House of Lords Journal Volume 20
6 June 1717

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 6 June 1717', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 488-490. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38663 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 6 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devon.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Portland.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Hadintoun.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Castleton.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Roffe.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Parker.
Ds. Coningsby.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Torrington.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Newburgh.
Ds. Pawlet Bas.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir George Warrender and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth Part of a Penny Sterling, on every Pint of Ale and Beer that shall be vended or sold within the City of Edinburgh, and Privileges thereof, for the Benefit of the said City; and for discontinuing the Payment of the Dues commonly called the Petty Port Customs at Edinburgh, during the Continuance of this Act;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventeen; and to authorize Allowances to be made to certain Receivers; and to obviate a Doubt concerning Goods imported from the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, Sarke and Alderney; and to ascertain the Duties upon Sheep-skins and Lamb-skins; and to prevent Frauds in the Duties upon Starch; and for making forth Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, and Orders, lost, burnt, or destroyed; and for enlarging the Time for adjusting Claims in several Lotteries; and for preventing Frauds in the Duties on Low Wines and Spirits carried Coastwife;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Powlet and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways from that Part of Counter's Bridge which lies in the Parish of Kensington, in the County of Middlesex, to The Powder Mills in the Road to Staines, and to Cranford Bridge, in the said County, in the Road to Colnebrooke;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Commissioners in Commissions of Bankrupts, issued since the Four and Twentieth Day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Six, and on or before the Six and Twentieth Day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixteen, to make Certificates for Bankrupts; and the Lord Chancellor, Lord Keeper, Commissioners of the Great Seal, or Two Judges, to confirm the same, notwithstanding the Acts of the Fourth and Fifth and the Fifth of Queen Anne are expired; and for continuing a Clause in a former Act, for adjusting Accompts between Bankrupts and their Debtors;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

E. of Oxford, Counsel and Witness.

A Petition of Robert Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, Prisoner in The Tower of London, was presented to the House, and read; setting forth, "That, in the last Session of Parliament Mr. Serjeant Commins, Mr. Serjeant Darnell, Sir Constantine Phipps, W'm Peer Williams Esquire, and Doctor Henchman, were assigned by this House for his Counsel; and Erasmus Lewis Esquire, Mr. Joseph Taylor, and Mr. Humphrey Wanley, for his Solicitors; and that the Thirteenth Instant is appointed for his Trial;" and praying, "That the same Persons may be continued his Counsel and Solicitors; and that Sir Robert Raymond and Thomas Reeves Esquire may be added to his said Counsel; and that an Order may be granted, for summoning such Witnesses as the Petitioner shall make Use of in his Defence upon his Trial."

Ordered, That the said Sir Robert Raymond and Mr. Reeves be added to the said Counsel formerly assigned him; and that an Order for summoning of Witnesses be issued, according to the last Part of the Prayer of his said Petition.

Committee, Precedents, E. of Oxford's Trial.

The House being moved, "To consider what Allowance should be given to the said Counsel, in making the said Earl's Defence, upon his Trial:"

Ordered, That the Committee appointed to search Precedents, and report what is further proper to be done, in order to the Trial of the said Earl, be revived; and meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock.

Cuningham versus Hamilton.

The Order of the Day, for hearing the Cause wherein John Cuningham of Enterkine is Appellant, and Katherine Hamilton Lady Enterkine Respondent, being read:

And the other Order, for reading the Bill relating to the registering Papists Estates a Second Time this Day, being proposed to be read; and the same being objected to:

The Question was put, "Whether the Hearing of the said Cause, appointed for this Day, be appointed to be heard on Saturday next?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday next, at Eleven a Clock; and that the other Causes be removed, in Course.

Then the said other Order of the Day being read:

Act for Papists to register their Estates, Bill to explain.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining an Act passed the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act to oblige Papists to register their Names and Real Estates; and for enlarging the Time for such registering."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Wednesday next; and that Copies thereof be sent to the Judges in the mean Time; and that they do then attend this House.

Sale of Thynne's Estate, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting an Estate at Corsham, in Wiltshire, in the surviving Trustee and Executor of the last Will of Henry Frederick Thynne Esquire, deceased, and his Heirs, to make Sale thereof, for the Execution of the Trusts created by his Will."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

D. Somerset.
D. Bolton.
D. Bucks.
E. Dorset.
E. Northampton.
E. Stamford.
E. Clarendon.
E. Yarmouth.
E. Rochester.
E. Abingdon.
E. Warrington.
E. Godolphin.
E. Rothes.
E. Loudoun.
E. I'lay.
V. Say & Seale.
V. Townshend.
V. Lonsdale.
V. Castleton.
L. B. Winton.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Bristol.
L. B. Gloucester.
L. B. Oxford.
L. B. Exeter.
Ld. Delawar.
L. Compton.
L. Bruce.
L. Lumley.
L. Guilford.
L. Roffe.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Carleton.
L. Coningesby.
L. Onslow.
L. Cadogan.
L. Romney.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant June, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Malt, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventeen; and to authorize Allowances to be made to certain Receivers; and to obviate a Doubt concerning Goods imported from the Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, Sarke and Alderney; and to ascertain the Duties upon Sheep-skins and Lamb-skins; and to prevent Frauds in the Duties upon Starch; and for making forth Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, and Orders, lost, burnt, or destroyed; and for enlarging the Time for adjusting Claims in several Lotteries; and for preventing Frauds in the Duties on Low Wines and Spirits carried Coastwise."

Cuffe's Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act declaring the Uses of Two several Fines levied by John Cuffe Esquire and Margaret his Wife to Joseph Kelly Esquire, deceased, and Maurice Cuffe Esquire, and the Heirs of the said Joseph Kelly, of certain Lands and Tithes in the Counties of Down and Cavan, in the Kingdom of Ireland," 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 Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Davies's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rectifying Defects in a Settlement made by Robert Davies Esquire, deceased, of certain Estates in the Counties of Denbigh and Flint; and effectually securing the Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for the Younger Children of Robert Davies his Son; and settling the said Estates subject thereto."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Fellows:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Edinburgh Duty on Ale, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth Part of a Penny Sterling, on every Pint of Ale and Beer that shall be vended or sold within the City of Edinburgh and Privileges thereof, for the Benefit of the said City; and for discontinuing the Payment of the Dues commonly called the Petty Port Customs at Edinburgh, during the Continuance of this Act."

Wemys's Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Patrick Wemys Esquire to sell certain Houses in Dublin, for Payment of Debts; and for the settling Lands in the County of Kilkenny, and elsewhere, to the same Uses to which the Houses to be sold were settled," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had made several Amendments to the Bill."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Nugent's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Susanna Catherina Nugent to sue for, recover, and hold, the Portion of Fourteen Hundred Pounds, provided for out of her Father's Estate, notwithstanding her Coverture, and the Outlawry of her Husband Hyacinthus Nugent Esquire."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Committee to whom the Bill for Sale of an Estate at Corsham, in Wiltshire, of Henry Frederick Thynne Esquire, deceased, stands committed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow Morning, at Ten a Clock, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, septimum diem instantis Junii, hora duodecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.