simoni Domino Harcourt Custodi Magni Sigilli Nostri Magnæ Britanniæ, Charissimis Consanguineis & Consiliariis Nostris Rob'to Comiti de Oxon. & Comiti Mortimer Magno Thesaurario Nostro Magnæ Britanniæ, Joh'i Duci de Comitatu Buckingham & de Normanby Præsidenti Concilii Nostri, Jacobo Duci Ormonde Capitaneo Generali Copiarum Nostrarum, Joh'i Comiti Poulet Senescallo Hospitii Nostri, Will'o Comiti Dartmouth Primario Secretario Nostro, & Henrico Vicecomiti Bullingbrooke Uni Primariorum Secretariorum Nostrorum, Salutem. Cum nuper, pro quibusdam arduis & urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum & Defensionem Regni Nostri Mag. Britanniæ & Ecclesiæ concernentibus, præsens hoc Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westmonaster. Vicesimo Quinto Die Novembris, Anno Regni Nostri Nono, inchoari & teneri ordinaverimus; quo Die idem Parliamentum Nostrum inchoatum & tentum suit; & abinde, per separalia Adjournamenta & Prorogationes, usque ad & in instantem Diem Martis, Tertium Diem Martii, adjournatum & prorogatum suit, apud Civitatem Nostram Westmonaster. prædictam, ibidem tunc tenendum & prosequendum: Sciatis tamen, quod, certis urgentibus Causis & Considerationibus Nos specialiter moventibus, idem Parliamentum Nostrum ulterius prorogandum duximus. De Fidelitate igitur, Prudentia, & Circumspectionibus vestris plurimum confidentes, de Avisamento & Assensu Concilii Nostri, affignavimus vos Commissionarios Nostros; dantes vobis, & aliquibus Tribus vel pluribus vestrum, Tenore Præsentium, plenam Potestatem & Auctoritatem, hoc instante Die Martis, ad præsens Parliamentum Nostrum, Nomine Nostro, usque ad & in Diem Martis, Decimum Diem hujus instantis Martii, apud prædictam Civitatem Nostram Westmonaster. prorogandum & continuandum, ibidemque tunc tenendum & prosequendum; & ideo vobis mandamus, quod circa Præmissa diligenter intendatis, ac ea in Forma prædicta effectualiter expleatis. Damus autem universis & singulis Archiepiscopis, Ducibus, Marchionibus, Comitibus, Vicecomitibus, Episcopis, Baronibus, Militibus, Civibus, Burgensibus, & Commissionariis pro Comitatibus & Burgis, ac omnibus aliis quorum interest ad dictum Parliamentum Nostrum conventuris, Tenore Præsentium, firmiter in Mandatis, quod vobis, in Præmissis faciendis, agendis, & exequendis, pareant, obediant, & intendant, prout decet. In cujus Rei Testimonium, has Literas Nostras fieri fecimus Patentes.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westmonasterium, Tertio Die Martii, Anno Regni Nostri Undecimo.

"Per ipsam Reginam, propria Manu signat.

" Wrighte."

Then the Lord Keeper said,

Parliament prorogued.

"My Lords, and Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

"By Virtue of the Commission which has been now read, we do, in Her Majesty's Name, further prorogue this present Parliament to Tuesday the Tenth Day of this Instant March: And this Parliament is accordingly prorogued to Tuesday the Tenth Day of this Instant March."