House of Lords Journal Volume 19
20 May 1713

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 20 May 1713', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 543-545. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30127 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 20 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Kent.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Linlithgow.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Harvey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoie.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Harvey's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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. Browning and Mr. Holford:

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

Constable's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands and Tenements of John Constable Gentleman, in the Parish of Ockley, in the County of Surrey, 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."

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

Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Home.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Cestriens.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Carterot.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.

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

Chamberlen's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Doctor Chamberlen; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein 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 vesting in Trustees several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, lying in the Parish of Alderton, in the County of Suffolk, the Estate of Hugh Chamberlen Doctor in Physic, to be sold; and, with the Monies arising by the Sale thereof, to purchase other Lands, lying more contiguous to the City of London, to be settled to the same Uses:"

Mayor, &c. of Hertford versus Poor of Hertford.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein the Mayor and Commonalty of the Borough of Hertford are Appellants, and the Poor of the said Borough Respondents:"

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 Wednesday the Third Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.

River Douglas navigable, Bill; Petitions that it may pass.

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor, Bailiffs, Burgesses, and other principal Inhabitants, of the Corporation of Wigan, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; praying, "That the Bill for making the River Douglas navigable may pass:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition do lie on the Table, until the Second Reading of the said Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentlemen Inhabitants of the Forest and other East Parts of the Hundred of Amounderness, in the County of Lancaster; praying, "That the Bill for making the River Douglas navigable may pass:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition do lie on the Table, until the Second Reading of the said Bill.

Cary versus White.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Cary Esquire, from an Order of Dismission made by the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Fourth Day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eleven, on the Behalf of John White Esquire; praying the Reversal of the said Order:

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

Brownlow's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Bill relating to the Estate of Sir John Brownlowe Baronet, deceased:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles, and vesting the Manor of Kirby Underwood, in the County of Lincoln, and other Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, thereby agreed to be sold, in Trustees, for discharging the Debts of Sir John Brownlowe Baronet, deceased, and his Daughters Portions, and other Purposes in the said Articles mentioned."

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

Byde's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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. Browning and Mr. Holford:

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

Ellins' Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to give Leave to William Ellias to surrender himself to Commissioners of Bankrupts, for the Benefit of his Creditors."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday the Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.

Sir Edward Leighton's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Edward Leighton Baronet, and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein 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 to enable Sir Edward Leighton Baronet to charge his Estate with Four Thousand Pounds (preferable to Six Thousand Pounds already charged thereupon by his Marriage Settlement), for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Harkness to have Exhibits.

Upon reading the Petition of John Harkness, Respondent to the Appeals of Walter Stewart and Thomas Pillans; praying, "That the said Appellants may be obliged to produce, upon Oath, all the Exhibits by them proved in this Cause, and read at the Hearing thereof in Chancery, before One of the Masters of the said Court; and that the Petitioner may have Copies thereof, and Liberty to produce and read the same at the Hearing of the Cause in this House:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Appellants do produce, upon Oath, before the Master, all the said Exhibits, in order that the Petitioner may have Copies thereof at his own Charge; and that the Master do attend this House, with the said Exhibits, when the said Cause shall come on to be heard.

Accounts of Duties, not in the Tariff of 1664, to be delivered.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations do lay before this House, on Thursday next, an Account of the Rules not contained in the Tariff of 1664, but prescribed at that Time, for the Payment of any Duties in any Provinces not particularly mentioned in that Tariff.

Accounts of Exports and Imports between England and Holland, Italy, Portugal, and Hamburgh.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of the Customs do lay before this House, on Thursday next, an Account of the Value of the Exports and Imports, between England and Hamburgh, England and Holland, England and Portugal, and between England and Italy, from Michaelmas 1662 to Michaelmas 1663, and from Michaelmas 1665 to Michaelmas 1666, and from Michaelmas 1685 to 1686, and also from Michaelmas 1698 to Michaelmas 1699.

Excommunication too frequent, to prevent, Bill.

The Order being read, for the House to be put into a Committee, to take into Consideration the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the too frequent Denunciation of Excommunication, in the Exercise of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction:" And the Judges present acquainting the House, "That they had not yet had Time to confer with the Civilians thereupon; which they desire to do, before they delivered their Opinions in relation to the said Bill:"

It is therefore Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, to take the said Bill into Consideration, on Thursday the Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant May, at Twelve a Clock.

Harrington's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of John Harrington Esquire and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein 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 to enable John Harrington Esquire and Dorothy his Wife, and Charles Harrington Gentleman, Son and Heir Apparent of the said John Harrington, to sell the Reversion of several Messuages and Tenements, in Liverpoole, in the County of Lancaster, being the Inheritance of the said Dorothy, for Payment of their Debts; and settling an Equivalent upon the said Dorothy."

Parry to change his Name to Symes, Bill.

The Earl of Yarmouth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Symes Parry to change his Name of Parry to Symes, according to the Will of John Symes Esquire, deceased," was committed: "That they had gone through the said Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without Amendment."

And the Bill was ordered to be engrossed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum primum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.