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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 19 March 1708

Pages 542-544

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 Veneris, 19 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Zueensberry.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Glasgow.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Pelham.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. to return the Church Statutes Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wortley Montagu and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the avoiding of Doubts and Questions touching the Statutes of divers Cathedral and Collegiate Churches;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Which said Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to; and Ordered, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Message from thence, with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of the Trade to America;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir John Mordaunt and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways from Old Stratford, in the County of Northampton, to Dunchurch, in the County of Warwick;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Old Stratford to Dunchurch Highways, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways from Old Stratford, in the County of Northampton, to Dunchurch, in the County of Warwick."

E. Bindon's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Townshend reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Right Honourable the Countess of Bindon, together with the Right Honourable Henry Earl of Bindon her now Husband, to make Leases of the Manor and Town of Carloe, in the County of Catherlagh and Queen's County, in the Kingdom of Ireland, and for the evidencing the Settlements made by Henry late Earl of Thomond," 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.

Message from H. C. to return Stephens's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Ireton and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for selling the Estate of Thomas Stephens Esquire, in the Counties of Chester and Stafford; and for settling of another Estate, of as great or greater Value, in the County of Gloucester, to the same Uses;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Mayne's Bill, Report of Judges upon.

The Judges delivered their Report upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vacating the Settlement made upon the Marriage of Henry Mayne, and for making a reasonable Provision for the Maintenance of his only Son (who is an Idiot) during his Life."

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

L. Conway takes the Oaths.

This Day Francis Lord Conway took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath of Abjuration, and also made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes.

St. Paul's Cathedral, Bill.

After hearing Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the Act made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the finishing and adorning the Cathedral Church of St. Paul's, London."

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the Act made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the finishing and adorning the Cathedral Church of St. Paul's, London."

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

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of London reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with One Amendment; (videlicet,) by leaving out the last Rider, No 2."

To which the House agreed.

Bagot's Bill rejected.

After hearing Counsel (pursuant to Order), for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Elianor Bagot;"

And Debate thereupon:

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be read a Second Time?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

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

Queen to be attended with the Address about Gregg, &c.

The Earl of Bradford reported, "That he had attended Her Majesty (pursuant to Order), to know what Time Her Majesty would please to be attended by this House, with their Address; and that Her Majesty was pleased to appoint Monday next, at Two a Clock, at St. James's."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Half Subsidies therein mentioned, with several Impositions and other Duties, to raise Money, by Way of Loan, for the Service of the War, and other Her Majesty's necessary and important Occasions; and for charging of Prize Goods and Seizures; and for taking off the Drawbacks of Foreign Cordage; and to obviate the clandestine Importation of Wrought Silks;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Half Subsidies, &c. to be continued, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Half Subsidies therein mentioned, with several Impositions, and other Duties, to raise Money, by Way of Loan, for the Service of the War, and other Her Majesty's necessary and important Occasions; and for charging of Prize Goods and Seizures; and for taking off the Drawbacks of Foreign Cordage; and to obviate the clandestine Importation of Wrought Silks."

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Lieutenant Colonel John Savery;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Dutton Colt and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Colonel Richard Sutton and others, Aids de Camp;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mutiny Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, 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."

After some Time spent therein, 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, with One Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

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

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

Adjourn.

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