House of Lords Journal Volume 20
6 May 1715

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 6 May 1715', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 45-47. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38400 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 6 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweddale.
March. Annandale.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Bute.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Oxford & Mort.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Aylesford.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Saunderson.
Ds. Carleton.

PRAYERS.

Bp. of Landaff takes the Oaths.

This Day John Lord Bishop of Landaff took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Duane to enter into a Recognizance for Bolton.

Upon reading the Petition of David Duane, on Behalf of Michael Bolton Gentleman; praying, "That in regard the said Michael Bolton (who hath an Appeal depending in this House) is in Ireland, the Recognizance of the Petitioner may be taken for the said Appellant:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said David Duane may enter into a Recognizance for the said Michael Bolton, as desired.

Countess Dowager of Castlehaven et al. further Time to answer.

The House being moved, "That Elizabeth Countess Dowager of Castlehaven and others, Respondents to the Appeal of James Touchet Esquire, may have further Time allowed for answering the same, the Papers relating thereunto being not yet come from Ireland:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Countess Dowager of Castlehaven and other Respondents have hereby further Time allowed for answering the said Appeal, until Friday the Twentieth Day of this Instant May.

L. V. Ikerring et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Viscount Ikerring in the Kingdom of Ireland and Margaret Lady Ikerring his Wife, and Michael Ward Esquire and Anna Katherina Ward his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the better raising Eight Thousand Pounds, for Portions for the Petitioners Margaret Lady Ikerring and Anna Katherina Ward, by Sale of the Inheritance of some Part of the Estate of James Hamilton, late of Bangor, in the County of Down, and Kingdom of Ireland, Esquire, deceased, in the Petition mentioned; and for granting such Leases of the said Town of Bangor as shall be most advantageous and convenient:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of Mr. Justice Prat and Mr. Baron Montague; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Hopkins's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Barons of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland to grant a Commission to some of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer in England, to administer to Thomas Hopkins Esquire the usual Oaths, for the due Execution of the Office, or Offices, of Searcher, Packer, and Gauger, in the Port of Dublin."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

Ds. Camerarius.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Aylesford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Carleton.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Woollaston and Sir Biby Lake versus Attorney General.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause depending in this House, wherein Richard Woollaston Esquire and Sir Biby Lake are Appellants, and the Attorney General, at the Relation of Elizabeth Preston, is Respondent:"

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 Thursday the Twenty-sixth Day of this Instant May, at Eleven a Clock.

L. V. Loftus et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Arthur Lord Viscount Loftus of Ely, Letitia Lady Viscountess Loftus his now Wife, and of Mary Countess Dowager of Drogheda, sole Executrix of the last Will and Testament of the Right Honourable Henry late Earl of Drogheda, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest certain Lands, Part of the Estate of the said Lord Viscount Loftus, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising the Sum of Eight Thousand Pounds; and also for assuring a Rent Charge, or Annuity, of Six Hundred Pounds per Annum, to be paid to the Petitioner Letitia now Lady Loftus, as a Jointure during her Life, in case she should survive the said Lord Loftus, in full of all Dower and other Jointures; and for other Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench and the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Betts et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Dorothy Betts Widow, and of her Sons Thomas Betts Esquire, William Betts, Henry Betts Gent. and Robert Betts Clerk, and of Thomas Newman Merchant and Martha his Wife, One of the Daughters of the said Dorothy Betts; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the Manor of Ilketshall, alias Ilketshall Bardolfe, in the County of Suffolk, and other Manors in the Petition mentioned, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and for other Purposes therein expressed:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of Mr. Baron Bury and Mr. Baron Price; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Capt. Collier versus Stewart et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Captain William Collier, Commander of Her late Majesty's Ship The Mermaid, from Two Interlocutory Decrees, or Sentences, of the Lords of Session in Scotland, the 13th of February 1713, and 16th of February 1714, made on the Behalf of Robert Stewart Merchant in Aberdeen, James Brebner, and George Fordice and Company, as Owners and Freighters of the Ship The Joanna of Aberdeen, and Alexander Inglis Master of the said Ship; praying, "That the said Interlocutory Decrees may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Stewart and others abovementioned may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Friday the Fourth Day of June next.

Bp. St. Asaph to preach 29th Instant.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westminster, on the Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant May, being; by Act of Parliament, appointed a Day of Thanksgiving, for the Restitution of the Royal Family, and the Restoration of the Government.

Adjourn.

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