House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 26 January 1708

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Lunæ, 26 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somersett.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Montross.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Dorsett & Middl'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. d' Berkeley.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.


All Lords, who come to the Committees on the Merchants Petition, &c. to have Votes.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That all the Lords, who shall at any Time come to the Committees of Lords appointed to consider of the Merchants Petition, in Behalf of themselves and others, Traders of the City of London, and the Papers to them referred, as also the Matters relating to Commodore Kerr, shall have Votes at the said Committees.

Fugil versus Robinson.

Upon reading the Petition of Jonathan Fugil, Respondent to the Appeal of Jane Robinson, Mary Robinson, and Charles Robinson; praying, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing of the Cause; and that Service of this Order on the Appellants Clerk in Court may be good Service:"

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 Thursday the Twelfth Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock; and that the Service of this Order on the Appellants Clerk in Court shall be good Service, in order thereunto.

Order relating to the Sons of Peers, made a Standing Order.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Order of this House, of the Twenty-fourth of November last, relating to the Sons of Peers being present in this House when sitting, shall be, and is hereby declared to be, a Standing Order, and entered on the Roll.

Queen's Answer, relating to Sir Thomas Hardy's Attendance.

The Lord Steward reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address of this House, relating to Sir Thomas Hardy's Attendance on their Lordships; (videlicet,)

"That Her Majesty will give Order that he shall attend, as desired."

Stephens's Report delivered.

This Day Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer delivered, their Report upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of Thomas Stephens Esquire, in the Counties of Chester and Stafford; and for settling another Estate, of as great or greater Value, in the County of Gloucester, to the same Uses."

Ordered, That the said Report do lie on the Table, to be perused by the Lords.

War in Spain.

The House, pursuant to Order, was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the State of the Nation, in relation to the War in Spain, and the Papers relating thereto.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made some further Progress in the Matters to them referred; and desired another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again, to proceed therein."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again, to proceed further in the Matters to them referred, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.