Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 10, 1688-1693. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.
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Lunæ, 12 die Maii; 2° Gulielmi et Mariæ.
Leave for Member to attend Lords.
Resolved, That the Bill be committed to Mr. Brereton, Sir Tho. Darcy, Major Vincent, Sir Wilfred Lawson, Mr. Christy, Mr. Blowfeild, Sir John Knit, Sir Math. Andrewes, Mr. Staynes, Mr. Hector Philipps, Mr. Gee, Sir Edw. Hussey, Mr. Clarke, Sir Rich. Standish, Mr. Fenwick, Sir Jonathan Jennings, Lord Cornbury, Sir Carb. Price, Sir Roger Pilson, Colonel Birch, Mr. Fuller, Mr. Slater, Sir Jervas Elwes, Sir Sam. Bernadiston, Sir Jacob Ashley, Sir Rob. Napier, Sir John Key, Mr. Burdet, and all the Members that serve for the Counties of Flint, Denbeigh, and Cheshire: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber.
Importing thrown Silk.
Mr. Bickerstaffe reports from the Committee to whom the Bill for discouraging the Importation of Thrown Silk, was re-committed, That the Committee had agreed to the Bill, with some Amendments: Which they had directed him to report to the House: And which he read in his Place, with the Coherence: And afterwards, delivered the same in at the Clerk's Table: Where they were once read throughout; and afterwards, a Second time, one by one; and, upon the Question severally put thereupon, agreed unto by the House.
A Clause was offered to be made Part of the Bill, That on Thrown Silk laden in India, Persia, or China, to be imported before Twentieth September 1691, shall be liable to any Forfeiture: And the same was twice read: and agreed unto by the House.
Recovery of Tythes.
Resolved, That the Bill, upon the Debate of the House, be committed unto Sir Tho. Lee, Mr. England, Mr. Boscawen, Lord Cornbury, Sir Jervas Elwes, Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Christy, Mr. Slater, Sir Wm. Wogan, Sir Math. Andrews, Mr. Paul Foley, Mr. Clerke, Mr. Piggott, Sir Rob. Cotton, Mr. Grubb, Mr. Mansell, Lord Digby, Sir John Guise, Sir James Rushout, Mr. Bayle, Mr. Culliford, Sir Tho. Hussey, Serjeant Hutchins, Mr. Chadwick, Sir Tho. Darcy, Sir Edw. Hussey, Sir Rob. Rice, Mr. Bedingfeild, Sir Cha. Bloys, Sir Bevill Granville, Mr. Fenwick, Mr. Burdett, Sir Rich. Onslow, Sir Wm. Cooke, Sir Phil. Skippon, Sir John Barker, Sir Walt. Young, Mr. Cary, Mr. Thornhaugh, Sir Tho. Dyke, Mr. Freke, Mr. Harcourt, Mr. Chetwyn, Mr. Papillion, Mr. Foley, Mr. Palmes, Mr. Kirby, Sir Rich. Standish, Mr. Hutchinson, Sir Geo. Fletcher: And they are to meet this Afternoon, at Three of the Clock, in the Speaker's Chamber: And it is to be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they leave the Clause, by which the Lords are excepted, out of the Bill.
And accordingly, the Counsel for the King, and the Duchess of Richmond, and her Trustees, and the Farmers of the Duty, and for the Clothiers, were called in; and heard, at the Bar of the House, What they had to offer in relation to the said Bill.
Avoiding certain Letters Patents.
Lords desire Leave for Members to attend them.
Also, the Lords do desire this House to give Leave, that Sir Robert Clayton and Sir George Treby may attend that House on Wednesday next, to declare their Knowledge concerning the present Lieutenancy and Militia of the City of London.
|Tellers for the Yeas,||Sir Rob. Cotton,||159.|
|Tellers for the Noes,||Mr. Christy,||156.|