House of Lords Journal Volume 20
8 September 1715

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 8 September 1715', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 226-227. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38487 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Jovis, 8 Septembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Menev.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Kingston.
March. Tweddale.
March. Annandale.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Portland.
Comes Orford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes De Loraine.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Carleton.

PRAYERS.

Princess of Wales's Dignity to support, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling His Majesty to settle a Revenue for supporting the Dignity of her Royal Highness the Princess, in case she shall survive his Royal Highness the Princess of Wales."

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

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

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

E. Clarendon's Privilege; Williams et al. to attend, for arresting Sunmans, his Servant.

Complaint being made to the House, "That John Williams Serjeant, Moor Yeoman, and Richard Blake who keeps a Spunging-house, have been concerned in arresting Peter Sunmans, menial Servant to the Right Honourable the Earl of Clarendon, during the Time of Privilege of Parliament:"

It is thereupon Ordered, That the said John Williams, Moor, and Richard Blake, do attend this House To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock; and that the Keeper of The Poultry Compter do also attend this House at the same Time, and bring with him the said Peter Sunmans, said to be arrested, and now in his Custody.

Ministers, Fifty new Churches, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making Provision for the Ministers of the Fifty new Churches, which are to be built in and about the Cities of London and Westm'r and Suburbs thereof; and for re-building and finishing the Parish Church of St. Mary Woolnoth, in the said City of London."

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

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

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Message from H. C. to return the Bill for continuing Laws.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Laws therein mentioned, relating to Coals, Hemp, and Flax, Irish and Scotch Linen, and the Assize of Bread; and for giving Power to adjourn the Quarter Sessions for the County of Anglesea, for the Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Gravier et al. Nat. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Strickland and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Peter Gravier, Theodore Boucher, and Francis Masson;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The said Amendments were read, and agreed to.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Gery and Mr. Hiccocks, to acquaint them therewith.

Yule Vacance in Scotland, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for shortening the Time of the Yule Vacance, in that Part of Great Baitain called Scotland."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill 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 Sir Thomas Gery and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Adjourn.

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