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o thereon, and for other Uses therein mentioned,” as Hodie 1a vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act for Male, &c. fit to pass, with some Amendments.
“ granting an Aid to His Majesty, by laying Duties Bill. Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill
upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry: ordered to be engroffed, with the faid Amendments.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Second
Time To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.
Hodie ja vice lecta est Billa, intituled,
" Ari Act for Weedon's Bi 11
finishing the Chapel in Hatton-Garden.” Messuage, and other Things, in Ashley, in the County
Chapel. " of Chester, he having settled other Lands and Tene“ ments in Lieu thereof," as fit to pass, with some Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- Adjourn. Amendments.
liamentum continuandum effe usque ad et in diem SabWhich were read Twice, and agreed to ; and the Bill bati, feptimum diem instantis Martii
, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus, ordered to be engrossed, with the faid Amendments.
Sir W. Mereditli's Bill.
for Hatton Garden
St. Leger et
Hodie 3a vice lccta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act al. Nai. Billi ov for naturalizing Thomas St. Leger de Bacalon, Joseph
Lanoy, Alexander de Raquet des Fourneaux, and 56 others."
I E Sabbati, 7° Martii.
The Question was put,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
fuerunr : It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Ds. Custos Magni
Epus. Eliens. Dux Ormonde.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun. Message from A Message was brought from the House of Com
Comes Lindsey, Mag. Ds. Raby. H. C. to return the Bill mons, by Sir Charles Hedges and others :
Ds. Jermyn. for fettling the
Comes Carlisle, Ma- Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper. “ ceffion of the Crown in the Protestant Line; and for
Ds. Lucas. extinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of
Ds. Berkeley Str. “ Wales, and all other Pretenders, and their open and
Comes Peterborow. Ds. Cornwallis, “ secret Abettors;" and to acquaint their Lordships,
Ds. Dartmouth. that they have agreed to the Amendments made by this
Comes Thanet. Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert. verfus Minshull: and Appeal of Richard Minshall Esquire, from a Decree
Ds. Sommers. or Order made in the Court of Exchequer, the Fifth
Viscount Weymouth. offered thereupon :
Judgement It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual
and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said
" An Act
Crown to Order, and Proceedings of the Court of Exchequer, the Lords Amendments to the Bill, intituled,
settle, Bill therein complained of, shall be, and they are hereby, “ for the further Security of His Majesty's Person, and the for, &c. affirmed.
" Succession of the Crown in the Protestant Line; and
“ for extinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince Message from
“ of Wales, and all other Pretenders, and their
open H, C. with a A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr.
" and secret Abettors,” was read Thrice, and agreed to ; Bill. Boyle Chancellor of the Exchequer and others :
and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice
upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry,;" to which they
The House being moved, at the Request of the Batchelos Earl of Scarbrough, " That John Batchelor, who discharged,
& al. Nat.
Leave tor a
H. C. that
was summoned to attend this Day, might be dif- Leave to bring in a Bill, for fettling and disposing of
the Estate of the said Henry, in case the said Henry
shall not recover a sound and disposing Mind, nor leave
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo-
ral in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner thall Malt, &c.
Hodie 2a vice letta eft Billa, intituled, " An Act have Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired.
" for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by laying Duties
Upon reading the Petition of Charles David Dame-Damecourt
naturalized : mittee of the whole House, presently.
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo.
Leave, as desired.
And the Lord Herbert reported, “ That the Com Upon reading the Petition of Rebeccah Windham Wi-Windham,
Cowbridge, in the County of Glamorgan, Esquire, de
ceased, on the Behalf of herself and of Jane Windham Hodie 3e vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An A&t her Daughter, an Infant under the Age of One and “ for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by laying Duties Twenty Years; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry."
enabling her to fell Lands, for the railing of One Thou
sand Pounds for her Daughter's Portion, and Payment
It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Tempo
ral in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath Messages to
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Leave to bring in a Bill, as desired. the Lords have Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Rogers: agreed to it; and to desire
To let them know, that the Lords have agreed to the Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal Freeholders to they would said Bill, without any Amendment.
in Parliament assembled, That this House thall be put Bill. fitting
into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “ An Act A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by “ for the more effectual Security of His Majesty's Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Rogers :
“ Government, and the Liberties and Properties of To desire the Commons, that they will continue sit • His Subjects, by allowing Freeholders and others to ting for some Time.
keep Musquets, and exercise themselves in fhoot.
ing,” on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock, the First Hodie za vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An A&t for Business. " enabling Sir William Meredith Baronet to sell Part of * a Capital Messuage, and other Things, in Afbley, in the The House being acquainted, “ That there was a tends the
Lord Keeper “ County of Chester; he having settled other Lands and “ Necessity for the Lord Keeper to attend His Majesty King. io Tenements in Lieu thereof."
at Kensington.” The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall
The House was adjourned during Pleasure ; and the
Lord Keeper went to Kensington.
After some Time, he returned.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Then the House was resumed.
1 he Lord Keeper signified to the House, “ That His Commission Chapter of The Lord Jeffreys reported from the Lords Com
Majesty had granted a Commission, under the Great Bills: Exən, Bill for mittees, the Bill, intituled,
“ Seal of England, for passing the Royal Assent to se
" An Act to enable the the Manor of " Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of St.
“ veral Bills agreed on by both Houses."
Then the Lords Commissioners, (videlicet,) the Lord
Chamberlain ; and on his Left, the Earl Marshal, and
the Earl of Manchester One of the Principal Secretaries
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, to signify to the House
of Commons, " That the King had granted a Commission,
“ under the Great Seal, for giving the Royal Assent to That the Commons will fit as desired.
" those Bills which have been agreed to by both
# Houses of Parliament; and to desire that they would Pavletit.cave Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Pawlet, Brother
presently come up, with their Speaker, to be present and next Heir of Henry Pawlet, a Lunatic; praying
at the passing thereof."
Sir W. Meredith's Bill :
The Lords were in their Robes.
personally present in the said Higher House, and had
openly and publicly, in the Presence of you all, And the Commons being come, with their Speaker ; " affented to the fame: And We o, by these Presents, the Lord Keeper made a short Introduction, to this “ declare and notify the fame Our Royal Affent, as Effect; (videlicet,)
“ well to you the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and " the Commons aforesaid, as to all others whom it may
concern; commanding also, by these Presents, as “ My Lords; and you the Knights, Citizens, and “ well Our Keeper of Our Great Seal of England, to “ Burgesses of the House of Commons: " seal these Our Letters Patents with our Great Seal of
“ England; as Our said Keeper of Our Great Seal of “ His Majesty being hindered, by the present Indif
England, and Our Right Trusty and Right Well-be“ position of His Health, from coming hither in His “ loved Cousins and Counsellors Charles Duke of Somer
own Person to pass the several Bills agreed on by “ set President of Our Council, William Duke of • both Houses, has caused a Commission, under the " Devon Steward of Our Household, Robert Earl of “ Great Seal, to be made out; by which He has given Lindsey Great Chamberlain of England, Charles Earl “ His Royal Afsent to the several Bills therein expres “ of Carlisle Earl Marshal of England, Thomas Earl “ fed ; and hath thereby also empowered and com “ of Pembroke and Montgomery High Admiral of Eng“ missionated several Lords, in the said Commission “ land, Edward Earl of Jersey Chamberlain of Our “ named, to declare and notify to both Houses such “ Household, and Charles Earl of Manchester One of " His Aflent to the said Bills : Which Commission we
“ Our Principal Secretaries of State, or any Two or “ desire may be openly read."
more of them, to declare and notify this Our Royal “ Assent, in Our Absence in the said Higher House, in
“ the Presence of you the said Lords and the ComThen the Commission was read, by the Clerk, as fol- « mons of Our Parliament there to be assembled for lows; (videlicet)
" that Purpose ; and the Clerk of Our Parliaments tɔ
" endorse the faid Acts with such Terms and Words, “ WILLIAM R.
“ in Our Name, as is requisite and hath been accuf
“ tomed for the same; and also to enrol these Our “ William the Third, by the Grace of God, of “ Letters Patents, and the said Acts, in the Parliament s England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King, De “ Roll; and there Our Letters Patents shall be to " fender of the Faith, &c. To Our Right Trusty and
of them a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf : Right Well-beloved the Lords; and to Our Trusty and " And finally, We declare and will, that after this “ well-beloved the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, “ Our Royal Assent given and passed by these Presents, “ the Commons in this present Parliament assembled, “ and declared and notified as is aforesaid, that then
Greeting. We have seen, and perfectly understood, an “ immediately the faid Acts shall be taken, accepted, " Act, intituled, “ An Act for granting an Aid to His “ and admitted, good, sufficient, and perfect Acts of
Majesty, by laying Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, “ Parliament in Law, to all intents, Constructions, and sc and Perry;" and also, one other Act, intituled, “ An
“ Purposes, and to be put in due Execution accord" Act for the further Security of His Majesty's Person, ingly; the Continuance or Diffolution of this Our " and the Succession of the Crown in the Protestant Line; “ Parliament, or any other Use, Custom, Thing, or " and for extinguishing the Hopes of the pretended « Things, to the contrary notwithstanding. In Witness “ Prince of Wales, and all other Pretenders, and their “ whereof, We have caused these Our Letters to be “ open and secret abettors;” And also one other Act, “ made Patents. • intituled," An Act for enabling Lionel Earl of Orrery, “ in the Kingdom of Ireland, by Sale of certain Lands " Witness Ourself, at Westminster, the Seventh " and Tenements, to raise Money, for Payment of his “ Day of March, in the Fourteenth Year of “ Debts, and settle other Lands to the Uses and Pur
« Our Reign. “ poses in this Act mentioned;” agreed and accorded on by you Our loving Subjects, the Lords and Commons
so Per ipfum Regem, propria Manu fignat. so in this Our present Parliament assembled, and en" dorsed by you as hath been accustomed: And albeit
“ WRIGHTE." for the said Acts, by you our said Subjects, the Lords and
Commons in this Our present Parliament assembled, are fully agreed and consented unto, yet nevertheless
Then the Speaker of the House of Commons made a " the fame are not of Force and Effect in the Law, short Speech, relating to the Money Bill to be passed, "" without Our Royal Affent given, and put to the said and delivered the fame to the Clerk of the Parliaments; “ Acts: And forasmuch as We are hindered by the who laid it on the Table. “ present Indisposition of Our Health, and cannot conso veniently at this present be personally in Our Royal Then the Lord Keeper said, “ Perfon in the Higher House of our faid Parliament, or being the Place accustomed, to give Our Royal Aflent “ My Lords and Gentlemen ; " to fuch Acts as have been agreed upon by you Our “ said Subjects, the Lords and Commons; We have
« In Obedience to His Majesty's Command, and by • therefore caused these Our Letters Patents to be
" Virtue of the Commission which has been now read, " made, and have signed the same; and, by the same,
“ We, Four of the Commissioners therein named, do “ do give and put Our Royal Affent to the faid Acts,
“ declare and notify to you, the Lords Spiritual and " and to all Articles, Clauses, and Provisions, therein
Temporal, and Commons, in Parliament assembled, “ contained ; and have fully agreed and assented to the
" That His Majesty has given His Royal Assent to the “ faid Acts; willing that the faid Acts, and every Ar
“ feveral Acts in the said Commission mentioned, agreed “ ticle, Clause, Sentence, and Provision therein con
on by both Houses of Parliament; and the Clerks “ tained, from henceforth, fhall be of the same
are required to pass the same, in their accustomed Strength, Force, and Effect, as if We had been
" Forin and Words." Vol. XVII.
Then the Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of the 3. An Act for enabling Lionel Earl of Orrery,
in the Kingdom of Ireland, by Sale of certain Lands
“.and Tenements, to raise Money, for Payment of his
« Debts; and settle other Lands to the Uses and Pur-
To this Bill the Royal Affent was pronounced,
pronounced the Royal Aflent, in these Words; (videlicet,)
" Soit fait come il est desiré.??
After which the Lord Keeper said,
“ 2. An A&t for the further Security of His Ma " My Lords and Gentlemen,
jesty's Person, and the Succesiion of the Crown in
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- Adjourn,
nounced the Royal Aflent, in these Words ; Dominicum, (videlicet,) octavum diem infiantis Martii,
horą duodecima Auroræ, Dominis lic decernentibus,
Then a Message was sent to the House of Commons, M.C.for'a
Message to by Sir Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt :
about it; To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, upon an extraordinary Occasion, that hath happened this Morning.
Epus. Wigorn. Epus. Roffen. Epus. Hereford. Epus. Ceftr. Epus. Eliens. Epus. Norwic, Epus. Petrib. Epus. Cicefir, Epus. Oxon. Epus. Bangor,
ORDERED, That all the Lords present be a Committee, and Managers, to draw what fhall be offered at the Conference.
And then the Lords withdrew.
Dux Northumberland. Ds. Poulett.
The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return
Answer: That the Commons agree to a present Conference, as defired,
The Lord Steward reported what the Committee had drawn up to be offered at the Conference,
Which was read, and agreed to, as follows; (videlicet,)
Ds, Custos Magni
Ds. North & Grey, Dux Richmond.
Ds. Brooke. Dux Southampton.
Ds. Lovelace. Dux Ormonde.
Ds. Howard Esc. Dux St. Albans,
Ds. Byron. March. Normanby. Ds. Vaughan. Comes Lindsey, Mag
Ds, Rockingham, nus Cainerarius. Comes Carlisle, Ma- Ds. Berkeley Str. refcallus.
Ds. Craven. Comes Kent.
Ds. Ofulftone. Comes Huntingdon. Ds. Dartmouth. Comes Denbigh.
Ds. Stawell. Comes Manchester.
Ds. Guilford. Comes Rivers.
Ds. Godolphin. Comes Peterborow,
Ds. Jeffreys. Comes Stamford. Ds. Cholmondeley. Comes Kingston,
Ds. Alburnham. Comes Carnarvon.
Ds. Il'eston. Comes Tbanet.
“ Whereas it hath pleased ALMIGHTY God to take Heads for the
Conference. to Himself the late King William the Third, of Glorisous Memory; the Princess Anne being the only right"ful and lawful Queen of these Realms; the Lords “ have thought fit to acquaint the Commons, That Or“ders are given, in the usual Form, for proclaiming Her
Majesty at Three a Clock this Afternoon.”
ORDERED, That this be communicated to the Com, mons, at a Conference.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords went to the Conference.
Which being ended, the House was resumed.
reported. “ delivered the Paper, as ordered.”
After which, the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords withdrew presently, to draw an Address to Her Majesty.
After some Time, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Peterborow reported the Address, as drawn by the Committee.
Which, with some Alterations, was read, and agreed to by the House, and is as followeth ; (videlicet,)
The Earl of Manchesier, One of the Principal Secre, we Houle ucquainted with; taries of State, by Her Majetty's Command, informed ant proclain the House, “ That the Queen's Majesty in Council had ing the Reen: 6 commanded him to acquaint their Lordflips, That it
“ hath pleased God, at Eight a Clock this Morning, to “ take away our late Sovereign; and that Orders are “illued, in the usual Form, to proclaim Iler Majesty at " Three a Clock this Afternoon,'
“We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Sub. Address to jects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament " asembled, though deeply sensible of the unspeakable “ Loís this Nation hath sustained by the Deceale of His “ late Majesty, of Glorious Memory, do, at the same “ Time, most heartily congratulate Your Majesty's
happy Accellion to the Throne, and with all Loyalty " and Duty affure Your Majesty of our zealous and firin “ Resolutions to support Your undoubted Right and “ Title, and the Succession of the Protestant Line, as by Law established, against all Your Enemies whatsover; being sensible our great Loss is no otherwise to be repaired, to ourselves or our Confederates, but ?