House of Lords Journal Volume 19
7 June 1712

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 7 June 1712', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 473-475. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30082 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 7 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Oxford, Thesaurarius.
Dux Buckingham, Præses.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Kent.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Mar.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Home.
Comes Kinnoul.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Barnard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Burton.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Duke of Ormond, and Charles Earl of Arran his Brother, to convey to Her Majesty the Regalities, Franchises, Liberties, and Jurisdictions, in the County of Tiperary, in the Kingdom of Ireland, in order to their being extinguished in the Crown; and to enable Her Majesty to grant an Equivalent for the same;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Davers and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining several Clauses in an Act, passed in the last Session of Parliament, for Relief of the Sufferers of the Islands of Nevis and St. Christopher, by reason of the Invasion of the French there, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilbert Dolben and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with George Dixon Doctor in Divinity, as he was Surety for his Father, while Receiver General for the County of Somerset and City of Bristol;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for better ascertaining and securing the Payments to be made to Her Majesty, for Goods and Merchandizes to be imported from The East Indies, and other Places within the Limits of the Charter granted to the East India Company;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Nevis and St. Christopher Sufferers, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining several Clauses in an Act, passed the last Session of Parliament, for the Relief of the Sufferers of the Islands of Nevis and St. Christopher, by reason of the Invasion of the French there, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five."

D. Ormond's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable James Duke of Ormond, and Charles Earl of Arran his Brother, to convey to Her Majesty the Regalities, Franchises, Liberties, and Jurisdictions, in the County of Tiperary, in the Kingdom of Ireland, in order to their being extinguished in the Crown; and to enable Her Majesty to grant an Equivalent for the same."

Dr. Dixon's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with George Dixon Doctor in Divinity, as he was Surety for his Father, while Receiver General of the County of Somerset and City of Bristol."

Queen's Speech, about the Peace, considered:

The Order being read, for taking into Consideration Her Majesty's most Gracious Speech, Yesterday, to both Houses of Parliament:

Her Majesty's said Speech was read.

Address upon it:

Then the House was moved, "That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, to return the Thanks of this House, for Her Majesty's most Gracious Speech, and for Her extraordinary Condescension, in communicating to them the Terms upon which a general Peace may be made; and to express the Satisfaction of this House, in Her Majesty's great Care for securing the Protestant Succession in the House of Hanover; and for Her Majesty's steadily pursuing, in the First Place, the true Interest of Her own Kingdoms; and for endeavouring to procure to Her Allies what is due to them by Treaties, and what is necessary for their Safety: And to assure Her Majesty, that this House doth entirely rely on Her Majesty's Wisdom, to finish this great and good Work."

And, after Debate thereupon,

Motion for an Amendment to it:

It was proposed, "That these Words might be added at the Close thereof; (videlicet,)

["And, in order to that, to pray Her Majesty to take such Measures, in Concert with Her Allies, as may induce them to join with Her Majesty in a mutual Guaranty."]

After farther Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether those Words shall be added?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Protest against rejecting it.

"Dissentient. (fn. *)

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"W. Asaph.
Somerset.
"Godolphin.
"Bolton. T.Wharton.
"Scarbrough.
"J. Bridgewater.
"Devonshire. Marlborough. Mohun. Berkeley.
"Jo. Bangor.
"W. Oxon. Dorchester. Townshend.
"Cowper.
"J. Ely.
"Rutland.
"Montagu.
"Haversham.
"Nottingham.
"Lincoln.
"Suffolk.
"Carlisle.
"Bradford.
"Hervey."

Then the Question was put, "That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, to return the Thanks of this House, for Her Majesty's most Gracious Speech; and for Her extraordinary Condescension, in communicating to them the Terms upon which a general Peace may be made; and to express the Satisfaction of this House, in Her Majesty's great Care for securing the Protestant Succession in the House of Hanover; and for Her Majesty's steadily pursuing, in the First Place, the true Interest of Her own Kingdoms; and for endeavouring to procure to Her Allies what is due to them by Treaties, and what is necessary for their Safety; and to assure Her Majesty, that this House doth entirely rely on Her Majesty's Wisdom, to finish this great and good Work?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Committee to draw the Address:

Then the Lords following were appointed a Committee, to prepare an Address, pursuant to the aforementioned Resolution; and report to the House; (videlicet,)

Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Oxford, Thesaurarius.
Dux Bucks, Præses.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborn.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet presently, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords withdrew, to draw the Address.

The House was resumed.

Address reported:

And the Earl of Ferrers reported from the said Committee, "That they had drawn an Address, pursuant to the abovementioned Resolution."

Which was read, and agreed to, as follows; (videlicet,)

"Most Gracious Sovereign,

"We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, beg Leave to return our humble Thanks, for Your Majesty's most Gracious Speech from the Throne; and for Your Majesty's extraordinary Condescension, in communicating to Your Parliament the Terms upon which a general Peace may be made: And we cannot but express our entire Satisfaction, in Your Majesty's great Care for securing the Protestant Succession in the House of Hanover; and for Your Majesty's steadily pursuing, in the First Place, the true Interest of Your own Kingdoms; and for endeavouring to procure to Your Allies what is due to them by Treaties, and what is necessary for their Safety: And we do, with all Duty and Humility, assure Your Majesty, that this House doth entirely rely on Your Majesty's Wisdom, to finish this great and good Work."

The House to attend the Queen with it.

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to Her Majesty by the whole House.

Ordered, That the Lords with White Staves do wait on Her Majesty, humbly to know Her Majesty's Pleasure, when She will please to be attended with the said Address.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, nonum diem instantis Junii, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* The Reasons, which filled Five Pages of the Original, are obliterated; vide p. 479. b. & 481. a.