House of Lords Journal Volume 20
10 April 1716

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 10 April 1716', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 324-325. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38553 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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DIE Martis, 10 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Georgius Princeps Walliæ.

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus.Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Kent.
Dux Kingston.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Annandale.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Hadinton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Bute.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Viscount Townshena.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Saunderson.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Cobham.
Ds. Parker.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Molineux and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant the Regalities and Lands now remaining in the Crown, in North Wales and South Wales and County of Chester, to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in such Manner and Form as the Principality of Wales, and Earldom of Chester have formerly been granted to the Princes of Wales; and also to enable his said Royal Highness to make Leases of Lands, Parcel of his Royal Highnes's Dutchy of Cornwal, or annexed to the same;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Darcy and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Earl of Burlington and Cork to take in England the Oath of Office of High Treasurer of Ireland, and to qualify himself here in England for the legal Enjoyment of the said Office;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Conyers and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant Letters Patents, to supply a Defect in a Grant made by His Majesty King William the Third, unto Maynhard Duke of Schonburg and Leinster, of the Annual Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, out of the Revenues of the Post-office, until the Sum of One Hundred Thousand Pounds be paid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Archer and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the Laws for repairing the Highways more effectual; and for the better paving and cleansing the Streets in the City of London and Suburbs thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Prince of Wales's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant the Regalities and Lands now remaining in the Crown, in North Wales and South Wales, and County of Chester, to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in such Manner and Form as the Principality of Wales and Earldom of Chester have formerly been granted to the Princes of Wales; and also to enable his said Royal Highness to make Leases of Lands, Parcel of his Royal Highness's Dutchy of Cornwal, or annexed to the same."

D. of Schonburg's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant Letters Patents, to supply a Defect in a Grant made by His Majesty King William the Third, unto Maynhard Duke of Schonburg and Leinster, of the Annual Sum of Four Thousand Pounds, out of the Revenues of the Post-office, until the Sum of One Hundred Thousand Pounds be paid."

The Lord Viscount Townshend acquainted the House, That, so far as His Majesty is concerned in the lastmentioned Bill, He is consenting to the passing thereof."

Cochineal Importation, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the free Importation of Cochineal, during the Time therein limited."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next; and that the Commissioners of the Customs do then attend their Lordships.

Triennial Act read.

The House being moved, "That the Act made in the Sixth Year of Their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act for the frequent meeting and calling of Parliaments," might be read:

The same was read accordingly.

Septennial Parliaments, Bill.

Then the Lord Steward of His Majesty's Household presented to the House, a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time of Continuance of Parliaments, appointed by an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act for the frequent meeting and calling of Parliaments."

And, after Debate;

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Saturday next; and that all the Lords be summoned to attend.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, undecimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.