House of Lords Journal Volume 20
26 January 1716

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 26 January 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 275. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38515 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 26 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Oxon.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Comes Sunderland, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Kingston.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Saunderson.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Cobham.

PRAYERS.

Foot, a Door-keeper, arrested for another Person.

A Petition of John Foot, a Servant of this House under the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, was presented to the House, and read; complaining, "That, as he was coming to attend his Duty as One of the Door-keepers to this House, the Twenty-first of this Instant January, he was arrested, by one Cole an Officer, at the Suit of one Willet, for Forty Pounds, and was detained in Custody for Four Hours, and carried to a Spunging-house, though the House was at that Time sitting; and, upon the coming of the Plaintiff, who declaring the Petitioner was not the Man, he was discharged, and not before; and praying, that this House will take the Premises into Consideration, and give the Petitioner such Relief as to their Lordships shall seem meet:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Lords Committees for Privileges; their Lordships to report the Fact, and their Opinion thereupon, to the House.

Adjourn.

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