House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 1 February 1706

Pages 85-86

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, 1 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresme, & D. Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. De Lawarr.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.


Thanks to Bp. of St. Asaph.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph, for his Sermon preached before this House, in the Abbey Church at Westminster, on the Thirtieth Day of January last past; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.

L. Conway's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Exemplification of the Will of Edward late Earl of Conway, and the Depositions relating to the same, Evidence on Trials at Law."

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 Robert Legard and Mr. Pitt:

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

Amendment of the Law, & c. Bill.

The Lord Sommers reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Amendment of the Law, and the better Advancement of Justice," 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.

Courtney's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Mortgage of Humphrey Courtney Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, to discharge the Mortgages, Debts, and Incumbrances, on the said Estate."

Litchfield Canons and Deanry, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for augmenting the Number of Canons Residentiary in the Cathedral Church of Litchfield, and for improving the Deanry and Prebends of the said Cathedral."

Cary and Hatley's Bill;

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Thomas Cary and George Hatley, of London, Merchants, to import the Remainder of a Quantity of French Wines from Copenhagen, contracted for before the First Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Duke of Richmond reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read.

Portugal Merchants Pet. against the Clause for Importation of French Wines, rejected.

A Petition of the Merchants trading to Portugal was read, against the Clause for importing French Wines.

Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Then the Amendments reported were read a Second Time.

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall agree with the Committee in these Amendments?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir John Humble's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Humble Baronet, and his Trustees, to settle several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, lying in the Counties of Lincoln, Surrey, and Kent, pursuant to the Articles and Agreements made upon his Marriage with Dame Sarah his now Wife."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said last mentioned Bill be referred to the same Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Barwick-Hall, and other Lands, in the County of Essex, the Estate of William Forbes Esquire; and for purchasing other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses," stands committed.

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

L. Howe's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Scrope Lord Viscount Howe in the Kingdom of Ireland to make a certain Provision for his Daughters by his First Wife; that which was intended being, as expressed in the Marriage Settlement, uncertain and contingent," 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.

Ballett's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Lands late of John Ballett Gentleman, deceased, for the more speedy Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Younger Children."


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, quartum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.