DIE Jovis, 3 Maii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bolton, Camerarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Ds. St. John.
E. Dorset's Bill.
The Earl of Stamford reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, late of Charles Earl of Dorset and Middlesex,
whereof James late Duke of Ormond, at the Time of
his Attainder, was seised, as surviving Trustee named
in the Will of the said Earl, in new Trustees and
their Heirs, upon the same Trusts," was committed:
That they had considered thereof, and found the Allegations therein to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and directed
him to report the same to the House, without any
Burlington Piers, Bill.
The Order of the Day being read, for the House to
be put into a Committee, to consider further of the Bill,
intituled, "An Act to revive and continue an Act of
the Eighth and Ninth Year of the Reign of His late
Majesty King William, for Repair of the Piers of
Bridlington, alias Burlington, in the East Riding of the
County of Yorke," and for laying before this House
certain Letters Patents, mentioned in the said Act of the
Eighth and Ninth Year of His late Majesty, granted by
King James the First, bearing Date the Twentieth of
September in the 21st Year of His Reign; whereby the
Manor of Bridlington, alias Burlington, aforesaid, was
given to John then Earl of Holderness, and his Heirs and
Assigns for ever, upon the Conditions therein expressed:
And the House being moved, "That a Particular
of the Lands, and the Yearly Value thereof, which
are comprized in the aforementioned Letters Patents,
be laid before this House, before the Committee
proceed further on the Bill:"
The Solicitor for the said Bill was called in, and examined, at the Bar, touching the said Lands.
Ordered, That a Particular of the Lands, with
their present Denomination, and an Account of the
present Yearly Value thereof, which are comprized in
the said Letters Patents, be laid before this House,
in order to the proceeding further upon the said
Malt, &c. Bill.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill,
intituled, "An Act for charging and continuing the
Duties on Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the
Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
and Sixteen; and for compelling several Receivers to
finish and clear their Accompts; and for making
Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, and
Orders, lost, burnt, or destroyed; and for enlarging
the Time for adjusting Claims to certain Benefit
Tickets; and for allowing the Charge of executing
the Lottery Act for the Service of the Year One
Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten; and for recovering Monies of several Land Taxes, resting in the
Hands of Collectors or Constables at St. Albans; and
for preventing Frauds in the Duties upon Soap; and
for limiting a Time for Persons who have certain Annuities for Life or Lives to demand the Payment
thereupon at the Exchequer; and for preventing
Frauds in the Duties relating to printed and painted
Paper, Callicoes, and other Things therein mentioned."
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was
And the Lord Delawar reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill; and
directed him to report the same to the House,
without any Amendment."
Stockton Parish, Bill.
The Lord Delawar reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and making more effectual an Act passed in
the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty
Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for making the Chapelry of Stockton, in the County of Durham, a distinct Parish," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and found the Allegations thereof to be true; and that the Committee had gone
through the Bill, and directed him to report the same
to the House, without any Amendment."
Soldiers Desertion, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
the more effectual and exemplary Punishment of such
Persons as shall seduce Soldiers to desert; or who,
being Papists, shall enlist themselves in His Majesty's
Service, in Great Britain or Ireland, or in the Island
of Jersey or Guernsey."
Oaths, Time to take, to prolong, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
prolonging the Time for Persons to take the Oaths,
pursuant to the Act for the further Security of His
Majesty's Person and Government, and the Succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess
Sophia, being Protestants; and for extinguishing the
Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his
open and secret Abettors."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, on Thursday next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris,
quartum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ,
Dominis sic decernentibus.