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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 22 January 1705

Pages 627-628

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 Lunæ, 22 Januarii.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresm. & Crew.
Epus. Wigron.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
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 Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Lister's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Lands and Tenements, in Heston, in the County of Middl'x, late the Estate of Mathew Lister and his Wife, and Timothy Whitfield and his Wife, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Goddard's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several Lands, late of Thomas Goddard, of Rudlow, in the County of Wilts, Esquire, deceased, for Payment of Debts; and for settling the Overplus upon Ambrose Goddard, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Delves's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to raise Money, to pay the Debts of Mark Delves Esquire, deceased."

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

Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
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 Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. London.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday 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.

Bail, in frivolou Actions, to prevent exacting, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent exacting Bail in frivolous and feigned Actions."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House; on Thursday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Gainsborough Vicarage, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Augmentation of the Vicarage of Gainsborough, in the County of Lincoln."

Doctor Watson's Petition rejected;

The Petition of Thomas Watson Doctor in Divinity, and Johanna Watson, (pursuant to the Order of the Day) was read.

After Consideration thereof, and Debate thereupon;

The Question was put, "Whether this Petition shall be rejected?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against it:

"Dissentient. (fn. 1)

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"Thanet.
Nottingham.
North & Grey.
Winchilsea.
Gernsey.
Craven.
Geo. Bath & Well."

"For the First and Third Reason.

"Abingdon.
N. Duresme.". . . .

The Petition rejected.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Watson Doctor in Divinity, consecrated Bishop of St. David's, and of Johanna Watson; shewing, "That the Petitioners having brought a Writ of Error into this House, upon a Judgement given against them in the Exchequer Chamber, in an Information of Intrusion, exhibited in Her Majesty's Name, for a Messuage and Lands in Abergivilly; in the County of Carmarthen, Part of the Possessions of the Bishopric of St. David's, upon the Vacancy of the said See, which Record was lodged in this House the Fourteenth of December last; and that they gave Directions for assigning Errors thereupon, according to the Rules of this House; but a Doubt arising, whether the Errors should be assigned in Person or by an Attorney, occasioned Delay for a Day or Two; that the Errors were engrossed, and Counsel retained to argue the same; and that the Errors had been brought in the Two and Twentieth of December last, if the Petitioners had known it was necessary so to do; the Petitioners are informed, that, on the said Two and Twentieth of December, (to their great Surprize) the House then ordered the said Writ of Error to be discontinued; and the Petitioners having been at great Expence in this Matter, they humbly hoped the House would not preclude them from the Benefit thereof, by the Mistake of a Day, in not complying with the Order and Rule of this House, they not knowing thereof;" and praying "that this House will Order, that the Assignment of Errors to the Petition annexed might be received; and that the Order of the Two and Twentieth of December, for discontinuing the said Writ of Error, be set aside, and Issue joined, and Counsel heard thereupon:"

After due Consideration of the said Petition, and reading the Standing Order of the House relating to this Matter, and Debate hereupon; it is Resolved and ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition of Doctor Thomas Watson and Johanna Watson shall be, and is hereby, rejected.

Girardot et al. Naturalization.

Upon reading the Petition of Andrew Girardot and others; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for their Naturalization:

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

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

  • 1. These Reasons are expunged in the Original.