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not only of the Lawfulness of all' we had done, but of “ with that Regard to the Prerogative, which they seem " the just and weighty Grounds upon which we took
“ to have taken up lately.
“ There remains One Particular more, which we will
only name to Your Majesty, because we rest satisfied
“ it cannot have Weight any where; that is, the Indi" Satisfaction.
“ nuation in the Address, as if the Exainination of these
fore; and, out of our hearty Concern for the Preser "all Designs and oppose all Practices against it, are too
“ well known to the World, that any Suggestions of
“ of that Nature, which gave the true Rise to this very
“ Practices of Traitors.
“ We most humbly ask Pardon, for presuming to give
“ Your Majesty the Trouble of this long Represen-
“ tation; which has proceeded from the passionate Con
“ cern we have, to stand not only acquitted, but en“ where Proceedings of this kind have ended in the
“ tirely approved, in the Judgement of so excellent a “Overthrow of the Liberties of the People ; which
Queen, and to justly beloved of all Her Subjects. “ makes us the more apprehend the Beginning of them
among ourselves. Your Majesty's great Judgement “ We depend upon Your Justice, as well as Your “ cannot but readily discern, whither it does naturally " Goodness, that nothing can do us Prejudice (from “ tend, for One House of Parliament to be exciting and " whatsoever Hands it comes) in Your Royal Opinion, " earnestly desiring the Sovereign to exert a real or “ while we continue to act, in that Station where we “ supposed Prerogative against the other House: It is
are placed by the Form of the Englilo Government,
pect of Your Majesty from such an Application. The " with all imaginable Respect and Duty to Yourself,
“ Your Kingdom.
6. Give us Leave to conclude this our humble Ad. “ we promise Your Majesty, we will always endeavour
“ dress, with this firm Promise, That no Dangers, no " to preserve a good Understanding with the House of
Reproaches, nor any Artifices whatsoever, shall deter “ Commons; and shall never think it too dear to pro.
or divert us from using our utmost Endeavours, from “ cure that Union at any Rate, unless that of deliver
“ Time to Time, in discovering and opposing all Con“ ing up those Rights and Powers, which are lodged in
“ trivances and Attempts against Your Royal Person and “ us by the Law, and without which the Constitution
“ Government, and the Protestant Succession, as
" Law established."
and the Duke of Somerset do wait on Her Majesty,
from this House, humbly to know, what Time Her
they being (as Your Royal Grandfather, of Ever-blef-
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- Adjourn. • Skreen and Bank between the Prince and the Peo- liamentum continuandum effe usque ad et in diein Martis,
ple, to affist each against any Encroachment of the decimum octavum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima “ other.
Aurora, Dominis fic decernentibus. “ We will never contribute, by any Act of ours, to
the Diminution of the Rights of the Crown; nor, as « far as we are able, will suffer it in others. We can* not act otherwise, without hurting ourselves in the
highest Degree; being thoroughly convinced, that the " Preservation of the legal Prerogative is not only the “ surest Way to secure our own Privileges, but of ab“ solute Necessity for the happy and rightful Adminis. u tration of the Government. And we hope the House of Commons will, in all Times to come, speak and act
Quzey alter the 1 tatio
“ cannot subsist.
IE Martis, 18° Januarii. .
Hodie 2a viče lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An A&t for Lamp!ugh's
settling the Estate of Doctor Thomas Lamplugh de Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
ceased, pursuant to his Marriage Articles and Settlefuerunt:
“ ment prepared for that Purpose ; and for Provision
“ for his Younger Children." Epus. Winton.
Ds. Custos Magni Epus. Wigorn.
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be
referred to the fame Committee to whom the Bill, intiEpus. Ceftr. Dux Somerset. Ds. Wharton.
tuled, “ An Act to enable Sir John Astley Baronet to Epus. Lich. & Cov.
“ make a Settlement upon his Marriage, during his Mi-
Ds. North & Grey. nority, and to enable him to buy in any Rent Charge,
“ or other Incumbrance upon his Eitate,” is referred: Epus. Ciceftr.
Who are to meet on Wednesday the Second Day of Fe-
: bruary next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the
Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to ad-
journ as they please.
Ds. Berkeley S.
Hodie 2a vice le&ta eft Billa, intituled, “ An A&t for Fermer's Bi!l.
“ setting aside a voluntary Settlement, made by Mary
Ds. Ojuistone. “ Fermer Widow; and for ratifying a Partition made of
“the Manors of Mersham and Pett, and divers Lands
“ in the County of Suflex, between her and Bartholo-
“mew Walmesley Esquire, and others.”
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be
referred to the Committee abovenamed; who are to
meet at the same Time and Place.
verfus Viscount Townshend.
of Charles Allanson, of The Middle Temple, London, El.
quire, surviving Executor of the last Will and Testament
Carnarvon, from an Order of the Court of Chancery, of
the One and Twentieth Day of November One Thou
sand Seven Hundred and Two, and the Order on Hear. The House was adjourned during Pleasure.
ing and a Decree of the Seventh Day of December,
One Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, made on the
Behalf of John Doulben and Beata his Wife; and pray-
66 versed and set aside:” Queen to be
The Duke of Somerset acquainted the House, “ That attended with
After due Consideration of what was offered there. Judgement the Reprefen“ he had waited on Her Majesty, humbly to know
" when Her Majesty would please to be attended by upon, it is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords affirmed.
Orders and Decrees therein complained of shall be,
and they are hereby, affirmed.
The Lord Paget reported from the Lords Commit Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- Adjourn.
riage Settlement of Henry Awdley Esquire, of certain nentibus.
To which the House agreed ; and ORDERED, That
IE Mercurii, 19° Januarii.
The Lords went, in a Body, to the Abbey Church, Queen's Ano
The Lord Keeper reported, “ That the House had swer to Re
" attended Her Majesty, with their humble Representa- Westm'r, to hear a Sermon. presentation,
" tion; and that Her Majesty was pleased to return
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par-Adjourn.
liamentum continuandum effe usque ad et in diem Jovis, “ My Lords,
vicefimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Au-
happen between the Two Houses of Parliament;
will carefully avoid all Occasions of them.
Ds. Custos Magni “ Subjects, and the Protection of their Liberties.”
Ds. Godolphin, The Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton. and publiked. ral in Parliament assembled, That the humble Repre. Epus. Sarum.
Comes Pembroke, Os. Paget. sentation of this House, presented to Her Majesty this Epus. Petrib.
Ds. Grey W.
Dux Buckingham, Ds. Lovelace.
Senescallus. Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper, liamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mer. Epus. St. Afaph.
Ds. Craven. curii, decimum nonum diem instantis Januarii, hora de
Comes Lindsey, Mag- Ds, Dartmouth.
Comes Bridgewater. Ds. Gernsey.
“ pass ?”
Hodie 2* vice lefta eft Billa, intituled, " An A& for Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill
vesting divers Manors and Lands of Mathew Holwor, ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-Thanks to “ the Manors or Lands to be purchased, to the same ral in Parliament allembled, That the Thanks of this for his Ser. « Uses as the Lands to be sold are limited.”
House shall be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop mon.
of Oxford, for his Sermon preached before this House, ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill in the Abbey Church at Weftm'r, Yesterday; and he is
be committed to the Lords following ; (videlicet,) hereby desired to print and publish the same ; and that
the Lord Keeper do fignify the same to his Lordship,
" the making void certain Uses, Estates, and Trusts,
“ limited in the Marriage Settlement of Henry Awdley
“ Esquire, of certain Manors and Lands contained in
" that Settlement; and settling other Manors and Lands,
" of better Value, to and for the same Uses, Estates,
" and Trusts." Camerarius.
The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill Thall
Ds. Alhburnham. ter.
It was Resolved in the Afirmative.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Message to
H. C, with it.
Sir John Francklyn and Sir Robert Legard:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Con.
Hodie 1e vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, " An Act for St.Leger & ale
Nat. Bill. Comes Ronney.
"naturalizing Henry Boisroud de St. Leger, Peter de la
“ Grange, Lewis Wadden, and others.” Viscount Towns
Hodie ze vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act for Kopps' Nat.
Bill: Viscount Longue
is naturalizing Ifaac Kopps.” ville.
The Question was put,
« Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative:
À Message was sent to the House of Commons, by H. c. with it.
Sir John Francklyn and Sir Robert Legard :
Hodie 2* vice lecta ef Billa, intituled, “ An Ad for To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concure
Meffage from “ cumbrances, and making Provision for his Younger Bridgeman and others :
A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. A. c. with a * Children."
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to ORDERED, That the Confideration of the said Bill be " enable the Guardian of the Earl of Warwick and referred to the Lords Committees above named; who “ Holland, during his Minority, to make Leases of seare to meet at the same Time and Place.
“ veral Messuages in or near West Smithfield;" to which
they desire their Lordlhips Concurrence. Sir T. Tipo Hodie 2. vice lefta eft Billa, intituled, " An Ad to ping': Bili. " enable Sir Thomas Tipping Baronet to sell the Manor Hodię za vice leta ef Billa, intituled, “ An Act to E. of Ware
wick's Bill. « of Ickford, in the County of Bucks, for the Payment o enable the Guardian of the Earl of Warwick and “ of a Debe charged thereon; and laying out the Sur “ Holland, during his Minority, to make Leases of le“ plus Money in Purchase of other Lands, to be fertled “ veral Messuages in or near West Smithfield." " to the same Uses."
ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill A Meffage from the House of Commons, by Mr. Mus M. Co se to na be referred to the Lords Committees before named; grave and others :
Bill. who are to meet at the same Time and Place.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the
“ Improvement of the Estate of John Briscoe Esquire, Adams's Bill.
The Lord Bishop of Lichfield and Coventrie reported “ in the County of Cumberland;" to which they desire
County of North'ton, of William Adams Clerk, for
The Earl of Nottingham (by Her Majesty's Command)
greater Value, upon his Wife and Cheuren, in Lieu 1. “A Translation of Articles of an Agreement con- Treaties with “ thereof,” as fit to pass, with some Amendments. “cluded with the King of Portugal, 27th December 1703."
» Portugal VOL. XVII,
“ Articles of an Agreement concluded with the It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempor Ferrand " King of Portugal, the 27th December 1703." ral in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear verfus
Jackson. the Cause wherein Bryan Ferrand is Appellant, and 3.
« Extract of Mr. Alethwcn's Letter, Dec. i'us ja Richard Jackson Respondent, on Wednesday the Second nuary 15, 170."
Day of February nest, at Ten a Clock in the Fore.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of the Royal Company
Whereas Tomorrow was appointed, for hearing of Causes pola verjus Affrican Company of England, from a Decree made in Languon & al. the Court of Chancery, Tertio Novembris, Decimo Ter- the Errors argued, upon the Writ of Error wherein Ed. poned. tio Gulielmi Tertii, whereby the Appellants
are decreed ward Bourne and others are Plaintiffs, and Phillip Hunt
It is ORDERED, hy the Lords Spiritual and Tempo. Gresham Col. pellauis
, in the Name of the said Langdon and his Wife; ral in Parliament assembled, That this House fhall be improving. and also from an Order inade, upon Hearing, the Nineteenth of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three, put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, “ An
56 A&t for the better enabling the Mayor, Commonalty, for affirming the former Decree, and a Commission of
“ and Citizens of the City of London, and the Wardens Sequestration awarded by the Lord Keeper, to compel
“ and Commonalty of the Mystery of Mercers of the
“ faid City of London, and the Lecturers of Gresham
“ Colledge in the said City, to pay the Charities given
“ by the last Will and Testament of Sir Thomas Gre.
January; and that all Persons appointed this
“ Jham," on Wednesday the Six and Twentieth Day of
Day to attend with the Books, do then attend.
Lords Committees appointed to consider of an Address Irish Linen, don and Phillis his Wife, and William Dockwra, may of the House of Commons of Ireland to Her Ma. Consider of an have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and they
jesty, laid before this House, by Her Majesty's Com- Address of the are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto,
mand, the Fourth Instant, relating to the Linen Ma- Iria Commons in Writing, on Monday the One and Thirtieth Day of
nufactures there ; as also of the Report of the this Instant January, at Ten a Clock in the Fore .
Judges, as to the Laws concerning the English Plan1002.
tations, so far as they relate to Ireland, and the
Customs or Duties upon Linen exported out of, or Harnage
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Richard imported into, England; whose Lordships, having
cery, the Eleventh Day of June last past, and an Order cerning the same as they shall think fit, are after-
Ds. Bergevenny. "answer thereunto :"
Epus. Wigorn. Ds. Lawarr.
Dux Bolton. Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cicestr. rington may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and (hall Comes Bridgewa
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Craven. The House being informed of great Irregularities Comes Esex. of the Stage:
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet
To-morrow, at Ten a Clock in the Fore
noon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo of Peers; and to adjourn as they please. versus
ral in Parliament assembled; That this House will hear Moore & Ux. the Cause wherein Sir Edward Baesh and his Wife are Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- Adjourni
Appellants, and John M.Toore and his wife are Respon- liamentum continuandum efle usque ad & in diem Ve-
; on Tuesday the Eighth Day of February next, at neris, vicesimum primum diem instantis Januarii, hora
undecima Aurora, Dominis fic decernentibus.
Thanks to Her
Si. E. Baeth & al.