House of Lords Journal Volume 27
May 1751, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: May 1751, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 546-558. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114326 Date accessed: 01 November 2014.


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May 1751, 1-10

DIE Mercurii, 1o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Ebor
Epus London.
Epus Dunelm.
Epus Roffen.
Epus Oxon
Epus Wigorn
Epus Cicestriens
Epus Sarum
Epus Lincoln
Epus Meneven
Epus Carliol
Epus Petriburg
Epus Norwic.
Epus Litch & Cov
Epus. Bristol
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Argyll
Dux Newcastle
March. Tweeddale
Comes Northampton
Comes Warwick
Comes Winchilsea
Comes Sandwich
Comes Cardigan
Comes Carlisle
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet
Comes Lauderdale
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford
Comes Oxford
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Orford.
Comes Bath
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds Maynard.
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward
Ds Berkeley
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Bathurst
Ds Raymond.
Ds Montfort.
Ds Ilchester
Ds Anson.
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds Feversham.
Ds. Archer.
Ds Vere.

PRAYERS.

Selby and Leeds Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Down and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending so much of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for the repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey, to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding, as relates to that Part of the said Roads which lies between Selby and Leeds, and also for repairing the Road from Talcaster, in the said West Riding, over the County of York, through Kidhall Lane, over Winmoor, and through Seacroft to a Place called Halton Dyall, where it comes into the abovesaid Road between Selby and Leeds," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

River Ribble Bridge, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge over the River Ribble, between the Townships of Preston and Penwortham, near a Place called The Fish-house, in the County of Lancaster," 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 directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment"

Nar River navigable, Bill.

The Earl of Warwic made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the River Nar navigable, from the Town and Port of King's Lynn, to Westacre, in the County of Norfolk," was committed.

Welton Common enclosing Bill.

His Lordship made the same Report from the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to confirm and establish an Agreement, for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Welton, in the County of York, and for settling a Yearly Sum on the Vicar, in Lieu of Tithes, and other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed.

Preston Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Preston to Lancaster, and from thence to a Place called Heiring Syke, that divides the Counties of Lancaster and Westmorland"

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

L. President.
D St Albans.
D Argyll
D. Newcastle.
M Tweeddale
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick
E Winchilsea.
E Cardigan.
E. Carlisle
E. Poulet.
E Loudoun.
E Oxford
E Bath
E Bucks
E Fitzwilliam.
E Egremont
Vis Fauconberg
L Abp York
L. Bp Durham.
L Bp Oxford
L Bp Sarum
L Bp Lincoln.
L. Bp St Davids
L Bp Norwich
L Bp. Bristol.
L Willoughby Par.
L Maynard
L Strange.
L. Ward.
L Berkeley Str.
L Cornwallis.
L Bathurst.
L Raymond
L. Montfort.
L. Ilchester.
L Anson.
L. Archer.
L Vere.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Webb against St Laurence et al.

The House being informed, "That Mr Clancy attended, in order to deliver in several Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, on both Sides, in the Cause wherein Noah Webb is Appellant, and Robert St Laurence and George Wood Respondents"

Pleadings proved.

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, the said Papers, and attested upon Oath, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland"

And then he was directed to withdraw.

E of Egmont's Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Corke, in the Kingdom of Ireland, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of John Earl of Egriont, in him and his Heirs, discharged of the Uses of that Settlement, and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments, in the said County, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof, to the same Uses"

And the same were Twice read.

And the House being informed, "That Mr Laurence Cole, Secretary to the incorporated Society in Dublin for promoting English Protestant Schools in Ireland, attended"

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, a Letter of Attorney under their Common Seal, empowering him to give a sufficient Discharge to the Earl of Egmont for £300. Irish Money, in full of a Legacy left the said Society by the said Earl's Father.

And the said Letter of Attorney, and a Receipt given to the present Earl of Egmont upon the Payment of the said Money, being delivered in, and read.

The said Laurence Cole was directed to withdraw.

The Amendments made by the Commons to the said Bill, relating only to the said Legacy, which was not satisfied when the Bill was passing this House, being then read the Third Time, the same were severally agreed to.

Message to H C that the Lords agree to the Amendments.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr Sawyer and Mr. Montogu, to acquaint them therewith.

The King's Message about the Succession to be considered.

Ordered, That His Majesty's most Gracious Message to this House, on Friday last, be taken into Consideration on Tuesday next, and the Lords to be summoned.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause which stands to be heard To-morrow be put off to this Day Sevennight, and the other Causes removed, to come on in Course.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, secundum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 2o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Cicestriens.
Epus. Bath & Wells
Epus Lincoln
Epus. Meneven.
Epus Carliol
Epus Landavens
Epus Litch & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Say and Seale.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds Ilchester.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Farthingstone Common enclosing Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Farthingstone, in the County of Northampton," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Darlington Road, repairing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads leading from Darlington, in the County of Durham, to West Auckland, and several other Roads in the said County therein mentioned," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were read the First Time.

Yatton Commons enclosing Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, for enclosing and dividing certain Commons and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Yatton, in the County of Somerset," 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 directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Preston Road, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Preston to Lancaster, and from thence to a Place called Heiring Syke, that divides the Counties of Lancaster and Westmorland," was committed.

River Nat navigable, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the River Nar navigable, from the Town and Port of King's Lynn, to Westacre, in the County of Norfolk."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

River Ribble Bridge, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge over the River Ribble, between the Townships of Preston and Penwortham, near a Place called The Fish-house, in the County of Lancaster"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Welton Common, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to confirm and establishan Agreement, for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Welton, in the County of York, and for settling a Yearly Sum on the Vicar, in Lieu of Tithes, and other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Sawyer and Mr. Montagu

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Three last-mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Selby and Leeds Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending so much of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for the repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey, to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding, as relates to that Part of the said Roads which lies between Selby and Leeds, and also for repairing the Road from Tadcaster, in the said West Riding, over Bramham Moor, through Kidhall Lane, over Winmoor, and through Seacroft, to a Place called Halton Dyall, where it comes into the abovesaid Road, between Selby and Leeds."

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

L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D Newcastle.
E. Northampton.
E Warwick
E. Sandwich.
E Cardigan
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Findlater.
E Marchmont.
E Hyndford
E Halifax.
E. Pomfret.
E Brooke
E. Bucks.
E Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Say & Seale.
L. Bp. Chichester.
L Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L Bp Carlisle.
L Bp. Landaff
L. Bp Litch. & Cov.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.
L Ilchester.
L. Archer.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, sextum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Lunæ, 6o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Arch Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus Glocestr.
Epus Wigorn.
Epus Cicestr.
Epus Sarum.
Epus Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven
Epus Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Gordon
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Morton
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Bath.
Comes Egremont.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Ducie
Ds Raymond.
Ds. Ilchester.

PRAYERS.

Selby and Leeds Road, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending so much of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for the repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey, to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding, as relates to that Part of the said Roads which lies between Selby and Leeds; and also for repairing the Road from Tadcaster, in the said West Riding, over Bramham Moor, through Kidhall Lane, over Winmoor, and through Seacroft, to a Place called Halton Dyall, where it comes into the abovesaid Road between Selby and Leeds," 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 directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Hutton Bushell Common, enclosing, Bill.

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, for enclosing the Common Pastures and Common Grounds, within the Manor of Hutton Bushell, in the County of York," was committed.

E Powis & Ex Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Henry Arthur Earl of Powis and Barbara his Wife, 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 read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing and confirming Articles entered into upon the Marriage of Henry Arthur Earl of Powis with Barbara Countess of Powis his Wife, an Infant, and for the more effectually carrying the same into Execution."

Visc Killmorey, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Lord Viscount Killmorey and Lady Mary Killmorey his Wife, 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 read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Lord Viscount Killmorey in the Kingdom of Ireland, for raising Money, to discharge the Encumbrances affecting the same, prior to his Marriage Settlement, and for laying out the Surplus thereof in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses of the said Settlement"

Queen's College, Oxon, Bill.

The Lord Archbishop of York reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better effecting the Purposes mentioned in the Will of John Michel, late of Richmond, in the County of Surrey, Esquire, deceased, for the Benefit and Advantage of Queen's College in the University of Oxford," was committed 'That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment"

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Eliz Courtenay & al. Bill.

The Earl of Sandwich made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and granting Leases of Lands, Tenements, and Mines, in the County of Cornwall, comprized in the Marriage Settlement and Will of Kelland Courtenay Esquire, deceased, during the Minority of his Issue claiming under the said Settlement and Will," was committed.

And the same Order was made.

Dunsby Common, enclosing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Meadows, and Common Fen, in the Manor and Parish of Dunsby, in the County of Lincoln, and for rendering the same more effectual, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

St Philip and Jacob Parish, Bristol, dividing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing the Parish of Saint Philip and Jacob, in the County of Gloucester, and in the City and County of Bristol, and for erecting a Church in the new intended Parish," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ludlow Road, repairing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Ludlow, in the County of Salop, through Woofferton and Little Hereford, to a Place called Monks Bridge, in the said County, and also from the said Town of Ludlow, to a Place or House called The Maidenhead, at Orleton, in the County of Hereford," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Chester Road, repairing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of Parliament passed in the Fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for repairing the Roads leading from the most Southern Part of Butt Lane, in the Parish of Lawton, in the County Palatine of Chester, to Lawton, and from thence to Henshall's Smithy, upon Cranage Green, in the said County, and for making the said Act more effectual," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Golden Square adorning, &c Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Lord Luxborough and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the present and future Proprietors and Inhabitants of the Houses in Golden-square, in the Parish of Saint James, Westminster, in the County of Middlesex, to make and levy a Rate on themselves, for raising Money sufficient for the better enclosing, paving, enlightening, and adorning, of the said Square, and supporting and keeping of the same in Repair for the future," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Five last mentioned Bills were all read the First Time.

Darlington Road, repairing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads leading from Darlington, in the County of Durham, to West Auckland, and several other Roads in the said County, therein mentioned"

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

L. Privy Seal.
D Gordon
D Newcastle.
E Northampton.
E Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E Morton
E Lauderdale
E Findlater
E. Marchmont.
E Bristol
E Pomfret
E Bath
E Egremont.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Folkestone.
L. Abp. York
L Bp London
L. Bp Worcester.
L Bp Sarum.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L Bp St Asaph
L. Bp Bristol.
L Willoughby Par
L Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.
L. Ducie.
L Raymond
L Ilchester.
L Feversham.
L. Archer.

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

Farthingstone Common, enclosing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Farthingstone, in the County of Northampton"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Yatton Commons, enclosing Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, for enclosing and dividing certain Commons and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Yatton, in the County of Somerset."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Preston Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Preston to Lancaster, and from thence to a Place called Heiring Syke, that divides the Counties of Lancaster and Westmorland"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H C that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Sawyer and Mr. Montagu.

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Two last-mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Blois Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the undivided Moiety of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Leicester, Stafford, and Derby, devised by the Will of Sarah Frowde Widow, deceased, in Ralph Blois Clerk, in Fee Simple, and for settling an entire Estate in the County of Suffolk, of greater Value, to the Uses limited by the same Will," stands committed, be revived, and meet on Wednesday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 7o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Londin
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus Roffen
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus Wigorn.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Landaff.
Epus Norwic
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Dorset, Præses
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Marlborough, Senescallus
Dux Grafton, Camerarius
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Devon
Dux Rutland
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Kingston
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Chandos
March Tweeddale
March Lothian.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley
Comes Holderness.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Granville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Orford.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bath.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis
Comes North'land.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hertford.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Leinster.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds Delawarr.
Ds Dudley.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Strange.
Ds. Ward
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds Montjoy.
Ds. Masham.
Ds Foley
Ds Bathurst
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds Ducie
Ds Monson
Ds Raymond.
Ds Talbot
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds Chedworth.
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds Anson
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds Feversham.
Ds. Archer.
Ds. Vere

PRAYERS.

Frasers against His Majesty's Advocate.

The Answer of William Grant Esquire, His Majesty's Advocate in Scotland, on Behalf of His Majesty, to the Appeal of Alexander Fraser Second Son, and Archibald Fraser Third Son, of Simon late Lord Fraser of Lovat, deceased, was brought in.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the said Cause"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes.

Eliz Courtenay & al. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making and granting Leases of Lands, Tenements, and Mines, in the County of Cornwall, comprized in the Marriage Settlement and Will of Kelland Courtenay Esquire, deceased, during the Minority of his Issue claiming under the said Settlement and Will"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Queen s College, Oxon, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better effecting the Purposes mentioned in the Will of John Michel, late of Richmond in the County of Surrey Esquire, deceased, for the Benefit and Advantage of Queen's College in the University of Oxford"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C with the preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Sawyer and Mr. Montagu.

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

E of Powis's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing and confirming Articles entered into upon the Marriage of Henry Arthur Earl of Powis with Barbara Countess of Powis his Wife, an Infant; and for the more effectually carrying the same into Execution."

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

L. President.
L Steward.
D Devon.
D. Gordon
D Kingston
M Tweeddale.
E Lincoln.
E. Northampton.
E Warwick
E Carlisle.
E Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E. Poulet
E Morton.
E. Findlater.
E. Marchmont.
E. Oxford.
E Bucks
E. Fitzwilliam.
E Egremont.
E. Hertford.
L Viscount Say & Seale
L. Viscount Townshend.
L. Viscount Leinster.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L Bp Gloucester
L Bp Oxford.
L Bp Ely
L Bp Lincoln
L Bp Carlisle
L. Bp. Bristol
L Delawarr.
L Dudley
L Willoughby Par.
L. Ward
L Berkeley.
L. Foley
L. Bathurst.
L. Ducie.
L. Monson.
L. Raymond
L Montfort.
L. Edgecumbe.
L Anson
L Feversham.
L Archer.
L. Vere.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the 22d Day of this Instant May, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

L Vis Killmorey's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Lord Viscount Killmorey in the Kingdom of Ireland, for raising Money, to discharge the Encumbrances affecting the same prior to his Marriage Settlement, and for laying out the Surplus thereof in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses of the said Settlement."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Hutton Bushell Common, enclosing Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, for enclosing the Common Pastures and Common Grounds, within the Manor of Hutton Bushell, in the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Selby and Leeds Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending so much of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for the repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence in Two several Branches, One through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey, to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding, as relates to that Part of the said Roads which lies between Selby and Leeds; and also for repairing the Road from Tadcaster, in the said West Riding, over Bramham Moor, through Kidhall Lane, over Winmoor, and through Seacroft, to a Place called Halton Dyall, where it comes into the abovesaid Road between Selby and Leeds"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H C that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers.

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Two last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

St Philip and Jacob Parish, Bristol, dividing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing the Parish of Saint Philip and Jacob, in the County of Gloucester, and in the City and County of Bristol, and for erecting a Church in the new intended Parish."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named.

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

Chester Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of Parliament passed in the Fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for repairing the Roads leading from the most Southern Part of Butt Lane, in the Parish of Lawton, in the County Palatine of Chester, to Lawton, and from thence to Henshall's Smithy, upon Cranage Green, in the said County, and for making the said Act more effectual"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Committee.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Golden Squire adorning, &c Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the present and future Proprietors and Inhabitants of the Houses in Golden Square, in the Parish of Saint James, Westminster, in the County of Middlesex, to make and levy a Rate on themselves, for raising Money sufficient for the better enclosing, paving, enlightening, and adorning, of the said Square, and supporting and keeping of the same in Repair for the future"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Ludlow Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Ludlow, in the County of Salop, through Woofferton and Little Hereford, to a Place called Monks Bridge, in the said County, and also from the said Town of Ludlow, to a Place or House called The Maidenhead, at Orleton, in the County of Hereford."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Committee.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Dunsby Common, enclosing Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Meadows, and Common Fens, in the Manor and Parish of Dunsby, in the County of Lincoln, and for rendering the same more effectual, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Committee.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Webb against St Laurence & al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Noah Webb is Appellant, and Robert St. Laurence and George Wood are Respondents"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Government, Administration of, to provide for, Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration His Majesty's most Gracious Message to this House, on Friday the 26th of April last.

The Duke of Newcastle presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prov de for the Administration of the Government, in case the Crown should descend to any of the Children of his late Royal Highness Frederick Prince of Wales, being under the Age of Eighteen Years, and for the Care and Guardianship of their Persons"

And the same was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow, and the Lords to be summoned.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland is Appellant, and Captain John Gordon Respondent, et e contra, which stands to be heard To-morrow, be put off to Tuesday next, and the other Causes removed, to come on in Course.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 8o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant.
Arch Ebor.
Epus Londin.
Epus Dunelm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus Glocestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus Sarum.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus Carliol
Epus. Petriburg
Epus. Bangor
Epus. Asaphen
Epus Landavens.
Epus Norwic
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Devon.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Chandos.
March Tweeddale
March. Lothian.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Exeter
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulet
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray
Comes Lauderdale
Comes Findlater
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford
Comes Strafford
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Bristol
Comes Granville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret
Comes Ashburaham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Orford
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bath
Comes Leicester.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis
Comes Northumberland
Comes Egremont
Comes (fn. 1) Hertford.
Viscount Hereford
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Leinster
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds Dudley.
Ds North & Guil.
Ds Maynard
Ds Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds Masham
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds Ducie.
Ds Monson
Ds Raymond.
Ds Talbot.
Ds Ilchester.
Ds Anson
Ds. Feversham.
Ds Archer.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H C. to return Horner's Bill,

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Mordaunt and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Guardian or Guardians of Thomas Horner Esquire, an Infant, for the Time being, to make Leases and Copyhold Grants of his Estates in the County of Somerset, during his Minority, according to the Usage and Custom of the County, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Count Neale's Nat Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Count Stephanus Laurentius Neale," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Mainwaring Ellerkers Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the effectual securing of a Jointure, by Way of Rent Charge, for Barbara Mainwaring Ellerker, Wife of Eaton Mainwaring Ellerker Esquire, and raising Portions for their Younger Children, pursuant to an Agreement contained in their Marriage Settlement, and for confirming and establishing the Surname of Ellerker, and the Coat of Arms of the Ellerkers of Risby in the County of York, and the Crest granted by King Henry the Eighth, to the said Eaton Mainwaring Ellerker and his Issue," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and the Bill for regulating Trials by Jury.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Trials by July," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Nightly Watch, &c Bethnal Green, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for cleansing and enlightening the open Places, Streets, and other Passages, and regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles, in the Parish of Saint Mathew Bethnall Green, in the County of Middlesex," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Besford Common, enclosing Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for empowering Sir Thomas Saunders Sebright Baronet to enclose Besford Common, in the County of Worcester, and for setting out and appointing proper Roads over the same, and for charging the said Common with a perpetual Yearly Rent, in Lieu of certain Rights and Privileges claimed by James Cocks Esquire, as Lord Paramount of the Manor of Besford, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Menzies, Machine to convey Coals by, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting for a certain Term of Years in Michael Menzies Esquire, his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, the sole Property of a Machine, by him invented, for conveying of Coals from the Places where they are dug to the Heaps at the Mouths of the Pits, and in some Cases from the Heaps to the Staiths or Places where they are put on board Ships or Keels," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Three last mentioned Bills were all read the First Time.

Blors' Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the undivided Moiety of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Leicester, Stafford, and Derby, devised by the Will of Sarah Browde Widow, deceased, in Ralph Blors Clerk, in Fee Simple, and for settling an entire Estate in the County of Suffolk, of greater Value, to the Uses limited by the same Will," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment"

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

D of Buccleugh & al for Sale of the late E of Dalkeith s Estate, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for completing the Sale of the Estate late of Francis Scott, commonly called Earl of Dalkeith, deceased, in the County of Lincoln, and for applying the Money arising thereby, pursuant to Agreement for that Purpose, and for empowering the Guardians of the Heir of the said late Earl, for the Time being, to make Leases of Ground and Buildings, in the County of Middlesex, during the Minority of such Heir," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Message from the King concerning a Council of Regency.

The Duke of Newcastle acquainted the House, "That he had a Message from His Majesty, under His Royal Sign Manual; which His Majesty had commanded him to deliver to their Lordships"

And the same was read, by the Lord Chancellor, and is as follows, (videlicet,)

"GEORGE R.

"The House of Peers having under their Deliberation His Majesty's Message, relating to the making proper Provisions for the regular Administration of the Government, in case His Successor should be under the Age of Eighteen Years, until such Successor shall attain that Age, His Majesty thinks fit to propose to their Consideration, that, for the Assistance of such Person as shall be appointed Regent of the Kingdom during that Time, a Council may be constituted, with such particular Powers only as shall appear to be reasonable and expedient, and that His Majesty's most Dear Son William Duke of Cumberland, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chancellor or Keeper of the Great Seal of Great Britain, the Treasurer of Great Britain or First Commissioner of the Treasury, the President of the Council, the Keeper of the Privy Seal, the High Admiral of Great Britain or First Commissioner of the Admiralty, the Principal Secretaries of State, and the Chief Justice of the King's Bench, for the Time being, may be Members of such Council."

Regency Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Administration of the Government, in case the Crown should descend to any of the Children of his late Royal Highness Frederick Prince of Wales, being under the Age of Eighteen Years, and for the Care and Guardianship of then Persons."

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, nonum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 9o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus Carliol
Epus Asaphen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Ward
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Romney.
Ds Ducie
Ds Ilchester.
Ds Feversham.
Ds Vere.

PRAYERS.

Webb against St Laurence & al.

The Answer of Robert St. Laurence and George Wood Gentlemen, to the Appeal of Noah Webb Esquire, was brought in.

Menzies, Machine to convey Coals by, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting, for a certain Term of Years, in Michael Menzies Esquire, his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, the sole Property of a Machine, by him invented, for conveying of Coals from the Places where they are dug to the Heaps at the Mouths of the Pits, and in some Cases from the Heaps to the Staiths or Places where they are put on board Ships or Keels."

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

L. President.
E Lincoln.
E Northampton
E. Findlater.
E Marchmont.
E Bucks
E Fitzwilliam.
E Egremont.
Viscount Townshend.
L. Bp Rochester
L. Bp. Worcester.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St Davids.
L. Bp. Carlisle
L. Bp. St Asaph
L. Bp Litchfield & Cov
L. Bp Bristol.
L Willoughby Par.
L Ward
L Cornwallis.
L. Romney.
L Ducie
L Ilchester
L. Feversham.

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

Besford Common, enclosing Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for empowering Sir Thomas Saunders Sebright Baronet to enclose Besford Common, in the County of Worcester, and for setting out and appointing proper Roads over the same, and for charging the said Common with a perpetual Yearly Rent, in Lieu of certain Rights and Privileges claimed by James Cocks Esquire, as Lord Paramount of the Manor of Besford."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Bethnal Green Nightly Watch, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for cleansing and enlightening the open Places, Streets, and other Passages, and regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles, in the Parish of Saint Mathew Bethnall Green, in the County of Middlesex"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee.

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

Stubblefield to take the Name of King, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard King and Richard King Stubblefield Gentlemen, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for enabling Richard King Stubblefield and his Issue to take and use the Surname of King

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Bill read.

Accordingly, the Earl of Findlater presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard King Stubblefield Gentleman and his Issue to take and use the Surname of King

And the same was read the First Time.

Blors' Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the undivided Moiety of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Leicester, Stafford, and Derby, devised by the Will of Sarah Frowde Widow, deceased, in Ralph Blois Clerk, in Fee Simple, and for settling an entire Estate in the County of Suffolk, of greater Value, to the Uses limited by the same Will"

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 Burroughs and Mr Allen

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

Darlington Road, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads leading from Darlington, in the County of Durham, to West Auckland, and several other Roads in the said County therein mentioned," 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 directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment"

Farthingstone Common, enclosing Bill.

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Farthingstone, in the County of Northampton," was committed.

L Chedworth, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of John Thynne Lord Chedworth, and Martha Parker Spinster; 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 read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Right Honourable John Thynne Lord Chedworth to settle a Jointure on Martha Parker Spinster, upon their Intermarriage; and for making Provision for their Younger Children, and for explaining the Will of Sir Philip Parker Long Baronet, deceased, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 10o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant.
Arch Ebor.
Epus Londin.
Epus Dunelm.
Epus Roffen.
Epus Glocestr
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus Eliens.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus Sarum
Epus Bath & Wells.
Epus Lincoln.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Hereford.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen
Epus Landovens.
Epus Norwic.
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus. Bristol
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses
Comes Gower, C P S.
Dux Marlborough, Senescallus
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Devon
Dux Rutland
Dux Gordon
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl
Dux Newcastle.
March Tweeddale
March. Lothian.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton
Comes Warwick
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardgon.
Comes Carlsle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Rothes
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Granville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Orford.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bath.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hertford
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Leinster.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds Delawarr
Ds Dudley
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Maynard.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Byron.
Ds Ward
Ds Berkeley Str.
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Masham.
Ds Foley
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Onslow.
Ds Romney
Ds Cadogan.
Ds Ducie
Ds Monson
Ds Raymond.
Ds. Talbot
Ds Ilchester
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds Anson
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds Feversham.
Ds Archer.
Ds. Vere.

PRAYERS.

Dunsby Common enclosing, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Meadows, and Common Fens, in the Manor and Parish of Dunsby, in the County of Lincoln, and for rendering the same more effectual, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," 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 directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

St Philip and Jacob Parish, Bristol, dividing Bill.

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing the Parish of Saint Philip and Jacob, in the County of Gloucester, and in the City and County of Bristol, and for erecting a Church in the new intended Parish," was committed.

Chester Road, Bill.

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of Parliament passed in the Fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for repairing the Roads leading from the most Southern Part of Butt Lane, in the Parish of Lawton, in the County Palatine of Chester, to Lowton, and from thence to Henshall's Smithy, upon Cranage Green, in the said County, and for making the said Act more effectual," was committed.

Ludlow Road, Bill.

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Ludlow, in the County of Salop, through Woofferton and Little Hereford, to a Place called Monks Bridge, in the said County, and also from the said Town of Ludlow to a Place or House called The Maidenhead, at Orleton, in the County of Hereford," was committed.

D of Buccleugh & al for Sale of the late Earl of Dalkeiths Estate, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for completing the Sale of the Estate late of Francis Scott, commonly called Earl of Dalkeith, deceased, in the County of Lincoln, and for applying the Money arising thereby, pursuant to Agreement for that Purpose, and for empowering the Guardians of the Heir of the said late Earl, for the Time being, to make Leases of Ground and Buildings, in the County of Middlesex, during the Minority of such Heir"

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. Edwards and Mr. Montagu

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

L. Chedworth's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Right Honourable John Thynne Lord Chedworth to settle a Jointure on Martha Parker Spinster, upon their Intermarriage, and for making Provision for their Younger Children, and for explaining the Will of Sir Philip Parker Long Baronet, deceased, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

Ld. President
Ld Privy Seal.
D. St. Albans.
D. Rutland.
D Gordon.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
M Tweeddale.
M Lothian.
E. Lincoln
E Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Winchilsea.
E Thanet
E Carlisle
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Findlater
E. Marchmont.
E Oxford.
E. Bristol.
E. Halifax.
E. Orford.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Powis.
E. Egremont.
E. Hertford.
V Say & Seale.
V. Fauconberg.
V. Leinster.
L. Abp Cant.
L. Abp York.
L. B. London.
L B. Durham.
L B Rochester.
L B Gloucester.
L B Worcester.
L B. Ely
L B Sarum
L. B St Davids.
L B Bangor.
L. B. Bristol.
L. Delawarr.
L Dudley.
L. Willoughby Par.
L North
L Maynard.
L Strange.
L. Byron.
L. Ward
L Berkeley Str.
L Cornwallis.
L Masham.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L Romney.
L Ducie.
L Monson.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Anson.
L. Feversham.
L. Archer.
L. Vere.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the 27th Day of this Instant May, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Darlington Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads leading from Darlington, in the County of Durham, to West Auckland, and several other Roads in the said County, therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Farthingstone Common enclosing, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Farthingstone, in the County of Northampton"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H C that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers.

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Two last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Stubblefield, to take the Name of King, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Richard King Stubblefield Gentleman and his Issue to take and use the Surname of King."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

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

Regency Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Administration of the Government, in case the Crown should descend to any of the Children of his late Royal Highness Frederick Prince of Wales, being under the Age of Eighteen Years, and for the Care and Guardianship of their Persons."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delawarr reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereunto; which he was ready to report, when their Lordships will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be now received.

Accordingly, the Lord Delawarr reported the said Amendments.

And the same, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed, and that the same be read the Third Time on Monday next, and the Lords to be summoned.

E of Powis's Bill.

The House was moved, "That their Lordships Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees on Private Bills, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing and confirming Articles entered into upon the Marriage of Henry Arthur Earl of Powis with Barbara Countess of Powis his Wife, an Infant, and for the more effectually carrying the same into Exccution," stands committed, may meet on a sooner Day than now appointed, in regard this Session of Parliament is far advanced"

Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Monday next, and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum tertium diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

1 Bis in Originali