House of Lords Journal Volume 20
24 May 1716

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 24 May 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 364. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38582 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 24 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Saram.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montrose.
March. Annandale.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Hadinton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Bute.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Proctor's Bill.

The Earl of Warrington reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Proctor, of Rock, in the Country of Northumberland, Esquire, to raise the Sum of Four Thousand Pounds out of his Estate, for Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for his Younger Children," was committed: "That they had found the Allegations thereof to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed."

Timber Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to encourage the planting of Timber Trees, Fruit Trees, and other Trees, for Ornament, Shelter, or Profit; and for the better Preservation of the same; and for the preventing the burning of Woods."

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

Gregory versus Anderson:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of David Gregory of Kinnardy, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, the 10th of June 1715, and the Affirmance thereof the 24th of the same Month; and also of an Interlocutor of the said Lords the 8th of July following; and likewise of an Interlocutor of the Lord Fountainhall, Ordinary in the Cause, of the 26th of the said Month; and of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session of the 30th of the same Month; and of an Interlocutor of the said Lords, the 21st of December following; and of another Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary the 10th of January last; and of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session, the 9th of February last; and of an Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary, of the 28th of the same Month; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session, the 29th of the same Month, affirming the said last Interlocutor made on the Behalf of James Anderson Grazier in Aberdeen; and praying the Reversal of the said several Interlocutors: As also upon the Answer of the said James Anderson put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be; and is hereby dismissed this house; and that the said several Interlocutors therein complained of be, and are hereby, affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the said Appellant do pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Respondent, the Sum of Thirty Pounds, for his Costs in this House.

Adjourn.

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