House of Lords Journal Volume 19
19 June 1713

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 19 June 1713', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 579-580. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30147 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 19 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Dux Bucks & Normanby, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Montjoie.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Lansdowne.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.

PRAYERS.

Robberies in Houses to prevent, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual preventing and punishing Robberies that shall be committed in Houses."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Lovibond:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Concurrence.

Shere versus Cock:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Jonathan Shere Gentleman, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, in Michaelmas Term 1711, and other Proceedings of the said Court, on the Behalf of Joseph Cock; praying, "That the said Decree and Proceedings may be reversed:" As also upon the Answer of the said Joseph Cock put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed, with Costs.

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 and Proceedings therein complained of shall be, and are hereby, affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the said Jonathan Shere shall pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Joseph Cock, the Sum of Forty Pounds, for his Costs in this House.

Excommunication too frequent, to prevent, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Chester (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the too frequent Denunciation of Excommunication, in the Exercise of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

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

Sir J. Holland's Bill:

The Earl of Yarmouth reported from the Committee, to whom the 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," was committed: "That they had considered thereof; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a 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."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Rogers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

West India Planters against African Trade Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of divers Planters, on Behalf of themselves and others having Plantations in The West Indies; praying, "That they may be heard, by Counsel, against the Bill, intituled, An Act for establishing the Trade to Africa free and open to all Her Majesty's Subjects of Great Britain and the Plantations:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, against the said Bill, on Monday next, before the Second Reading thereof.

Sir E. Leighton's Bill.

The Lord Hallifax reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, 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," was committed: "That they had considered thereof; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; 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.

Adjourn.

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