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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 26 March 1708

Pages 552-554

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, 26 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Conway.

PRAYERS.

Sir R. Milbank's Bill:

The Earl of Scarbrough reported, from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Ralph Milbanke Baronet to make a Jointure and settlement upon such Woman as he shall marry, as if he were of full Age," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Ralph Milbanke Baronet to make a Jointure and Settlement upon such Woman as he shall marry, as if he were of full Age."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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. Hiccocks and Mr. Medlycott:

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

Mischiefs by Fire to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Mischiefs that may happen by Fire."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next; and that all the Lords be summoned.

Militia Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia of this Kingdom for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."

Cochineal Importation from Spain, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Importation of Cochineal from any Ports in Spain during the present War, and Six Months longer."

Message from H. C. with Amendments to the Bill for Return of Scotch Peers to the Parliament of Great Britain.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Powlett and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make further Provision for the electing and summoning Sixteen Peers of Scotland, to sit in the House of Peers in the Parliament of Great Britain; and for trying Peers for Offences committed in Scotland;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Ordered, That this House will take into Consideration the Amendments made to the said Bill, Tomorrow.

Roch's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Captain James Roch."

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, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester 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 the Relief of Captain James Roch."

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.

Savery's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Lieutenant Colonel John Savery."

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, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Rochester 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 the Relief of Lieutenant Colonel John Savery."

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.

Kent & al. versus Calthorpe.

Upon reading the Petition of John Kent and William Harrison in Behalf of themselves and the other Vendees of the Woods (in the Appeal of Reynolds Calthorpe and Samuel Battely lately depending in this House) mentioned; praying, "That they may be heard, by their Counsel, as to that Point of the said Appeal that relates to the Woods:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Reynolds Calthorpe and Samuel Battely may have a Copy of the said Petition; and Time to answer, until Wednesday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Court of Exchequer in North Britain Establishment, Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Committee of the whole House, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling and establishing a Court of Exchequer in the North Part of Great Britain, called Scotland," as fit to pass, with several Amendments.

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

Affleck, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Affleck Esquire and Mary Dutry."

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

Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Westmorlandland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Conway.

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

Hemp and Flax Tithes, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act for ascertaining the Tithes of Hemp and Flax."

Parke's Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or the Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Richard Parke, Citizen and late Merchant of London, for a Debt due to Her Majesty:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee thereupon, To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock.

Repeal of a Clause relating to Waggoners, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

After Debate;

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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 Herbert reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Adjourn.

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