House of Lords Journal Volume 20
31 August 1715

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 31 August 1715', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 190-191. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38480 Date accessed: 24 September 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 31 Augusti.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Tweddale.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Bute.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Saunderson.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Cobham.

PRAYERS.

Palatines, Ireland, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing a Time for Two Hundred and Thirteen Families of Protestant Palatines, now settled in Ireland, to take the Oaths, in order to entitle them to all the Benefits intended them by the Act of the Seventh Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for naturalizing Foreign Protestants."

Ld. Visc. Rosse's Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon (according to Order) reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Lord Viscount Rosse of the Kingdom of Ireland, notwithstanding his Nonage, to make a Jointure on Mary Viscountess Rosse his Wife, and a Settlement on his Issue Male, with Provision for Younger Children; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

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

Hoskyns' Bill.

The Lord Delawar reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Hungerford Hoskins Baronet to raise Monies, to discharge his Brothers and Sisters Portlons, and to settle a Jointure on a Wife," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and found the Allegations thereof to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the Bill be engrossed.

Petition of the South Sea Sailors rejected.

A Petition of the Non-commission Officers and Seamen of the late Private Ships of War Duke and Dutchess, of Bristol, subscribed by some of them (now in Town) on Behalf of themselves and the rest of them (now absent) and their lawful Representatives, was presented to the House, and read; praying "the Consideration of the Petitioners Case annexed; and that they may have such Direction given, for their Relief therein, as to the great Wisdom, Justice, and Compassion of this House shall seem most proper."

And the said Case annexed being also read; and the Lord Chancellor informing the House of the State of the Matter, as it was before the Court of Chancery:

Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

River Kennet, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the River Kennet navigable, from Reading to Newbury, in the County of Berks."

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. Rogers and Mr. Holford:

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

Yule Vacance in Scotland, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for shortening the Time of the Yule Vacance, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

Naval Stores, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Disturbances by Seamen and others; and to preserve the Stores belonging to His Majesty's Navy Royal; and also for explaining an Act, for the better preventing the Embezzlement of His Majesty's Stores of War; and preventing Frauds, Cheats, and Abuses, in paying Seamen's Wages; and for reviving and continuing an Act for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next.

De Vlieger; Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Robert de Vlieger, George Christian Luders, and others."

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 Jovis, primum diem Septembris jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sie decernentibus.