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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 14 April 1702

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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 Martis, 14 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunel. & Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

E. Huntingdon takes the Oaths.

This Day George Earl of Huntingdon took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statute; and also took the Oath of Abjuration, and subscribed the same, pursuant to the late Act of Parliament.

River Darwent, Bill.

The Lord Lawarr reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the River Darwent, in the County of York, navigable," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the River Darwent, in the County of York, navigable."

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.

Gold and Silver Thread, Bill:

The Lord Lawarr also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing and amending the Act made in the Eighth Year of His late Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the settling and adjusting the Proportions of fine Silver and Silk, and for the better making of Gold and Silver Thread; and to prevent the Abuses of the Wire-drawers, as fit to pass, with One Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Then, Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the settling and adjusting the Proportions of fine Silver and Silk, and for the better making of Gold and Silver Thread; and to prevent the Abuses of the Wire-drawers."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Settlement of the Estate of John Stone, of Baldwin Brightwel, in the County of Oxford, Esquire, in his Family and Name;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stone's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Settlement of the Estate of John Stone, of Baldwin Brightwel, in the County of Oxford, Esquire, in his Family and Name."

Queen, and Church of Windsor, Exchange of Lands, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Purchase made by Her Majesty, and an Exchange between Her Majesty and the Dean and Canons of the King's Free Chapel, within the Castle of Windsor."

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

D. Somerset, Præses.
D. Devon, Senescallus.
D. St. Albans.
D. Bedford.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Albemarle.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunelm & Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Sixteenth 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.

Palmer's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Jeffrey Palmer Esquire to settle a Jointure upon Elizabeth his Wife."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Committee abovenamed; who are to meet on Friday the Seventeenth 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.

Message from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Edward Singleton Esquire, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Captain Thomas Bellew, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bellew's Bill.

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Hannah Mac Donnell, with relation to the forfeited Estates in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mac Donnel's Bill.

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Boyle and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Her Majesty to appoint Commissioners, to treat for an Union between the Kingdoms of England and Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Union between England and Scotland, Bill for Commissioners to treat about.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Her Majesty to appoint Commissioners, to treat for an Union between the Kingdoms of England and Scotland."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Thursday next; and all the Lords summoned.

Alteration of Oath of Abjuration, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to declare the Alterations in the Oath appointed to be taken by the Act, intituled, An Act for the further Security of His Majesty's Person, and the Succession of the Crown in the Protestant Line; and for extinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all other Pretenders, and their open and secret Abettors; and for declaring the Association to be determined."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second Time on Friday next.

Water Measure of Fruit Bill.

The Lord Guilford reported from the Lords Committees the Bill, intituled, "An Act to ascertain the Water Measure of Fruit," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to ascertain the Water Measure of Fruit."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

After hearing Sir Xpofer Wren this Day, in relation to the Places prepared in Westm'r Hall, for the Lords who are to have Places there at the Queen's Coronation:

Peers Tickets for the Coronation:

The Lord Great Chamberlain this Day moved the House, "That the Order, made the Second Instant, (for all the Peers, who have been present this Session of Parliament, and the Lord Keeper, to have Eight Tickets apiece, for Places in Westminster Hall, at the Coronation of Her Majesty, and each Bishop Four Tickets,) may be revoked and set aside."

Which the House agreed to; his Lordship promising, That each Peer and Bishop shall have as many Tickets given them as abovementioned."

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Order of the Second Instant shall be, and is hereby, vacated and set aside, and taken off the Book.

The Earl Marshal moved the House, "That the Order made the Second Instant, for all the Peers, who have been present this Session of Parliament, and the Lord Keeper, to have Eight Tickets apiece, for Places in Westminster Abbey, at the Coronation of Her Majesty, and also each Bishop Four Tickets, may be revoked and set aside."

Which the House agreed to; his Lordships promising, That each Peer and Bishop should have as many Tickets given them as abovementioned."

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Order of the Second Instant shall be, and is hereby, vacated and set aside, and taken off the Book.

The Lord Great Chamberlain informing the House, That he and other Lords had been in Westm'r Hall, and were of Opinion, that more Room might be made there, for Places at Her Majesty's Coronation:"

Hereupon the following Orders were made; (videlicet,)

More Places to be prepared in Westm. Hall:

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Christopher Wren do build One Row of Benches more on each Side of Westm'r Hall, for Places at Her Majesty's Coronation."

Places in the Abbey.

"It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir Xpofer Wren do inform this House, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon, how many Places are prepared in the Abbey Church, for Persons to see the Coronation of Her Majesty."

Sydenham versus Michel & al.

Upon reading the Petition of William Sydenham Esquire; shewing, "That he was served with an Order of this House by Doily Michel but Yesterday, for Witnesses to attend at the Hearing of his Appeal depending in this House, to which Doily Michel is Respondent; and that the Witnesses mentioned in the said Order should attend at the Hearing on Friday next; which they cannot do, by reason they are in Dorsetsh'r, One Hundred Miles from London; and praying further Time to be allowed for the Witnesses to attend, and Hearing of the said Cause:"

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 Eight and Twentieth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon; and that Thomas Rogers and Jane Bowles do then also attend.

Sir J Jeffreys versus Attorney General.

Whereas this Day was appointed for hearing of the Cause wherein Sir Jeffrey Jeffreys is Appellant, and Her Majesty's Attorney General and the Commissioners of the Customs are Respondents:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause on Monday the Twentieth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven a Clock.

Adjourn.

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