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. Apparently an inadvertence for 1 Anne, stat. 1, c. 8, §5 (1702). The confusion, whether
in Gridley's argument or
's reporting, may perhaps be explained by the fact that the duration of Parliament
and the Privy Council and the tenure of all Crown officers was extended for six months
after the death of the sovereign by 6 Anne, c. 7, §§4, 8 (1707).