Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Mercurii, 15 die Januarii; 1° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Duke of Norfolke's Payment to Lady Russell.
AN ingrossed Bill, come down from the Lords, intituled, An Act to discharge the Duke of Norfolke, and the Trustees of Henry late Duke of Norfolke, upon Payment of certain Sums of Money to the Lady Elizabeth Teresa Russell, Wife of Bartholomew Russell, Esquire, was read the First time.
Indemnifying Persons acting for their Majesties.
Privilege of a Member in a Suit.
Privilege- counterfeiting Protection.
The House being informed, that one Captain Taylor and Mr. Gibson had counterfeited a Protection, under the Hand and Seal of Thomas Coningsby, Esquire, a Member of the House; in Breach of the Privileges of the House;
Ordered, That the Under Sheriff of Middlesex and Secondaries of the Compters of the City of London, do, upon Saturday Morning next, attend this House with an Account of what Protections are entered in their respective Offices.
Mr. Gray reports from the Committee of the whole House, That they had made some Progress in the Matter to them referred: And moved from the Committee, That they may have Leave to proceed further upon the Consideration thereof on Saturday Morning next.
Resolved, That the House do, upon Saturday Morning next, at Ten of the Clock, resolve into a Committee of the whole House, to proceed further in Consideration of Ways to satisfy the Debts due to the Orphans of the City of London.
Pains and Penalties.
Wortley's Children's Maintenance.
Ordered, That Sir John Key, and Mr. Edward Montague, have Leave to attend the House of Lords, as Witnesses, upon the Bill for settling a Maintenance on the Children of Sidney Wortley, alias Montague, Esquire, in case his Wife survive him.
A Petition of Sir Edwin Sadleir, Baronet, and Dame Mary his Wife, and the Lady Elizabeth Sadleir, Widow, and Mother of the said Sir Edwin, was read; setting forth, That Sir Edwin, by and with his Mother, having contracted several Debts to Two thousand Pounds Value, and having but a small personal Estate, and the real Estate being settled on the Petitioners for Life only, the Remainder to Sir Edwin and his Lady's Issue (if any), they cannot raise Money thereout to pay the same, without an Act of Parliament: And for that the Petitioners have no Issue (though married Three Years); and, if the Debts be not paid, will be prejudiced both in their Persons and Estates; and praying, That they may have Leave to bring in a Bill to enable the Sale of Lands of about One hundred Pounds per Annum, for the Satisfaction of their said Debts.
Leave for Members to attend Lords.
Ordered, That Sir Rob. Cotton, Sir Jo. Trevor, Sir John Manwaring, Sir Scr. How, Sir Ralph Dutton, Sir Tho. Darcy, Mr. Christy, Mr. Harly, be added to the Committee appointed to examine into the last Year's Expences of the Army and Navy: And that the said Committee do dispatch their Report with all convenient Speed.