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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 20 December 1704

Pages 606-607

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, 20 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.

PRAYERS.

Lister, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Lister Esquire, and Frances Pate Lister his Wife; shewing, "That the Petitioner's Wife was sole Daughter and Heir of Sir Thomas Smith Baronet, deceased, who died seised of divers Lands in the County of Chester, which descended to his Wife; and Sir Thomas Smith being indebted, and the Petitioner having many Children, he humbly prays Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the said Estate in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and making Provision for Younger Children:"

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

Mug versus Browne, in Error.

The House being moved, on the Behalf of John Browne, Defendant in the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Richard Mug is Plaintiff:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued, in this Case, on Tuesday the Sixteenth Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock.

Hacche's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Agnes Hacche Widow, and other Trustees, to make Leases, and sell Lands, in the County of Devon, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Robert Hacche Esquire, deceased, and for the Maintenance and Advancement of his Daughters Portions," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, "An Act to enable Agnes Hacche Widow, and other Trustees, to make Leases, and sell Lands, in the County of Devon, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Robert Hacche Esquire, deceased; and for the Maintenance and Advancement of his Daughters Portions."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Commissioners of Customs, and Baker, to attend, about Exportation of Wool to Scotland, &c.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That some of the Commissioners of the Customs, and Henry Baker Esquire, do, To-morrow at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers, attend the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing the Exportation of Wool into Scotland; and also for preventing all Trade from thence with any of Her Majesty's Enemies."

Union, England and Scotland, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners to treat of an Union between England and Scotland, and for preventing the Inconveniencies that may arise from divers Laws lately made in Scotland."

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 the Lord Chief Baron Ward and Mr. Justice Tracy:

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

Count. Lindsey versus E. Lindsey.

Upon reading the Petition of Elizabeth Countess Dowager of Lindsey; shewing, "That, upon the Death of Robert late Earl of Lindsey, the Petitioner's Husband, she applied to the present Earl, his Son, for her Dower, arising out of some Part of her Husband's Estate; which the said Earl refusing, the Petitioner brought her Writ of Dower, which has been Four Years depending, the Petitioner being delayed by Privilege, and other Matters in the Petition set forth;" and praying, "she may be permitted to proceed in her Claim of Dower, notwithstanding the Privilege insisted on by the said Earl:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petition do lie upon the Table; and that the Earl of Lindsey, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, may have a Copy thereof.

L. Howard Esc. Bill.

The Lord Mohun reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the Estate of Charles Lord Howard, Baron of Escrick, in Trustees, to sell the same, for Payment of his Debts," 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.

Sir T. Lawrence & al. versus Blachford &al.:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Thomas Lawrence Baronet and John Lawrence Esquire his Son, from an Order or Decree of the Court of Chancery, made the Six and Twentieth Day of February last, in a Cause there depending, wherein the Petitioners were Plaintiffs, and Robert Blachford, Daniel Blachford, Elizabeth Blachford, Jane Blachford, George Blachford, John Blachford, John Leigh, Thomas Urrey, William Taylor and Grace his Wife, Edmund Challoner, and Arthur Leake, were Defendants; and praying, "That that Part of the said Order or Decree, which appoints Fifteen Hundred Pounds, and Interest, to be paid out of the Two Thousand Pounds and Interest in the Petition mentioned, may be reversed:" As also upon the Answers of Robert Blachford, Daniel Blachford, Elizabeth Blachford, Jane Blachford, George Blachford, John Blachford, John Leigh, Thomas Urrey, Edmund Challoner, Arthur Leake, William Taylor and Grace his Wife, put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed.

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Sir Thomas Lawrence and John Lawrence shall be, and is hereby, dismissed; and that the Order or Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Adjourn.

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