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Debentures charged on Iris Forfeitures; and for Sums to be

paid by Her Majesty to the King of Pruffia, pursuant to " Treaty made with him for the Support of the Duke of Savos.

Provided, That out of Monies issued to Guards “ and Garrisons, there shall and may be taken and applied 87,1251. 1os. towards maintaining Soldiers raised and to be “ raised for Sea Service, with their Officers, and Contingencies ; " and out of the Monies for Navy and Sea Services, such Sums,

as, together with the said 87,1251. Ios. shall be necesiary “ for maintaining faid-Soldiers for Sea Service, with their Ol. “ ficers, and Contingencies. 11.

« XII. And whereas by the Acts made in the twelfth and five • and twentieth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King Charles the Second, the former intituled, An Ad for the en. 12 Car. 2. c. 28.

couraging and increasing of Shipping and Navigation ; and the < latter intituled, An Act for the Encouragement of the Green- 25 Car. 2. c. 7. • land and Eastland Trade, and for the better securing the Plantation Trade, certain Commodities therein enumerated of the • Growth, Production or Manufacture of any of the Englis • Plantations in America, Afia or Africa, are obliged to be ima

ported into this Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales or Town of Berwick upon Tweed, or to some other of the said

Plantations, under the Securities and Penalties in the said Acts • particularly mentioned, to the end this Kingdom might be made

à Staple, not only of the Commodities of those Plantations, • but also of the Commodities of other Countries, for supplying • them; since the making of which Laws several Commodities, • which are not in the said Acts particularly enumerated, such as • Rice and Melaffes, are produced and made in the said Plan' tations, and carried to divers foreign Markets in Europe, with• out being first brought into this Kingdom, Dominion of Wales • or Town of Berwick upon Tweed, contrary to the true Intent • and Meaning of the aforesaid Laws, to the great Prejudice of • the Trade of this Kingdom, and the lessening the Correspon.

dence and Relation between this Kingdom and the aforesaid • Plantations :' For the Prevention whereof for the future, be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That from and after the Rice and Menine and twentieth Day of September One thousand seven hundred lasses to be under and five, all Rice and Melasses shall be under the like Securities like Securities as and Penalties restrained to be imported into this Kingdom, Do- other Plantation

Goods, &c. minion of Wales and Town of Berwick aforesaid, as by the forerecited Acts, or either of them, is provided for the Goods therein particularly enumerated. [See this confirmed (except as therein mentioned) as to Rice, 4 G. 3. c.27. 1. and extended to Copper Ore of the Produce of British Plantations, 8 G. 1.c. 18. Ø 22.] • Proviso for Cargo of the Hern Frigot. $ 13. Lord Treasurer to compound with the Sureties of Raymond Roodey. And “ on Payment, Sureties to be discharged. Ø 14. [This Aa ratified as to certain Descriptions of Rice, being an enumerated Commodity, except as to Rice allowed to be exported from Carolina, as therein mentioned, 3 G. 2. 6. 28. $ 1.]

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C A P. VI. An Act for the better enabling Her Majesty to grant the

Honour and Manor of Woodstock, with the Hundred of Wootton, to the Duke of Marlborough and his Heirs, in Consideration of the eminent Services by him performed to Her Majesty and the Publick.

• Moft Gracious Sovereign, WHEREAS the eminent and unparalleled Services per,

forined to Your Majesty and the Crown of England, • by the Most Noble John Duke of Marlborough, are well

known, not only to Your Majesty, and to all Your Subjects, .but to all Europe, who will always remember, That the • Alliances which Your Majesty's Royal Brother King Hilliam « the Third, of glorious Memory, had, in a little Time before

his Death, contracted by the Åliwilliy of the faid Duke of Marlboron!, as His Majeity's Ambasador Extraordinary and

Plenipotentiary to the States General of the l'nited Provinces, • for preferving the Liberties of Europe, ayantil the Ambition of France, were immediately after Your Majesty's happy Ac• cession to the Throne, by the faid Duke, then employed by • Your Majeily in the fame Character, confirmed and improved, • and others were contracted, whereby tlie Confederacy, which

had been diflolved at the End of the latt var, was re-united • in a itricter and firmer League : And that in the first Year of • Your Majetty's Reign, the faid Duke of Marlborough did « so well execute the Commission and Orders which he received • from Your Majesty, as Captain General and Commander in • Chief of Your Majesty's Forces, that he not only secured

and extended the Frontier of Holland, by taking the Towns • and Fortrelles of l'enlo, Kureniond, Stevenfweart and Licge, but • foon obliged the Enemy (who had been at the Gates of Ne

migher) to seek Shelter behind their Lives; and the next

Campaign, by taking B!!!, Huy and Limbourg, added all the • Country between the Rbine and the Mat's in the Conquest of • the preceding Year: And that in the memorable Year One • thouiand feven hundred and four, when Your Majetty was • generously pleased to take the Refolution of rescuing the Em• pire from that immediate Ruin, to wivci, by the Defection

of the Elector of Bavariii, it was expofei. the Measunes, which • by Your Majesty's Wisdom and Goodneis had been devised and

concerted, were pursued by the faid Duke with the utmost Diligence, Secrecy and good Conduct, in leading the Forces

of Your Majelty, and Your Allies, by a long and difficult • March, to the Banks of the Danube, where the laid Duke did, • immediately upon his Arrival, attack and force the Bavarians • (afifted by the French) in their strong Intrenchments at Schel

lenberg, pafled the Danube, distreffed the Country of Bavaria, • and a second Time fought the Enemies, who had been reinforced • by a Royal Army of the French King's bett Troops, con• manded by a Marshal of France; and on the second Day of August One thousand feven hundred and four, after a bloody • Battle, at or near Blenheim (although the Enemies had the Advantages of Number and Situation) did gain as absolute

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• and glorious a Victory, as is recorded in the History of any

Age; by which Bavaria being entirely reduced, Ratisbon, Augsbourg, Ulm, Memminghen, and other Imperial Towns re• covered, the Liberty of the Diet and the Peace of the Em

pire was restored, and Landau, Treves and Traerbach being

taken, the War is carried into the Dominions of France : And * forasmuch as the happy Atchievements of the said Duke, having

apparently tended not only to the Honour and Safety of Your • Majesty and Your Subjects, and of their Pofterity, but also • towards the future Tranquillity of Europe ; Your Majesty's • most dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Commons of England in • Parliament assembled, thought themselves obliged, in an humble • Address to Your Majefty, not only to express their great • Sense of the said glorious Victories, but also humbly to desire • Your Majesty, that you would be graciously pleased to consider • of some proper Means to perpetuate the Memory of such signal

Services : And Your Majesty having been thereupon pleased to signify Your Intention to grant the Interest of the Crown in

the Honour and Manor of Woodstock and the Hundred of Wootton, to the said Duke and his Heirs ;' Your Majesty's said dutiful and loyal Subjects, (the Commons of England in Parliament assembled, duly considering the good and prudent Provision made by Your Majesty, by an Act of Parliament in the 1 Ann. Stat. I. first Year of Your Reign, for preserving the Inheritance of c. 7. several Revenues of the Crown, and believing that the Settlement of the said Honour, Manor and Hundred, on the said Duke and his Heirs, can make no Precedent for Cases where there is or shall be less Merit, do most humbly, cheerfully and unanimously befeech Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and remporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That it shall and may be law- Grant of the ful to and for the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by any Manor of WoodLetters Patents under the Great Seal of England,' hereafter stock and Hun. to be made, to give and grant unto the faid John Duke of dred of Wootton,

to the Duke of Marlborough, and his Heirs and Asigns for ever, or to any Marlborough other Person or Perfons, to the Use of or in Trust for the said and his Heirs. Duke, his Heirs and Asigns for ever, all that the Honour and Manor of Woodstock, with the Rights, Members and Appurtenances thereof, situate, lying and being in the County of Oxon, and all that the Hundred of Wootton, with the Rights, Mem. bers and Appurtenances thereof, in the said County of Oxon, and all thuse the Manors or reputed Manors of Hardley, Wootton, Old Woodstock, Hanborough, Stones field, Combe and Bladon, with the Advowfons of the Rectories, Vicarages or Churches of Bladon or Stones field, and all the Rights, Members and Appurtenances to them or any of them belonging, in the County of Oxon aforesaid; and all Quit Rents, Rents of Allize, Chief Rents, Old Rents, Free Rents, Copyhold and Customary Rents, Rent Works and all other Rents, and yearly Sum and Sums of Money whatsoever, to the faid Honour, Hundred and Manors or reputed Manors, every or any of them, belonging or in any wife appertaining and also all that demolished Messuage, Court House or Toft, with the

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Appurtenances, together with the Site thereof, now or formerly called Woodjlock Manor House, situate, lying and being in the said County of Oxon, within the Park hereinafter mentioned; and all Houses, Dove Houses, Edifices, Structures, Buildings, Barns, Stables, Out-houies, Orchards, Gardens, Yards, Backlides, Court Yards and Curtilages to the same belo-ging or appertaining, containing by Eftimation three Acres, one Rood and fifteen Perches, more or less ; and also all that Piece or Parcel of Ground, with the Appurtenances, commonly called or known by the Name of Woodlock Park, lving and being in the said "County of Oxon, abutting upon Woodstock Town on the East, upon Bladon Parish towards the South, Combe Parish on the West, and upon Woction Parish towards the North, containing in the whole by Enimation one thousand feven hundred ninety three Acres and two Roods, more or less ; and all that Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenanceb. now or lately called or known by the Name of Podghill, containing by Estimation three Acres and one Rood, more or less ; and alfo all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Little Mill Mead, containing by Estimation two Acres and one Rood, more or less ; and all that Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, now or lately called or known by the Name of the Great Mill Mead, containing by Estimation four Acres, two Roods, and thirty feven Perches, more or less; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, now or lately called or known by the Name of the Middle Mead, containing by Estimation three Acres and two Roods, more or less; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Little Park Mead, containing by Estimation nine Acres and thirty threc Perches, more or lels; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of the Tennis Court Mead, containing by Eitimation three Acres, three Roods and sine Perches, be the same more or less ; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of the Hopgard, containing by Estimation one Acre, two Roods and three Perches, more or less ; ard also all that other piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Flaggmore Mead, containing by Eftimation fix Acres, three Roods and twenty four Perches, more or less ; and also all that Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called Mare Moore Mead, containing by Estimation nine Acres, more or less ; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Staunton Cuftos, containing by Etimation ten Acres and one Rood, more or less; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Southley Cufiomi, containing by Estimation five' Acres and two Roods, more or less; and also all that other Piece or Par cel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, to the lat mentioned Meadow adjoiving, and now or lately called or known

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Mare Moore
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by the Name of the Hill Ground, containing by Estimation one Hill Ground. · Rood, more or less ; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Combe Custom, containing by Efti. Combe Cuftom. mation four Acres, more or less ; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Bladen Cuftom, containing Bladon Custore. by Estimation one Acre and three Roods, more or less; and all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Eight Acres, containing by Eilimation eleven Acres, two Roods Eight Acres.' and twenty four Perches, more or lefs; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Hanborough Hanborough Cuslom, containing by Estimation four Acres and two Roods, Custoin. more or lefs; and all that other Piuce or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of the Pit Mead, containing by Eitimation four Pit Mead. Acres and five Perches, be the same more or less; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the name of Borrow Borrow Mead. Mrad, containing by Estimation eleven Acres, one Rood and thirty Perches, more or less; and also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Thijllehaim, containing Thillehaimn. by Estimation four Acres, three Roods and four Perchez, more or less ; and also all that Piece and Parcel of Pasture Ground, with the Appurtenancos, to the last mentioned Meadow adjoining, now or lately called or known by the Name of Bailif's Bailiff’s Turret Turret, containing by Eftimation two Roods and sixteen Perches, more or less; and all that other Piece or Parcel of Pasture Ground, with the Appurtenances, adjoining to the East Side of the latt mentioned Piece of Pasture Ground, now lately called or known by the Name of Bailif's Ilook, con- Bailiff's Hook. taining by Estimation one Rood and ten Perches, more or less ; and also all that Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of Rub Mead, containing by Eitimation seventeen Acres, one Ruth Mead. Rood, and eight Perches, more or less; and also all that Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or · lately called or knowa by the Name of the Palace Mead, Palace Meads containing by Estimation two Acres, three Roods and nine Perches, more or less : All which several Pieces and Parcels of Meadow and Pasture Ground before mentioned, are fituate, lying and being within the Walls of the said Park, in the faid County of Oxon : And also all that other Piece or Parcel of Meadow Ground, with the Appurtenances, now or lately called or known by the Name of the Long Acre, lying and being without Long Acre. the said Park, within the Parish of Bladon aforesaid, containing by Estimation twenty four Acres, one Rood and thirty Perches, more or less; and all that Parcel of Land lying in the Parish of Combe , in the said County of Oxon, called by the Name of Combe Rayes t, which were purchased by His late Majesty King Combe Rayon. Charles the Second from several Persons, and do contain in the + Sic. whole, by Estimation, threescore Acres, be the same more or lefs ; Vol. VI. I i

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