House of Lords Journal Volume 20
17 September 1715


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 17 September 1715', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 232. URL: Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 17 Septembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Menev.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Sunderland, C. P. S.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Foley.


D. of Ormond and V. Bolingbroke, Names razed out of the Rolls.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That, as he came in, Mr. Le Neve, Norroy King at Arms, delivered to his Lordship a Warrant from the Earl of Suffolk, Deputy Earl Marshal of England, directing the said Le Neve to raze the Names of James Duke of Ormonde and Henry Viscount Bolingbroke out of the Roll of Peers, pursuant to the Order of the House of the Fourteenth Instant."

The said Le Neve was thereupon, by Direction of the House, called in; and having, at the Table, razed the Names of the said James Duke of Ormonde and Henry Viscount Bolingbroke out of the said Roll, he withdrew.

Ormston discharged.

Joseph Ormston, in Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for causing Peter Sonmans, a menial Servant of the Earl of Clarendon, to be arrested (who was ordered to be brought Yesterday to the Bar of this House, in order to his Discharge), was this Day brought to the Bar; and there, on his Knees, receiving a Reprimand from the Lord Chancellor, was discharged out of Custody (paying his Fees).


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