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aforesaid, and the heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns of every of them; and all persons having or (/aiming any thing in the

premisses, or any part thereof, to the use of, or in trust for any such

forfeiting persons, or their or any of their heirs, executors, or administrators; andsuch persons who had or might claim any estate, which was in reversion or remainder, expectant on the determination of any estate tail, whereof a forfeiting person was seised as aforesaid, on the

said twenty fourth day os June, one thousand seven hundred and fifteen, or at any time since, always excepted) having any estate, right, title, interest, use, trust, possession, reversion, remainder, office, annuity, service, rent, ieht, benefit, charge, or incumbrance in law'or equity, in, to, out of, or upon any castles, honours, manors, messuages, lands, tenements, rents, hereditaments, or real estate, or any other the premisses in Great Britain, Ireland, or elsewhere, therein before vested in his Majesty, by or under any settlement, conveyance,

judgment, statute, recognizance, extent, or ether debt, charge, or incumbrance, affecting the same estate, before the respective days and times whereon the fame were vested in hi\ Majesty as aforesaid, were, on or before the twenty fourth day of June, one thousand seven hundred and seventeen (and which time, by another act os parliament made in the third year of the reign of his said late Majesty, intituled, An act to inlarge the time for making claims before the com- 3Geo. 1. c. missioners appointed to inquire of the forfeited estates, was inter ged to the first day of February, one thousand seven hundred and and seventeen) to enter all their respective clams and demands thereof before certain commissioners appointed by the said act, or any sour or more of them residing in England or Scotland respectively, in the manner in the said act mentioned; or in default thereof, every such estate, right, title, interest, use, possession, reverfion, remainder, office, annuity, service, rent, debt, benefit, charge, or incumbrance, in, to, out of, or upon the said premisses, or any part thereof, was thereby declared to be null and void; and the estate or estates liable unto, or eharged therewith, were from thenceforth to be freed, acquitted, and discharged of and from the same: and whereas by another act of parliament made in the fourth year of the reign of his said late majesty 4Geo.i.c, King George the First [intituled, An act for vesting the forfeited estates in Great Britain and Ireland in trustees, to be fold for the use of the publick, and for giving relief to lawful creditors, by determining the claims, and for the more effectual bringing into the respective exchequers the rents and profits of the said estates till fold) it was enacted, That all and every the castles, honours, lordships, manors, messuages, lands, tenements, rents, reversions, services, remainders, possessions, royalties, franchises, jurisdictions, and privileges whatsoever, and all appurtenances to them, or any of

t them, belonging, or in any wife appertaining; and all rights of entry, rights of action, titles, conditions, uses, trusts, powers, and authorities ; and all leases for life, lives, or years, pensions, annuities, rents, charges, and hereditaments whatsoever, and of what nature or kind soever, not disposed of according to the directions of the said first-recited act, in Great Britain, Ireland, or elsewhere, which by the said recited act were vested, or intended to be vested, in bis Majesty, his heirs and successors, as aforesaid, for the use tf the publick, should be, and were thereby, vested and settled in the actual and real possession and seisin of Richard Grantham esquire, George Treby esquire, Arthur Ingram esquire, George Gregory esquire, Sir Richard Steele knight, Sir Henry Houghton baronet, Patrick Haldane esquire, Sir Thomas Hales baronet, Robert Munro esquire, Henry Cunningham esquire, Denis Bond esquire, John Birch serjeant at law, and Sir John Eyles baronet, and their heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns respectively, from "the twenty fifth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighteen, according tt toe several estates and interests vejled or intended to be vested in his Majesty by the said former act; to the end the same might be bargained, fold, disposed of, and applied by the said trustees, and the survivors ef them, to and for the uses in the said recited acl, or in the saidael of the fourth year of his said late Majtsty's reign after-mentioned and declared: and it was by the said last recited acl further enacted, That from and aster the said twenty fifth day of Mitch, one thousandseven hundred and eighteen, the said commissioners and trustees, or any four or more of them, residing in England, Scotland, or Ireland, respectively, Jbould and were thereby enabled and required, at any time or times, to fell all and singular the estates and interests vested in them as aforesaid; (that is to Jay) such of the said estates and interests, concerning which no claims Jhould be or had been entered within the times limited for that purpose, as soon as conveniently might be after the said twentyfifth day os March, one thousand seven hundred and eighteen; and such of the said estates and interests for or concerning which any claims had been or Jhould be entered, as aforesaid, as soon as conveniently might be after such claims relating to such estates or interests respectively Jhould be determined; the said sales to be made to any person or persons being protestants, bodies politick or corporate, their heirs, successors, executors, administrators or assigns {other than the said commissioners and trustees, or their officers respectively, or any others in trust for them) who Jhould become purchaser or purchasers thereof, for such estate and interest therein respectively, as was therein before vested in the said commissioners and trustees: and the Jaid commissioners and trustees, or any four or more of them, residing in England, Scotland, or Ireland, respectively, being certified of the payment of the price agreed upon into the receipt of his Majesty's exchequers in England and Scotland respectively, were to execute an indenture or contract of bargain and sale of the parcels bought and paid for to the buyers thereof, for such estate or interest therein as the said commissioners and trustees, sr any four er more of them residing in England, Scotland, or Ireland respectively, Jhould have contracted to sell the same; and all and every purchaser or purchasers, his, her, or their heirs, successors, executors, administrators and assigns, were to hold and enjoy such parts and parcels of the premijjes as Jhould be Jo purchajed and conveyed for such estate and interest therein respectively, as should be conveyed by the said commissioners and trustees, or any four or more of them, in such indenture or contrail of bargain and sale, freed and discharged of and from all arrears of quit-rents, ersivn-rents, feu duties and chiefrjes, at any time ae

(rued trued or to grow due before the date of such respective conveyances, and of and from all other claims and demands of bis Majesty, his heirs and successors, and of the said commifftoners and trustees, their heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, and of all and every other person or persons whatsoever, other than and except such claims and demands which Jhould be allowed by the said commissioners and trustees, or any four or more of them, or the court of delegates (which, by the said last recited act, his said late Majesty was impowered to appoint, for bearing and determining such appeals as jhould be made by any claimant from any judgement, determination, or decree of the said commissioners and trustees, or any four or more of them) on the determination of such claims as aforesaid: and whereas the aforesaid John Radcliffe, yin of the said James late earl ^Derwentwater, did, by his mother and guardian the said Anna Maria, late countess of Dervvent water, on or about the first day of March, one thousand seven hundred andsixteen, exhibit two several claims before the commifftoners appointed by the said recited ail of the first year of his [aid late Majesty's reign; by one of which the said John Radcliffe claimed the manors, lands, and hereditaments, comprized in the said settlement of the twenty fourth day of March, one thousand six hundred and ninety one, as the right and inheritance of him the said claimant, and the heirs male of his body; and by the other of the said claims, the said John Radcliffe claimed the manors, lands, and he' reditaments, comprized in the said indenture of release of the twenty fourth day os June, one thousandseven hundred and twelve (subject to the aforesaid rent charge, and to the said term os two hundred years, and the trusts thereof) as the right and inheritance of him thesaid claimant, and the heirs male of his body: which claims coming afterwards on to be heard before thesaid commissioners, the claim made by the said John Radcliffe to the manors, lands, and hereditaments, comprized in the said settlement of the twenty fourth day of March, one.thousand six hundred and ninety one, was allowed; and the claim made by him to the manors, lands, and hereditaments, comprized in the said settlement of the twenty fourth day of June, one thousand seven hundred and twelve, was di/misted : but the decree made by the said commissioners for dismissing the fame was, upon an appeal made to the court of delegates, appointed by his said late Majesty by virtue of the said recited act, made in the fourth year of his reign, reversed, and the said last mentioned claim was, by the said court allowed: and whereas by an act made in the ninth year of the reign of his said late „ „

majesty King George the First (intituled, An act to continue the duties for encouragement of the coinage of monies; and for relief of IVilliam late lord IViddrington; and to prevent foreign lotteries being carried on in this kingdom; and for ascertaining the duties on bound books imported 5 and for issuing certificates and debentures for arrears due to five regiments, to be satisfied by annuities therein mentioned; and for discharging the duties of rock salt lost on the rivers Weaver and Mercy; and for limiting the times of continuance of commissioners for forfeited estates in England and Scotland respectively; and for appropriating the

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supplies granted to his Majesty in this session of parliament; and to rectify misnomers and omissions of commissioners for the land tax in the year one thousand seven hundred and twenty three) after reciting, Timt ail the claims entered before the commissioners and trustees in England were heard and determined, and the appeals from the decrees of the said commissioners and trustees in Engand, were also finally determined, it was enacted, That the forfeited estates in England, by any former ail or acts of parliament vested in the said commistioners and trustees, which Jhould remain unfoldfrom and after the twenty ninth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and twenty three, were thereby divested out of the said commistioners and trustees, and vested in the King's majesty, his heirs and successor s, for the use os the publics: : and whereas by indenture bearing date the twenty eighth day of September, anno domini one thou/and seven hundred and twenty three, and made or mentioned to be made between the said George Gregory, Sir Thomas Hales, Henry Cuningham, Denis Bond, John Birch, and Sir John Eyles, commistioners and trustees, nominated and appointed for putting in execution the powers and authorities relating to the forfeited estates in England and Ireland, enacled by the two ac!s of parliament herein first-mentioned, of the one part, and William Smith of Billiter Square, London esquire, os the other part, reciting the marriage settlement os the said James late earl of Tier went water; and that the e/late for life so limited, as aforesaid to the said Charles Radcliffe, of and in all and singular the said premisses mentioned in the said recited settlement of the twenty fourth day of June one thousand seven hundred and twelve, in remainder, after the death os the said John RadclifFe without issue male of his body, was vested in the said commistioners and trustees for the uses in the said ads mentioned; and that the reversion in see of the same premisses, so limited to the right heirs of the said James late earl of Derwentwater, was also veiled in the said commisticners and trustees for thefame uses, the said George Gregory, Sir Thomas Hales, Henry Cuningham, Denis Bond, John Birch, and Sir John Eyles, pursuant to the said ail of parliament of the fourth year of his said late Majesty, and in execution of the trust thereby in them reposed, and of the powers and authorities to them, or any four or more of them, thereby given: and for and in consideration of one thousand and sixty pounds, for which the said William Smith contracted with the said commistioners and trustees for the purchase of all andsingular the premisses, during the life of the said Charles RadclifFe, without impeachment of waste, and for and during so long as the said Charles RadclifFe Jhould have issue male of his body, in remainder, expectant on the death of the said John RadclifFe without issue male; and also the reversion in fee os and in the said premisses limited to the said James late earl of Derwentwater, did bargain andsell all and singular the said barony, manors, lordships, rectories, parsonages, mines, colliiries, messuages, lands, tenements, hereditaments, and premisses, comprized in the said indenture of release, bearing date the twenty fourth day of June, one thousand seven hundred and twelve, and every part and parcel thereof, with their and every of their appurtenances, unto the said William Smith (whom the said commissioners and trustees did declare and confirm the purchaser thereof, he having bid most for the same on the pub"lick sale, by cant or auction had for that purpose, according to the last mentioned act of parliament) and his heirs, to hold to him, his heirs, and assigns (in cafe the said John Radcliffe Jhould happen to die without heirs male of his body begotten) for and during the natural life of the said Charles Radcliffe, without impeachment of waste; and for and during so long as the said Charles Radcliffe, Jhould have heirs male of his body lawfully to be begotten and on.failure of issue malt of the said Charles Radcliffe, to hold the same premisses unto the said William Smith, his heirs and assigns, to the use of him, his heirs, and assigns, for ever: and whereas by another indenture, bearing date the said twenty eighth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and twenty three, and made between the same commissioners and trustees, of the one part-, and the said William Smith, of the other part; reciting the settlement of the twenty fourth day of March, one thousand fix hundred and ninety one; and that by the attainder of the said James late earl a/Derwentwater, and the acl of parliament afore-mentioned, the reversion in fee, of'all thepremisses in the said settlement comprized, was vested in the said commissioners and trustees; and by the attainder of the said Charles Radcliffe, and the said acl of parliament, the remainder in tail, limited to him in the same premistes, expectant on the death of the said John Radcliffe without issue male of his body, was also vested in the said commissioners and trustees, the laid George Gregory, Sir Thomas Hales, Henry Cuningham, Denis Bond, John Birch, and Sir John Eyles, in execution of the powers and authorities afore-mentioned; and for and in consideration of one thousand and sixty pounds, for which the said William Smith contracted with them, not only for the purchase of the same premisses, for the remainder in tail male, so forfeited by the attainder of the said Charles Radcliffe, and the reversion in fee, so forfeited by the attainder of the said James late earl of Derwentwater, but also for the purchase of a remainder limited by another settlement to the said Charles Radcliffe, and his if sue male, and the reversion infee to the said James late earl of Derwentwater, os and in the barony of Langley, and divers lands and hereditaments, mentioned in the indenture of bargain andsale, herein list before recited, did bargain and sell all and singular the manors, lordships, hamlets, messuages, lands, tenements, mills, rectories, tythes, and other the premisses, in the said settlement of the twenty fourth day os March, one thousand six hundred and ninety one, comprized with their and every of their appurtenances, unto the said Wil liam Smith (whom the said commissioners and trustees did thereby declare and confirm the purchaser thereof, he having bid most for the same on the publici sale, by cant or auction had for that purpose, according to the last-mentioned all of parliament) and his heirs, to hold to him, his heirs and assigns (in cafe the said John Radcliffe should happen to die without issue male of ois body) for and during the natural life of the said Charles Radcliffe, and so long as he Jhould have issue male of his body; and in cafe the said William Radcliffe, and Arthur Radcliffe, Jhould both happen to die without issue male of thiir respective bodies, then to hold the fany premisses unto the said

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