House of Lords Journal Volume 17
17 February 1702

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 17 February 1702', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 37-38. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14515 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Martis, 17 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Hunt's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Trustees of James Hunt Esquire, deceased, to sell Timber, for the Payment of his Debts and Legacies."

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

Dux Somerset, Præses.
Dux Bolton.
March. Normanby.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Jeffreys.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the Fourth Day of March next, at Ten of the Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Quakers Affirmation to be taken, Bill to continue the Act for.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, An Act for continuing an Act, intituled, An Act that the solemn Affirmation and Declaration of the People called Quakers shall be accepted instead of an Oath in the usual Form," shall be read the Second Time on Monday next, at One a Clock.

Marston's Charity Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Josia Avenant, Humphry Powel, and John Brierly, Executors of the last Will and Testament of Job Marston, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for confirming several Legacies given for divers charitable and pious Purposes:

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

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and settling of divers Charities, given by the last Will of Job Marston Gentleman."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Colonel Churchill and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Charlotte the Wife of Hugh Boscawen Esquire;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mrs. Boscawen's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Charlotte the Wife of Hugh Boscawen Esquire."

Price, Leave for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Dorothy Price Widow, and Dorcas Window Widow, on the Behalf of herself and Dorcas Window her Daughter, an Infant of about the Age of Six Years; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to vest several Lands in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of the Debts and Incumbrances chargeable on the Infant's Estate; and the Residue of the Purchasemoney to be divided between Dorothy Price, Dorcas Window the Mother, and Dorcas Window the Daughter:

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

Sir W. Meredith's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Sir William Meredith Baronet to sell Part of a Capital Messuage and other Things in Ashley, in the County of Chester; he having settled other Lands and Tenements in Lieu thereof."

Lands in Whitchurch, for Sale of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in the Parish of Whitchurch, in the County of Chester, in Trustees, to be sold, for paying off the Incumbrances charged thereon, and for other Uses therein mentioned."

Lady O'Brion and E. of Thomond's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lady Henrietta O'Brion, Mother and Guardian of Henry Earl of Thomond, an Infant, to make Leases of his Estate in Ireland, for the discharging of Incumbrances thereon, and of a Charge of Four Thousand Pounds for his Sisters Portion."

Attainder of Mary, Wife of late K. James II. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to attaint Mary, late Wife of the late King James, of High Treason."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with One Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendment.

Rose's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Title of Thomas Rose Gentleman to Lands called Rempstone; and for Sale of Lands called Carrant's Court, in the County of Dorset, for Payment of the Debts of William Rose Gentleman; and for settling the Manor of Cheddar, in the County of Somerset, with the Overplus on the said Sale, on Mary Rose, an Infant Daughter of the said William, in Lieu of Three Thousand Pounds Portion for the said Infant."

Attainder of Mary, Wife of late K. James II. Bill.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Bill, intituled, An Act to attaint Mary, late Wife of the late King James, of High Treason," shall be read the Third Time on Friday next, at Eleven of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, decimum nonum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.