DIE Veneris, 29 Martii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, C. P. S.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
|Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Bradshaw & al. Petition to put off their Cause, rejected.
A Petition of John Bradshaw and others, was presented to the House, and read; praying, "That the
Hearing of their Appeal, which is appointed on
Tuesday next, may be put off, till such Time as their
Counsel, who are now on the Oxford Circuit, can be
Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.
Moor & al. versus Mattocks, Respondents further Time to answer.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Mattocks, Henry
Bridges, and others, Respondents to the Appeal of
Boyl Moor, Henry Edgworth, and others; praying, "That
the Petitioners may be allowed a further Time for
putting in their Answers to the said Appeal; they living One Hundred and Fifty Miles from the City of
Dublin, and were but lately served with the Order of
this House for answering:"
It is Ordered, That the Petitioners have further
Time allowed, for answering the said Appeal, till Friday
the Nineteenth Day of April next.
King's Answer to Address for Papers concerning the Riot at Oxford.
The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That
the Lords with White Staves (according to Order)
had presented to His Majesty the Address of this
House of Monday last, "That His Majesty would be
pleased to cause the Complaints, Informations, and
Depositions, relating to the Riots and Disorders complained of as lately committed in the City of Oxford,
together with an Account of what Proceedings have
been had thereupon, to be laid before this House;"
and that His Majesty had been pleased to give Directions accordingly."
Then the Duke of Roxburgh presented to the House
several Papers, pursuant to the said Address; the Titles
whereof were read, as follows:
"Account of the Proceedings relating to the Riot at
Oxford, on the Prince's Birth-day, 1716."
"Major D'Offranville's Letter to my Lord Townsbend, dated at Oxford, 2d November, 1716."
"Vice Chancellor and Mayor of Oxford's Letter to
my Lord Townshend, dated at Oxford, 4th Nov'r,
"Mr. Rowney's Letter to Mr. Secretary Methuen,
dated at Oxford, 3d November, 1716."
"56 Affidavits from Oxford, on the Part of the
Officers and Soldiers."
"Letter from the Vice Chancellor of Oxford, dated
25th December 1716."
"Letter from the Mayor of Oxford, dated 25th December 1716."
"35 Original Affidavits from Oxford, on the Part of
the University and City."
Committee to consider of them.
Ordered, That the said Papers be referred to a
Committee of the whole House; to consider and report
their Opinion thereof to the House; and that the House
be put into a Committee of the whole House, for that
Purpose, on Wednesday next.
Eversfield's Pet. rejected.
The Report of the Judges, to whom the Petition of
Charles Eversfield Esquire was referred, praying Leave
to bring in a Bill, for vesting Part of his Estate in Trustees,
to be sold, for Payment of his Debts, and other Purposes
therein mentioned, was this Day delivered.
And the same being read:
Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.
Schaw versus Houstoun.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir John
Schaw of Greinock Baronet; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, on the
Fifteenth and Thirtieth Days of July 1715, made on
the Behalf of Margaret the Wife of John Houstoun
Esquire, and the said John Houstoun her Husband;
and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Houstoun
and his said Wise may have a Copy of the said Appeal;
and shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer
thereunto, in Writing, on or before Friday the Twentysixth Day of April next.
Mierop's Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for naturalizing Isaac Kuyckvan Mierop."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the
Consideration of the Lords following:
Lord Privy Seal.
|L. Bp. Sarum.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Landaff.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Bristol.
L. B. Gloucester.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. B. Exeter.
|Ld. North & Grey.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House
of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Cary, for White to answer his Appeal.
Upon reading the Petition of John Cary Esquire;
setting forth, "That, understanding his Petition, presented to this House on the Nineteenth Instant, for
Re-summons, on his Appeal lodged in this House the
Twentieth of May 1713, was ordered to lie on the
Table, it not appearing that the Respondent John
White was served with the Order made on receiving
the said Appeal;" and expressing some Reasons which
prevented the Service of the said Order, and the
sooner Prosecution of the said Appeal; and praying,
"That the said John White may be ordered to put in his
Answer to the said Appeal by a Time to be appointed; and that the Service of the Order of this House
on his Clerk in Court, or at his Dwelling-house, be
deemed good Service:" As also on reading an Affidavit
of the Petitioner, "That the Allegations of the said
Petition are true, to the best of his Knowledge and
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled; That the said John White
do put in his Answer to the said Appeal, in Writing,
on or before Friday the Third Day of May next.
Carre versus Haldane.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Carre,
of Cavers, Esquire; complaining of an Interlocutor of
the Lord Ordinary, on the Ninth of November One
Thousand Seven Hundred and Fourteen; and of several
Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, the
Twenty-third of November, and Seventh and Sixteenth
Days of December following, made on the Behalf of
John Haldane of Lanerk; and praying, "That the
same may be reversed:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords-Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Haldane
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 Friday the Twenty-sixth Day of
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, primum diem Aprilis jam prox futur. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.