House of Lords Journal Volume 20
17 March 1716

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 17 March 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 314-315. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38547 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 17 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Sunderland, C.P.S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Kent.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Hadinton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Cobham.
Ds. Parker.

PRAYERS.

Roeters' Nat. Bill:

The Lord Bishop of Carlisle reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Gerard Roeters," was committed: "That they had gone through the said Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Then the said Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being 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. Hiccocks and Mr. Holford:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Commissioners Accompts, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to appoint a Commissioner, for taking, examining, and stating, the Debts due to the Army, in the room of Thomas Smith Esquire, deceased; and for continuing the former Act until the Tenth Day of March One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixteen."

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

E. of Wintoun, to be brought up for Judgement:

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lieutenant of The Tower of London do bring George Earl of Wintoun to the Bar of this House, in Westminster Hall, on Monday next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon, that their Lordships may proceed further, in order to Judgement upon the said Earl.

Message to H.C. to acquaint them with it.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Holford, to acquaint them with the said Order.

E. Clanriccard versus Burke.

Upon reading the Petition of John Earl of Clanricard in the Kingdom of Ireland; setting forth, "That Gerald Burke Esquire has not yet put in his Answer to the Petitioner's Appeal lodged in this House last Summer, though duly served with their Lordships Order for that Purpose;" and praying, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Merits of the Appeal; and if, in the mean Time (upon Service of their Lordships Order), the Respondent does not put in his Answer at the Day to be appointed, that the said Appeal may be heard ex Parte:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That if the said Respondent does not put in his Answer on or before Tuesday the Twenty-seventh Day of this Instant March, that then this House will proceed to hear the said Cause ex Parte.

Messages from H.C. with a Bill; and to return the Bill for vesting the D. of Athol's Estate and Honour in his Second Son.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Rosse and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Honour and Estate of John Duke of Atholl in James Murray Esquire, commonly called Lord James Murray, after the Death of the said Duke;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hungerford and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Casper White;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

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