House of Lords Journal Volume 19
28 June 1714

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 28 June 1714', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 732-734. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30240 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 28 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon. & Mort. Thesaurarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor. Præses.
Dux Sherwsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Kent.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Dundonald.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Portmore.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Ds. Bergavenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Harvey.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.

PRAYERS.

Bourchier's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate late of Brereton Bourchier Esquire, deceased, for Payment of Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ld. Visc. Massereene's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Settlement made on the Marriage of the now Lord Viscount Massereene; and for better securing the Jointure of his Lady, and of Rachel Viscountess Dowager Massereene; and for vesting in Trustees certain Lands and Tithes in Ireland, to be sold, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Two last Bills.

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

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Wise's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or the Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Robert Wise and his Sureties, for such Debts as he owes to Her Majesty, or stands bound for as Surety, for Customs of Tobacco."

Hayne versus Trent River Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of George Hayne Gentleman; praying, "That he may be heard, by his Counsel, against the Bill depending in this House, for making more effectual an Act of the Tenth and Eleventh Years of King William the Third, intituled, An Act for making and keeping the River Trent, in the Counties of Leicester, Derby, and Stafford, navigable, at such Time as this House shall think meet, before the same pass into a Law:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee of the whole House, to whom the said Bill is committed; and that the Petitioner may be heard, by his Counsel, thereupon, before the said Committee.

Royal Boroughs versus Paterson's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of William Hamilton, Agent for the Royal Boroughs in Scotland, for and on Behalf of the said Royal Boroughs; praying, "That he may be heard, by Counsel, against the Bill depending in this House, for Relief of William Paterson Esquire, at such Time as this House shall please to appoint:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday next; and that the Petitioner may be heard, by Counsel, before the Second Reading thereof; and that the said William Paterson may be then heard, by Counsel, for the said Bill; and that he do at the same Time attend this House, with his Vouchers relating to his Claim.

Acts to prevent Dangers from Recusants; and for settling Presentations to Benefices of Papists, Bill to render more effectual:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Third Year of the Reign of King James the First, intituled, An Act to prevent and avoid Dangers which may grow by Popish Recusants; and also of One other Act, made in the First Year of the Reign of Their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act to vest in the Two Universities the Presentations of Benefices belonging to Papists; and for vesting in the Lords of Justiciary Power to inflict the same Punishments against Jesuits, Priests, and other trafficking Papists, which the Privy Council of Scotland was empowered to do by an Act passed in the Parliament of Scotland, intituled, An Act for preventing the Growth of Popery."

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. Rogers and Mr. Holford:

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

Account of Assiento Trade, to be laid before the House.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Directors of the South Sea Company do lay before this House, an Account of all Proceedings in the said Company, relating to the Assiento Trade; together with all Orders, Directions, Letters, or Informations, which the Directors, or any Committee of Directors, have received concerning the same.

Address, relating to Ships for the South Sea Company.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, "That She will be pleased to give Directions, that an Account be laid before this House, of all Orders that have been sent to the Commissioners of the Admiralty, for fitting any Ships to attend the Service of the South Sea Company; and what Directions have been given for altering the Service for which such Ships were under Order; and what Representations have been made by the Admiralty upon that account."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to Her Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Enlisting Soldiers without Authority, to prevent, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Bolingbroke reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the listing Her Majesty's Subjects to serve as Soldiers, without Her Majesty's Authority," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

Which being read Twice; One of them was disagreed to, the rest agreed to; and other Amendments were made, by the House, to the Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

The Lord High Treasurer acquainted the House, That the Lords with White Staves (according to Order) had presented to Her Majesty the Address of this House of Thursday last; and that Her Majesty was pleased to return the following most Gracious Answer thereunto; (videlicet,)

Queen's Answer, to Address concerning the Pretender, &c.:

"My Lords,

"I thank you kindly for this Address.

"And I am glad you are pleased with what I have done for the Protestant Succession.

"You may be assured, I shall continue to do whatever I judge necessary, for the securing our Religion, the Liberty of My People, and for putting an End to the vain Hopes of the Pretender."

Thanks of the House returned:

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, to return the humble Thanks of this House to Her Majesty, for Her most Gracious Answer to their Lordships Address of Thursday last; and that the same be presented to Her Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Address, &c. to be printed.

Ordered, That the Address of this House presented to Her Majesty, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, and the Address returning the Thanks of this House to Her Majesty for the same, be forthwith printed and published.

River Trent, navigable, Bill.

The Order being read, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual an Act of the Tenth and Eleventh Years of the Reign of King William, intituled, An Act for making and keeping the River Trent, in the Counties of Leicester, Derby, and Stafford, navigable:"

It was proposed, "That the same be put off till Friday next."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether the House shall be now adjourned during Pleasure, in order to be put into a Committee upon the said Bill?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure.

And no Lord taking the Chair, the House was resumed.

Ordered, That this House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Friday next.

Edwin's Bill:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Thomas Edwin, of London, Merchant, for such Debts as he stands bound for, as Surety for Thomas Coleman Tobacco Merchant."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Scarsdale reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Thomas Edwin, of London, Merchant, for such Debts as he stands bound for, as Surety for Thomas Coleman Tobacco Merchant."

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. Rogers and Mr. Holford:

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

Adjourn.

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