DIE Martis, 31 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Georgius Princeps Walliæ.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
March. Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes De Loraine.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. St. John.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
vesting in Trustees Part of the Estate of Nicholas Fry
Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and
for making a Provision for Dorothy his only Daughter."
L. Willoughby Br. takes the Oaths.
This Day George Lord Willughby de Broke took the
Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and
also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Order of Attachment against Gardner, for Nonpayment of Fees, renewed.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir William Oldes Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod; setting forth, "That,
by Order of this House, of the 21st of April 1713,
he did take into Custody one John Gardner a Marshal's Court Officer, for arresting John Lord Bellendine, contrary to the Privilege of Peerage; and, upon
the 25th of June following, the said Gardner was
ordered to be discharged, paying his Fees; and,
upon the Prorogation of the Parliament, went away
without so doing; and that he is now in very good
Circumstances, and able to make Satisfaction, but
refuses so to do;" and praying, "That the Order may
be renewed against the said Gardner, and that he may
pay the Fees and Charges due from him:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Gentleman
Usher, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith re-attach
the Body of the said John Gardner, and keep him in
safe Custody until further Order; and this shall be a
sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir William Oldes, Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod, his Deputy and
Deputies, and every of them.
Lee's Petition referred to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of Agnes Lee Widow (on
the Behalf of Richard Lee her Son, an Infant), and of
George Chudleigh and Thomas Chudleigh Esquires; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to empower Trustees, during the Minority of the said Infant, to fill up the Lives
that are fallen, and to make and grant Leases and Estates
of the Premises limited by the Settlement made on the
Marriage of the said Agnes Lee, subject to the Jointure
Lands in the Petition mentioned; and for other Purposes therein expressed:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition be
referred to the Consideration of Mr. Justice Dormer and
Mr. Justice Eyre; 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.
Woollaston versus Attorney General.
Whereas Friday next is appointed, for hearing the
Cause wherein Richard Woollaston Esquire and Sir Biby
Lake are Appellants, and the Attorney General, at the
Relation of Elizabeth Preston, is Respondent; the House
being this Day moved, at the Desire of the Parties on either
Side, "That the said Hearing may be adjourned for
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Hearing of the
said Cause be, and is hereby, adjourned to Wednesday
the Fifteenth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.
All Souls College, Oxon, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for vesting in the Warden and College of All Souls in
Oxford, and their Successors, certain Houses and
Ground belonging to the Parish of St. Mary in Oxford."
The House (according to Order) proceeded to take
into Consideration the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for the better regulating the Forces to be continued in His Majesty's Service; and for the Payment
of the said Forces, and of their Quarters."
And the same were read by the Clerk.
And the First Amendment, being read a Second Time,
was, with the Addition of these Words; videlicet,
["And also a Number of Men, not exceeding One
Hundred and Eighty, for the Garrisons of Edinburgh,
Dunbarton, Blackness, and Stirling Castles,"] agreed to
by the House.
Then the other Amendment, being also read a Second
Time, was agreed to by the House.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the better regulating the Forces to be continued in
His Majesty's Service; and for the Payment of the said
Forces, and of their Quarters."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with
the Amendments, shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Browning:
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the
said Bill, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Concurrence.
L. Digby's Bill to debar his Eldest Son from his Title, &c.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider further of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the appointing
Persons to take Care of the Person and Estate of John
Digby Esquire, Eldest Son and Heir Apparent of William Lord Digby in the Kingdom of Ireland."
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was
And the Earl of Clarendon reported from the said
Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and
made several Amendments thereunto; which he was
directed to report, when the House will please to receive the same."
Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow; and all the Lords summoned to attend upon that
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
primum diem Junii prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Die Sabbati, 30 Julii, 1715.
Hitherto examined by us,