House of Lords Journal Volume 20
11 April 1716

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 11 April 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 326-327. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38554 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Mercurii, 11 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Kingston.
March. Annandale.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Hadinton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Bute.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Saunderson.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Cobham.

PRAYERS.

E. of Sunderland and E. of Rochester's Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the 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," was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and found the Allegations thereof to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the said Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Hurd to be brought to the Bar.

The House being informed, "That John Hurd, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for a Breach of Privilege, in causing a menial Servant to Robert Earl Ferrers to be arrested during the Time of Privilege of Parliament, had made his Submission to the said Earl, to his Lordship's Satisfaction:"

And the House being thereupon moved, "That the said John Hurd may be discharged out of Custody:"

It is Ordered, That the said John Hurd be brought to the Bar of this House To-morrow Morning, in order to his Discharge.

Prince of Wales's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant the Regalities and Lands now remaining in the Crown, in North Wales and South Wales and County of Chester, to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in such Manner and Form as the Principality of Wales and Earldom of Chester have formerly been granted to the Princes of Wales; and also to enable his said Royal Highness to make Leases of Lands, Parcel of his Royal Highness's Dutchy of Cornwal, or annexed to the same."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Cope and others:

To put this House in Mind of a Bill, intituled, "An Act for securing the Freedom of Parliaments, by limiting the Number of Officers to sit in the House of Commons."

D. of Schonburgh's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant Letters Patents, to supply a Defect in a Grant made by His Majesty King William the Third unto Maynhard Duke of Schonburg and Leinster, of the Annual Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, out of the Revenues of the Post-office, until the Sum of One Hundred Thousand Pounds be paid."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

E. of Burlington's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Earl of Burlington and Cork to take in England the Oath of Office of High Treasurer of Ireland, and to qualify himself here in England for the legal Enjoyment of the said Office."

Highways Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Laws for repairing the Highways more effectual; and for the better paving and cleansing the Streets in the City of London and Suburbs thereof."

Officers in H. C. for limiting, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for securing the Freedom of Parliaments, by limiting the Number of Officers to sit in the House of Commons."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on this Day Sevennight.

Proctor's Pet. referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Proctor, of Rock, in the County of Northumberland, Esquire, Elizabeth his Wife, and Thomas Proctor Junior, Gentleman, Son and Heir Apparent of the said Thomas Proctor, and Elizabeth his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the Petitioner Thomas Proctor the Father to sell Part of the Lands in the Petition mentioned, or mortgage the same, to raise the Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, for Discharge of his Debts, and for a more ample Provision for his Younger Children; and for other Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas 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 Jovis, duodecimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.