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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 20 January 1704

Pages 376-378

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 Jovis, 20 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C.P.S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Harvey.

PRAYERS.

Holworthy's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Manors and Lands of Mathew Holworthy Esquire in Trustees, to be sold; and purchasing other Manors or Lands, of equal Value, and limiting the Manors or Lands to be purchased to the same Uses as the Lands to be sold are limited."

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

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Harvey.

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

Cary's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Yeovilton, in the Country of Somerset, and other Lands therein mentioned, of William Cary Esquire, in Trustees, for discharging Incumbrances, and making Provision for his Younger Children."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees above named; who are to meet at the same Time and Place.

Sir T. Tipping's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Thomas Tipping Baronet to sell the Manor of Ickford, in the County of Bucks, for the Payment of a Debt charged thereon; and laying out the Surplus Money in Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees before named; who are to meet at the same Time and Place.

Adams's Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Lichfield and Coventrie reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Lands, in Charwelton, in the County of North'ton, of William Adams Clerk, for Payment of Debts, and of Portions for his Younger Brothers and Sisters; and for settling other Lands, of greater Value, upon his Wife and Children, in Lieu thereof," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Thanks to Bp. of Oxon, for his Sernion.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Oxford, for his Sermon preached before this House, in the Abbey Church at Westm'r, Yesterday; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same; and that the Lord Keeper do signify the same to his Lordship.

Awdley's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the making void certain Uses, Estates, and Trusts, limited in the Marriage Settlement of Henry Awdley Esquire, of certain Manors and Lands contained in that Settlement; and settling other Manors and Lands, of better Value, to and for the same Uses, Estates, and Trusts."

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 Sir John Francklyn and Sir Robert Legard:

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

St. Leger & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Henry Boisroud de St. Leger, Peter de la Grange, Lewis Wadden, and others."

Kopps' Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Isaac Kopps."

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 Sir John Francklyn and Sir Robert Legard:

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Guardian of the Earl of Warwick and Holland, during his Minority, to make Leases of several Messuages in or near West Smithfield;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

E. of Warwick's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Guardian of the Earl of Warwick and Holland, during his Minority, to make Leases of several Messuages in or near West Smithfield."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Improvement of the Estate of John Briscoe Esquire, in the County of Cumberland;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The Earl of Nottingham (by Her Majesty's Command) laid before this House,

Treaties with Portugal.

"A Translation of Articles of an Agreement concluded with the King of Portugal, 27th December 1703."

2. "Articles of an Agreement concluded with the King of Portugal, the 27th December 1703."

3. "Extract of Mr. Methwen's Letter, Dec. &frac9/20;, January 15, 170&frac3/4;."

Royal African Company versus Langdon & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of the Royal Affrican Company of England, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, Tertio Novembris, Decimo Tertio Gulielmi Tertii, whereby the Appellants are decreed to pay to the Respondent Langdon and his Wife Two Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty Pounds, Twelve Shillings, Damages, recovered against Dickenson, and Costs of Law, and in the Court of Chancery; and that the Bill should be dismissed against the other Respondent Dockwra, and the Respondent Dockwra should be at Liberty to prosecute the said Decree against the Appellants, in the Name of the said Langdon and his Wife; and also from an Order made, upon Hearing, the Nineteenth of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three, for assirming the former Decree, and a Commission of Sequestration awarded by the Lord Keeper, to compel the Appellants to pay the said Money to Dockwra; and praying, "That the said Decree and Proceedings may be reversed, and the Petitioners relieved; and that Roger Langdon and Phillis his Wife, Administratrix of Richard Dickenson, and William Dockwra, may answer thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Roger Langdon and Phillis his Wife, and William Dockwra, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Harnage versus Barrington.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Richard Harnage, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Eleventh Day of June last past, and an Order of the Seven and Twentieth of November, for confirming the Decree on the Behalf of Mary Barrington Widow; and praying "the Reversal of the said Decree "and Order; and that the said Mary Barrington may answer thereunto:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Mary Barrington may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and she is hereby required to put in her Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the One and Thirtieth Day of this Instant January, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Irregularities of the Stage:

The House being informed of great Irregularities of the Stage; and that Care might be taken, to prevent the same for the future:

The Lord Chamberlain acquainted the House, "That "Her Majesty had given strict Orders therein."

Whereupon,

Thanks to Her Majesty, for preventing them.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White Staves do attend Her Majesty, with the humble Thanks of this House, for the great Care Her Majesty has been pleased to take, to prevent the Immorality of the Stage.

Sir E. Baesh & al. versus Moore & Ux.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Sir Edward Baesh and his Wife are Appellants, and John Moore and his Wife are Respondents, on Tuesday the Eighth Day of February next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Ferrand versus Jackson.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Bryan Ferrand is Appellant, and Richard Jackson Respondent, on Wednesday the Second Day of February next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon.

Causes postponed.

Whereas To-morrow was appointed, for hearing of the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error wherein Edward Bourne and others are Plaintiffs, and Phillip Hunt Defendant:

It is ORDERED, That this House will hear the Errors argued thereupon, on Saturday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon; and that all the other Causes be removed, to come on in Course.

Gresham College, Bill for improving.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling the Mayor, Commonalty, and Citizens of the City of London, and the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of Mercers of the said City of London, and the Lecturers of Gresham Colledge in the said City, to pay the Charities given by the last Will and Testament of Sir Thomas Gresham," on Wednesday the Six and Twentieth Day of this Instant January; and that all Persons appointed this Day to attend with the Books, do then attend.

Irish Linen, Committee to consider of an Address of the Irish Commons about.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of an Address of the House of Commons of Ireland to Her Majesty, laid before this House, by Her Majesty's Command, the Fourth Instant, relating to the Linen Manufactures there; as also of the Report of the Judges, as to the Laws concerning the English Plantations, so far as they relate to Ireland, and the Customs or Duties upon Linen exported out of, or imported into, England; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to the House:

Ds. Thesaurarius.
Ds. Præses.
Ds. Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Kent.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovclace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Harvey.

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

Adjourn.

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