House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 21 January 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 Mercurii, 21 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolke.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Romney.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brook.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.


L. Suffolk takes the Oaths.

Henry Earl of Suffolke took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute.

E. of Orrery's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Lionel Earl of Orrery in the Kingdom of Ireland, by Sale of certain Lands and Tenements, to raise Money, for Payment of his Debts, and settle other Lands to the Uses and Purposes in this Act mentioned."

Commissioners to take Accompts, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing an Act, intituled, An Act for the appointing Commissioners to take, examine, and determine, the Debts due to the Army, Navy, and for Transport Service; and also an Account of the Prizes taken during the late War."

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

Colonel Leighton, Address in Behalf of, in relation to a Debt due to him.

The House being moved, "That a Clause might be added to the Bill appointing Commissioners, to take, examine, and determine, the Debts due to the Army," on the Behalf of Colonel Baldwin Leighton, in relation to a Debt due to him:

Their Lordships, being unwilling to retard the said Bill by adding any Clause thereto, appointed the Lords following to be a Committee, to draw an Address, to be presented to His Majesty, on the said Colonel's Behalf, pursuant to the Debate of the House, and report to the House:

Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Herbert.

Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

Commissioners to take Accompts, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill of Accompts.

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."

To which the House agreed.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow Morning.


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