House of Lords Journal Volume 18
8 March 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 8 March 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 141-142. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29451 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Die Veneris, 8 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Petriburg. Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Militia Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

Row's Bill.

The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Messuages and Lands, in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall, of Nicholas Row Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and applying the greatest Part of the Purchase-money to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement, and the Residue for Payment of Debts," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Gomeldon's Petition.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Messuages and Lands, in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall, of Nicholas Row Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and applying the greatest Part of the Purchase-money to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement, and the Residue for Payment of Debts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Upon reading the Petition of William Gomeldon Esquire; shewing, "That his Bill stands committed to the Thirteenth Instant; and that he is under close Confinement, and hath no Hopes of being released, but by his Bill's passing; and praying (amongst other Things) that the Time may be shortened for the meeting of the Lords Committees:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Adjourn.

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