House of Lords Journal Volume 27
February 1748, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: February 1748, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 165-168. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114269 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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February 1748, 1-10

DIE Martis, 2o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerun.

Arch Cant.
Arch Ebor.
Epus Roffen
Epus Bath & Wells.
Epus Lincoln.
Epus Asaphen.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Carliol.
Epus Petriburg.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Beaufort
Dux Leeds
Dux Argyll
March Tweeddale.
March Lothian
March. Rockingham.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Lauderdele.
Comes Loudoun
Comes Findlater.
Comes Leven
Comes Oxford
Comes Strafford
Comes Halifax
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds Willoughby Per
Ds Maynard
Ds Strange
Ds Ward
Ds Ducte
Ds Sandys
Ds Ravensworth.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oath.

The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes, (videlicet,)

Thomas Marquis of Rockingham.

Charles Lord Viscount Townshend, and,

Charles Lord Maynard.

Thanks to the Bp of Carlisle for his Sermon.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Carlisle, for the Sermon by him preached before this House, on Saturday last, in the Abbey Church, Westminster, and he is hereby desired to cause the same to be printed and published.

Vexatious Arrests, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to revive Two Acts of Parliament, One, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, "An Act to prevent firvolous and vexatious Arrests," and the other, made in the Fifth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, to explain, amend, and render more effectual, the said Act."

Lloyd's petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Lloyd Esquire and Anne his Wife, for and on Behalf of themselves, and of John Lloyd, Anna Louisa Lloyd, and Jane Lloyd, their Infant Children, all of tender Years, and also of Beatrice Lloyd and Bridget Lloyd, Spinsters, Sisters of the Petitioner Anne, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of a certain Estate of the Petitioner Thomas, in the County of Carmarthen, and some scattered Parts of an Estate in Pembrokeshire, and likewise an Estate of the said Petitioner, in the County of Cardigan, in the Petition mentioned, for Payment of Debts, and other Purposes therem expressed.

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr Justice Wright and Mr Justice Burnett, with the usual Directions, according to the Standing Order.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, quartum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 4o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant
Arch Ebor.
Epus Roffen
Epus Norwic.
Epus Cicestriens
Epus Landavens.
Epus Lincoln
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus Carliol.
Epus Petriburg.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses
Comes Gower, C P. S.
Dux Argyll.
March. Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey
Comes Moray.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Leven
Comes Aberdeen
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Willoughby Par
Ds North.
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward
Ds Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Relief of Poor, by voluntary Charities, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief of the Poor, by voluntary Charities," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the same be printed.

L Strange's Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham, pursuant to the Order of this House of the 25th of January last, presented to their Lordships a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Stanley Esquire, commonly called Lord Strange, Eldest Son and Heir Apparent of Edward Earl of Derby, and his Issue by Lucy his Wife (late Lucy Smith), to take and use the Surname of Smith, and bear the Arms of Smith and Heriz."

And the same was read the First Time.

Vexatious Arrests, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to revive Two Acts of Parliament; One, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the First, intituled, "An Act to prevent frivolous and vexatious Arrests," and the other, made in the Fifth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, to explain, amend, and render more effectual, the said Act"

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

Biddulph peremptorily to answer E Shelberne's Appeal.

The House was informed, "That Nicholas Biddulph Esquire, Respondent to the Appeal of Henry Earl of Shelburne in the Kingdom of Ireland and the Lord Dunkerron his Son, had not put in his Answer thereunto, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose."

And thereupon an Assidavit, made by Edward Tolie of the City of Dublin Gentleman, of the due Service of the said Order, being read.

Ordered, That the said Respondent do peremptorily put in his Answer to the said Appeal in a Week.

Campbells peremptorily to answer Magdalen Campbell's Appeal.

The House was informed, "That Mrs Jane Campbell, and Mrs Jane Campbell her Daughter, and Colin Campbell, have not put in then Answer to the Appeal of Magdalen Campbell Widow, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose"

And thereupon an Affidavit, made by Alexander Shaw Writer in Edinburgh, of the due Service of the said Order, being read.

Ordered, That the said Respondents do peremptorily put in their Answer to the said Appeal in a Week.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, octavum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Lunæ, 8o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant.
Arch Ebor.
Epus Roffen.
Epus Sarum
Epus Norwic
Epus. Cicestriens
Epus Landavens.
Epus Bath & Wells.
Epus. Asaphen
Epus Meneven.
Epus Carliol
Epus. Petriburg.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Gordon
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton
Comes Warwick
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Morton.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Leven.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford
Comes Halifax.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Maynard
Ds Ward
Ds Romney
Ds Ducie
Ds Sandys
Ds Archer.

PRAYERS.

E of Shelburne against Biddulph.

The Answer of Nicholas Biddulph Esquire, to the Appeal of Henry Earl of Shelburne in the Kingdom of Ireland and the Lord Dunkerron his Eldest Son and Heir Apparent, was brought in.

Visc Lonsdale takes the Oaths.

Henry Lord Viscount Lonsdale took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Relief of the Poor, by voluntary Charites, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief of the Poor, by voluntary Charities."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow Sevennight.

Vexatious Arrests, to prevent, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to revive Two Acts of Parliament; One, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, "An Act to prevent frivolous and vexatious Arrests," and the other, made in the Fifth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, to explain, amend, and render more effectual, the said Act."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereunto, which he would be ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received on Wednesday next.

E Brooke, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Francis Earl Brooke and Elizabeth his Countess, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill re.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estate of the Right Honourable Francis Earl Brooke, in the County of Southampton, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Hereditaments, of equal or greater Value, to be settled in Lieu thereof, and for other Purposes therein mentioned"

L Strange's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable James Stanley Esquire, commonly called Lord Strange, Eldest Son and Hen Apparent of Edward Earl of Derby, and his Issue by Lucy his Wife (late Lucy Smith), to take and use the Surname of Smith, and bear the Arms of Smith and Heriz."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following, (videli cet,)

D. Gordon.
E Lincoln.
E Northampton.
E. Warwick
E. Shafiesbury.
E Morton.
E Findlater.
E. Leven.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Oxford.
E. Halifax.
E Harborough
E Fitzwilliam
Viscount Lonsdale
Viscount Townshend.
Ld. Abp Cant.
L. Abp. York
L. Bp Rochester
L Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. Landaff
L Bp St Asaph.
L Bp. St. Davids
L Bp. Carlisle
L Bp. Peterborough.
L Willoughby Par.
L. North.
L Maynard.
L Ward
L Romney.
L. Ducie
L Sandys.
L. Archer.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 10o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Roffen
Epus Wigorn
Epus Norwic.
Epus Landavens.
Epus Lincoln
Epus Asaphen
Epus Moneven
Epus Exon.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Devon, Senescallus
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
March. Lothian
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield
Comes Oxford.
Comes Halifox.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Strange
Ds Ward
Ds Hervey
Ds Hay
Ds Romney
Ds Sandys
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Lord take the Oaths.

George Henry Earl of Litchfield, Isaac Lord Bishop of Worcester, and George William Lord Hervey, took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

L Strange's Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Stanley Esquire, commonly called Lord Strange, Eldest Son and Hen Apparent of Edward Earl of Derb, and his Issue by Lucy his Wife (late Lucy Smith), to take and use the Surname of Smith, and bear the Arms of Smith and Heriz," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereunto"

Which, being read Twice by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendment, be engrosted.

E Brooke's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estate of the Right Honourable Francis Earl Brooke, in the County of Southampton, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Hereditaments, of equal or greater Value, to be settled in Lieu thereof, and for other Purposes therein mentioned"

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

Ld President
L. Privy Seal.
L. Steward.
D Gordon.
D Argyll
M Lothian
E Northampton.
E Warwick
E Shaftesbury.
E Litehfield
E Oxford
E Halifax
E Harborough.
E Pomfret
E Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Townshend
Ld Bp Rochester
L Bp. Worcester.
L Bp. Norwich
L Bp St. Asaph
L Bp St Davids
L. Bp Excter.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Strange.
L Ward
L Lervey
L Hay
L Romney.
L Sandys
L Ravensworth.
L Archer.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 25th Instant, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Badburs Common Fields, enclosing, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Long and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to confirm and establish an Agreement for enclosing and dividing certain Common Fields, in the Hamlet of Badbury, in the County of Wilts," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Vexatious Arrests, to prevent, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to revive Two Acts of Parliament, One, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reigh of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, "An Act to prevent frivolous and vexatious Arrests," and the other, made in the Fifth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, to explain, amend, and render more effectual, the said Act," was committed, the Amendment made by the Committee to the said Bill.

Which was read Twice by the Clerk, and agreed to by the House, and is as follows:

"In the First Line of the Title, after the Word ["revive"], insert ["and make perpetual"]."

Mrs Ford Necessary Woman's Petition referred to Committee.

Upon reading the Petition of Mary Foord, Wife of Charles Foord, One of the Door keepers attending the Right Honourable the House of Peers, alleging, "That Sir Charles Dalton, late Gentleman Usher of the Plack Rod, appointed the Petitioner to the Place of Necessary Woman to this House, which is now claimed by Walter Birmingham, One of the Door-keepers, as given him by Sir William Saunderson, formerly Gentleman Usher," and praying, "That the said Birmingham may be required to pay the Petitioner the Money already due, and in Time coming, from her said Office of Necessary Woman, and to grant her such other Relief as to this House in their great Wisdom shall seem meet"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore named.

Then Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet at the usual Time and Place, on Tuesday next, and to report then Opinion thereupon to the House.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, undecimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.