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The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Hodie 32 vice leEla est Billa, intituled, " An Act
" for advancing the Sale of the forfeited Estates in Sale of, Bill. « Ircland; and for vesting such as remain unsold by
“ the present Trustees in Her Majesty, Her Heirs and
Epus. Dunel. &
The Question was put, “ Whether this Bill fall PRAYERS.
The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.
The House was resumed.
Her Majesty, being seated on Her Royal Throne, Queen present:
adorned with Her Crown and Regal Ornaments, atAdjoum.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Par- tended with Her Officers of State (the Peers being also liamentum continuandum esse usque ad er in diem in their Robes), commanded the Gentleman Ulher of Sabbati, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Februarii, the Black Rod to signify to the House of Commons, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis lic decernentibus. " That it is Her Majesty's Pleasure, they attend Her
“ presently, in the House of Peers.”
Who being come; their Speaker made a Speech to
Her Majesty, in relation to the Money Bills to be
paffed. R E G I N A.
Then the Clerk of the Parliaments received the said
to the Table; where the Clerk of the Crown read the
1.. An A& for granting to Her Majesty several Bills passed. Crew.
“ Sublidies, for carrying on the War against France and
Ds. North & Grey.
“ 2. An Act for granting an Aid to Her Majesty, by Epus. Norwic.
“ Sale of several Annuities at the Exchequer, for car-
Ds. Howard Efe. rying on the War against France and Spain.
3. An Act to enable Her Majesty to settle a Reve,
for supporting the Dignity of his Royal High-
“ness Prince George Hereditary of Denmarke, in case
" he shall survive Her Majesty."
4. An Act for continuing the Duties upon Coals,
Culm, and Cinders.”
5. An A&t for granting a Supply to Her Majesty,
“ by several Duties imposed upon Malt, Mum, Cyder,
“ and Perry.”
“ 6. An A&t for preventing Frauds in Her Majesty's
" Duties upon stampt Vellum, Parchment, and Pa-
“ 7. An A&t for advancing the Sale of the forfeited
6 Estates in Ireland; and for vesting such as remain Comes Denbigh.
“ unfold by the present Trustees in Her Majesty, Her Comes Manchester.
66 Heirs and Successors, for such Uses as the same were Comes Rivers.
66 before vested in the said Trustees ; and for the more Comes Stamford.
“ effectual selling and setting the said Estates to ProtesComes Carnarvon.
“ tants; and for explaining the several Acts relating to Comes Thanet.
" the Lord Bophin and Sir Redmond Everard." Comes Sunderland.
" 8. An
* 8. An A&t for the finishing and adorning the Ca " 22: An A&t for reviving and continuing the late to thedral Church of St. Paul's, London."
Aets, for appointing Commillioners, to take, examine,
“ and determine, the Debts due to the Army, and for To these Bills the Royal Assent was severally “ Transport Service; and also an Account of the Prizes pronounced, by the Clerk of the Parliaments,
“ taken during the late War.” in these Words ; (videlicet),
23. An Act to oblige Edward Whitaker to accompt “ La Reyne remercie fes bons Subjects, accepte “ for such Sums of Public Money as hath been received
“ leur Benovolence, et ainsi le veult." by him.”
To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pro9. An Act for explaining and making effectual a nounced the Royal Affent feverally, in these
words ; (videlicet,) “ late Statute concerning the Haven and Piers of the “ Borough of Great Yarmouth, and for confirming the
“ La Reyne le veult." “ Rights and Privileges of the said Borough."
“ 10. An A& for making the River Cham, alias Grant, « in the County of Cambridge, more navigable, from 24. An Act for settling divers Manors, Lands, and • Hyth-Ferry to The Queen's Mill, in the University and “ Hereditaments, the Estate of Henry Duke of Beaua - Town of Cambridge."
“ fort, according to Agreements made upon his Mar“ riage, and for other Purposes in the faid Act men
- tioned.” “ 11. An A&t for Explanation of a Clause in One “ Act made in the Seventh Year of His late Majesty's Reign, relating to Borelaps, and to take off the addi.
25. An Act for giving further Time to John Lord “ tional Subsidy upon Irish Linen.”
Bishop of Chichester and his Succeffors to make Leases
“ of certain Houses and Ground, in or near Chancery“ 12. An Act for the better preventing Escapes out “ Lane, belonging to the Bishopric of Cichester." “ of The Queen's Bench and Fleet Prisons."
“ 26. An Act to enable Richard Lord Bulkeley, Vif: 13. An Ad for punishing of Accessaries to Felo count Cashells in the Kingdom of Ireland, and Richard 6 nies, and Receivers of stolen Goods; and to prevent the “ Bulkcley Esquire his Son, to make a Settlement, upon “ wilful burning and destroying of Ships.”
" the Marriage of the said Richard Bulkeley.” 14. An Act for the better repairing and amend 27. An Act for vesting divers Lands and Teneing the Highways, from the North End of Thornwood
ments, of Edward Owen, of Eaton Mascot, in the County “ Common to Woodford, in the County of Essex.” “ of Salop, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his
« Debts.” “ 15. An Ad for continuing former Aets, for export" ing Leather, and for Ease of Jurors; and for reviv
“ 28. An Ad for incorporating certain Persons, for ing and making more effectual an Act relating to
“ the better providing for and setting the Poor on “ Vagrants.”
• Work in the City of Gloucester.” “ 16. An Act for encouraging the Consumption of
29. An Act for the better collecting the Duties “ Malted Corn, and for the better preventing the Run
granted for making the Way out of Chancery-Lane “ ning of French and Foreign Brandy."
into Lincolne’s-Inn-Fields ; and for determining the
“ faid Duties, when the Parties concerned are paid." 17. An Act for taking, examining, and stating, the “ Public Accompts of the Kingdom.”
30. An Act to enable Charles Aldworth Esquire “ 18. An Act for enlarging the Time for taking the other's Debts and his Sisters Portions.”
to sell Lands and Tenements, for Payment of his Fa“ Oath of Abjuration; and also for re-capacitating and " indemnifying such Persons as have not taken the same
31. An Act for the better improving a certain “ by the Time limited, and shall take the same by a " Piece of Ground, in the Parish of St. Martin's in the “ Time to be appointed ; and for the further Security “ Fields, for the Use of the Poor ; and for other the “ of Her Majesty's Person, and the Succession of the “ Crown in the Protestant Line ; and for extinguishing
Purposes therein mentioned.” " the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all
32. An Act for the better settling the Real and “ other Pretenders, and their open and secret Abet “ Personal Estate of John Goddard Esquire deceased, to
“ and for the Benefit of John Goddard his Son and
“ Mary Goddard his Daughter, Infants, during their “ 19. An Act for punishing Officers and Soldiers Minority.” “ who shall mutiny, or desert Her Majesty's Service, in “ England or Ireland; and for punishing false Musters; 33. An A&t for making Provision for the Younger “ and for better Payment of Quarters in England.” - Children of Jonathan Castelman, of Coubertly, in the “ 20. An A&t for the more effectual preventing the
so County of Gloucester, Esquire, for supplying an " Abuses and Frauds of Persons employed in the work
" Omission in his Father's Will, of a Power for making
“ Leases." “ ing up the Woollen, Linen, Fustian, Cotton, and “ Iron Manufactures of this Kingdom.”
34. An A&t for confirming the Division of the Third 21. An Act for the raising the Militia of this
« Part of Burton Dalset, in the County of Warwick, Kingdom for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
• heretofore made by the Owners thereof." ~ and Three, notwithstanding the Month's Pay formerly “ advanced be not re-paid.
“ 35. An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Charles “ Morris Esquire, for the Payment of Debts charged I
" thereupon, and for the making Provision for his 49. An Act for Sale of divers Lands, in the County " Younger Children.”
“ of Kildare and Kingdom of Ireland (being the Estate
" of Agmondi ham Vesey Esquire, and his Two Daugh“ 36. An Ad to enable John Arderne Esquire to pay
ters Anne Vesey and Henrietta Vesey), for the paying 66 his Father's Debts, and make Provision for his Bro “ of Debts, and clearing Incumbrances charged there" thers and Sister.”
on; and also for empowering the faid Agmondishan
" Vesey to make Leases, for any Term not exceeding 37. An Act for Sale of several Estates, for Pay. “ One and Twenty Years.” " ment of Debts charged thereupon; for disposing of the “ Residue of the Money at Interest, for the Benefit of 50. An Ad for naturalizing Nicholaus Wayfoord, “ Giles Loane, and other Infants, pursuant to their Fa “ Peter Le Blanck, and Jacob Saunderfelt,” « ther's Will."
51. An Act to enable Sir Edward Williams to 38. An A& for charging the Estate late of Thomas“ sell certain Manors and Lands, in the Counties of “ Lyster Esquire, deceased, with Maintenances for his “ Brecon and Radnor, for Payment of Debts.” “ Nine Younger Children.”
52. An Adt for setting aside a Settlement, in order 39. An Act for the vesting of the several Manors, " that William Butler may have a good Conveyance of “ Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County “ Lands from Raphael WbiAler, according to Articles “ of Ejjex, late belonging to John Cowper Gentleman, “ agreed on." “ deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for better Pay“ ment of his Debts, and Legacies charged thereon.” 53. An Act to enable the Executrix of James
“ Hoare Esquire, deceased, to pay a Sum of Money, 40. An A& for enabling Andrew Hackett Esquire “ in Discharge of a Trust in her reposed by his to dispose of several Messuages and Lands, in the “ Counties of Stafford and Warwick, and City of Lich“ field, for making Provision for his Younger Children, 54. An Act to enable the surviving Trustees and
upon settling another Estate, in Stroxton, in the “ Executors of the last Will and Testament of Thomas “ County of Lincoln, of better Value, to the same “ Fane Esquire, deceased, to pay an Annuity unto Mild“ Uses as the Messuages and Lands in the Counties of “ may Fane Esquire, for his Maintenance and Educa• Stafford and Warwick, and City of Lichfield, were “ tion, until he shall attain his Age of One and Twenty * fettled.”
41. An A&t to enable William Coleman Esquire, To these Bills the Clerk of the Parliaments pro66 and others, to make Sale of Lands, for Payment of nounced the Royal Assent, severally, in these " the Debts and Legacies of William Stawell Esquire, Words, (videlicet,) 66 deceased.”
“ Soit fait comme il est desiré.” 42. An Act for the better Execution of the Will of John Lone Esquire, deceased; and for Sale of Part “ of his Eftate, to pay his Debts and Legacies, for Then Her Majesty was pleased to say as followeth : " preserving the Residue thereof.”
“ My Lords and Gentlemen,
Queen's 43. An Act concerning the Exchange of Lands,
Speech, lying in or near Brampton, in the County of Northamp “ I return you My hearty Thanks, for the great ton, for Lands lying in or near Wickham, in the Coun Dispatch you have given to the Public Affairs in this ty of Lincoln.”
“ Session; which is an Advantage extremely material at
" all Times; and I hope We shall find the Fruit of 44. An Act for raising Fifteen Hundred Pounds, ~ it this Year, in the Forwardness of our Prepara" by Mortgage of Lands in the County of Dorset, for “ Payment of Debrs, and for a further Provision and “ Maintenance for the Younger Children of Philip
“ I am to thank you, Gentlemen of the House of “ Caldecot Esquire.”
« Commons, in particular, for the great Supplies with
“ which you enable Me to carry on the War: It shall 45. An Act for vesting certain Messuages, Lands,
“ be My Care, to have them strictly applied to the Śr and Hereditaments, of Toby Hodfon the Elder, Esquire,
« Uses for which you have designed them, and to the a Lunatic, in Trustees, for Payment of his Debts,
“ best Advantage for the Public Service. You have " and making Provision for himself, his Wife, and
reposed great Confidence in Me, by allowing so un
“ usual a Latitude as you have done, in the Clause of “ only Son."
“ Appropriation : I shall improve all Opportunities, in “ 46. An A& to veft divers Lands and Tenements
" the Use of it, for the Honour and true Interest of
" the Nation. “ of Sir Thomas Brograve Baronet, in the County of Hertford, in Trustees, to be sold; and to settle other
“ I must further take Notice to you, that the Readi• Lands and Tenements in Lieu thereof."
“ ness you have shewn in the Provision made for the
“ Prince is a very sensible Obligation to Me. 47. An Act to enable the Devisees of James Supple, and all claiming under them, to make Leases,
Lords and Gentlemen, “ for the Improvement of the Estate devised.”
" I desire and expect from you,
make it “ 48. An A&t for confirming and establishing a Par
Business, in your several Countries, to continue 6 rition, made by Sir Edmund Fowler Knight and Dame
« and preserve the Quiet and Satisfaction of all My « Anne his Wife, and Elizabeth Buggin Widow, of Subjects: I hope, that such of them as have the “ certain Manors and Lands, in the County of Kent, " Misfortune to diffent from the Church of England “ in the Year One Thousand Six Hundred Thirty- 6 will rest secure and satisfied in the Act of Tolera« four."
“ tion, which I am firmly resolved to maintain ; and Vol. XVII.
“ that all those who have the Happiness and Advan “ Above all other Things, I do recommend to you
tage to be of our Church will consider, that I have « Peace and Union among ourselves; as the most “ had My Education in it, and that I have been “ effectual Means, that can be devised, to discourage “ willing to run great Hazards for its Preservation ; “ and defeat the Designs of Our Enemies. “ and therefore they may be very sure I shall always
" I must not conclude without acquainting you, “ make it My own particular Care, to encourage and “ maintain this Church, as by Law established, and
" I have given Directions that My Part of all the every the least Member of it, in all their just Rights
Prizes, which have been or shall be taken during “ and Privileges; and, upon all Occasions of Promo
“ this War, be applied entirely to the Public Service; “ tions to any Ecclesiastical Dignity, I shall have a
“ and I hope my own Revenue will not fall so short, very just Regard to such as are eminent and re “ but that I may be able, as I desire, to contribute yet “ markable for their Piety, Learning, and constant
“ further to the Ease of My People. “ Zeal for the Church; that, by this and all other “ Methods which shall be thought proper, I may trans“ mit it securely settled to Pofterity.
Then the Lord Keeper, by Her Majesty's Com.
mand, said, “ I think it might have been for the Public Ser« vice, to have had some further Laws for restraining
Parliament “ the great License, which is assumed, of publishing
“ My Lords and Gentlemen,
prorogued. “ and fpreading scandalous Pamphlets and Libels ; “ It is Her Majesty's Royal Will and Pleasure, that “ but, as far as the present Laws will extend, I “ this Parliament should be prorogued to Thursday the “ hope you will all do your Duty, in your respective“ Twenty-second Day of April next: And this Parlia. “ Stations, to prevent and punilh such pernicious Prac- “ ment is accordingly prorogued to Thursday the Twen
“ ty-second Day of April next.”
Examined, this 25th Day of March, 1703, by us,
D. Noi tror
Anno 2° Annæ Reginæ.
In like Manner, Heneage Finch Esquire, bejng, by Let-L. Guernsey
ters Patents, dated the Fifteenth Day of March' One Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Thousand Seven Hundred and Two, created Lord Gernfuerunt :
sey, was, in his Robes, introduced between the Lord
Lawarr and the Lord Dartmouth (also in their Robes),
and preceded by the Lord Great Chamberlain, Deputy
Gentleman Ulher of the Black Rod, and Sir Henry
St. George Clarenceux, officiating in this Ceremony as
Garter King of Arms; his Lordship presented his Pa-
tent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the Woolfack,
who delivered it to the Clerk: And being read at the
Table, as also his Writ of Summons, dated Vicesimo
Aprilis, Anno Secundo Reginæ; his Lordship was
accordingly placed on the Lower End of the Barons
Also, Francis Conway Esquire, being, by Letters Pa-L. Conway
tents, dated the Seventeenth Day of March One Thou- introduced.
sand Seven Hundred and Two, created Baron Conway
of Ragley, was, in his Robes, introduced between the
Lord Lawarr and the Lord Dartmouth (also in their
Robes), and preceded by the Lord Great Chamberlain,
Deputy Gentleman Uther of the Black Rod, and Sir
Henry St. George Clarenceux, officiating in this Cere-
his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the
Woolfack, who delivered it to the Clerk; and being
read at the Table, as also his Writ of Summons, dat. Lords take the
This Day Charles Earl of Winchilsea and William Vicesimo Aprilis, Anno Secundo Reginæ ; his Lordship Lord Paget took the Oaths, and made and subscribed was accordingly placed on the Lower End of the Barons the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath
Bench. of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Then, John Lord Granville, Heneage Lord Gernsey, Lords take the
and Francis Lord Conway, took the Caths, and made
This Day John Marquis of Normanby, being, by Let- and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and
The Lord Keeper acquainted the House, “ That Her
Majesty had sent a Commission for the further pro
roguing of the Parliament.”
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, and Sir Henry
Then the Lords Commissioners, in their Robes, being
ford, the Lord Dartmouth, and the Lord Granville, on
his Left Hand; commanded the Deputy Gentleman
mons, and let them know, “ That the Commissio-
“ ners desire they would be present, to hear the said
« Commission read.”
Who being * come, with their Speaker; the Commis.
“ ANNA R.
for proroguing his Patent to the Lord Keeper, on his Knee, at the
“ ANNA, Dei Gratia, Angl. Scoc, Franc. & Hib'nia ment. Woolfack, who delivered it to the Cler!:: And being
" Regina, Fidei Defensor, &c. Præcharissimo Marito
“ Nostro Principi Georgio de Denmarke, Reverendis-
Deeft in Originali,