House of Lords Journal Volume 20
27 March 1716

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 27 March 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 321-323. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38551 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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DIE Martis, 27 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Sunderland, C. P. S.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Kingston.
March. Annandale.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Hadinton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Bute.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Saunderson.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Parker.

PRAYERS.

Burke & al. versus Lynch.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Theobald Burke, Ulik Burke, William Burke, and Morgan Naughten; complaining of several Proceedings and Orders in the High Court of Chancery in Ireland, in a Cause wherein Thomas Lynch Esquire was Plaintiff, and the Appellants Defendants; and praying, "That the same may be reversed; and, in order thereunto, that the said Thomas Lynch may answer the said Appeal; and that the Service of the Order of this House on his Six Clerk in the said Court may be deemed good Service; and that, in the mean Time, all Proceedings on the said Orders may be stayed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Lynch may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the Twenty fourth Day of April next; and that the Service of this Order on the Respondent's Six Clerk in the said Court of Chancery shall be good Service, in order thereunto; and that, in the mean Time, all Proceedings on the said Orders shall be stayed.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Earl of Sunderland and Henry Earl of Rochester to take in Great Britain the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Office;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Isaac Rebow and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving Liberty to Persons who have served their Apprenticeships to any Part of the Woollen Manufacture in Colchester, to work at their said Trades, and at the making Baize, within the said Town;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stevenson's Appeal versus Fife, rejected; not being brought in Time.

A Petition and Appeal of Catherine Stevenson, lawful Daughter to Robert Stevenson of Chester, deceased, and Mr. James Gillon, Advocate, her Husband, for his Interest, was presented to the House, and read; complaining of several Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, made the 3d and 19th Days of February 1714/5, and the 7th and 19th Days of July 1715, on the Behalf of Gilbert Fife and others; and praying, "That the same may be reversed; and that an Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 17th of December 1714, may be affirmed:"

But, the said Appeal not being brought within the Time limited by the Standing Order of this House, it is Ordered, That the said Appeal be rejected, though without Prejudice to its being hereafter received.

Lady Mohun's Petition referred to Judges.

A Petition of Elizabeth Lady Dowager Mohun, Widow, was presented to the House, and read; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to sell the Manors, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of the late Lord Mohun, in the Counties of Cornwal, Dorset, and Devon, for paying and discharging the Debts and Demands charged thereon; and for confirming the Reversal of the Attainder of Charles Earl of Macclesfield, deceased; that the Doubts as to the said Reversal may be removed.

And thereupon the Lord Viscount Townshend acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been informed of the said Petition, was graciously pleased to consent that their Lordships might do, in respect of the said Reversal, as they should think proper."

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Baron Bury and Mr. Justice Eyre; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Hancock's Petition, to have his Fees remitted.

A Petition of William Hancocke Esquire, Counsellor at Law, who was on Friday last ordered to be discharged out of the Custody of the Black Rod, upon Payment of his Fees, was presented to the House, and read; expressing his Crime to be committed, not out of Presumption, but Ignorance; and praying "the Pardon of the said Fees; and that that Part of their Lordships Order relating thereto may be vacated."

Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Endfield Highways, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and making more effectual an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of Her late Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for repairing the Highway, or Road, from The Stones-end, in the Parish of St. Leonard Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, to the furthermost Part of the Northern Road in the Parish of Endfield, in the same County, next to the Parish of Cheshunt, in the County of Hertford."

Colchester Woollen Manufacture, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for giving Liberty to Persons who have served their Apprenticeships to any Part of the Woollen Manufacture in Colchester, to work at their said Trades, and at the making Baize, within the said Town."

E. Tankerville takes the Oaths.

This Day Charles Earl of Tankerville took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

E. Sunderland and E. Rochester's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Earl of Sunderland and Henry Earl of Rochester to take in Great Britain the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Office."

Cheney's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Cheney, of Sundon, in the County of Bedford, Esquire, and Elizabeth Cheney Widow, his Mother, and Catherine Cheyne his Daughter and only Child, an Infant of the Age of Sixteen Years, or thereabouts; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable Trustees to sell the Manor and Rectory of Sundon aforesaid, for Payment of the Debts in the Petition mentioned, and for other Purposes therein expressed:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Blencowe and Mr. Justice Tracy; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, nonum diem Aprilis jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentilus.

Die Mercurii, 30 Maii, 1716,
hitherto examined by us,

Stamford.
Clarendon.
Warrington.
A. Menev.
Haversham.