House of Lords Journal Volume 20
25 November 1717


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 25 November 1717', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 559. URL: Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 25 Novembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kent, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Coningesby.


The Lord Chancellor reported, "That the House did, on Saturday last, present to His Majesty their humble Address; and that His Majesty was pleased to return this Gracious Answer; videlicet,

King's Answer to Address.

"My Lords,

"I thank you for this dutiful and loyal Address: The Zeal you express, for the Support of My Government, cannot but have the best Effect upon our Affairs both at Home and Abroad."

Ordered, That the Address, and His Majesty's most Gracious Answer, be forthwith printed and published.

Viscount Mont-Cashel versus Hayes.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James Lord Viscount Mont-Cashell, a Minor, Son and Heir of Paul late Lord Viscount Mont-Cashell, deceased, by the Right Honourable Katherine Lady Viscountess Dowager of Mont-Cashell, the Mother and Guardian; and of the said Katherine Lady Viscountess of Mont-Cashell, Administratrix of the said Paul Lord Viscount Mont-Cashell; complaining of a Decretal Order of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Third Day of March One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirteen, and of several subsequent Orders of the said Court, made on the Behalf of Charles Hayes, a Butcher; and praying, "That this House will make such Order, for the ending and determining the Matters in Question, in the Appeal mentioned, and for the Petitioner's Relief, as to their Lordships great Wisdom and Justice shall seem meet:"

It is Ordered, That the said Charles Hayes 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 Monday the Thirtieth Day of December next; and that the Service of this Order on the Respondent's Six Clerk in the said Court shall be good Service.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Novembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.