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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 12 February 1708

Pages 457-459

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 Jovis, 12 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

E. of Exeter's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Estate of John now Earl of Exeter, pursuant to Agreements made on the Marriage of the same Earl with Elizabeth Countess of Exeter his now Wife, subject to such Alterations as are mentioned herein," as sit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Caldecott's Bill.

The Earl of Scarbrough reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to supply a Defect in an Act of Parliament, in the First Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for raising Fifteen Hundred Pounds, by Mortgage of Lands in the County of Dorsett, for Payment of Debts, and for a further Provision and Maintenance for the Younger Children of Philip Caldecot Esquire, "as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Plymouth workhouse, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Winchester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Workhouse in the Town and Borough of Plimouth, in the County of Devon; and for setting the Poor on Work, and maintaining them there," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Annuities, Bill.

Then the House, pursuant to Order, was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising a further Supply to Her Majesty, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight, and other Uses, by Sale of Annuities, charged on a Fund not exceeding Forty Thousand Pounds per Annum, to arise by appropriating several Surpluses, and by granting further Terms in the Duties on Low Wines, and on Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen, the Stamp Duties, the One Third Subsidy, the Duty on Sweets, and One of the Branches of Excise, and by making other Provision in this Act mentioned."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising a further Supply to Her Majesty, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight, and other Uses, by Sale of Annuities, charged on a Fund not exceeding Forty Thousand Pounds per Annum, to arise by appropriating several Surpluses, and by granting further Terms in the Duties on Low Wines, and on Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen, the Stamp Duties, the One Third Subsidy, the Duty on Sweets, and One of the Branches of Excise, and by making other Provision in this Act mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Woollen Cloths, dressing and dying, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the dressing and dying of Woollen Cloths within this Kingdom, by laying a Duty upon Broad Cloth exported White."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House on Tuesday next; and also the said Committee is to take into Consideration the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Exportation of white "Woollen Cloth," formerly read Twice in this House.

Bettsworth's Report, delivered.

This Day Mr. Justice Tracy and Mr. Baron Smith delivered their Report, upon the Petition of Peter Bettsworth Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned.

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

Colt & al. versus Dutton Colt & al.:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Harry Colt Esquire and Anne his Wife, One of the Daughters of John Arnold Esquire, by Margaret his Wife, since married to John Dutton Colt Esquire, Father of the Appellant Harry, from a Decree of Dismission of the Court of Chancery, the Nine and Twentieth of November last, on the Behalf of John Dutton Colt and Margaret his Wife, Nicholas Arnold Esquire, Son and Heir of the said John Arnold, by the said Margaret, Margaret Langley Widow, Dennis Arnold and Mary Arnold, Younger Children of the said John Arnold by the said Margaret, and Edward Cooke, surviving Trustees in the said John Arnold's Marriage Settlement: As also upon the Answers of Edward Cooke Esquire, Nicholas Arnold, John Dutton Colt Esquire and Margaret his Wife, Margaret Langley Widow, Dennis Arnold and Mary his Wife, put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Harry Colt Esquire and Anne his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

London to Harwich, Highways, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term in an Act made in the Seventh Year of His late Majesty's Reign, for repairing the Highways between the City of London and Town of Harwich, in the County of Essex."

Ambuscade, a free Ship, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship Ambuscade (a French Privateer, taken by Her Majesty's Ship The Dover, and condemned and sold as Prize) a free Ship."

List of the Peerage of North Britain entered, with a Salvo for Disputes about Precedency.

The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider the List of the Peerage of the North Part of Great Britain, called Scotland, as returned to this House.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had ordered him to report as follows; (videlicet,)

"That the List and Order of the Peers of the North Part of Great Britain, called Scotland, attested by the Clerk Register, be received, and entered into the Roll of Peers, with the Salvo following: That whereas there are several Protests entered on the Records of Parliament of that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, in relation to the Precedency of the Peers, the said Protests shall be and are of the same Force, with relation to their Claims of Precedency, as if they had been entered in the Roll of Peers, or in the Journal of the House of Lords."

To which the House agreed.

Then the List following was read; (videlicet,)

List of the Peers.

"An authentic List of the Peerage of the North Part of Great Britain, called Scotland, as it stood the First Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven Years.

"Dukes.
Duke of Hamilton.
Duke of Buccleugh.
Duke of Lennox.
Duke of Gordon.
Duke of Queensberry.
Duke of Argile.
Duke of Douglass.
Duke of Athole.
Duke of Montrose.
Duke of Roxburgh.
Marquises.
Marquis of Tweeddale.
Marquis of Lothian.
Marquis of Annandale.
Earl of Winton.
Earl of Linlithgow.
Earl of Hume.
Earl of Perth.
Earl of Wigton.
Earl of Strathmore.
Earl of Abercorn.
Earl of Kellie.
Earl of Hadinton.
Earl of Galloway.
Earl of Lauderdale.
Earl of Seaforth.
Earl of Kinnoul.
Earl of Loudoun.
Earl of Dumfreis.
Earl of Stirling.
Earl of Elgine.
Earl of Southesk.
Earl of Traquair.
Earl of Ancrum.
Earl of Wemyss.
Earl of Dalhoussie.
Earl of Airlie.
Earl of Findlater.
Earl of Garnwath.
Earl of Callender.
Earl of Leven.
Earl of Dysart.
Earl of Panmure.
Earl of Selkirk.
Earl of Northesk.
Earl of Kincardin.
Earl of Belcarras.
Earl of Forfar.
Earl of Aboyne.
Earl of Newburgh.
Earl of Kilmarnock.
Earl of Dundonald.
Earl of Dunbarton.
Earl of Kintore.
Earl of Broadalbain.
Earl of Aberdeen.
Earl of Dunmore.
Earl of Melvill.
Earl of Orkney.
Earl of Ruglen.
Earl of March.
Earl of Marchmont.
Earl of Seafield.
Earl of Hyndford.
Earl of Cromarty.
Earl of Stair.
Earl of Roseberie.
Earl of Glasgow.
Earl of Portmore.
Earl of Bute.
Earl of Hopton.
Earl of Delorain.
Earl of Solaway.
Earl of I'lay.
Viscounts.
Viscount of Falkland.
Viscount of Dunbar.
Viscount of Stormont.
Earls
Earl of Crafurd.
Earl of Erroll.
Earl Marishall.
Earl of Sutherland.
Earl of Mar.
Earl of Montieth.
Earl of Rothes.
Earl of Morton.
Earl of Buchan.
Earl of Glencairn.
Earl of Eglinton.
Earl of Cassills.
Earl of Caithness.
Earl of Murray.
Earl of Nithsdale.
Viscount of Kenmuir.
Viscount of Arbuthnott.
Viscount of Kingston.
Viscount of Oxford.
Viscount of Irvine.
Viscount of Kilsyth.
Viscount of Dunblane.
Viscount of Preston.
Viscount of Newhaven.
Viscount of Strathallen.
Viscount of Teviott.
Viscount of Duplin.
Viscount of Garnock.
Viscount of Primrose.
Lords.
Lord Forbes.
Lord Saltoun.
Lord Gray.
Lord Ochiltree.
Lord Cathcart.
Lord Sinclair.
Lord Mordington.
Lord Sempil.
Lord Elphinston.
Lord Oliphant.
Lord Lovat.
Lord Borthwick.
Lord Ross.
Lord Torphichen.
Lord Spynzie.
Lord Lindoirs.
Lord Balmerinoch.
Lord Blantyre.
Lord Cardross.
Lord Cranston.
Lord Burleigh.
Lord Jedburgh.
Lord Madertzie.
Lord Couper.
Lord Napeir.
Lord Cameron.
Lord Cramond.
Lord Reay.
Lord Forrester.
Lord Pitsligo.
Lord Kirkcudbright.
Lord Frazer.
Lord Bargainy.
Lord Bamfe.
Lord Elibank.
Lord Halkerton.
Lord Bielhaven.
Lord Abercrombie.
Lord Duffus.
Lord Rolle.
Lord Colvil.
Lord Ruthven.
Lord Rutherford.
Lord Bellenden.
Lord Newark.
Lord Nairn.
Lord Heymouth.
Lord Kinnaird.
Lord Glassford.

"This is attested by me Sir James Murray of Philliphaugh, One of the Senators of the College of Justice, Clerk to Her Majesty's Councils, Registers, and Rolls.

"Ja. Murray, Cl's. Reg."

The List to be entered into the Roll of Peers:

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled; That the List and Order of the Peerage of the North Part of Great Britain, called Scotland, read this Day, and attested by the Clerk Register, shall be received and entered into the Roll of Peers, with the Salvo following:

Protests concerring Precedency of some of the Peers.

"That whereas there are several Protests entered on the Records of Parliament of that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, in relation to the Precedency of the Peers; the said Protests shall be and are of the same Force, with relation to their Claims of Precedency, as if they had been entered in the Roll of Peers, or in the Journal of the House of Lords."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum tertium diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.