House of Lords Journal Volume 18
14 December 1708

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 14 December 1708', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 590-591. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29683 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Martis, 14 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunel. & Ds. Crewe.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

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

Thomas Lord Archbishop of Canterbury.
Charles Earl of Carnarvon.
Thomas Earl of Thanet.
Thomas Lord Viscount Weymouth.
Nathaniel Lord Bishop of Durham, and Lord Crewe.
Robert Lord Lexington.

L. Carteret & al. versus Chapman, in Error.

The Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, in the usual Manner, brought up a Writ of Error; (videlicet,)

John Lord Carteret, an Infant, by the Lady Grace Carteret his Mother and Guardian, Courtney Crocker Esquire, Thomas Cole, and Richard Waddon, Plaintiffs,
and
Edward Chapman,
Defendant.

Marq. of Annandale & al. Petition.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Thursday next this House shall take into Consideration the Method of proceeding upon the Petitions and Representations of William Marquis of Annandale, John Earl of Sutherland, Patrick Earl of Marchmont, and William Lord Rosse; and that all the Lords be summoned then to attend.

E. of Marchmont's Petition, complaining of an undue Election

A Petition and Representation of Patrick Earl of Marchmont, signed by him, was offered to the House, and read; and the Order following made:

of the Scots Peers.

"Upon reading the Petition and Representation of Patrick Earl of Marchmont, complaining of some Proceedings in Scotland, upon the Election of Sixteen Peers to sit in this House: It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition do lie on the Table, in order to be taken into Consideration, with the other Petitions of that Nature."

Russell's Naturalization.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Russell; praying Leave to be added to a Bill of Naturalization:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner may be added to the Bill of Naturalization now depending in this House, according to the Prayer of his Petition.

Hervey's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Anne Hervey, Relict of Stephen Hervey Esquire, deceased, on Behalf of herself and Eight Children, by her said Husband, Four Sons and Four Daughters; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of some Part of the said Stephen Hervey's Estate, for raising Money, for the better Performance of his Will, by paying his Debts, and making Provision for his Children:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Powis and Mr. Justice Blencowe; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties that may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Sir J. Gray versus D. Hamilton & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir James Gray Baronet, from a Sentence or Decree of the Lords of Council of (fn. *) Session in North Britain, on the Behalf of Charles Earl of Salkirk, and the Affirmance thereof, the One and Thirtieth of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight, in Causes between the said Sir James Gray and James Duke of Hamilton, and between the said Charles Earl of Salkirk, James Duke of Hamilton, and Sir James Gray, and Alexander Gawne, touching the Payment of One Thousand Pounds, and Interest, therein mentioned; and praying, "That the said Sentence or Decree, and the Affirmation thereof, may be repealed and set aside; and that the said James Duke of Hamilton Charles Earl of Salkirk, and Alexander Gawne, may put in their Answers to the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Duke of Hamilton, Charles Earl of Salkirk, and Alexander Gawne, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the Five and Twentieth Day of January next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.

Granger & al. Report delivered.

This Day Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury delivered their Report, upon the Petition of Mrs. Sarah Granger and others.

Ordered, That the said Report do lie on the Table, to be called for by the Lords.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, decimum sextum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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* Sic.