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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 23 May 1702

Pages 146-148

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 Sabbati, 23 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, P.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Sir T. Domville's Bill:

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

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

French's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exempting and discharging of Arthur French and Sarab his Wife from accompting to the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, for the Personal Estate of Iriell Farrel, deceased."

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 upon 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 exempting and discharging of Arthur French and Sarab his Wife from accompting to the Trustees for the forfeited Estates in Ireland, for the Personal Estate of Iriell Farrel, deceased."

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.

Eustace & al. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of James Eustace of Yeoman's Town, Agmondisham Vesey Esquire, George Field, and Thomas Brigstock, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

An Amendment was made in Clause (B.) 16 L. After ["Hundred"], add ["and Two"].

Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendment, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

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

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Churches, &c. in Ireland, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual the Provision out of the forfeited Estates in Ireland, for the building of Churches, and augmenting small Vicarages, 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.

Gould's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Ignatius Gould and his Family, 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.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords withdrew, to draw an Address to Her Majesty, in relation to Privateers.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Peterborow reported from the Lords Committees, an Address drawn by them, in relation to Privateers.

Which was read, and agreed to by the House, as follows, (videlicet,)

Address for Encouragement of Privateers, &c. and to grant Commissions, &c. for Adventurers in India.

"We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, return Your Majesty our humble Thanks, for Your gracious Answer to the Address of both Houses; and particularly for the Assurance, that You will not omit any necessary Precautions for the Protection of Trade: And we humbly beg Leave to represent to Your Majesty, that the Sea Preparations of Your Majesty's Enemies being such as seem not to be intended for encountering and fighting Your Royal Navy; but rather for making a Piratical War, to the Interruption of the Commerce of the Subjects of Your Majesty and Your Allies, it is, in our Opinion, highly requisite for the Public Service, that Your Majesty would be pleased to give all possible Encouragement to Your Subjects, to arm and set out Private Men of War: And whereas, by the Sixth Article of the Treaty concluded at The Hague, between His late Majesty of Glorious Memory, the Emperor, and The States General, Your Majesty is at Liberty to take and seize Lands and Cities belonging to the Spanish Dominions in The Indies, and retain the same as Your own; to the End Your Majesty and Your Subjects may have a real and effectual Advantage of the said Article, and that Persons may be encouraged to become Adventurers, in order to the taking and gaining Cities, Ports, Countries, or Places, in The Indies, from Your Majesty's Enemies; we humbly offer our Advice to Your Majesty, that You would be graciously pleased to grant Commissions, or Charters, under the Great Seal of England, with such Powers, Privileges, and Advantages, and under such Limitations and Instructions, as Your Majesty, in Your Royal Wisdom, shall think needful and convenient, to all Persons, Bodies Politic or Corporate, who shall make Applications to Your Majesty, and are willing to be Adventurers in making such Acquisitions in The Indies, or shall contribute thereto, or be aiding or assisting therein; subject, nevertheless, to such Terms and Conditions as Your Majesty shall judge most expedient for the Good of Your Kingdoms."

ORDERED, That the Lords with White Staves do humbly attend Her Majesty, with the said Address.

Messages from H. C. to return Eustace's & al.; and Sir T. Domville's Bills.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of James Eustace of Yeoman's Town, Agmondisham Vesey Esquire, George Field, and Thomas Brigstock, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made to the said Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Sir Thomas Domville Baronet, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made to the said Bill.

Hill & al. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time for John Hill Esquire and his Wife to enter their Claims before the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in Ireland, with relation to a Judgement against Robert Grace; and for the Relief of the Creditors of John Grace, and the Widow, Protestant Children, and Creditors, of the late Sir Patrick Trant, with relation to the said forfeited Estates; and for the indemnifying the Earl of Carlingford, touching Mortgage-money by him owing to the said late Sir Patrick Trant."

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.

E. of Stamford's Privilege:

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Nicholas, in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for a Breach of Privilege against the Earl of Stamford:

Nicholas & al. discharged.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Thomas Nicholas, and the others in Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for a Breach of Privilege against the said Earl, shall be, and are hereby, discharged, without Fees.

Adjourn.

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

Regina.