House of Lords Journal Volume 17
23 January 1702


History of Parliament Trust


Year published




Comment on this article
Double click anywhere on the text to add an annotation in-line

Citation Show another format:

'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 23 January 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 22. URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


(Min 3 characters)

DIE Veneris, 23 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
March. Normanby.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Marlborough.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnbam.
Ds. Herbert.


Pretended Prince of Wales, Bill of Attainder:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Attainder of the pretended Prince of Wales, of High Treason."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir John Francklyn and Sir Lacon William Child:

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

Purefoy, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Dorothy Purefoy Widow; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for to enable Trustees to sell Lands, for Payment of Debts and Incumbrances on her and her Child's Estate, which will be for the Advantage of the Child, who is an Infant:

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.


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