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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 12 January 1708

Pages 423-424

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, 12 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Marleborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrosse.
Dux Roxburgh.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Essex.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Leven.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Freman's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Ralph Freman the Younger, Esquire, and his Heirs, divers Manors and Lands, in the County of Essex, comprised in his Marriage Settlement; he having settled other Manors and Lands, in the County of Hertford, of greater Value, to like Uses, in Lieu thereof;" 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.

E. of Exeter's Petition for a Bill.

Whereas, by an Order of this House, dated the Eight and Twentieth Day of November last, it was ordered, "That the Petition of the Earl of Exeter, praying Leave to bring in a Bill to revoke One Deed of Settlement, and to confirm another, as in the said Bill is mentioned, should be referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas and the Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer:" The House being this Day informed, "That the Lord Chief Baron, by reason of the Indisposition of his Health, cannot be attended, according to the said Order:"

It is therefore Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That in case the said Lord Chief Baron shall not be able to be attended according to the said former Order; that then the said Lord Chief Justice, together with Mr. Justice Powis, shall be attended, upon the Matter of the said Petition.

Bowler to attend, about the Complaint against Commodore Kerr.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Captain Robert Bowler, Commodore, of The Experiment Man of War, do attend this House, to be sworn, in order to give Evidence at the Committee of Lords appointed to consider of the Answer of Commodore William Kerr, and the Informations against him, on Friday next, at Ten a Clock.

Kempe versus Tutte, in Error.

After hearing Counsel, to argue the Errors upon the Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Thomas Kempe and Page Hockett are Plaintiffs, as also for Randolph Tutte Defendant:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the giving Judgement in this Case shall be deferred until Tuesday the Third Day of February next.

Bettsworth's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Peter Bettsworth Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to empower Trustees to sell certain Lands, in the Parish of Hambleton, in the County of Southampton; and, with the Monies arising thereby, to purchase other Lands, of the same Yearly Value, nearer to his Capital Seat or Residence:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Tracy and Mr. Baron Smith; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

E. of Cardigan takes his Seat.

This Day George Earl of Cardigan sat first in Parliament, after the Death of Robert Earl of Cardigan his Grandfather; and took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath of Abjuration, and also made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Maizeaux's & al. Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter des Maizeaux, Francis Heilman, John Risteau, Peter Bouvot, and others," 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.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Martis, decimum tertium diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.