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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 18 May 1702

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 17, 1701-1705. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Lunæ, 18 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset, P.
March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Kent.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Mrs. Vernon's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Mary Vernon, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Mary Vernon, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice,, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Lady Falkland's Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time to Rebecca Viscountess Falkland, of the Kingdom of Scotland, to enter her Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, to a Mortgage upon Part of the said Estates."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time to Rebecca Viscountess Falkland, of the Kingdom of Scotland, to enter her Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, to a Mortgage upon Part of the said Estates."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return St. Leger et al. Nat. Bill; and Windham's Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time for John Lord Haversham to make his Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Dutton Colt and others:

Who brought up the several Bills following; (videlicet,)

The First, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Joseph Mitchel Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

The Second, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Protestant Purchasers of the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

And also to return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Thomas St. Leger de Bacalon, Joseph de Launay, Alexander de Raquet des Fourneaux, and others;" with some Amendments.

To which said Two Bills, and Amendments, they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Foley and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Rebeccah Windham to sell and dispose of an Estate, late Sarah Verdon's, in the County of Norfolke;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

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

Who brought up Three several Bills; (videlicet,)

The First, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Katherine Harris, alias Kife, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

The Second, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Katherine O'Brion Widow, and her Children, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

The Third, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time for Sir Stephen Fox Knight to make his Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

To which said several Bills they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wandesford and Foulkes's Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Elizabeth Wandesford, and Elizabeth Foulkes her Daughter by Garret Foulkes Esquire deceased."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Rejected.

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be rejected?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ellis's Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of John Ellis Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of John Ellis Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Savage's Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to recompense Philip Savage Esquire, for the Charge of Outlawries, and attending the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to recompense Philip Savage Esquire, for the Charge of Outlawries, and attending the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Nugent's Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Edmund Nugent Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Edmund Nugent Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Molony's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Dennis Molony Gentleman, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Dennis Molony Gentleman, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Mitchell's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Joseph Mitchel Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Protestant Purchases in Ireland, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Protestant Purchasers of the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Italian Thrown Silk, Importation of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Importation of Fine Italian Thrown Silk."

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 from the House of Commons, by Sir Rowland Gwyn and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, notwithstanding the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Prisoners for Debt, for Relief of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt."

L. Haversham's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time for John Lord Haversham to make his Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Masters of Hoys, Bill.

After hearing Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Masters of Hoys and other Vessels, carrying Corn and other Inland Provisions, within the Port of London:"

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Masters of Hoys and other Vessels, carrying Corn and other Inland Provisions, within the Port of London."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

Wolseley's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Captain Richard Wolseley and other Protestant Lessees in Ireland."

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

Address to prevent all Intercourse between England and the Allies with France and Spain:

The Lord Halifax reported from the Lords Committees, the Address drawn by them.

Which was read, and (with an Amendment) agreed to by the House, as follows; (videlicet,)

"We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg Leave to represent to Your Majesty, as our Opinion, That nothing will more contribute to the effectual carrying on the just and necessary War wherein You are engaged, to the interrupting the Trade of Your Enemies, to the depriving them of Intelligence, and reducing them to the greatest Streights, than an entire Prohibition of all Correspondence with France and Spain, on the Part of the Allies; and we do therefore humbly advise Your Majesty, that You would be pleased, so soon as may be, to engage the Emperor, The States General, and Your other Allies, to join with Your Majesty, in prohabiting, in the strictest Manner, and under the severest Penalties, all Intercourse, by Letters or otherwise, between the Subjects of Your Majesty and Your Allies, and the Subjects of France and Spain."

Message to H. C. for a Conference about it.

Then a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Sir Lacon William Child:

To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, in relation to the preventing all Correspondence with France and Spain.

The Lords following were named Managers of the Conference; (videlicet,)

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius Angl.
March. Normanby. C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Nottingham.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Answer.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return Answer:

That the Commons agree to a Conference, as desired.

The Commons being come to the Conference; the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference:

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

Report of the Conference.

And the Lord Privy Seal reported, "That they had delivered the Address, as commanded."

E. of Limerick's Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Thomas Earl of Lymerick, of the Kingdom of Ireland, and Eufemia Countess Dowager of Lymerick, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Viscount Longueville reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Thomas Earl of Lymerick, of the Kingdom of Ireland, and Eufemia Countess Dowager of Lymerick, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Militia Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, notwithstanding the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."

Harris, alias Kife's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Katherine Harris, alias Kife, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Lavallin's Bill.

ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in Ireland do state the Case, in Writing, between Jane Lavallin and her Uncle, concerning an Adjudication made by them upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Jane Lavallin, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" and present the same to this House To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

O'Brien's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Katherine O'Brien Widow, and her Children, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Salt Duties, and Debentures Frauds, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds in the Duties upon Salt, and for the better Payment of Debentures at the Customhouse."

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

Annesley's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Maurice Annesley Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

Mitchel's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Joseph Mitchel Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

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

Sir Stephen Fox's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time for Sir Stephen Fox Knight to make his Claim before the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

Ld Raby versus Wentworth:

Whereas the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Raby, on the Nineteenth Day of January last, brought his Appeal into this House, against several Parts of some Decrees, Orders, and Reports, made in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, on the Behalf of the Honourable Thomas Wentworth, alias Watson; to which Appeal Mr. Wentworth, alias Watson, put in his Answer the Third Day of February last; and a Day was appointed for hearing thereof; after which, the Appellant and Respondent agreed to refer the Matters complained of in the said Appeal to the Right Honourable Lawrence Earl of Rochester, and Sydney Lord Godolphin now Lord Treasurer; who having heard Counsel thereupon, and made, signed, and sealed an Award, dated the Twentieth Day of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two:

Appeal with drawn.

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Lord Raby hath hereby Leave to withdraw his said Appeal, without Prejudice.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum nonum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.