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IE Mercurii, 15o Decembris.
moved, “ That another Day may be appointed for
hearing thereof :" Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempofuerunt:
ral in Parliament aflembled, That this House will hear
the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Saturday the
Eighteenth Day of this Instant December, at Ten a Clock
in the Forenoon.
saurarius. Epus. Roffen.
Hodie id vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for. Dilion's Epus. Sarum. Dux Buckingham, Ds. Pagett.
“ Sale of Part of the Estate of Henry Lord Viscount
Ds. Howard Ef. “ Dillon, in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of
“ his Debts; and for settling an Equivalent in other
“ Part of his Estate on the Viscountess his Wife, for
“ her Jointure.” Epus. Bangor. Dux St. Albans.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and Against huv. put into a Committee upon Heads for a Bill to be pre-Oitices, Bill to
be prepared. Comes Jersey, Came. Ds. Berkeley Str.
pared, against buying and selling Offices.
After some Time spent therein, the House was re-
And the Lord Halifax reported, “ That the Commit-
tee is of Opinion, that it be referred to the Judges,
“ to draw and bring in a Bill, in general, to prevent the
“ buying and selling Offices.'
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-
ral in Parliament assembled, That the Lord Chief Jus-
tice of the Court of Common Pleas, the Lord Chief
Baron, and Mr. Justice Powis (with such other of the
Judges as they fall desire to afist them), do forthwith
prepare and bring in a Bill, to prevent the buying and
The Lord Steward reported Her Majesty's Answer to Queen's An-
the Address presented Yesterday, concerning Boucher dreis concera Comes Holdernesse. and Ogleby; (videlicet,)
and Ogleby: Comes Portland. Comes Torrington.
“ That Care has been taken already to secure them; Comes Scarbrough.
“ and Her Majesty will give Order, that no Perlon
“ Thall speak with them, until they are examined.”
to be brought Viscount Weymouth.
Ogleby, and the other Persons now in Custody, to the Houie.
upon their coming to Town, shall be brought to this
either of them, until they have appeared at the Bar of
Boucher and Ogleby & al.
kane to be
Cholmonde The Lord Viscount Longueville reported from the ley's Nat. Bill.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo. Sir J. Mack. Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for na ral in Parliament allembled, That Sir John Mackleane be
brought. “ turalizing Elizabeth Cholmondeley, Wife of George Chol- brought to this House Tomorrow, at Twelve a Clock;
mondeley Esquire," as fit to pass, without any Amend- and that no Person be suffered to speak with him in the nients.
mean Time. ORDERED, That the said Bill be engrossed.
Whereas, by virtue of Her Majesty's Writ of Error Sandys
returnable in Parliament, a Record of the Court of Ex-Shaw & al. Hodie 12 & 2* vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Ad chequer, and the Affirmance thereof in the Exchequer " for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, by a Land Tax, Chamber, was brought into this House, the Nineteenth
to be raised in the Year One Thousand Seven Hun- Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and “6 dred and Four.”
Two, with the Transcript thereof, wherein Judgement
is entered for Sir John Shaw Baronet, William Waterfon, ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a and Charles Towers, against Thomas Sandy's Merch unt; Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Eleven upon which, Errors being asligned by the said Thuiles a Clock.
Sandys, and Issue joined by the said Sir John Shaw, llib
liam Waterfon, and Charles Towers: Spencer Whereas To-morrow was appointed, for hearing of versus
After hearing Counsel this Day, at the Bar, to argue the Cause wherein Edward Spencer and Robert Sprak- the Errors affigned in this case, and due Confideration ling are Appellants, and Sir James Collet and John Co- of what
of what was offered thereupon; it is ORDERED and nold Clerk are Respondents ; the House being this Day Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Vol. XVII.
for a Bili.
the Transcript of the Record, followeth:
cundo, in prædict. Cur. Parliamenti vilis & per Cur. Oxford be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before January.
superius alliqn. pro eo quod videtur Curiæ Parlia-
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo« tiofum aut defectivum existit, & quod in Recordo ral in Parliament' afsembled, That the Lord Bithop of “ illo in nullo fuit Erratum : Ideo considerat
. est per St. Ajaph be, and he is hereby, defired to preach before “ eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod Judicium præd. nec
this House, in the Abbey Church at W’estminster, on the
meræ Concil. in omnibus affirmentur, & in omnibus Fast for the Martyrdom of King Charles the First.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- the Behalf of her Three Younger Children, Anne,
of Sir John Ivory, for making Provision for his Younger
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-
ral in Parliament allembled, That the Petitioner hath
hereby Leave given to bring in a Bill, as desired.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and Land Tax
put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled,
« Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, by a Land
" Tax, to be raised in the Year One Thousand Seven Epus. London.
“ Hundred and Four."
Ds. Grey W.
After some Time spent therein, the House was re-
sumed. Epus. Ciceftr.
nescallus. Epus. Oxón.
And the Lord Lucas reported, " That the Committee
“ had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to
pass, without any Amendment."
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Third Time
Ds. Haversham. “ naturalizing Elizabeth Cholmondeley, Wife of George
“ Cholmondeley Esquire.”
The Question was put, " Whether this Bill Thall
It was Refolved in the Affirmative.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by u. c. with
Sir John Francklyn and Mr. Hiccock :
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concur-
Hodie 2° vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for L. Dillon's
“ Sale of Part of the Estate of Henry Lord Viscount
“ Dillon, in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of Comes Berkeley.
“ his Debts; and for settling an Equivalent in other Comes Nottingham.
“ Part of his Eftate on the Viscountess his Wife, for
“ her Jointure.”
ley's Nat. Bill:
pass ? "
DIE Veneris, 17° Decembris.
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill " may be committed to such safe Custody, as no Person
be committed to the Lords following ; (videlicet,) " be permitted to speak to him without Her Majesty's Ds. Thefaurarius.
“ Leave ; and that he do neither write or receive any
“ Letters or Papers from any Person, without like Per-
“ mission from Her Majesty."
Ds. Howard Ef.
leaneretuined, Dux Somerset.
Epus. Petriburg. Ds. Grey W. John Macklean to this House, do carry him back to the
same Place from whence he brought him: And Agreed,
That the Lord Romney do appoint a File of Musqueteers
to attend Sir John Macklcane, until Her Majesty's Plea-
Sir Christopher Wren and Her Majesty's Bricklayer, at- Smoaking
tending, were called in; and directed to remedy the be remedied. Ds. Cornwallis.
Inconveniency of the Smoaking Chimney, with all
Ds. O sulftone.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par-Adjourn.
Ds. Haversham. liamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Vene-
Ds. Sommers. ris, decimum septimum diem instantis Decembris, hora
undecima Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.
R E G I N A.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Ds. Custos Magni
Epus. Ce str. Ds. Godolphin, The
Ds. Howard Eff. Comes Warrington.
Ds. North & Grey. Comes Romney.
Epus. Ciceftr. Dux Devonshire, Se
Ds. Grey W.
Epus. Bangor. Dux Somerset. Ds. Poulett.
Epus. St. Asaphs
. Dux St. Albans. Ds. Mobun.
Dux Bedford. Ds. Vaughan.
Dux Newcastle. Ds. Culpeper.
Dux Marlborough. Ds. Lucas.
Comes Jersey, Came- Ds. Rockingham.
Comes Derby. Ds. Guilford.
Comes Bridgewater. Ds. Ashburnham: vinity, to make Leases of several Houses and Ground,
Comes Northampton, Ds. Sommers. “ in Channel-Row, in Westminster.”
Comes Stanford. Ds. Granville.
Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Gernsey.
The House being informed, " That Sir John Macktage, concer
Comes Scarsdale. ning Sir J. “ leane, now in Cuitody of the Messenger, attended :"
Comes Feversham. to Sir John Mackleane, who is ordered to be brought
Comes Nottingham. “ before the House this Day, is a Matter of that
Comes Torrington. “ Nicety and great Importance, that Her Majesty thinks
Comes Scarbrough. " it will be inconvenient to take it out of the Method
Comes Warrington. “ of Examination it is now in; and Her Majesty wil} in
Comes Bradford. " a fhort Time communicate it to this House."
Viscount Say & Seale.
very ill Practices and Designs carried on in Scotland,
by Emissaries from France; which might have proved
“ extremely dangerous to the Peace of these Kingdoms, Hodie 3a vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An A& for
will see by the Particulars, which mall be laid “ granting an Aid to Her Majesty by a Land Tax, to
“ before you as soon as the several Examinations re66 be raised in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
lating to this Matter can be fully perfected, and made 66 and Four."
“ public without Prejudice: In the mean Time, I make The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill shall “ no Doubt but, by this seasonable Discovery, I Thall
“ be able to give such Directions for our Security, as It was Resolved in the Affirinative.
“ will effe&tually prevent any ill Consequences from
“ these pernicious Designs. Message to
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by “ Gentlemen of the House of Commons,
“ I am very sensible of your great Readiness and Afit.
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the “ fection for the Public Service, by presenting Me so
“ early in the Seffions with a considerable Part of your
“ Supplies. I depend entirely upon your continuing
“ with the same Zéal to dispatch the Remainder of them,
" that so we may be prepared to give the speedieit Kingdom, attending, was called in; and at the Bar de
“ All stance to our Allies, and to defeat the malicious livered,“ The General State of Receipts and Issues of the
Designs of our Enemies; who cannot be more in“ Public Revenue, between The Feast of St. Michael
“dustrious to contrive the Ruin of this Kingdom, and 1702, and The Feast of St. Michael 1703."
“ of the Protestant Religion, than 1 thall always be vi
gilant and careful, both for their present Preservation,
« and for their future Security.” Queen's An. swer to Ad
The Lord Chamberlain reported Her Majesty's An-
Commons went to their Ilouse.
The Lord Keeper reported Her Majesty's Speech.
Boucher and Boucher and
Ogleby & al.
Black Rod: Bowdler's
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and TempoThe Lord Chandos reported from the Lords Commit- ral in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher tees, the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the vesting the of the Black Rod do forthwith take into his Custody “ Manor of Michaelcl»urch, in the County of Radnor,
Boucher and Ogleby, and the Persons who “ and other Lands in the County of Salop, of Mary were taken with them (and now in the Custody of the
Bowdler, and William Bowdler Gentleman, in certain Messengers), and keep them separate, and in close
Trustees, for Payment of the Debts, and making Custody: And this shall be a sufficient Warrant on thar
To Sir David Mitchell, Gentleman Usher
of the Black Rod attending this House.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-Committee of
ral in Parliament assembled, That Boucher and Queen presenti
Her Majesty, being seated on Her Royal Throne, Ogleby, and the other Persons taken with them, shall be lot, to exa-
examined by a Committee of this House; which Com- mine them.
Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Her immediate- Names of Lords in it, against To-morrow, at One a Clock;
and the Quorum to be Four.
Witnesses to to Her Majesty, in relation to the Aid Bill to be passed.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo
ral in Parliament assembled, That Henry Brown, Daniel Hoare's Peti-
Herberington, Mr. Bayly, and Sandy Comins, shall and
they are hereby required to attend, at the Bar of this “ a Land Tax, to be raised in the Year One Thousand Lords Committees appointed to contider of the Petition « Seven Hundred and Four.”
of Charles James and Richard Hoare, in relation to feTo which Bill the Clerk of the Parliaments pro- veral Abuses in the victualing of Her Majesty's Navy; nounced the Royal Assent, as followeth :
and that they attend the Lords Committees on Monday “ La Reine remercie ses bons Subjects, accepte leur next; at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's
“ Benevolence & ainsi le veult."
Then Her Majesty was pleased to speak as followeth: Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par-Adjourn. Queen's
liamentum continuandum efle usque ad et in diem Sab-
bati, decimum octavum diem instantis Decembris, hora
chose, by Bale
IE Sabbati, 18o Decembris. Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præfentes
Arch. Cant. Arch. Ebor. Epus. Roffen. Epus. Sarum. Epus. Ceftr. Epus. Norwic. Epus. Petrib. Epus. Ciceftr. Epus. Oxon. Epus. Bangor. Epus. Carlisle. Epus. St. Afaph.
Comes Jersey, Ca-Epus. Sarum.
said Petition and Appeal of Edward Spencer and Robert Sprackling shall be, and is hereby, dismiffed this House; and that the Decrees therein complained of fhall be, änd they are hereby, affirmed: And it is further OrDERED, That the Appellants Edward Spencer and Robert Sprackling Mall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the Respondents Sir James Collet and John Conold, che Sum of Ten Pounds, for their Costs.
Com. Lörds Committees appointed to draw an Address, to mittee io glies
be presented to Her Majesty, 'to give Her Majesty pare.
ed; and to report to the House:
Ti Dux Bolton.
Ds. Mohun. Comes Rivers,
• Ds. Lucas. Comes Kingston.
Ds. Offulftone. Comes Sunder: land.
Ds. Guilford. Comes Scarsdale.
Ds. Herbert. Comes Elex.
Ds. Granville. ton. Comes Bradforde
Ds. Gernsey. Viscount Towns
bend. Viscount 'ey.
presently, in the Prince's Lodgings; and to
Ds. Custos Magni Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton. faurarius.
Ds. Howard Eff: Dux Devonshire, Se.
Ds. North & Grey: nescallus.
Ds. Grey W. Dux Somerset. Ds. Lovelace. Dux Richmond: Ds. Poulett. Dux St. Albans. Ds. Mobun. Dux Bolton.
Ds. Vaughan. Dux Bedford.
Ds. O sulftone.. Comes Kent.
Ds. Dartmouth. Comes Derby. Ds. Guilford. Comes Bridgewater. Ds. Ashburnham. Comes Leicester. Ds. Weston. Comes Northampton. Ds. Herbert. Comes Bolingbroke. Ds. Sommers. Comes Rivers.
The Judges, pursuant to Order of the Fifteenth In
Offices, against stant, presented to the House, a Bill, intituled, “ An telling, Bill.
buying and “ Act to prevent the buying and selling Offices, and " Places of Trust."
Then, Lords Committees were appointed, to examine Committee for
the Ballot Glass; and report to the House ; (vide. Glats.
licet,) Comes Rivers.
Ds. Poulett. Comes Winchilfea.
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet
PRA Y ER S.
by & al.
Spencer & al.
After hearing Counsel, at the Bar, upon the Petition verfus Sir James
and Appeal of Edward Spencer and Robert Sprackling, Collet : against Two Decrees of the Court of Exchequer, made
the Nine and Twentieth Day of June last; One of them, in a Cause wherein Edward Spencer Gentleman was Plaintiff, and Sir James Collet Knight and John Conold Clerk were Defendants; and the other, in a Cause wherein the said John Conold was Plaintiff, and the Petitioner Sprackling Defendant; and praying the Reversal of the said Decrees: As also upon the Answer of the said Sir James Collett and John Conold put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered
It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiriaffirmed, with Corts.
tual and Temporal in Parliament allembled, That the
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure.
And the Earl Rivers reported, “That the Lords have Lords chofe “ cast up the Balloting Glass; and that the Majority examine Bov“ of Numbers are fallen on the Lords following ; (vi- cher and Ogle. “ delicet,) « Ld Steward,
67 " D. Somerset,
51 " Ld Sommers,
50 “ E. Sunderland,