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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 2 April 1702

Pages 91-92

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, 2 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm. & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, P.
Dux St. Albans.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Sommers.

PRAYERS.

Bp. Durham takes the Oaths.

This Day Nathaniel Lord Bishop of Durham and Lord Crew took the Oaths distinctly for each Title; and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Stature; and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the late Act of Parliament.

River Darwent Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the River Darwent, in the County of York, navigable."

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

D. Somerset, Præses.
D. St. Albans.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Montagu.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Duresme.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Sommers.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Ninth Day of this Instant April, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Attingham Manor, for Sale of, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Attingham, in the County of Salop; and settling a Farm called Selly Hall, and a Moiety of the Manor of Temple Lawrne, in the County of Worcester, of better Value, in Lieu thereof," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Attingham, in the County of Salop; and settling a Farm called Selly Hall, and a Moiety of the Manor of Temple Lawrne, in the County of Worcester, of better Value, in Lieu thereof."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Adams's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for charging the Estate of William Adams Esquire, deceased, with Portions and Maintenances for William Adams and Elizabeth Adams, his Younger Children," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for charging the Estate of William Adams Esquire, deceased, with Portions and Maintenances for William Adams and Elizabeth Adams, his Younger Children."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

E. of Abingdon's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands and Tenements of Montagu Earl of Abingdon in Trustees, to be sold; and purchasing other Lands of equal Value, and limiting the Lands to be purchased to the same Uses as the Lands to be sold are limited."

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 Robert Legard and Mr. Gery:

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

Keightley's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Thomas Keightley Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Friday next, at Eleven a Clock; and that the Trustees of the forfeited Estates in Ireland do then attend, and all other Persons concerned therein.

The Lord Keeper reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address of this House, presented Yesterday; (videlicet,)

Queen's Answer to the Address:

"My Lords,

"I give you many Thanks for your Address. I need not tell you, that your Approbation of what I do will always be a great Satisfaction to Me."

Address and Answer to be printed.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal do give Order, that the Address of this House presented to Her Majesty Yesterday, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

Soame's Bill.

The Lord North reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Stephen Soame Gentleman, and Dorothy his Wife; and for applying the Monies raised thereby for Payment of his Debts, and for the Portions of Mary and William Soame, Two of their Younger Children," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Stephen Soame Gentleman, and Dorothy his Wife; and for applying the Monies raised thereby for Payment of his Debts, and for the Portions of Mary and William Soame, Two of their Younger Children."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Private Bills, Appeals, &c. Time limited for.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will not permit any Appeal, or Writ of Error, to be received, or any Private Bill to begin in this House, after the Tenth Day of this Instant April.

Worcester College, Bill.

The Lord Sommers reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling Sir Thomas Cook's Charity of Ten Thousand Pounds, for erecting and endowing of Worcester Colledge in Oxford," 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.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant April; and all the Lords summoned.

Charlton versus Baily.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Cause wherein Sir Francis Charlton and others are Appellants, and James Baily and others Respondents, on Monday the Thirteenth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

E. Albemarle takes the Oath.

This Day Arnold Joost Earl of Albemarle took the Oath of Abjuration, and subscribed the same, pursuant to the late Act of Parliament.

Cardiffe Town to be heard against the Bill for Repair of Bridges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Bailiffs, Aldermen, and the major Part of the Burgesses of the Town of Cardiffe, in the County of Glamorgan; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, to Part of the Bill depending in this House, for the Repair of Bridges:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners and others concerned shall be heard, by their Counsel, for or against the said Bill, or any Clause therein, on Friday the Tenth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven a Clock.

Lords to have Tickets, in Westminster Hall, for Queen's Coronation; vacated per Ord. 14th Instant.

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Lords to have Tickets for Places in Westminster Abbey; vacated per Ord. 14th Instant.

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Surveyor General to attend, about Places in the Hall, for the Coronation.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Her Majesty's Surveyor General do attend this House on Friday the Tenth Day of this Instant April, to give an Account of what Places are prepared in Westminster Hall for the Coronation.

Ly. Johnson's Claim to the Barony of Wentworth, Lords to attend the Queen about.

Upon reading this Day the Judgement made Yesterday, in the Case of Martha Wife of Sir Henry Johnson, declaring her Right to the Barony of Wentworth, and Her Majesty's Reference to this House:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Lords with White Staves do humbly attend Her Majesty, with the Judgement of this House made Yesterday, in the Case of Martha the Wife of Sir Henry Johnson, upon the Claim to the Barony of Wentworth.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris, (videlicet,) decimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.