House of Lords Journal Volume 18
6 March 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 6 March 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 138-140. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29449 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 6 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Portland.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Gower's Bill:

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Freehold and Copyhold Estate of Thomas Gower Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and settling the Remainder for the Benefit of his Daughters," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Freehold and Copyhold Estate of Thomas Gower Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts; and settling the Remainder for the Benefit of his Daughters."

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 Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:

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

Abington's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Townshend reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Terms for Forty Years in Trustees, which were granted by John Abington Esquire, deceased; and to empower them to grant, renew, and fill up Leases, according to the Usage of the Manors therein mentioned; and for raising Portions for the Younger Children of the said John Abington," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Terms for Forty Years in Trustees, which were granted by John Abington Esquire, deceased; and to empower them to grant, renew, and fill up Leases, according to the Usage of the Manors therein mentioned; and for raising Portions for the Younger Children of the said John Abington."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Army for recruiting, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better recruiting Her Majesty's Army and Marines."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against it.

"Dissentient.

"Thanet.

"Anglesey.

"Guilford."

Ordered, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Vaughan's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Arthur Vaughan, of Tretherwen, in the County of Montgomery, an Infant, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of such Debts and Incumbrances to which the same, or the said Infant in respect thereof, is liable," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Arthur Vaughan, of Tretherwen, in the County of Montgomery, an Infant, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of such Debts and Incumbrances to which the same, or the said Infant in respect thereof, is liable."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Earle and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act made in the Session held in the Third and Fourth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act made in the Session held in the Third and Fourth Years of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters, and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

Messages from H. C. to return Stanhope's Bill: and the Mint Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Pawlet and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for sale of the Lands in the County of Lincolne, late the Estate of John Stanhope Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to issue, out of the Monies arising by the Coinage Duties, any Sum not exceeding the Sum of Three Thousand Pounds Yearly, for the Uses of the Mint;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made to the said Bill.

Sorocold's Bill.

The Lord Herbert reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of an Advowson in Sussex, late the Estate of Michael Sorocold Clerk, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for his Widow and Child," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of an Advowson in Sussex, late the Estate of Michael Sorocold Clerk, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and making Provision for his Widow and Child."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said last mentioned Bill, without any Amendment.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilbert Heathcot and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent Frauds frequently committed by Bankrupts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bankrupts Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Frauds frequently committed by Bankrupts."

Messages from H. C. with a Bill, and to return Gower's Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Ireton and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Six, notwithstanding the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid; and for an Accompt to be made of Trophy - monies; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Freehold and Copyhold Estate of Thomas Gower Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, and settling the Remainder for the Benefit of his Daughters;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Bill for Amendment of the Law, &c.

The House took into Consideration the Amendments made by the House of Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Amendment of the Law, and the better Advancement of Justice."

Then the Amendments were read Once; and being again severally read, some of them were agreed to, and others disagreed to by the House.

Lords disagree to some of the Commons Amendments to it.

Whereupon, it is Ordered, That it be referred to the same Committee that prepared the Heads for the Bill, to draw Reasons for the Lords Disagreement to some of the Amendments made by the House of Commons to the said Bill; and report to the House.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, septimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Mercurii, 24 die Julii, 1706,

Hitherto examined by us,
Sunderland.
Townshend.
Somers.