House of Lords Journal Volume 18
19 November 1707

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 19 November 1707', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 341-343. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29571 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Mercurii, 19 Novembris.

REGINA.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrosse.
Dux Roxburgh.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Marr.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. d'Berkeley.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Barnard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Pelham.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

The Lords following took the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, and the Oath of Abjuration, and also made and subscribed the Declaration, pursuant to the Statutes; (videlicet,)

Charles Duke of Somerset.

Henry Duke of Beaufort.

Scrope Earl of Bridgewater.

Thomas Earl of Sussex.

George Lord Bishop of Bath & Wells.

John Lord Lawarr.

State of the Fleet and Trade to be considered.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee, to consider the State of the Nation, in relation to the Fleet, and the Trade of the United Kingdom of Great Britain:

Merchants & al. Petition complaining of Losses, for Want of Cruizers and Convoys.

A Petition was offered, and read, of several Merchants on Behalf of themselves and others, Traders of the City of London; shewing, "That they have of late been great Sufferers, and sustained great Losses, by the ill Timing of Convoys, and Want of Cruizers;" and praying, "That this House will take the present deplorable Condition of Trade into their serious Consideration, and apply such Remedies as shall be judged most effectual:"

Ordered, That the same Petition be referred to the Committee of the whole House.

Then the House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee.

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had taken into Consideration the Petition of several Merchants and others, Traders of the City of London; and had ordered him to report, That it is the Opinion of the Committee, That the Merchants and others, Traders of the City of London, should have Liberty to be heard upon the Matters contained in their Petition.

"And that a Committee be appointed, to receive Proposals for setting out and encouraging Privateers in The West Indias.

"Also, that the Committee desired the House would appoint another Time, for their Lordships to be put into a Committee again, to consider further of the State of the Nation, in relation to the Fleet, and the Trade of the United Kingdom of Great Britain."

To which the House agreed; and appointed the Committees following; (videlicet,)

Committee to consider of it.

Lords Committees appointed to take into Consideration the Petition read this Day in the House, of several Merchants, on Behalf of themselves and others, Traders of the City of London, and to hear the Petitioners as to the Matters contained in their Petition; whose Lordships have hereby Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records; and are to report to the House.

Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrosse.
Dux Roxburgh.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Suffex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Marr.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. d'Berkeley.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Barnard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Pelham.

Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Ordered, That the said Petition be, and the same is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees above named.

Committee to receive Proposals for encouraging Privateers in The West Indies.

Lords Committees appointed to receive Proposals for setting out and encouraging Privateers in the West Indies; and have hereby Power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records, and to hear such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit; and are to report to the House.

Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin,
Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrosse.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Portland.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Marr.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. d'Berkeley.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Asbburnham.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Barnard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Pelham.

Their Lordships, or any Seven of them; to meet on Friday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee again on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock, to consider further the State of the Nation, in relation to the Fleet, and the Trade of the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum diem instantis Novembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.