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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 19 February 1708

Pages 473-475

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, 19 Februarii.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Cancellarius. Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Graston.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorset & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Mar.
Comes Laudoun.
Comes Wcmyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. d'Berkeley.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Sir Patrick Dun's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Sir Patrick Dun and others."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on this Day Sevennight.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Amendment of that Way which leads from Cherrill through Calne to Studley Bridge, in the County of Wilts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Cherrill to Studly Highway, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Amendment of that Way which leads from Cherrill through Calne to Studley Bridge, in the County of Wilts."

Lady Russel and Cheekee's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable the Lady Leticia Russell Widow, and of Anne Cheeke, Widow and Relict of Edward Cheeke, late of Pirgo, in the County of Essex, Esquire, deceased, and Essex Cheeke Spinster, Sister of the said Edward Cheeke; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest so much of the Premises (in the Petition mentioned) in Somersetshire, as remained unsold at the Death of the said Edward Cheeke, in Trustees, to be sold; and, by the Monies arising thereby, and the Rents and Profits thereof, in the mean Time, to pay and secure to the Petitioners, the Lady Russell Fifteen Hundred Pounds, and to the said Essex Cheeke One Thousand Pounds; and vest the Residue of the Monies, arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Lands, that lie near and more convenient for the rest of the Estate of the said Edward Cheeke's only Son, who is an infant, and settle the same on him and his Heirs:

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 the Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas and the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer; 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.

White Woollen Cloths, Exportation Bill.

The House, pursuant to Order, was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Exportation of White Woollen Cloth;" as also on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the dying and dressing of Woollen Cloths within this Kingdom, by laying a Duty upon Broad Cloth exported White."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Marquis of Dorchester reported from the Committee of the whole House, "That the Committee had gone through both the said Bills; and think them fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Exportation of White Woollen Cloth.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Woollen Cloths, dressing and dying, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act, for encouraging the dying and dressing of Woollen Cloths within this Kingdom, by laying a Duty upon Broad Cloth exported White."

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 above said Two Bills, without any Amendment.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons by Sir Robert Davers and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for reversing the Attainder of Sir Henry Bond, in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sir Henry Bond's Attainder to revesse, Bill.

The House was informed, "That Her Majesty had given Her Consent to this Bill."

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reversing the Attainder of Sir Henry Bond, in Ireland."

Ordered, That the said Bill do lie on the Table.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Francis Annesley Esquire, in relation to the Purchase of Lands in Ireland, under the Title of the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in that Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Annesley's Bill;

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Francis Annesley Esquire, in relation to the Purchase of Lands in Ireland, under the Title of the Trustees for Sale of the forfeited Estates in that Kingdom."

Rejected.

Ordered, That the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, rejected.

Harwich to London, Highways, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 the Town of Harwich, in the County of Essex."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following:

Dux Somerset.
Dux Montrossc.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Essex.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Mar.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landeven.
Ds. d' Berkeley.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwellis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommert.
Ds. Halifax.

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

Cruizers and Convoys, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better securing the Trade of this Kingdom, by Cruizers and Convoys."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Bromley versus Bromley's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of William Bromley Esquire, an Infant under the Age of One and Twenty Years, by William Walsh Esquire, his Uncle and Guardian; praying to be heard, by his Counsel, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making effectual the Provision intended by William Bromley, late of Holt Castle, in the County of Worcester, Esquire, deceased, for Dorothy Bromley his Youngest Daughter:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed; and that the Petitioner may be heard, by his Counsel, if he think fit; and their Lordships are afterwards to report their Opinion to the House, upon the Matter of the said Petition, before they proceed further on the Bill.

Militia Scotland, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Militia of that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Church Statutes, Bill.

The House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for avoiding of Doubts and Questions, touching the Statutes of divers Cathedral and Collegiate Churches."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with One Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendment, be engrossed.

Adjourn.

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

Lunæ, 19 Die Aprilis, 1708.
Hitherto examined by us,
Jo. Bangor.
Herbert.
Somers.
Halifax.