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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 16 March 1708

Pages 512-513

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 Martis, 16 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrose.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Lister's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Swinden, and several Lands and Hereditaments in the County of York, late Part of the Estate of Christopher Lister, and after of Thomas Lister Esquire deceased, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of the said Christopher, and a Mortgage of the said Thomas Lister's."

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 Mr. Gery and Mr. Rogers:

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

Sir Seymour Pile's Bill rejected.

After reading, and considering, the Two several Reports of the Judges, to whom was referred the Consideration of the Petition of Sir Seymour Pile; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned;

And Debate thereupon:

The Question was put, "Whether the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Sir Seymour 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?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

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

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Election of Members of H. C. Bill, rejected.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Bribery and Corruption, and other undue Practices, in electing Members to serve in Parliament."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

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

Stopford's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled "An Act to enable James Stopford Esquire, to sell Lands in the County of Nottingham, for Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for Younger Children."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Stopford Esquire to sell Lands in the County of Nottingham, for Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for Younger Children:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas 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.

Discovery of Deaths of Persons pretended to be alive, Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Discovery of the Death of Persons pretended to be alive, to the Prejudice of those who claim Estates after their Deaths," as fit to pass, with several Amendments and Clauses to be added to the said Bill.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Discovery of the Death of Persons pretended to be alive, to the Prejudice of those who claim Estates after their Deaths."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill with the Amendments and Clauses, shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Gery and Mr. Rogers:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments and Clauses made to the said Bill.

Adjourn.

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