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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 6 December 1704

Pages 591-592

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, 6 Decembris.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Bucks, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Grantham.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Bernard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Viscount Falkland et al. versus Ld. Cheney et al.

Whereas Friday next was appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein the Viscountess Dowager of Falkland and others are Appellants, and the Lord Cheney and others Respondents; and in regard the Respondents cannot possibly be then ready, but desire that the Cause may be put off for some Time longer:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Twelfth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock.

Curtis versus Allen.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Richard Curtis and Mary White Widow are Appellants, and Thomas Allen and William Grimes are Respondents, on Friday the Two and Twentieth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock.

Hinxman, Leave for Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Joseph Hinxman, of Andover, Esquire, and Beata his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for Exchange of Lands, for the Conveniency of his Family:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Biddulph, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Symon Biddulph Esquire, and John Biker Clerk; praying Leave to bring in a Bill; for the settling of the Tithes of certain Lands, in Franckton, in the County of Warwick, upon the Petitioner Symon Biddulph and his Heirs; and for the settling of a Rent Charge of Three and Thirty Pounds per Annum in Lieu thereof, upon the Petitioner John Biker, the present Rector there, and his Successors for ever, according to their Agreement:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners have Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Address for Sir G. Rooke's Instructions; and Sir D. Mitchel's Transactions with The States.

The Duke of Bolton reported the Address, drawn by him, as ordered Yesterday.

Which was read, and agreed to, as followeth; (videlicet,)

"May it please Your most Excellent Majesty,

"We, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, humbly beg Leave to acquaint Your Majesty, that it appears, by a Paper sent by his Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral of England to a Committee of this House appointed to consider of the State of the Nation in relation to Naval Affairs, that Your Majesty had been pleased to direct, that Sir George Rooke should be ordered to follow such Instructions as Your Majesty should from Time to Time think convenient to send; and that the Office of Admiralty had no Cognizance of such Instructions: We do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty, that You would be pleased to give Order, that such Instructions as Your Majesty has thought fit to send to Sir George Rooke, during this last Year, should be laid before the House; as also, that Your Majesty would be graciously pleased to direct, that this House may be informed of what Transactions have been between The States General and Sir David Mitchell, relating to the Ships of The States which were to join Sir George Rooke, and what Quota the Dutch were to furnish, by what Time they were to join Your Majesty's Fleet, and how long they were to serve with it; none of the said Matters appearing in the Admiralty-office:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Duke of Bolton do humbly attend Her Majesty, with the said Address.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Pile Esquire, and Elizabeth Freke, to make Leases for Lives of the Estate of Thomas Freke, of Iwerne Courtney, Esquire, deceased; as also the Son of George Pitt Esquire so to do, when entitled, and in actual Possession of the Premises; and that he may be enabled to make a Jointure, upon any Woman he shall marry; out of the same; and for establishing a School in Iwerne Courtney, and augmenting the Vicarage of Cern Abbas, in the County of Dorsett;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

State of the Nation, with regard to Scotland.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, pursuant to the Order of the Nine and Twentieth of November last, to consider of the State of the Nation in Reference to Scotland.

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Sunderland reported, "That it is the Opinion of the Committee, That, upon Consideration of the several Acts of Parliament lately passed in Scotland, and the dangerous Consequences that may follow from thence, as to the Trade, and as to the present and future Peace of this Kingdom; the most proper Way to prevent those ill Effects will be, by some new Laws to be made for that Purpose."

To which Opinion of the Committee the House unanimously agreed.

His Lordship also reported, "That the Committee desire another Day may be appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again on this Business."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed in Consideration of the State of the Nation, in Reference to Scotland, on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock, in order to consider of proper Heads for a Bill, or Bills, pursuant to the Agreement of the House with the Opinion of the said Committee.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be raised in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Land Tax Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be raised in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five."

Causes removed.

ORDERED, That all the Causes, which were appointed to be heard at the Bar of this House, be removed, to come on in Course.

Adjourn.

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