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XI. INDEX OF THE NAMES OF THE SEVERAL SPEAKERS IN BOTH

HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, FROM Dec. 13, 1792, To March 10, 1794.
Abingdon (Willoughby Bertie], Earl of 652, Darnley (John Bligh], Earl of, 324, 730,
732, 1297.

1297, 1413.
Adair, Mr. Serjeant, 1350, 1377.

Dent, John, 516.
Adam, William, 74, 131, 442, 628, 907, 1346, Derby (Edward Smith Stanley] Earl of, 325,
1454, 1457, 1486, 1576.

1076.
Addington, Henry, (The Speaker. In 1805 Dolben, Sir William, 951.

created V'iscount Sidmouth.] 113, 471, 520, Drake, William, 460, 569, 1335.
786, 975, 982, 084.

Drake, William, jun., 126.
Albemarle, (William Charles Keppel] 1424.

Duncombe, Henry, 777, 837.
Anderson, Alderman, 761.

Dundas, Henry [afterwards Viscount Mel-
Anstruther, John, 55, 132, 300, 609, 625, 889, ville), S, 42, 79, 124, 136, 174, 339, 375,
1349, 1459.

463, 496, 660, 765, 784, 961,974, 978, 983,
Arden, Richard Pepper (Master of the Rolls] 986, 1247, 1453.
99, 624, 992, 1353.

Dundas, Robert, Lord Advocate of Scotland]
Attorney General, see Sir Archibald Mac- 766, 930, 1548.

donald; see also, Sir John Scott.
Auckland, [William Eden] Lord, 1040, 1064, East, Edward Hyde, 1442, 1446, 1461.
1427.

Eliot, Hon. John (afterwards Lord Eliot] 768,

773, 954.
Barham, J. F. 955, 1447.

Elliot, Sir Gilbert (afterwards Lord Minto),
Basset, Sir Francis (In 1796 created Baron de 176, 191.
Dunstanville) 447.

Ellis, Welbore, 954.
Beauchamp, Lord, 197, 288, 481, 611,

Erskine, Thomas, [afterwards Lord Erskine],
Bedford, Duke of, 1436.

56, 94, 588, 826.
Brown, Isaac Hawkins, 135, 609, 1105.
Bunbury, Sir Charles, 956.

Fielding, Lord, 9, 196.
Burdon, Rowland, 186.

Fitzwilliam, Earl (William Wentworth Fitz-
Burke, Edmund, 37, 51, 68, 108, 138, 146, Fox, Charles James, 3, 12, 49, 59, 60, 80, 125,

william], 1407.
173, 180, 378, 432, 464, 520, 550, 611, 639,
786, 787, 971, 972, 973, 974, 976, 979, 981,

135, 136, 140, 145, 170, 172, 177, 192, 219,
988, 1008.

301, 363, 423, 448, 461, 470, 487, 516, 545,
Burrell, Sir Peter, (afterwards Lord Gwydir]

570, 583, 600, 607, 610, 623, 624, 625, 626,

628, 630, 633, 634, 719, 755, 761, 768, 780,
190, 1092.

908, 933, 935, 938, 939, 940, 948, 952,966,
Burton, Francis, 971.

989, 994, 1024, 1251, 1310, 1310, 1352,
Buxton, Robert John, 515, 769, 837, 954. 1386, 1447, 1450, 1452, 1454, 1457, 1460,

1477, 1562.
Canning, George, 1317.

Francis, Philip, 91, 685, 759, 769, 774, 777,
Carlisle, (Frederick Howard] Earl of, 164,

840, 933, 973, 985, 992, 1372.
324, 1089, 1086, 1419.
Carnarvon (Henry Robert], Earl of, 1412, Grafton, Duke of, 1408.
1432.

Grant, William, 105.
Carysfort. (John Joshua Proby) Earl of, 78. Gregor, Francis, 132.
Cathcart, Lord, 927.

Grenville, Lord (William Windham Gren-
Cavendish, Lord George, 1371.

ville), 146, 152, 156, 316, 397, 454, 659,
Cawthorne, John Fenton, 515, 1440.

725, 737, 1038, 1086, 1419, 1428.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, see Pitt.

Grenville, Thomas, 51, 216, 396, 467.
Chiswell, Richard, 1761.

Grey, Charles (afterwards Earl Grey], 41, 83,
Clarence, H. R. H. the Duke of, 659, 1009.

128, 206, 440, 465, 495, 607, 758, 778, 737,

799, 953, 976, 980, 1315, 1364, 1576.
Clifden, Lord, 1083.
Coke, D. P. 463.

Guilford, (George Augustus North] Earl of,

161, 727, 731, 1039, 1068, 1414, 1433.
Courtenay, John, 115, 483, 634, 1105.
Coventry, Earl of, 1075.

Hardinge, George, 199, 621.
Curtis, William, 761.

Hardwicke (Philip Yorke] Earl of, 1079.
Curwen, John Christian, 591,592, 633, 724. Hartley, Colonel, 58, 194, 407.

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Hawkesbury, Lord [Charles Jenkinson. In Newitham, Alderman, 1441, 1445.

1796 created Earl of Liverpool], 159, 163, Norfolk, Duke of, 154, 156, 728, 1075, 1302.
421, 728, 1429.

North, Frederick, 85, 591, 593.
Hay, Lord (Earl of Kinnoul in Scotland),
326, 728, 1417.

Peel, Robert, 130, 1444.
Hill, Sir Richard, 446, 953.

Pitt, Right Hon. William [Chancellor of the
Hobart, Henry, 786.

Exchequer), 141, 144, 228, 270, 345, 459,
Howard, Sir George, 486.

460, 472, 493, 519, 557, 601, 606, 623, 682,
Hussey, William, 56, 769, 773,950, 951, 1020, 714,758,759,760, 785, 787, 890, 937, 943,
1930,

952, 972, 973, 1013, 1024, 1277, 1335,

1353, 1382, 1443, 1448, 1449, 1451, 1458,
Inchiquin, Lord, 940.

1483, 1572.
Jekyll, Joseph, 1, 132, 444, 755.

Porchester, Lord, 325.
Jenkinson, Robert Banks afterwards Lord

Portland [William Henry Cavendish Ben-
Hawkesbury; and Earl of Liverpool], 86, Powys, Thomas, 79, 361, 445, 609, 772, 820,

tinck Duke of, 158, 413,731, 1073, 1433.
203, 441, 808, 1333, 1474.

1313, 1367.
Kinnoul, Earl of, see Hay.

Radnor, (Jacob Pleydell Bouverie] Earl of,
Lambton, William Henry, 132, 446, 462, 573, 575, 577.
538, 779.

Rawdon, Lord, [Francis Rawdon Hastings
Lansdown [William Petty], Marquis of, 147, Earl of Moira in Ireland. In 1817 created

155, 159, 164, 329, 422, 728, 732, 1082, Marquis of Hastings] 575, 647, 650, 652.
1391, 1434.

Ridley, Sir Matthew White, 192.
Lauderdale (James Maitland], Earl of, 159, Romney, Earl of, 1427.

163, 326, 417, 731, 737, 925, 1040, 1084, Rose, George, 774.
1302, 1417, 1428.

Ryder, Dudley, [afterwards Earl of Harrowby]
Law, Ewan, 978.

464, 777, 1314, 1442, 1457.
Leeds (Francis Osborne], Duke of, 160, 423,
736, 1415.

Saunderson, Sir James, 4, 543.
Loughborough, Lord [Lord Chancellor. Alex Scott, D., 136.

ander Wedderburn. In 1795 created Earl Scott, Sir John (Solicitor General], 59, [At-
of Rosslyn] 166, 331, 574, 650, 651, 738,

torney General] 581, 600, 603, 608, 625,
1042, 1302.

935, 955, 1381.
Lord Advocate of Scotland, see Robert Dun- Secretary at War, see Sir George Yonge.
das.

Sheffield, Lord (John Baker Holroyd), 81.
Lord Chancellor, see Loughborough.

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 19, 68, 118, 137,
Loveden, Edward Loveden, 83.

199, 146, 387, 452, 466, 523, 556, 567, 605,

615, 625, 701, 725, 784,787, 902, 952, 972,
Macdonald, Sir Archibald [Attorney Gene- 1213, 1449, 1458, 1460, 1554.
ral], 58, 131.

Sinclair, Sir John, 949.
Macleod, Norman, 556.

Smith, William, 58, 453, 516, 1024, 1382.
Mainwaring, William, 1464.

Smith, R., 460, 463.
Maitland, Hon. Thomas, 198, 338, 445, 479, Smith, General, 700.
521, 556, 599, 1330, 1372.

Solicitor General, see Sir John Scott. Sce
Mansfield, Earl of, 1076, 1301, 1436.

also Sir John Mitford.
Martin, James, 543, 588,773.

Speaker, The, see Addington.
Master of the Rolls, see Arden.

Spencer, (George John Spencer] Earl, 160,
Milner, Sir William, 839, 1104.

1074, 1426.
Minchin, Humphrey, 479.

Stair, Earl of, 1062.
Mitford, Sir John, 135, 217, [Solicitor Gene- Stanhope, Earl, 322, 414, 659, 1085, 1082,

ral] 586, 608, 626, 630, 769, 989, 1352. 1287, 1298, 1430.
Montague, Matthew, 759, 1377.

Stanley, John Thomas, 189, 895, 1929, 1374.
Mornington (Richard Colley Wellesley. Af Stormont, Viscount, 160, 328, 416.

terwards Marquis Wellesley) 849, 1109. St. David's, Bishop of, [Dr. Samuel Horsley]
Mulgrave (Henry Phipps), Lord, 211, 186. 660.
Murray, Sir James, 118.

Sullivan, Mr., 1098.

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Sydney, Lord, 1416.

929, 983, 1368, 1440, 1456, 1465, 1559.

Wigley, Edmund, 966.
Tarleton, Banastre, 86, 1100, 1442.

Wilberforce, William, 79, 513, 779, 1439.
Taylor, Michael Angelo, 82, 194, 473, 760, Windham, P. C. 378.
1463.

Windhamn, William, 34, 100, 135, 145, 213,
Thornton, S., 759, 765.

314, 450, 539, 549, 769, 822, 987, 1006,
Thurlow, Lord, 650, 651, 928, 1304.

1244, 1369, 1560.
Titchfield, Marquis of, (afterwards Duke of Wycombe, Earl of, [John Henry Petty;
Portland] 192, 213.

afterwards Marquis of Lansdown] 10, 195,
Turner, Sir G. 1471.

293, 470, 1098.
Vaughan, Benjamin, 1446.

Yonge, Sir George, (Secretary at War] 172,
Wallace, Thomas, 8, 1375.

478, 1330.
Watson, Mr. Serjeant, 135, 1353.

Yorke, Charles, 74, 131, 1381.
Wharton, John, 961, 1024.

Young, Sir William, 107, 513, 838, 1440,
Whitbread, Samuel, 102, 295, 626, 785, 878, 1446.

PARLIA.

Parliamentary History.

33 GEORGE THE THIRD, A. D. 1792.

OF

THIRD SESSION parture from them. In a book published

by a learned gentleman who had long OF THE

filled with great ability an office at the SEVENTEENTH PARLIAMENT table of that House (Mr. Hatsell), it ap

peared that there was one precedent for

such a departure, and that was in the GREAT BRITAIN.

reign of Charles 2nd, when the Dutch,

sailing up the Medway, burnt some of our (Continued from Vol. XXIX.] ships at Chatham. At that time there

was a recess of parliament, which had DEBATE in the Commons on the Ad- been prorogued from July to the month dress of Thanks.] December 13, 1792. of October. The measure of calling it The Commons being returned to their together before the expiration of the House, the Speaker was proceeding to prorogation, was debated in council, read the King's Speech, when he was where lord Clarendon declared that it prevented by

was illegal, and suggested that the best Mr. Jekyll

, who said he was sorry that, way to proceed on the occasion, would on this occasion, he must depart from the be to dissolve the parliament, and call a usual order of proceeding, and instead of new one, which could meet in a short waiting to hear his majesty's speech read, time, as it was not then required by law call the attention of parliament to a sub- that so long a period, as was at present ject of great importance, as it involved no necessary, should elapse between the test less a question, than that of the legality and the return of the writs. Lord Claof the subsequent acts of the session. rendon, however, was over-ruled, and it What he meant to submit to their consi- was determined that the parliament should deration was a matter of privilege, and be called pending the prorogation, and consequently ought to supersede every before the expiration of it. He presumed other business whatever. The House, he it was not on the authority of this soliobserved, being then met under very ex- tary precedent that ministers would rest traordinary circumstances, the first ques- the legality of the present meeting. tion which must naturally suggest itself They, no doubt, would plead the authoto every gentleman's mind, was, “by rity of statute for their departure from what authority was it actually sitting?' common law. There were two acts passed According to the lex et consuetudo parlia- in the present reign, which authorized the menti, by which alone, till of late years, king to summon, by proclamation, a meetthe meeting of parliament was regulated, king of the parliament, at the expiration it could not be called together at an earlier of fourteen days from the date of the day than that to which it had been last same, notwithstanding any prorogation or prorogued; and no prorogation could be adjournment for a longer period. One for a shorter period than forty days. The of these acts gave this authority to the present meeting was clearly contrary to Crown, to be exercised in case of actual the law and usage of parliament, and a invasion. The other, which was the 26th reason ought to be assigned for this de- of Geo. 3rd, c. 10, extended it to cases of (VOL XXX. ]

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