House of Lords Journal Volume 63
26 October 1830

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 26 October 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 4-5. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16918 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Martis, 26° Octobris 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cambridge.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Lyndhurst,
Cancellarius.
Archiep. Cassellen.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Oxon.
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Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. St. Helens.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ailsa.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Harris.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Wigan.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Wynford.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Buckingham &
Chandos, Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Wellington.
March. Winchester.
March. Anglesey.
Comes Jersey,
Camerarius.
Comes Essex.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Mayo.
Comes Brownlow.
Vicecom. Doneraile.
Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Exmouth.

Parliament opened by Commission.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, not thinking fit to be personally present here this Day, had been pleased to cause a Commission to be issued under the Great Seal, in order to the opening and holding of this Parliament."

Then Five of the Lords Commissioners, being in their Robes, and seated on a Form placed between the Throne and the Woolsack, The Lord Chancellor in the Middle, with The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury and The Lord Privy Seal on his Right Hand, and The Lord President and The Lord Steward on his Left; commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "The Lords Commissioners desire their immediate Attendance in this House, to hear the Commission read."

Who being come;

The Lord Chancellor said,

"My Lords and Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

His Majesty, not thinking fit to be present here this Day in His Royal Person, hath been pleased, in order to the opening and holding of this Parliament, to cause Letters Patent to be issued under His Great Seal, constituting us, and several other Lords therein named, His Commissioners, to do all Things, in His Majesty's Name, on His Part necessary to be performed in this Parliament: This will more fully appear by the Letters Patent themselves, which must now be read."

Then the said Letters Patent were read by the Clerk as follow; (viz t.)

WILLIAM R.

"William the Fourth, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith; To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting: Whereas, by the Advice of Our Council, for certain arduous and urgent Affairs concerning Us, the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Church, We have ordered a certain Parliament to be holden at our City of Westminster, on Tuesday the Twentysixth Day of October instant: And for as much as for certain Causes We cannot conveniently be present in Our Royal Person in Our said Parliament on the said Twenty-sixth Day of October instant; Know ye, that We, trusting in the Discretion, Fidelity, and Care of Our most dear Brothers and faithful Councillors Ernest Duke of Cumberland, Augustus Duke of Sussex, Adolphus Duke of Cambridge; Our most dear Cousin and faithful Councillor William Frederick Duke of Gloucester; The Most Reverend Father in God and Our faithful Councillor William Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropolitan of all England; Our well beloved and faithful Councillor John Singleton Lord Lyndhurst, Chancellor of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Great Britain; The Most Reverend Father in God and Our faithful Councillor Edward Venables Archbishop of York, Primate and Metropolitan of England; Our most dear Cousins and Councillors Henry Earl Bathurst, President of Our Council; James Earl of Rosslyn, Keeper of Our Privy Seal; Richard Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Steward of Our Household; Bernard Edward Duke of Norfolk, George William Frederick Duke of Leeds, John Duke of Bedford, William Spencer Duke of Devonshire, Alexander Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, George Duke of Gordon, James Duke of Montrose, William Henry Duke of Portland, Charles Duke of Dorset, Hugh Duke of Northumberland, Arthur Duke of Wellington, Charles Marquess of Winchester, Groom of Our Stole; Henry Marquess of Lansdowne, George Granville Leveson Marquess of Stafford, Francis Charles Marquess of Hertford, Richard Marquess Wellesley, John Jeffreys Marquess Camden, Henry William Marquess of Anglesey, George James Marquess of Cholmondeley, Charles William Marquess of Londonderry, Henry Marquess of Conyngham, George Earl of Jersey, Chamberlain of Our Household; Edward Earl of Derby, John Earl of Westmorland, George Earl of Carlisle, Cropley Ashley Earl of Shaftesbury, Thomas Earl of Haddington, James Earl of Lauderdale, Thomas Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, George Earl of Aberdeen, Charles Augustus Earl of Tankerville, George Earl of Macclesfield, William Earl Fitzwilliam, Philip Earl of Hardwicke, George John Earl Spencer, John Earl of Chatham, John Charles Earl of Clarendon, Charles Earl Talbot, Robert Earl Grosvenor, Richard Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, James George Earl of Courtown, Robert Earl of Roden, John Earl of Carysfort, John Earl of Clare, Richard Earl of Clancarty, Edward Earl of Powis, Charles Earl Grey, Dudley Earl of Harrowby, Henry Earl of Mulgrave, William Earl Cathcart, John Earl of Eldon, William Pitt Earl Amherst, John William Earl of Dudley, Henry Viscount Hereford, Percy Clinton Viscount Strangford, William Viscount Melbourne, Robert Viscount Melville, Henry Viscount Sidmouth, Granville Leveson Viscount Granville, William Carr Viscount Beresford, Frederick John Viscount Goderich, The Right Reverend Father in God and Our faithful Councillor Charles James Lord Bishop of London; Our well beloved and faithful Councillors Peter Robert Lord Willoughby de Eresby, Henry Richard Lord Holland, George Lord Carteret, William Wyndham Lord Grenville, Charles George Lord Arden, Alleyne Lord Saint Helens, Edward Lord Ellenborough, Thomas Lord Manners, Rowland Lord Hill, William Lord Maryborough, William Lord Stowell, Nicholas Lord Bexley, Charles Lord Farnborough, Charles Lord Tenterden, William Lord Plunket, Henry Lord Cowley, Charles Lord Stuart de Rothesay, William Lord Heytesbury, Thomas Lord Wallace and William Draper Lord Wynford, by the Advice of Our said Council, do give and grant, by the Tenor of these Presents, unto the said Duke of Cumberland, Duke of Sussex, Duke of Cambridge, Duke of Gloucester, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Lyndhurst, Archbishop of York, Earl Bathurst, Earl of Rosslyn, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Duke of Norfolk, Duke of Leeds, Duke of Bedford, Duke of Devonshire, Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, Duke of Gordon, Duke of Montrose, Duke of Portland, Duke of Dorset, Duke of Northumberland, Duke of Wellington, Marquess of Winchester, Marquess of Lansdowne, Marquess of Stafford, Marquess of Hertford, Marquess Wellesley, Marquess Camden, Marquess of Anglesey, Marquess of Cholmondeley, Marquess of Londonderry, Marquess Conyngham, Earl of Jersey, Earl of Derby, Earl of Westmorland, Earl of Carlisle, Earl of Shaftesbury, Earl of Haddington, Earl of Lauderdale, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Earl of Aberdeen, Earl of Tankerville, Earl of Macclesfield, Earl Fitzwilliam, Earl of Hardwicke, Earl Spencer, Earl of Chatham, Earl of Clarendon, Earl Talbot, Earl Grosvenor, Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Earl of Courtown, Earl of Roden, Earl of Carysfort, Earl of Clare, Earl of Clancarty, Earl of Powis, Earl Grey, Earl of Harrowby, Earl of Mulgrave, Earl Cathcart, Earl of Eldon, Earl Amherst, Earl of Dudley, Viscount Hereford, Viscount Strangford, Viscount Melbourne, Viscount Melville, Viscount Sidmouth, Viscount Granville, Viscount Beresford, Viscount Goderich, Lord Bishop of London, Lord Willoughby de Eresby, Lord Holland, Lord Carteret, Lord Grenville, Lord Arden, Lord Saint Helens, Lord Ellenborough, Lord Manners, Lord Hill, Lord Maryborough, Lord Stowell, Lord Bexley, Lord Farnborough, Lord Tenterden, Lord Plunket, Lord Cowley, Lord Stuart de Rothesay, Lord Heytesbury, Lord Wallace and Lord Wynford, or any Three of them, full Power, in Our Name, to begin and hold Our said Parliament, and to open and declare, and cause to be opened and declared, the Causes of holding the same, and to proceed upon the said Affairs in Our said Parliament, and in all Matters arising therein, and to do every thing which for Us and by Us, for the good Government of Our said United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and other Our Dominions thereto belonging, shall be there to be done; and also, if necessary, to continue, adjourn and prorogue Our said Parliament: Commanding also, by the Tenor of these Presents, with the Assent of Our said Council, as well all and every the Archbishops, Bishops, Earls, Viscounts, Barons, and Knights, as all others whom it concerns, to meet in Our said Parliament, that to the said Duke of Cumberland, Duke of Sussex, Duke of Cambridge, Duke of Gloucester, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Lyndhurst, Archbishop of York, Earl Bathurst, Earl of Rosslyn, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Duke of Norfolk, Duke of Leeds, Duke of Bedford, Duke of Devonshire, Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, Duke of Gordon, Duke of Montrose, Duke of Portland, Duke of Dorset, Duke of Northumberland, Duke of Wellington, Marquess of Winchester, Marquess of Lansdowne, Marquess of Stafford, Marquess of Hertford, Marquess Wellesley, Marquess Camden, Marquess of Anglesey, Marquess of Cholmondeley, Marquess of Londonderry, Marquess Conyngham, Earl of Jersey, Earl of Derby, Earl of Westmorland, Earl of Carlisle, Earl of Shaftesbury, Earl of Haddington, Earl of Lauderdale, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Earl of Aberdeen, Earl of Tankerville, Earl of Macclesfield, Earl Fitzwilliam, Earl of Hardwicke, Earl Spencer, Earl of Chatham, Earl of Clarendon, Earl Talbot, Earl Grosvenor, Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Earl of Courtown, Earl of Roden, Earl of Carysfort, Earl of Clare, Earl of Clancarty, Earl of Powis, Earl Grey, Earl of Harrowby, Earl of Mulgrave, Earl Cathcart, Earl of Eldon, Earl Amherst, Earl of Dudley, Viscount Hereford, Viscount Strangford, Viscount Melbourne, Viscount Melville, Viscount Sidmouth, Viscount Granville, Viscount Beresford, Viscount Goderich, Lord Bishop of London, Lord Willoughby de Eresby, Lord Holland, Lord Carteret, Lord Grenville, Lord Arden, Lord Saint Helens, Lord Ellenborough, Lord Manners, Lord Hill, Lord Maryborough, Lord Stowell, Lord Bexley, Lord Farnborough, Lord Tenterden, Lord Plunket, Lord Cowley, Lord Stuart de Rothesay, Lord Heytesbury, Lord Wallace and Lord Wynford, and any Three of them, they diligently intend in the Premises, in the Form aforesaid. In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.

"Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Twenty-fifth Day of October, in the First Year of Our Reign.

"By The King Himself, signed with His own Hand.

"Bathurst."

Directions to the Commons to choose a Speaker.

Then The Lord Chancellor said,

"My Lords, and Gentlemen,

"We have it in Command from His Majesty to let you know, That His Majesty will, as soon as the Members of both Houses shall be sworn, declare to you the Causes of His calling this Parliament; and it being necessary a Speaker of the House of Commons should be first chosen, it is His Majesty's Pleasure, that you, Gentlemen of the House of Commons, repair to the Place where you are to sit, and there proceed to the Choice of some proper Person to be your Speaker; and that you present such Person whom you shall so choose here, To-morrow at Twelve o'Clock, for His Majesty's Royal Approbation."

Then the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

PRAYERS.

Lord Chancellor takes the Oaths.

The Lord Chancellor, singly, in the first Place, at the Table, took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Return of Peers for Scotland read.

Then the Certificate of the Clerk of the Crown of the Return of the Names of the Sixteen Peers chosen to sit and vote in this House for that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, delivered to the House by the Deputy Clerk of the Crown on the 14th Day of September last, was, pursuant to a Direction in the Roll of Standing Orders, read.

D. of Cambridge takes the Oaths.

His Royal Highness Adolphus Frederick Duke of Cambridge took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Lords take the Oaths.

The Lords following did the same:

William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.

Richard Lord Archbishop of Cashel.

James Earl of Rosslyn, Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal.

Richard Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Lord Steward of His Majesty's Household.

William Aubrey Duke of St. Albans.

George William Frederick Duke of Leeds.

Charles Duke of Dorset.

Arthur Duke of Wellington.

Charles Ingoldesby Marquess of Winchester.

Henry William Marquess of Anglesey.

George Earl of Jersey, Lord Chamberlain of His Majesty's Household.

George Earl of Essex.

Other Archer Earl of Plymouth.

John Earl of Mayo.

John Earl Brownlow.

Hayes Viscount Doneraile.

Robert Viscount Melville.

Robert Edward Viscount Lorton.

Edward Viscount Exmouth.

Charles James Lord Bishop of London.

Richard Lord Bishop of Oxford.

Robert Cotton Lord Clinton.

George Anson Lord Byron.

Alexander George Lord Saltoun.

John Lord Colville of Culross.

Frederic John Lord Monson.

William Lord Bagot.

Henry Welbore Lord Mendip.

Henry John Lord Selsey.

Charles Anderson Lord Yarborough.

Alleyne Lord St. Helens.

Edward Lord Ellenborough.

Charles George Lord Arden.

Howe Peter Lord Mont Eagle.

Archibald Lord Ailsa.

Rowland Lord Hill.

William George Lord Harris.

James Lord Ormonde.

Nicholas Lord Bexley.

Percy-Clinton Sydney Lord Penshurst.

James Lord Wigan.

Charles Lord Tenterden.

William Draper Lord Wynford.

D. of Norfolk takes the Oath.

Bernard Edward Duke of Norfolk took and subscribed the Oath appointed to be taken, by the Act of the Tenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, by Peers professing the Roman Catholic Religion.

Adjourn.

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