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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 16 December 1704

Pages 601-602

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, 16 Decembris.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Lock hart Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable James Lockhart Esquire and his Wife to sell certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Essex, late of Sir Thomas Luckin Baronet, deceased, for Payment of their Debts; and to purchase other Lands with the Overplus of the Money, to be settled to the like Uses."

Grissin's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling James Griffin Esquire to make Leases of Part of the Manor of Dingley, and Lands there, for raising Money, to pay Debts, and Portions for his Younger Children."

Clayton's Bill, to disunite Horn from Blechingley.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for severing and disuniting the Church or Chapel of Horne from the Church of Blechingly, in the County of Surrey."

Huddleston versus Todhunter.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Andrew Huddlestone is Appellant, and William Todhunter and others are Respondents, on the Second Day of the Sitting of this House after the Recess.

Wintour versus Dubyns & al.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Edward Wintour is Appellant, and Robert Dobyns and others are Respondents, on the Four and Twentieth Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock.

State of the Nation, with regard to Scotland.

The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider of the State of the Nation in Reference to Scotland.

After Debate, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Sunderland reported the several Resolutions following; (videlicet,)

Address for the Northern Garrisons to be kept in Repair; for Forces to be sent into the Northern Counties; the Militia there to be disciplined; and the Laws for disarming Papists, &c. to be put in Execution.

"1. That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That an humble Address be made to Her Majesty, That She would give speedy and effectual Orders for putting the Town of Newcastle into a Condition of Defence, and for securing the Port of Tinmouth; and for the repairing and strengthening the Fortifications of Barwick, Carlisle, and Hull.

"2. That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That an humble Address be made to Her Majesty, That She would direct the Laws effectually to be put in Execution, in respect to the Arms and Horses, against all Papists, or reputed Papists, and all Persons refusing or neglecting to take the Oaths to Her Majesty; and that She would be pleased to direct an Account of what is done therein, to be laid before Her Majesty in Council.

"3. That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That an humble Address be made to Her Majesty, That She would cause the Militia of the Four Northern Counties to be disciplined; and order that Care be taken, that they be provided with Arms and Ammunition, and be in Readiness for Service upon Occasion.

"4. That it is the Opinion of this Committee, That an humble Address be made to Her Majesty, That She would please to order a competent Number of Regular Troops be kept upon the Northern Borders."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to by the House.

Committee to draw the Address.

Lords Committees appointed to draw an Address, to be presented to Her Majesty, upon the Heads agreed to this Day, upon Consideration of the State of the Nation in Reference to Scotland; and report to the House:

Ds. Thesaurarius.
Ds. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

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

Then the Bills brought in by the Judges, pursuant to the Order of the Eleventh Instant, were read; (videlicet,)

Union of England and Scotland, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act relating to an Union and good Correspondence with the Kingdom of Scotland."

Exportation of Wool to Scotland, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool into Scotland; and also for preventing all Trading from thence with any of Her Majesty's Enemies."

Adjourn.

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