House of Lords Journal Volume 20
4 December 1717


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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 4 December 1717', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 561. URL: Date accessed: 25 November 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 4 Decembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestriens.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, C.P.S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Portland.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Orkney.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Bristol.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount St. John.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Parker.
Ds. Coningesby.
Ds. Pawlet Bas.


Wood versus Cranmer:

Whereas there is an Appeal depending in this House, wherein Charles Wood Esquire, Son and Heir of Sir Cæsar Wood, alias Cranmer, who was Son and Heir of Mary Wood, the Elder of the Two Sisters of Sir Henry Wood deceased, is Appellant, and Anne Cranmer Respondent; and though the Cause was appointed to be heard the last Session of Parliament, yet the same came not to a Hearing: And the House being this Day moved, "To appoint a Day for hearing thereof:"

Hearing appointed.

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant December, at Eleven a Clock.


Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, sextum diem instantis Decembris, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.