House of Lords Journal Volume 19
12 November 1713

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 12 November 1713', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 617. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30172 Date accessed: 31 August 2014.


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Anno 12 Annæ Reginæ.

DIE Jovis, Duodecimo Die Novembris, 1713, Annoque Regni Serenissimæ Dominæ Annæ, Dei Gratia, Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Reginæ, Fidei Desensoris, &c. Duodecimo, in Superiori Domo Parliamenti Magnæ Britanniæ, apud Westmonaster. convenere, Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales, quorum Nomina subscribuntur, et præsentes suerunt:

Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Hereford.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Rochester.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Lansdowne.
Ds. Masham.

The Queen's most Excellent Majesty having, by Her Writ of Summons, bearing Date at Westm'r the Eighteenth Day of August last, appointed Her Parliament to open and begin this Day; the Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That Her Majesty had sent a Writ under the Great Seal, for the proroguing of the Parliament."

Which was read by the Clerk, as follows:

Writ for proroguing the Parliament.

"ANNA R.

"Anna, Dei Gratia, Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, et Hib'niæ Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Prædilectis et Fidelibus Nostris Prælatis, Magnatibus, et Proceribus Regni Nostri Magnæ Britanniæ, ac Dilectis et Fidelibus Nostris Militibus, Civibus, Burgensibus, et Commissionariis pro Comitat. et Burgis dicti Regni Nostri, ad Parliamentum Nostrum, apud Civitatem Nostram Westm. Duodecimo Die instantis Mensis Novembris, inchoandum et tenendum convocatis et electis, et vestrum cuiliber, Salutem. Cum Nos, pro quibusdam arduis et urgentibus Negotiis, Nos, Statum et Desensionem dicti Regni Nostri Magnæ Britanniæ et Ecclesiæ concernentibus, dictum Parliamentum Nostrum ad Diem et Locum præd. teneri ordinaverimus; ac vobis, per separalia Brevia Nostra, apud Civitatem et Diem præd. interesse mandavimus, ad tractand. consentiend. et concludend. super iis quæ in dicto Parliamento Nostro tunc et ibidem proponerentur et tractarentur: Quibusdam tamen certis de Causis et Considerationibus Nos ad præsens specialiter moventibus, dictum Parliamentum Nostrum usque Diem Jovis, Decimum Diem Decembris prox. futur. duximus prorogandum; ita quod nec vos, nec aliquis vestrum, ad dictum Duodecimum Diem Novembris, apud Civitatem præd. comparere teneamini seu arctemini. Volumus enim vos, et quemlibet vestrum, inde erga Nos penitus exonerari; mandantes, et, Tenore Præsentium, firmiter injungendo præcipientes vobis, et cuilibet vestrum, ac omnibus aliis quibus in hac Parte interfit, quod ad dictum Decimum Diem Decembris, apud prædictam Civitatem Westm. personaliter compareatis et intersitis, et quilibet vestrum compareat et interfit, ad tracland. faciend. agend. et concludend. super iis quæ in dicto Parliamento Nostro, de communi Concilio dicti Regni Nostri, savente Deo, contigerint ordinari.

"Teste Meipsa, apud Westm. Primo Die Novembris, Anno Regni Nostri Duodecimo.

"Breve ad Parliament. (de Prima Summon.) prorogand.

"Wrighte."

Return of the Sixteen Peers for Scotland.

The Clerk of the Crown in Chancery delivered this Day a Certificate of the Names of the Sixteen Peers, chosen, summoned, and certified, to fit and vote in this House, for that Part of Great Britain called Scotland; who attended at the Table, with the original Return; and the said Certificate, being compared therewith, was found to agree thereunto, and is as follows; (videlicet,)

"The Sixteen Peers, who, for that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, are chosen, summoned, and certified, to fit and vote in the House of Peers, in the Parliament of Great Britain, which is to meet at Westminster, the Twelfth Day of November Anno Domini 1713, are,

"The Duke of Athol.

"The Earl of Marr.

"The Earl of Eglingtoun.

"The Earl of Kinnoul.

"The Earl of Lowdon.

"The Earl of Findlator.

"The Earl of Selkirk.

"The Earl of Northesk.

"The Earl of Dundonald.

"The Earl of Broadalbane.

"The Earl of Dunmore.

"The Earl of Orkney.

"The Earl of Roseberrie.

"The Earl of Portmore.

"The Viscount of Kilsyth.

"The Lord Balmerino.

"Given under my Hand, this Eleventh Day "of November, 1713.

"Geo. Wrighte,

"Cl. Cor."