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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 13 March 1708

Pages 508-510

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 Sabbati, 13 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Graston.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrose.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

D. of Shrewsbury takes the Oaths.

This Day Charles Duke of Shrewsbury took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath of Abjuration, and also made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Killing worth's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of a Piece of Ground, late of John Killingworth Esquire, deceased, on which stood several old and decayed Tenements; and applying the Purchasemoney for the Benefit of his Wife and Daughters."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Court of Exchequer, in North Britain, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling and establishing a Court of Exchequer in the North Part of Great Britain, called Scotland."

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

Lenthall's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manor and Capital Messuage of Great Hasley, with the Appurtenances; and divers Messuages, Farms, and Lands in Hasley and Latchford in the County of Oxford, late the Estate of William Lenthall Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging of Incumbrances thereupon."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Sir Seymour Pile's Bill.

It is Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Sir Seym'r Pile's Estate, for the discharging of Incumbrances and Debts; and for laying out the Residue of the Money arising by such Sale for a Provision for himself and Family," shall be read the Third Time on Tuesday next.

Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to

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

return the one for reversing Bond's Attainder.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Reversal of the Attainder of Sir Henry Bond Baronet, in Ireland;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Richard Parke, Citizen and late Merchant of London;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act, made in the Third Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

Dubourdieu & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Dubour dieu and others.

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

Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Montrose.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

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

Russia Fly Boats, free Ships, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making Two large Fly Boats (Russia-built) one called The Thomas and Henry, the other The Richard and Jane, free Ships, to trade to Russia."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees above named.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same Time and Place.

Corporation of Shipwrights versus Fly Boats Russia built, Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Shipwrights of Rotherith, in the County of Surry; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making Two large Fly Boats (Russia-built) one called The Thomas and Henry, the other The Richard and Jane, free Ships, to trade to Russia:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, at the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, on Tuesday next, at Ten a Clock, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Mischiess by Fire, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Mischiess that may happen by Fire."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Monday Sevennight next.

Queen to be attended with the Address.

The Lord Steward reported, "That he had attended Her Majesty, pursuant to Order; and that Her Majesty was pleased to appoint to be attended, with the Address, at a Quarter before Two a Clock this Day, at Saint James's."

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Masham and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Des Maizeaux, Francis Heilman, John Risteau, Peter Bouvot, and others;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal a Clause in an Act of the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty (for amending and repairing the Highways), which enjoins Waggoners and others to draw with a Pole between the Wheel Horses, or with Double Shafts, and to oblige them to draw only with Six Horses, or other Beasts, except up Hills;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Markwick versus City of London, in Error.

Upon reading the Petition of James Markwick, Plaintiff in the Writ of Error depending in this House, whereunto the Lord Mayor and Commonalty of the City of London are Defendants; praying a further Day may be appointed, for hearing the Errors argued thereupon:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued in this Case, on Thursday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Levallin versus Bagot's Bill

Upon reading the Petition of Milcher Levallin Esquire; praying to be heard, by his Counsel, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Elianor Bagot:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner shall be heard, by his Counsel, on Friday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Report relating to Gregg & al. to be considered.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Report made the Tenth Instant, relating to William Greg and others, shall be taken into Consideration on Monday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.