House of Lords Journal Volume 38
January 1789 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 38: January 1789 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 38: 1787-1790 (1767-1830), pp. 335-337. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116846 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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January 1789 11-20

DIE Lunæ, 12o Januarii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Northumberland.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Leicester.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Ds. Osborne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Delaval.

PRAYERS.

Moved, to adjourn;

Accordingly,

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum quartum diem instantis Januarii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 14o Januarii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Lincoln.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Abergavenny.
Comes Howe.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Dover.

PRAYERS.

Moved, to adjourn;

Accordingly,

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum diem instantis Januarii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 20o Januarii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Chandos, Senescallus.
Dux St. Alban's.
Dux Northumberland.
Comes Salisbury, Camerarius.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Winchelsea & Nottingham.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Morton.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Moray.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Abergavenny.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Strange.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Sundridge.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Lovaine.
Ds. Grey de Wilton.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Dover.

PRAYERS.

Message from H. C. for a further Conference:

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

To desire a Conference with this House upon the Subject Matter of the last Conference.

To which the House agreed.

Conference agreed to:

And the Messengers were called in again, and told, "That the Lords do agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint it presently in the Painted Chamber."

Managers appointed:

The Lords following were named Managers of the Conference; (videlicet)

Ld. President.
Ld. Privy Seal.
L. Steward.
Ld. Chamberlain.
E. Darlington.
E. Bathurst.
V. Wentworth.
L. Bp. Salisbury.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Osborne.
L. Sydney.
L. Hawkesbury.

The House being informed, "That the Managers for the Commons were ready for the Conference in the Painted Chamber:"

The Names of the Managers for this House were called over:

And the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, The House was resumed:

Conference reported.

And the Lord President reported, "That they had met the Managers for the Commons at the Conference, which on their Part was managed by Mr. Wilberforce; who acquainted the Managers for the Lords, That they had come to several Resolutions, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House:"

Which Resolutions are as follow; (videlicet)

"Resolved, That for the Purpose of providing for the Exercise of the Royal Authority during the Continuance of His Majesty's Illness, in such Manner and to such Extent as the present Circumstances and the urgent Concerns of the Nation appear to require, it is expedient that his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, being resident within the Realm, shall be empowered to exercise and administer the Royal Authority, according to the Laws and Constitution of Great Britain, in the Name and on the Behalf of His Majesty, and under the Stile and Title of Regent of the Kingdom; and to use, execute, and perform in the Name and on the Behalf of His Majesty, all Authorities, Prerogatives, Acts of Government and Administration of the same, which belong to the King of this Realm, to use, execute, and perform according to the Laws thereof, subject to such Limitations and Exceptions as shall be provided."

"Resolved, That the Power so to be given to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, shall not extend to the granting of any Rank or Dignity of the Peerage of the Realm to any Person whatever, except to His Majesty's Royal Issue, who shall have attained the full Age of Twenty-one Years."

"Resolved, That the said Powers should not extend to the granting of any Office whatever in Reversion, or to the granting of any Office, Salary, or Pension, for any other Term than during His Majesty's Pleasure, except such Offices as are by Law required to be granted for Life, or during good Behaviour."

"Resolved, That the said Powers should not extend to the granting of any Part of His Majesty's Real or Personal Estate, except so far as relates to the Renewal of Leases."

"Resolved, That the Care of His Majesty's Royal Person, during the Continuance of His Majesty's Illness, should be committed to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty; and that Her Majesty should have Power to remove from and to nominate and appoint such Persons as she shall think proper, to the several Offices in His Majesty's Household; and to dispose, order, and manage all other Matters and Things relating to the Care of His Majesty's Royal Person during the Time aforesaid: And that for the better enabling Her Majesty to discharge this important Trust, it is also expedient that a Council should be appointed to advise and assist Her Majesty in the several Matters aforesaid, and with Power from Time to Time, as they may see Cause, to examine upon Oath the Physicians and others attending His Majesty's Person, touching the State of His Majesty's Health, and all Matters relative thereto."

And the said Resolutions being read by the Clerk:

State of the Nation to be considered.

Ordered, That this House do resolve itself into a Committee on Thursday next, to take into Consideration the State of the Nation; and that the Lords be summoned.

Ordered, That the said Message and Resolutions be referred to the said Committee.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Januarii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.