House of Lords Journal Volume 19
18 May 1713

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 18 May 1713', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 540-541. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30125 Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 18 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestriens.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon. & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Linlithgow.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoie.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for discharging the Manors and Lordships of Bexwell and Tinworth, in the County of Norfolk, from the several Uses, Trusts, and Estates thereof, limited in and by the Marriage Settlement of Sir John Holland Baronet with the Lady Rebecca his Wife; and for settling divers other Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of a greater Value, and which lie more convenient, in the same County, in Lieu thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to give Leave to William Ellins to surrender himself to Commissioners of Bankrupts, for the Benefit of his Creditors;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Trade between England and France to be considered.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Thursday next, at Twelve a Clock, this House will take into Consideration how the Trade between England and France stood at the Time of the Revolution in the Year 1688; how it stood at the making of the Peace at Ryswick, and from thence to the Declaration of the late War; and how it will stand by the Treaty now made, if the same should take Place.

Johnson versus Parry, in Error.

The Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer brought up a Writ of Error, in the usual Manner, wherein

Robert Johnson is Plaintiff, and Samuel Parry Defendant.

Sinclair versus Sinclair.

Upon reading the Petition of John St. Clair, of Ulbster, Esquire, Respondent to an Appeal depending in this House, brought by Sir James Sinclair, of Dunbeath, Baronet, the last Session of Parliament; shewing, "That he put in his Answer thereto the Beginning of this present Session;" and praying, "That a short Day may be appointed for hearing the said Cause:" As also upon reading the Petition of the said Sir James Sinclair; praying, "That he may have Leave to withdraw the said Appeal, or that this House would dismiss the same;" and Consideration thereof:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear Counsel, at the Bar, upon the said Appeal and Answer, on Monday the First Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.

L. Kingston & al. versus Marq. of Dorchester:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of the Right Honourable William Pierrepoint Esquire (commonly called Lord Kingston) and the Lady Rachel his Wife, and Evelyn Pierrepoint Esquire (commonly called Lord Newark) Son and Heir Apparent of the said William Pierrepoint, all of them Insants, by the Right Honourable William Lord Cheyne Viscount Newhaven their Guardian, Three of the Defendants, at the Suit of the Right Noble Evelyn Lord Marquis of Dorchester Complainant, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery, pronounced and made the 23d Day of May 1712, on the Behalf of the said Lord Marquis; praying, "That the said Decree may be reversed:" As also upon the Answer of the Lord Marquis of Dorchester, Denzille Onslow, Edward Lisle, and Francis Goddard, Esquires, and Sir Robert Eyre, put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Harvey's Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Harvey the Elder Esquire, and William Harvey Esquire his Son, to settle a Jointure, and grant a Lease; and for vesting the Inheritance, after a Term of Five Hundred Years, of Lands in Suffolk, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Portions for his Daughters: That they had considered the said Bill; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents thereunto; and that the Committee had made several Amendments to the Bill."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Byde's Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend several Defects in an Act of Parliament, made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Third, (intituled, An Act to enable Thomas Byde Esquire, an Infant, with the Consent of his Guardians and next Relations, to make a Contract, for the buying in his Mother's Jointure; and to sell a small Estate in Great Amwell, in the County of Hertford; and likewise for the securing and raising a Portion for Barbara Byde Spinster, Sister of the said Thomas Byde; and for other Purposes in the said Act mentioned); and to enable the said Thomas Byde to raise Monies, and to make Leases, for the Purposes in the present Act mentioned: That they had considered thereof; and the Parties concerned had given their Consents thereunto; and that the Committee had made some Amendments to the Bill."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Descury & al. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Simon Descury, Peter Ribot, Peter Laffitte, and others."

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

Dux Bolton.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Linlithgow.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Masham.

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

Lady Mohun versus Terret.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Elizabeth Lady Dowager Mohun is Plaintiff, and Isaac Terry Defendant:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled; That this House will hear the Errors argued in this Case, on Tuesday the Second Day of June next, at Twelve a Clock.

Sir John Holland's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for discharging the Manors and Lordships of Bexwell and Tinworth, in the County of Norfolk, from the several Uses, Trusts, and Estates thereof, limited in and by the Marriage Settlement of Sir John Holland Baronet with the Lady Rebecca his Wife; and for settling divers other Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of a greater Value, and which lie more convenient, in the same County, in Lieu thereof."

Upon the First Reading of the said Bill, it is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration thereof shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Baron Bury and Mr. Baron Price; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned therein; and, after hearing them, and perusing a Copy of the Bill, attested by the Clerk of the Parliaments, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum nonum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.